Show Archive

cropped-cropped-NP-LOGO-1.pngNorthland Players, now in its 46th season, looks back fondly over our many performances over the years. Below is a complete list of our productions from 1971 to the present. 


December 1971

The Family Man

Ronald Cady, Director


February 1972

You the Jury

R. Driscoll, Director


November 1972

Damn Yankees

R. Driscoll, Director


May 1973

An Evening of One Act Plays:

Home at Six, Bill Wenger, Director

Why Am I A Bachelor, Connie Wylemski, Director

The After Hours Visitor, Midge Shaw, Director


November 1973

Once Upon a Mattress

Midge Shaw, Director


November 1974

Annie Get Your Gun

Billie Lyon and Midge Shaw, Directors


May 1975

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

Joyce Leslie, Director

Judy Bell, Assistant Director


November 1975

Finian’s Rainbow

Midge Shaw, Director


February 1976

Abraham Lincoln: Reader’s Theater

Harold Kievit, Director


May 1976

Send Me No Flowers

Joyce Leslie, Director


August 1976

Barnaby

Carol Baxter, Director


November 1976

Guys and Dolls

Midge Shaw, Director

Harold Keivit, Musical Director


April 1977

Spoon River Anthology (Our first Dinner Theater at Pierre Room, Cheboygan)

Joyce Leslie, Director


November 1977

Fiddler on the Roof

Midge Shaw, Director

Kay Allaire-Jarvis, Assistant Director


April 1978

The Snow Queen

Joyce Leslie, Director


June 1978

Come Blow Your Horn

Bill Hellman, Director


November 1878

South Pacific

Joyce Leslie, Director

Jane Alcock, Assistant Director


January 1979

Beauty and the Lonely Beast

Midge Shaw, Director


February 1979

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Bill Hellman, Director

Andrea Young, Assistant Director


March 1979

Angel Street

Kay Allaire-Jarvis, Director


June 1979

Those Were the Days

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


November 1979

Auntie Mame

Midge Shaw, Director

Don Freeland, Assistant Director


February 1980

Riddle Me Ree

Tekla Stubblefield, Director


June 1980

Double in Diamonds

Berti Burmeister, Director

Tekla Stubblefield, Assistant Director


November 1980

The Sound of Music

Joyce Leslie, Director

Judy Bell, Assistant Director


February 1981

New Clothes for the Empress

Midge Shaw, Director


March 1981

Those Were the Days (First Dinner Theater at Audie’s, Mackinaw City)

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


June 1981

Here Lies Jeremy Troy

Berti Burmeister, Director


November 1981

Flower Drum Song

Joyce Leslie, Director


January 1982

Blythe Spirit

Kathleen Clark, Director


February 1982

Annabelle Broom: The Unhappy Witch

Midge Shaw Director


March 1982

Irish Review

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


May 1982

A Thousand Clowns

David Dynak, Director


November 1982

Oliver!

Midge Shaw, Director


November 1982

Same Time, Next Year

Joyce Leslie and Scott Usitalo, Directors


December 1982

The Man in the Dog Suit

Norm Edwards, Director

Midge Shaw, Assistant Director


March 1983

Irish Review

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


May 1983

Snow White

Pam Westover, Director


November 1983

Carousel

Joyce Leslie, Director


November 1983

The Odd Couple

Berti Burmeister, Director


January 1984

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers

R. Driscoll, Director


March 1984

Irish Review

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


April 1984

Darius and the Dozer Bull

Midge Shaw, Director

Barbara Beckers, Assistant Director


November 1984

The Music Man (First production in the newly restored Opera House)

Joyce Leslie, Director

Pam Westover, Assistant Director


February 1985

Androcles and the Lion

Kay Allairer-Jarvis, Director

Judy VanderHart, Assistant Director


February 1985

Last of the Class

Joyce Leslie, Director


March 1985

Mouse Trap

Kay Allaire Jarvis, Director


April 1985

30 Plus 30

Joyce Leslie and Sue Conboy, Directors


November 1985

You Can’t Take it With You

Joyce Leslie, Michele Peters, Pam Westover, Associate Directors


February 1986

Barefoot in the Park

R. Driscoll, Director


February 1986

The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon

Alice Mae Meyer, Director

Joyce Leslie, Assistant Director


March 1986

Night Must Fall

Kay Allaire-Jarvis, Director

Carolyn Muench, Assistant Director


November 1986

Shenandoah!

