Winter show announced!

The Foreigner will be presented January 25-26-27, 2014, directed by Renee Scholz.  Written by Larry Shue, The Foreigner is a perpetually popular comedy about Charlie Baker, an Englishman pretending he cannot understand English, and his friend Staff Sergeant Froggy LeSueur, as they vacation at a fishing resort in Georgia run by Betty Meeks.  Check back often for details!

Shows presented by Upstage in the past

What a variety of shows the Upstage Players have presented over the years!Our Town - Fall 2004;Fiddler on the Roof - Summer 2005;Blithe Spirit - Winter 2006;Annie Get Your Gun - Summer 2006;Kiss or Make-Up - Winter 2007;Godspell - Summer 2007;Odd Couple - Female Version - Winter 2008;Sound of Music - Summer 2008;Arsenic & Old Lace - Winter 2009;Vaudeville's My Home - Summer 2009;Exit the Body - Winter 2010;Nunsense - Summer 2010;Harvey - Winter 2011;Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Summer 2011;Wing & a Prayer - Winter 2012;Give My Regards to Broadway - Summer 2012;

Cast photo

Cast photo of Phantom of the Country Opera!

Spotlight: Directors of Phantom of the Country Opera

Leonice Prokott co-directed Phantom; solo directed Death by Chocolate; and was assistant director for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  She has been a member of the Upstage Players since the group started in 2004.  During that time, she has participated in all but one show.  She is currently President of the Upstage Arts Board. 

Thanks for joining us at Phantom!

Terrific audiences at the performances of Phantom!  Check this website frequently for more info about the cast, crew, and production of Phantom, as well as info about upcoming productions.

Phantom show opens July 26

Phantom of the Country Opera opening night is only two days away!  See you there!

One week to show time!

Phantom of the Country Opera opens next weekend!  Bring your buddies, neighbors, co-workers, Facebook friends, etc. to the show with you!

Show Times and Ticket Prices

Show times for Phantom of the Country Opera are as follows:Friday, July 26, Saturday July 27th, and Monday July 29th at 7:30 pm;Sunday, July 28th at 2:00 pmTicket prices:  $8 for adults; $7 for seniors/students

Set building June 29

We are building the set on June 29.  Contact Leonice at or 320-573-4965 or Pam Schoon at or 320-573-2021 if you are interested in helping.


Cast List

Leonice Prokott & Pam Schoon (Co-Directors); Bekka Scepaniak (Choreography); Nadja Jorgenson (Musical Director); Rachael Prom (Accompanist); Jay Baggenstoss (Carl, Chorus); cindy Baggenstoss (Fan, Marge, Chorus); Danica Cheney (Fan, Chorus); Denise Cheney (Sally, Chorus); Bethany Cimenski (Crystal Light, Chorus); Melanie Cimenski (Chrissy); Jeff Czech (Carlo, Webber, Chorus); Ron Giroux (Antonio); Lisa Hansen (Angelina, Fan, Chorus); Mitch Jorgenson (Aaron, Chorus); Glory Knudtson (June, Woman #1, Chorus); Hannah Knudtson (Patsy, Woman #2, Chorus); Josh Knudtson (Major Billy, Chorus); M



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