Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'

Wild Horse Wild Ride, Feature Film with a Local Movie Star Next at Greens N Grains, Mar 21

Posted on 15. Mar, 2013 by .

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Each year thousands of wild horses are rounded up and removed from public lands by the U.S. Government. All will need permanent homes. None has ever been touched by a human hand. Wild Horse, Wild Ride tells the story of the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge, an annual contest that dares more than a hundred horse […]

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Door Shakespeare Staging “Macbeth” and “Love’s Labours Lost” in the Garden at Bjorklunden for its 2013 Summer Season

Posted on 18. Sep, 2012 by .

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For the first time in Door Shakespeare’s history, the company will present William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and “Love’s Labours Lost” in the Garden at Bjorklunden for its 2013 summer season. “Macbeth and Love’s Labours Lost are contrasting works filled with romance, violence, villains, fools, heroines, sword fights, and poetry…there really is something for everyone,” says Managing Director Amy […]

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Lombardi Lore in Store as Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Fall Saturday Seminar Series

Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by .

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Peninsula Players’ popular series of free public seminars continues for its seventh fall season. Free seminars, providing inside looks at topics related to “Lombardi,” will be held on select Saturdays from 2:30 to 4 pm in the rehearsal hall this fall. The first fall seminar, Saturday, Sept. 15 features Players’ veteran Neil Friedman discussing the research […]

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Jeff Awards Honor Peninsula Players Theatre Company Members with Nominations

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Company members of Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, celebrated the announcement of Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award nominations with the listing of several current and past company members. The Joseph Jefferson Awards, established in 1968, are Chicago theater’s equivalent to Broadway’s Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards. Each year they honor outstanding theater artists in the […]

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“Murder on the Nile” opens Aug 15 at Peninsula Players, Agatha Christie Seminar, Aug 18

Posted on 10. Aug, 2012 by .

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Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile” is set to sail at Peninsula Players Theatre for three weeks, Aug. 15 through Sept. 2, 2012. Cruising under the blazing Egyptian sun, a river steamer makes its way up the Nile in 1947, carrying stylish honeymooners who find themselves immersed in blackmail, bullets and dead bodies. Aboard the steamer […]

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UU Fellowship Screens A Better Life, Aug 21

Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by .

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A Better Life, directed by Chris Weitz, will be shown in free screening at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in North Ephraim on Tuesday, August 21, at 4:30 pm, followed by a discussion. Carlos is an undocumented Mexican immigrant who works as a gardener tending the lawns of Los Angeles residents who are rich, especially from his […]

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Free Physical Comedy Seminar at Peninsula Players Featuring ‘The Nerd’ Actors, July 14

Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by .

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Peninsula Players Theatre will present a free public seminar on physical comedy at the theatre Saturday July 14 from 2:30 – 4 p.m.  Players actors Lee E. Ernst and Erin Noel Grennan will discuss and demonstrate techniques of physical comedy. Lee Ernst is a certified fight choreographer and has orchestrated stage falls, fights and other violence […]

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Local Screening of “Life, Above All” at UU Fellowship, July 17

Posted on 08. Jul, 2012 by .

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Life, Above All will be shown for free as part of the Movies That Matter series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Tuesday, July 17, at 4:30 pm. This South African film is an emotional and universal drama about a young girl who is fighting the fear and shame that is poisoning her community. It […]

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Peninsula Players Revives The Nerd, June 27 – July 22

Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by .

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On stage at Peninsula Players from June 27 through July 22, Larry Shue’s hilarious comedy “The Nerd” promises to delight audiences once again in its return. Shue’s offbeat comedy “The Nerd” premièred at the Milwaukee Rep in 1981. In 1982 it played in Manchester, England and at the Aldwych Theatre in London in 1984, where it […]

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Encore Local Screening of Wisconsin Public Television’s Feature, Jazz at Birch Creek, June 21

Posted on 16. Jun, 2012 by .

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Birch Creek is presenting a very special encore screening of WPT’s Jazz at Birch Creek on Thursday, June 21 at 7 pm in the Dutton Concert Barn at Birch Creek. Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Producer, Deb Piper, will be on hand to present the film Jazz at Birch Creek, and to answer questions about the making of the film. Jazz at Birch Creek has many local ties. […]

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