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 "Boxcar" Inspires through Kindness  
Boxcar Sneak Peek Video 
Inside the Show: "Boxcar" Video on YouTube 
An sneak peek at Northern Sky's original musical, "Boxcar," with book and lyrics by Laurie Flanigan Hegge and music by James Valcq
"Boxcar is a solid work with a vibrant cast. Directed skillfully by Jon Hegge, the cast takes to the material, offering color of voice and vision to characters." Warren Gerds, Critic-at-Large - READ FULL REVIEW
Ben Martin, 10, just completed fourth grade as a home-schooled student, and Cole Albertson, 13, finished seventh grade at Sevastopol. Both have been spending evenings and weekends learning the major role of Charlie in Boxcar. - Patty Williamson, Peninsula Pulse - READ FULL STORY "The Boys of Northern Sky"  
June 30 SPECIAL EVENT: "Traveling Down the Tracks"
Saturday, June 30th at 1:00pm Northern Sky's "Boxcar" part of double feature with Ahnapee & Western Railroad speaker with the Door County Historical Society yesteryear program at Crossroads in Sturgeon Bay - MORE INFO 
Boxcar play Mondays at 8:30pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm. 
  Puns Galore in "Dairy Heirs" 
Dairy Heirs Sneak Peek Video
An sneak peek at Northern Sky's original musical, "Dairy Heirs," with book by Eva Nimmer & Joel Kopischke, music by Alissa Rhode, and lyrics & story by Joel Kopischke.

"Dairy Heirs has a 'from here' feel to it. The authors - Joel Kopischke, Eva Nimmer and Alissa Rhode - kind of breathe Northern Sky Theater, and Nimmer performs in the show." - Warren Gerds, Critic-at-Large - READ FULL REVIEW

Dairy Heirs plays Mondays at 6pm, Thursdays at 8:30pm, and Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8pm.
  "Lumberjacks in Love" is Back with a Twist    
Lumberjacks in Love, with book and lyrics by Fred Alley and music by James Kaplan, makes a return, but with a twist. Our most beloved show, by our most popular writing team, will play one night a week, but this time around the audience is invited to sing along.

Lumberjacks in Love includes a costume contest about 15 minutes before the show. It's your chance to dress up and be on stage with our cast...don't miss out! 
Celia & Karen in costume Lumberjacks Costumes 6-16-18 Liam & Ryder in costume
Lumberjacks Costumes 6-16-18 Lumberjacks Costumes 6-21-18 Lumberjacks Costumes 6-16-18
Lumberjacks in Love plays on Thursdays at 6pm.
2018 Creative Kids Workshops   
Creative Kids theater workshops sessions take place on and a round the Northern Sky stage in Peninsula State Park and are led by Northern Sky company members.

Friday, July 13th 
9:30 am - 12:00 pm or
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Creative Kids PM 2017  
We'll be playing games, making music, singing, dancing, and acting-with all activities using material from the musical Boxcar. At the end of each session, we'll do a short presentation for family and friends. Participants will also get a backstage tour of the theater and an opportunity to meet this year's company members. Molly Rhode will be leading the workshop and you'll have a ton of fun.
National Railroad Museum Logo Northern Sky will also be joined by special guests from the National Railroad Museum who will help you discover the secrets of hobo life. Participants will learn about hobo road names; explore who the hobos were; and talk in the hobo language.
For children ages 6-16. Fee is $30 per child . Register now! Limited number of children accepted. Call our box office at 920-854-6117 Monday - Friday 10AM - 4PM and Saturday 10AM - 2PM. 
New Coloring Book Set to Release July 4th
Color the Northern Sky The pictures in the new coloring book, Color the Northern Sky, include 11 of the theater company's best-loved shows illustrated by Maggie Godfrey from photos of scenes chosen as most likely to stir memories for audiences through the years. They range from Belgians in Heaven (1994) to When Butter Churns to Gold (2015), a representation of the more than 50 original shows Northern Sky has presented since 1990.
The 52-page collectible book is compiled by Chase Stoeger and includes a synopsis of each of the shows pictured, the original cast lists, a two-page spread of the path theatergoers travel through the woods to reach the theater under the stars and an introductory poem by Molly Rhode. Some of the pages are laid out so two people can color at the same time. READ MORE  
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Northern Sky Theater is a non-profit professional theatre organization that produces original musical shows in repertory from June through August.  Northern Sky continues its performances into the fall with shows at the Door Community Auditorium and Door County town halls September through October and over the Christmas holidays. For more information, please call the office at (920) 854-6117 or visit the website at