Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'
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 Staff Reporter.
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 […]
Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by Audra Baakari Boyle.
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 […]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by Audra Baakari Boyle.
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 […]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2012 by Audra Baakari Boyle.
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 […]
Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
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 […]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by Audra Baakari Boyle.
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 […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
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 […]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
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 […]
Posted on 16. Jun, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
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. […]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
The Movies That Matter selection for June features Amreeka, a chronicle of the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, dreaming of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. In America, as her son navigates high school hallways the way he used […]