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Peninsula Players Announce Internship Program Peninsula Players Announce Internship Program
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Appleton, WI

For 82 years, The Peninsula Players Theatre in Door County, Wisconsin, has thrived amidst the lush woods, vibrant bay and storied traditions that brother and sister founders, Caroline and Richard Fisher built upon in 1935. One of these honored traditions was their dream of a professional company where apprentices and interns learn by doing. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Peninsula Players to Offer Pre-Show Seminar on Oscar Wilde Peninsula Players to Offer Pre-Show Seminar on Oscar Wilde
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" will host scholar Christopher Chan, August 18 at 6:30 p.m for a pre-show seminar. Dr. Chan will speak on Oscar Wilde's life and works, including his short story which inspired the play. Tickets to performances are available, admission to the pre-show seminar is free.  (more...)
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME Opens 8/16 at Peninsula Players Theatre LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME Opens 8/16 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Appleton, WI

???????Lord Arthur, a pillar of Victorian society, is about to marry the lovely Sybil Merton, his childhood sweetheart, and is deliriously happy at the start of Peninsula Players Theatre's forthcoming comedy, "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," by Constance Cox, based on a story by Oscar Wilde.  Laughter will fill the theater-in-a-garden August 16 through September 3 while Lord Arthur takes the stage with his muddled murder attempts.   (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
WaterTower Theatre Announces Details of the 2017 Community Cast Party WaterTower Theatre Announces Details of the 2017 Community Cast Party
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Appleton, WI

WaterTower Theatre is excited to be continuing one of our most talked about and anticipated traditions, the Community Cast Party!  CCP Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Deborah Staggs and Maureen Anderson today announced details for the 4th Annual Community Cast Party.  The party will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at WaterTower 's home, the Addison Theatre Centre from 7 pm to 10 pm.  The Community Cast Party is designed to attract a wide audience of patrons, partiers, and food lovers who are interested in supporting WaterTower Theatre while enjoying an evening of entertainment with cuisine offered from many fine local restaurants.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with artists from the DFW theatre community at the "open house" style event, where everyone is welcome. (more...)
Two New Shows Added to Fox Cities P.A.C. Calendar Two New Shows Added to Fox Cities P.A.C. Calendar
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Appleton, WI

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the addition of two exciting performances to the calendar. (more...)
Two New Shows Added at Fox Cities P.A.C. Two New Shows Added at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Appleton, WI

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the addition of two exciting performances to the calendar. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Appleton, WI (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
The Temptations, Blind Boys of Alabama Among 'Feed The Body, Feed The Soul' Events at Fox Cities P.A.C. The Temptations, Blind Boys of Alabama Among 'Feed The Body, Feed The Soul' Events at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Oshkosh Corporation, Fox Communities Credit Union, and Refuge Foundation for the Arts are pleased to announce a new partnership celebrating a holistic approach to strengthening our community. Through a series of events titled Feed The Body, Feed The Soul, the partnership's focus is to raise awareness and funds to assist with basic needs and access to the arts in Northeast Wisconsin. (more...)
WICKED Flies Back to Fox Cities P.A.C. This Summer WICKED Flies Back to Fox Cities P.A.C. This Summer
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Appleton, WI

WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and the Fox Cities' most popular musical, will return to the Fox Cities P.A.C. August 30 - September 10. (more...)
Fox Cities P.A.C. Announces On-Sale Dates for 2017-18 Broadway Series, Featuring WICKED, WAITRESS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, RENT and More Fox Cities P.A.C. Announces On-Sale Dates for 2017-18 Broadway Series, Featuring WICKED, WAITRESS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, RENT and More
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Appleton, WI

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced single ticket on sale dates for the 2017-18 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series, Boldt Arts Alive! Series and Spotlight Series. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for Appleton, WI (more...)
BWW Preview: Peninsula Players' 82nd Season Heats Up BWW Preview: Peninsula Players' 82nd Season Heats Up
by Meredith Kreisa on July 28, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Peninsula Players' season has started out strong with THE ACTUARY and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, but there is a lot still ahead! (more...)
Meet the Composer and Orchestra of BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Meet the Composer and Orchestra of BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2017 in Appleton, WI

"The Bridges of Madison County" captured the nation's attention in 1992 as a best-selling novel, then again in 1995 as a major motion picture.  It is a compelling, two-time Tony Award-winning musical now on stage at Peninsula Players through August 13.  "The Bridges of Madison County" is the touching story of Francesca, a lovely Italian woman who married an American soldier to flee war-ravaged Italy. She is looking forward to a rare four days alone on her Iowa farm as her family heads to the 1965 Indiana State Fair when ruggedly handsome, National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid pulls into her driveway seeking directions. What happens in those next four days may very well alter the course of Francesca's life. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
BWW Preview: 7 Reasons to See WICKED at the Fox Cities P.A.C. BWW Preview: 7 Reasons to See WICKED at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa on July 25, 2017 in Appleton, WI

If you haven't already purchased tickets to see the smash-hit musical WICKED at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, it's high time to consider seeing the popular show. WICKED will be at the Fox Cities P.A.C. for another run from August 30 through September 10. Here are just a few reasons to see it. (more...)
Fox Cities P.A.C. Welcomes New Board Members Fox Cities P.A.C. Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Appleton, WI

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's  Board of Directors welcomes several new leaders while saying thank you to a number of retiring board members. Tim Bergstrom, Rebecca Dunphey, Tim Fliss, Wilson Jones and Scott Teerlinck will fill vacancies created by retiring board members Sheri Edison, John Hogerty, Mike Hsu and Mark Loper. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for Appleton, WI (more...)
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens 7/26 at Peninsula Players Theatre THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens 7/26 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Audiences will be swept away by the life-changing, four-day love affair in the lush musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' at Peninsula Players Theatre July 26 through August 13, 2017.   One of the most romantic stories ever written, 'The Bridges of Madison County' first captured the nation's attention in 1992 as a best-selling novel, then again in 1995 as a major motion picture.  It is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Bring 'Tradition' to Mishicot High School This Fall FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Bring 'Tradition' to Mishicot High School This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Appleton, WI

One of the greatest stories of all time! It is a journey following Tevye the diaryman in a Jewish, Russian village that celebrates the ups and downs of family and tradition while staying hopeful for future prosperity, good health, and happiness in life. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Appleton, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Appleton, WI (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Appleton, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)