Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'

Peninsula Players Receives 2014 Governor’s Award for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Posted on 10. Mar, 2014 by .

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Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, received the Governor’s Award for Arts, Culture and Heritage at the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism (WIGCOT) earlier this week in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. This award is presented to a business or destination that showcases the arts, culture, or heritage for […]

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More Than Honey, Next Dinner and a Movie Feature at Greens and Grains Deli, Feb 27

Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 by .

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We are having what feels like a normal Wisconsin winter, judging by memories of what it was like 30 years ago… it’s odd how unusual that seems right now. The effects of our human-engineered impact on the environment is colossal and I could touch on so many areas of concern that we all share. But, […]

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Peninsula Players Host Play Reading of The Savannah Disputation at Björklunden, Mar 3

Posted on 21. Feb, 2014 by .

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The Play’s The Thing, a program of events by the Peninsula Players Theatre, includes a play reading of “The Savannah Disputation,” a thought-provoking comedy at Björklunden March, 3 at 7 pm.  The play by Evan Smith features siblings Mary and Margaret, two Southern Catholics who are inadvertently forced to deal with a sweet, door-to-door evangelist. The Play’s The Thing is sponsored by […]

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Shorts in Winter in Sister Bay? It’s the Door County Short Film Festival, Feb 14-15

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by .

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Looking for something different to do this Valentine’s Day weekend? Check out the Fifth Annual Door County Short Film Festival ( DCSFF) in the Sister Bay Village Hall, Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15. This year the DCSFF will premiere 18 short films from three countries. Four films will be shown Friday night at 7 […]

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Take ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ with Peninsula Players’ Björklunden Reading, Feb 3

Posted on 18. Jan, 2014 by .

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Peninsula Players Theatre presents a reading of “The Trip to Bountiful,” a moving and riveting story written by Horton Foote, one of America’s greatest writers …at Björklunden in Baileys Harbor beginning at 7 pm on Monday, February 3. The play readings are produced with support and in coordination with Door County Reads and its exploration of “The […]

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Announcing the Donna Winter Film Festival!

Posted on 13. Dec, 2013 by .

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The Donna Winter Film Festival takes place from January through March at Sturgeon Bay’s Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP), former home of Door County’s beloved Donna Theatre. January 4 – March 22, 2014  Beginning in 1949 with the showing of King Solomon’s Mines, through its closing in 1990’s, the Donna Theatre provided movies and memories for thousands of Door County […]

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Free Staged Play Readings Coming to TAP Every Sunday in November

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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Stage Door Theatre Company presents staged readings directed by Robert Boles and James Valcq at Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay each Sunday in November at 2 pm, with audience Talk Back immediately following… donations gratefully accepted. The staged readings series opens with The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang, a brilliant and funny dissection of marriage and […]

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Peninsula Players Offers “Miracle” to Football Fans!

Posted on 12. Oct, 2013 by .

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Patrons who come to the box office on Sunday, October 20 wearing either Packers, Bears or other football jerseys will receive a 25% discount on their tickets. “If you are looking for that ‘miracle play’ – have we got one for you!” says Peninsula Players Business Manager Audra Baakari Boyle. “In past seasons we offered discounts to […]

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Stage Door Theatre Company’s Captivating Production of The Glass Menagerie at TAP…

Posted on 28. Jun, 2013 by .

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Stage Door Theatre Company’s Glass Menagerie includes much more than 4 engaging actors on stage… at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) now through July 19. If you are paying close attention, the very first impression that embeds itself in your mind as you wait for the audience to settle in, is that of a well-crafted set. […]

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The Glass Menagerie Opening at Third Avenue Playhouse, June 26 – July 19

Posted on 21. Jun, 2013 by .

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The Stage Door Theatre Company, the professional theatre troupe in residence at the Third Avenue Playhouse presents its first production of the 2013 summer/fall season, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. This production will feature an original musical score by its director James Valcq, composer of The Spitfire Grill and the current American Folklore Theatre production […]

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