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Open Auditions for Original Shorts!

Theatre du Mississippi is now casting PAID actors for their upcoming staged readings of original one-act plays from TdM's playwriting workshop!

Date: April 27 & 28 at 7:00pm
Location: The Oaks Wine Bar - Second Floor
75 W 3rd Street, Winona

No acting experience or prepared audition material is required. As these are staged readings, actors will have script in hand during performances and will have minimal rehearsals.

Roles for females and males, ages 20 - 60 years old.

Readings contain adult content and language.

The performances will take place on the evenings of May 18 and 19 and a matinee performance on May 20.
Location: Burke Music House in downtown Winona.

If you cannot make the audition time and would like to set up an appointment, email Julie Heukeshoven. juliepfrederickson@gmail.com
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Open Auditions for Original Shorts!

Theatre du Mississippi is now casting PAID actors for their upcoming staged readings of original one-act plays from TdM's playwriting workshop!

Date: April 27 & 28 at 7:00pm
Location: The Oaks Wine Bar - Second Floor
75 W 3rd Street, Winona

No acting experience or prepared audition material is required. As these are staged readings, actors will have script in hand during performances and will have minimal rehearsals.
Readings contain adult content and language.

The performances will take place on the evenings of May 18 and 19 and a matinee performance on May 20.
Location: Burke Music House in downtown Winona.

If you cannot make the audition time and would like to set up an appointment, email Julie Heukeshoven. juliepfrederickson@gmail.com
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Mark you calendars for this year's Original Shorts! May 18 - 19, 7:30pm and May 20, 2:00pm. Burke Music House in downtown Winona (226 East 3rd Street). $5 at the door. ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash

  Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash ‘A Play in One Act’ By Michael Flanagan Based on the story of Julie Wera, New York Yankee Directed by Judy Myers October 13 and 14 at 7:30pm October 15 at 2pm and 7:30pm New location! Café Congo First Congregational Church (161 W. Broadway St.) Use the Johnson street…Continue Reading

Audition Notice!

Audition notice for Theatre du Mississippi’s new fall play, Floppy Ears. Written by Michael G. Flanagan of Winona and directed by Judy Myers. Needed are three males to portray Julie Wera of the New York Yankees during three stages of his career ranging from age 20 – 70. Auditions are Saturday, August 27, from 11-1pm…Continue Reading

The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell

Photos from The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell.  Written by Lynn Nankivil and directed by Judy Myers. Photos taken by Daniel Munson. Woman in photos – Lisa K. Adams. Man in photos wearing red hat and tan hat –  Andrew J. Hanzelka. Man in photos wearing black coat – Walker Robeson. Walker plays Lafayette Bunnell. Andrew plays various roles…Continue Reading

Bunnell House Performances – Summer 2016

Theatre du Mississippi in partnership with the Winona County Historical Society is excited to announce the return of performances at the historic Bunnell House this upcoming summer! June 18 – July 24 The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell, written by Lynn Nankivil and directed by Judy Myers. Audiences will take a trip down memory lane with Willard’s famous brother, Lafayette. Just…Continue Reading

Bunnell House performances return this summer!

Bunnell House performances return this summer! Saturdays and Sundays starting June 18 through August 14, plus July 4, with three identical hourlong shows per day at noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. “The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell” runs June 18-July 24. “The Hired Girl Gets Married” runs July 30-Aug.14.Tickets are $12 for WCHS members and…Continue Reading

Original Shorts!

TdM presents it’s annual Original Shorts. Winners of the 2016 New Play Competition for Staged Readings. April 15 and 16, 7:30pm. April 17, 2:00pm.  Masonic Theater – 255 Main Street, Winona. $5 at the door, cash only Brett Hursey’s “Riding Lessons” Christine Kallman’s “Duck” Dan McGeehan’s “Paladora” Kat Meads’ “Daughters of”Continue Reading

Bunnell House Auditions!

The Winona County Historical Society in partnership with Theatre du Mississippi is once again casting roles for their summer productions at Winona’s historical Bunnell House. Veteran playwright, Lynn Nankivil, is writing a second one act play around the life of Lafayette Bunnell that will open June 18. Judy Myers will direct the production which includes…Continue Reading

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2017-2018
Production Season

Endwaters
Written by Scott Dixon
Directed by Daniel Munson
October 20 & 21 | 7:30pm
October 22 | 2pm
Masonic Theatre
(255 Main St., Winona)

6th Annual Christmas Radio Show
Written & Directed by Paul Sannerud
Dec. 15 - 17
Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre (Located in the  Performing Arts Center, Winona State University)

Short & Sweet: an Evening of Plays by David Ives
Directed by Mike Speck
Featuring five short plays by David Ives
Sure Thing, English Made Simple, Time Flies, The Philadelphia and  Moby-Dude
Feb. 16 & 17 | 7pm & 9pm
February 18 | 4pm
Outpost Winona

Original Shorts
Staged readings of original one-act plays from TdM's Playwriting Workshop
Spring 2018

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Historic Masonic Theatre Winona MN

Founded in 1997, Theatre du Mississippi is committed to the development and production of high-quality programs in the performing arts, particularly those that address important contemporary or historical issues. Our aim is to integrate artistic excellence and originality with a sense of community in the Winona area and beyond.

Theatre du Mississippi | P.O. Box 184 | Winona, MN 55987 | admin@theatredumiss.org

As a non-profit organization, we are grateful to the generosity of our sponsors and volunteers for helping us provide community outreach, education, entertainment and, in particular, dedication to original works. We are located in the Historic Masonic Theatre in the heart of Winona, Minnesota, in the bluff country of the upper Mississippi River Valley. We appreciate the following foundations and institutions for supporting our organization through their generous grants:
  • The Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation
  • SEMAC - McKnight Emerging Artist Grant, in cooperation with the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature
'Friends of the Masonic' is a citizens group focused on the preservation and restoration of the Historic Masonic Theatre, its building, and its collection of historic painted scenery. Please join us and share your ideas about how we might assist the City in preserving this historic building and the drops collection. Join us at: www.facebook.com/groups/279822072207056/.