Where you can find us

228 W Clark St,
Freeport, IL 61032

(815) 232-7023


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What our theater goers are saying about us

Great theatre, love the intimacy of it! Talent cannot be beat, a true treasure.

Janet Marie Vrtol
Janet Marie Vrtol

The oldest continuous running Community Theater in the country.

Roland A. Tolliver
Roland A. Tolliver

Our History…

Winneshiek Players is an organization of people devoted to the development and enjoyment of the theatre arts, had it’s origins in 1916. On April 28th of that year a production of “Arms and the Man” was given in the Orpheum Theater, on North Chicago Avenue, for the benefit of The Associated Charities of Freeport. The cast included such familiar Freeport names as Scott, Knowlton, Steenrod, Trueblood, Rosenstiel and Reinhold, and they enjoyed the experience so much they decided to continue.

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