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SHOW TIME - Student performers rehearse for NMUs production of The Producers. The show itself wont change for the Theatre for All version of the performance, but will have reduced light and sound stressors and allow patrons to have more movement and noise flexibility.

Theatre for All program creates inclusive theatre experience

Hannah Jenkins, Contributing Writer April 7, 2022

Mel Brooks’ hit Broadway show “The Producers” is coming to NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre.  This comedy musical follows the fictional exploits of theatre producer Max Bialystock and his accountant...

Graphic courtesy by NMU Theatre and Dance

Student help needed for production of ‘The Producers’

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor March 31, 2022

Northern Michigan University's Theatre and Dance Department is looking for urgent student help with behind-the-scenes work in their upcoming show, 'The Producers', which opens Friday, April 8. The department...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT - NMU students rehearse for the Next to Normal musical on Jan. 31. On opening night, Feb. 3, Great Lakes Recovery hosted a post-performance discussion about mental health.

Upcoming theatre production focuses on mental health

Harry Stine, Contributing writer February 5, 2022

The NMU Theatre and Dance Department held showings of its latest production, the rock musical Next To Normal, from Wednesday to Saturday night with guests from Great Lakes Recovery joining for an after...

Cast members of the Elf the Musical show prepare for opening night which is Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. The show will run until Dec. 11 and include a matinee performance specifically for those with audio and visual sensitivity.

Don’t be a cotton headed ninny-muggins, see ‘Elf the Musical’

Olivia Apa, Features Writer December 1, 2021

From costumes to lighting to choreography, NMU Theatre and Dance has been working diligently on all aspects to put on their performance of “Elf the Musical.” The show is a live musical adaptation...

INSPIRED ART - Art student Ilah Wilson created icy turtles inspired by Greg Manchess art in Above the Timberline. The theater department is performing an adaptation of the book that will feature Manchess art in the background.

Artist and author of “Above the Timberline” visits NMU

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 15, 2021

The NMU Department of Theatre and Dance is putting on the stage play adaptation of the novel “Above the Timberline” by Greg Manchess and they invited him to work with the department in producing it.  Manchess...

Graphic courtesy of Tom OConnell

NMU Theatre and Dance holds Elf the Musical auditions

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance are holding auditions for their winter musical, Elf the Musical. All NMU community members are welcome to audition and NMU students are given preference in...

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