Joyce Lesle, Director

Wayne Smith, Assistant Director


December 1986

Goldilocks and the Christmas Bears

Midge Shaw, Director

Kay Allaire-Jarvis, Assistant Director


February 1987

Forty Carats

Michele Peters, Director


March 1987

Irish Review

Jerry Piper, Director


November 1987

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Michele Peters, Director


February 1988

Leader of the Pack

Barbara Beckers, Director


March 1988

Alone Together

Joyce Leslie, Director


May 1988

The Phantoms of This Opera (Tribute to the Centennial of the Cheboygan Opera House)

Midge Shaw, Directors

Nina Sherwood, Sand Strohshein, Assistant Directors


November 1988

Annie Get Your Gun

Joyce Leslie, Director

Pam Westover, Assistant Director


November 1988

I Ought to Be in Pictures

Barbara Beckers, Director


February 1989

Cole

Barbara Beckers, Director


March 1989

Any Wednesday

Joyce Leslie, Director


July 1989

Dirty Work at the Crossroads

Barbara Beckers, Director

Linda Carlton, Assistant Director


November 1989

Camelot

Michele Peters, Directors

Lewis Crusoe, Assistant Director


February 1990

The Forties in Review: Its times and Its Tunes

Barbara Beckers, Director


February 1900

Beauty and the Lonely Beast

Midge Shaw, Director


June 1990

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Lewis Crusoe, Director

Cindy Precord, Assistant Director


November 1990

Hello Dolly!

Barbara Beckers, Director

Barbara Enos, Cindy Precord, Assistant Directors


June 1991

Nunsense

Midge Shaw, Director

Ray Roth, Music Director


November 1991

My Fair Lady

Lewis Crusoe, Director

Linda Carlton, Assistant Director


February 1992

Here Lies Jeremy Troy

Berti Burmeister, Director


June 1992

Steel Magnolias

Barbara Beckers, Director

Linda Carlton, Assistant Director


October 1992

Grease

David Macqueen, Director

Helen Johnson, Assistant Director


March 1993

Come Blow Your Horn

Michele Peters, Director


November 1993

Oklahoma!

Barbara Beckers, Director

Sharon Gulau, Debra Frato, Assistant Directors


February 1994

Rainbow Review

Ray Roth, Director


March 1994

Not so Grim Fairy Tales

Michele Peters, Director


June-July 1994

Nunsense II

Linda Carlton, Director

Lewis Crusoe, Debra Frato, Assistant Directors


November 1994

Love, Sex, and the I.R.S

Sharon Gulau, Director

Billie Lyon, Assistant Director


February 1995

Du Wop and Bobby Sox                                

Denny Beach, Director


March 1995

Squabbles

Linda Carlton, Director


June 1995

Silver Anniversary of Musical Memories

Midge Shaw & Committee,  Director


November 1995

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Ray Roth, Director


December 1995

Goldilocks and the Christmas Bears

Midge Shaw, Director


February 1996

Board Stiff: The Last of the Lumber Barons

Jim and Donna Masters, Directors


March 1996

The Last of the Class

Norm Edwards, Director


June 1996

God’s Favorite

Sharon Gulau, Director


November 1996

H.M.S. Pinafore

Ray Roth, Director


February 1997

A Musical Collage

Jim and Donna Masters, Directors


March 1997

Eat Your Heart Out

Lisa Elsworth, Director


November 1997

Forever Plaid

Darlene Beauchamp, Director


February 1998

Do You Remember?

