New Minowa Players and Director Rick Scheffert announce the cast of this year’s children’s show, “If I Were.” 

Actors range in age from 7 to 13 years old.  Because of Covid 19, “If I Were” was designed to be presented online.  A link to the show will be on the New Minowa Players’ website at, from Oct. 26 through Nov. 1.

“If I Were” is a series of monologues and songs about what it would be like to be a certain plant, animal or some other part of nature.  The monologues were written by Rick Scheffert and the music and lyrics were written by Sheryl Scheffert.

Cast members are Lulu Bellrichard, Poppy Bellrichard, Emma Cline, Mikayla Hiner, Caleb Johnson, Violet Martinsen-Burrell, Mason Myers, Nessa Kane, Jordan Peterson, Noah Potvin, Audrey Searcy, Vivian Searcy, Taylor Vick and Jillian Volz. The show is directed by Rick Scheffert.

“If I Were” is sponsored by Decorah Bank and Trust, Family Table Restaurant, Gallery of Tops, Iroc Web Design Services, Pizza Ranch, Rick and Sheryl Scheffert, Sogo Snacks and JoAn Stevenson and Steven Nelson and Singing Hammers Construction.