Tommy O's Northern Stars Playhouse
We continue to offer Wisconsin the BEST VALUE in Live Theatrical Entertainment. Featuring professional actors from New York and across the country, our fully enclosed facility is open for business rain or shine! The Playhouse, nestled among towering pines in Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods now has new cushioned theatre seats and open air windows that allow you to sit back and relax with utmost comfort. Tommy O's Northern Stars Playhouse is located on Highway 51, 10 miles south of Minocqua; a beautiful resort community where lakeside dining, unique downtown shopping, and many area attractions await you. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon or weekend getaway and Experience the Lights of Broadway at Tommy O's Northern Stars Playhouse!
The nationally acclaimed Tommy O's Northern Stars Playhouse was founded and built in 1976. Because the Playhouse is one of four true rotating repertory theatres in this country, it is considered by many to be one of the top non-union summer stock companies in the United States.
The pole barn structure was built as an indoor theatre with removable sides. In 1999, the removable sides were replaced with permanent walls with screened closable windows. The theatre has a proscenium stage. Costumes and sets allow for nightly changeover and safe storage. The best way to describe the repertory schedule is as “a tour that doesn’t go anywhere!”