Ray Roth and Cindy Plaunt, Directors          


March 1998

Around the World in 90 Minutes

Florence Weiss, Director


June 1998

Arsenic and Old Lace

Kay Allaire-Jarvis, Director


November 1998

Fiddler on the Roof

Linda Carlton, Director


February 1999

A Night at the Movies

Jack Barber, Director


March 1999

16 Million

Jewel McRae, Director


June 1999

The Foreigner

Gene Beach, Director


November 1999

Brigadoon

Gene Beach, Director


February 2000

Country Cousin’s Family Reunion

Florence Weiss, Director


March 2000

Swing Into Spring with the Northland Noteables

Ray Roth, Director


July 2000

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Jewell McRae, Director


November 2000

Children of Eden

Ray Roth and Gene Beach, Directors


February 2001

Theatre of the Mind

Jack Barber, Director


March 2001

A Night with the Noteables

Ray Roth, Director


July 2001

Little Shop of Horrors

Gene Beach


November 2001

State Fair

Barbara Beckers, Director


February 2002

My Fatal Valentine

Ray Roth and Michele Peters, Directors


March 2002

Escanaba In Da Moonlight

Alison Pence, Director


November 2002

The Music Man

Ray Roth, Director


February 2003

Star Spangled Girl

Berti Burmeister, Director


March 2003

Move Over Miss Markham

Alison Pence, Director


July 2003

Nunsense III

Barbara Beckers, Director


November 2003

Clue: The Musical

Jill Kkiatkowski


February 2004

Bloodline or Hanged in Their Own Family Tree

Barbara Beckers, Director


March 2004

The Cemetery Club

Alison Pence, Director


November 2004

Nuncrakers: Nunsense IV

Barbara Beckers, Director


February 2005

USO Canteen

Jack Barber, Director


March 2005

More Fun Than Bowling

Kevin Wells, Director


August 2005

USO Canteen

Jack Barber, Director


November 2005

Lil’ Abner

Linda Carlton, Director


February 2006

The Secret of Cell Block #7

Karen Pellenz, Director


March 2006

Love, Swing and All That Jazz

Kevin Wells, Director


November 2006

Anything Goes

Sharon Gulau, Director


February 2007

Broadway is My Beat

Jack Barber, Director


March 2007

Bell, Book & Candle

Alison Pence, Director


August 2007

Broadway is My Beat

Jack Barber, Director


November 2007

Mame

Pat Conaway, Director


February 2008

Misconceptions

Barbara Beckers, Director


March 2008

Farndale Avenue

Alison Pence, Director


August 2008

Pump Boys and Dinettes

Barbara Beckers, Director


November 2008

Moon Over Buffalo

Sharon Gulau, Director


February 2009

Pump Boys and Dinettes

Barbara Beckers, Director


March 2009

We Found Love…Farndale Avenue

Alison Pence, Director


November 2009

Chicago

Jolie Hile, Director

Pat Conaway, Music Director


February 2010

Rich is Better

Cindy St. Clair


March 2010

All Night Strut

Pat Conaway


November 2010

Guys and Dolls

Midge Shaw, Director

Ray Roth, Music Director

Jo Cooley, Choreographer


February 2011

The Escape of Bubbles Malone

George Krawczyk and Diane Schryer, Directors


March 2011

Alone Together Again

Pat Conaway, Director


November 2011

42nd Street

Diane Schryer, Director

Pat Conaway, Assistant Director

George Krawczyk, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February 2012

A Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Jack Barber, Director


March 2012

Everybody Loves Opal

Bertie Burmeister, Director


November 2012

The Pajama Game

Pat Conaway, Director

Denise Slaughter, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February 2013

Virgil’s Family Reunion

Diane Schryer, Director


March 2013

Meshuggahnuns!

Barbara Beckers, Director


November 2013

White Christmas

Jill Kwiatkowski, Director

George Krawczyk, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February 2014

Murder Twice Baked

Diane Schryer, Director


March 2014

Coming Back to Jersey

Cindy St. Clair, Director


November 2014

Damn Yankees

Midge Shaw, Director

Denise Slaughter, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February 2015

Hallelujah Girls

Berti Burmeister, Director


March 2015

Virgil and the City Slickers

Diane Schryer, Director


November 2015

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Pat Conaway, Director

George Krawczyk, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February  2016

USO Canteen

Jack Barber, Director

George Krawczyk, Music Director


March 2016

The Iliad, the Odyssey and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less

Jay Johnson and Steve Brisson, Directors


November 2016

Mary Poppins

Jill Kwiatkowski, Director

Pat Conaway, Music Director

Joni Reed, Choreographer


February 2017

The Foreigner 

Diane Schryer, Director


March 2017

Home on the Radio

Jill Kwiatkowski, Director

George Krawczyk, Music Director

Thanks to member Michelle Peters for compiling this list.