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NHCC Theatre Productions


2015-16 Season

Frankenstein - October 23-October 31, 2015 with a special midnight showing on Halloween
Directed by Mike Ricci

The classic horror story comes to life on the NHCC stage; complete with an original score by award-winning composer Alex Mauldin and a new steampunk scenic design and artwork by Ellie Ricci.  This production is a brilliant blending of Mary Shelly's original novel and the unforgettable 1931 James Whale film.

This is How it Goes- December 2-December 6, 2015

Directed by Kathy Hendrickson

This controversial and hard-hitting story focuses on the repercussions of an inter-racial love triangle.  Neil Labute is known for his biting social commentary, and this play is no different as he tackles the issues of identity, race and romantic relationships.  The original NY production featured Amanda Peet, Jeffrey Wright and Ben Stiller.
PLEASE NOTE:  Contains Strong Language.  Not recommended for children.

Performance Dates:

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 2:00pm
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:30pm (ASL Interpreted Performance)
  • Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 2:00pm

NHCC Students receive 2 free tickets.  Bring your student ID the night of performance to get your tickets.

Story Theatre - The Immigrant Journey, March 2-March 6, 2016
Directed by Kathy Hendrickson

This devised theatre piece will be created by the ensemble cast and reflect on stories of change and sacrifice, using found text and original works.  This production will be the first to perform in the new NHCC Black Box Theatre.

Performance Dates:

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2:00pm
  • Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:30pm (ASL Interpreted Performance)
  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

Ticket Information TBA 

Sasquatched - the Musical, by NHCC alumnus Phil Darg
Directed by Mike Ricci

This entertaining look at the Bigfoot craze introduces us to Arthur the Sasquatch, who is lost in the woods.  He comes across young Sam, who is also lost.  Together, as they work to find their way home, they have to deal with a crazed TV crew, worried parents, and a group of misguided locals.  The hit of the New York Music Festival in 2013, Sasquatched is a fun romp through the woods for the whole family.

Performance Dates:

  • Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 2:00pm
  • Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:30pm (ASL Interpreted Performance)
  • Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:30pm

Ticket information TBA 



Contact Information

Map of Fine Arts Center

Theatre Productions

Mike Ricci
Phone: 763-493-0543

Kathy Hendrickson
Phone: 763-424-0881

Dean of Fine Arts, Languages & Communication 
Jan McFall

Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Clausen

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