ON THE STAGE AT ISLAND PARK
THE 2017-2018 SEASON
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre Presents
Made famous by Alfred Hitchcock’s film, this plot-twisting play features a straying husband who frames his wife for the murder of a man he had hired to kill her. Intrigue takes a starring role in Dial M for Murder while the mystery of who may die and who will come out alive unravels center stage.
Charlotte’s Web, based on the beloved classic by E.B. White, brings the barnyard to life in a joyous adaptation to be enjoyed by young and old together. A poignant tale filled with humor and heart, the unlikely connection formed between “some pig” and one resourceful spider proves true friendship knows few limits.
Take a sentimental journey back to bygone days when folks gathered around the radio seeking moments of song and story to raise one’s spirits while seeking respite from troubles at home and abroad. This holiday season, join the cast of The 1940’s Radio Hour for a live Christmas special that will keep toes tapping and hearts singing throughout the behind-the-scenes antics that occur on and off the air.
A musical delight for all ages, this pork-filled tale finally puts the Big Bad Wolf on trial for the destruction and dismay he caused to not one, not two, but three poor little pigs. But is the Wolf actually guilty, or can he shake off familiar accusations and convince an audience of skeptics that he is actually friend to swine, and not foe? What really is The True Story of the Three Little Pigs?
What happens when eight strong women put their heads together to raise money for a local hospital cancer wing after the death of a loved one? They make a blush-inducing calendar, of course! Calendar Girls is a heart-warming comedy that tackles the topic of grief, while celebrating the tenacity, creativity, and sass of the female bond.
Keep an eye open for those Dirty Rotten Scoundrels! This 11-time Tony Award nominee is a hilarious battle of cons that will keep audiences laughing, humming, and guessing all the way to the French Rivera. Based on the 1988 film starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine, this high-energy musical caper is a local premiere.
NPPA’s Activities are made possible in part through the generous support of the following agencies: The North Dakota Council on the Arts through appropriations from the North Dakota State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts and the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo through the Arts Partnership. NPPA is a member of The Arts Partnership, the American Association of Community Theatre, Red River Attractions, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, the Downtown Community Partnership and North Dakota Arts Alliance. NPPA is also listed with Dun & Bradstreet.
The activities of The Stage at Island Park are supported in part with proceeds from charitable gaming. In accordance with the North Dakota Games of Chance Administrative Rules, all financial information and tax returns are made available for inspection at NPPA by appointment. This information is updated quarterly. NPPA gaming sites include the Baymont Inn and the Windbreak Saloon, located in Fargo, North Dakota, Borrowed Bucks and The Loft in Grand Forks and Happy Trails in Argusville.