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


Auditions tonight

Remember:  auditions tonight for The Phantom of the Country Opera.  See you there!


Auditions this Thursday!

The Upstage Players will hold auditions this Thursday (May 23rd) at 7:00 pm in the Upsala High School auditorium for the musical Phantom of the Country Opera based on a book by Sean Grennan and Kathy Santen.  8 men and 6 women plus a full chorus are needed. While singing and dancing are a part of the show, all levels of talent are welcome.  Performance dates are Friday, July 26-Mon, July 29th.    If you are unable to attend auditions, but want to be in the show please contact Leonice Prokott at or 573-4965; or Pam Schoo


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