Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'
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 [...]
Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by Jennifer DuPont.
Before launching its summer season of live concerts and performances, Door Community Auditorium will present a free screening of the award-winning film Hugo. The film, directed by Martin Scorsese is based on Brian Selznick’s novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret and stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Jude Law, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Lee. will [...]
Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by Stephen Kastner.
Chris Paines’ latest documentary “Revenge of the Electric Car,” will be screened this evening in Egg Harbor at Greens N Grains Deli, a follow-up to his celebrated 2006 film “Who Killed the Electric Car?” Go behind the factory and board room doors of Nissan, GM, and Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the global [...]
Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, announces its 77th season, running June 12 through October 14, 2012. Peninsula Players will open on June 12 with the Wisconsin premiere of “Opus” by Michael Hollinger. Beethoven and Bach underscore a behind-the-music glimpse into a highly-strung string quartet. The quick [...]
Posted on 28. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer DuPont.
Door Community Auditorium (DCA) closes out its winter concert, lecture, and film series this weekend with a memorable series of events, including a free screening of the 2012 film The Ides of March, a free lecture on Latin American politics and an intimate fireside concert by accomplished musician John Hegner. Film Screening: The Ides of [...]
Theatre Troupe to Perform Mystery Dinner Engagements at Two Restaurants and a Coffeehouse, Mar 16-18
Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
A group of Door County actors is in rehearsal to produce new dinner-style, mystery theater shows at three local venues, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. “All Over But the Shooting” is a fun, campy play in true, dinner theatre, “whodunit” fashion. The audience is invited to participate and help solve the mystery as [...]
DCA’s Weekend “Down Under” with Didgeridoo Lecture, Concert and Screening of Rabbit-Proof Fence, Feb 17-18
Posted on 06. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer DuPont.
The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) heads “down under” next weekend with a screening of the Australian-centered film Rabbit-Proof Fence, as well as a concert and lecture by Brian Pertl, didgeridoo expert from Lawrence University. On Friday, February 17, at 7 pm, the DCA’s Fireside Lobby will come alive with the distinct sounds of aboriginal Australian [...]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
Ross Dippel brings many years of classical theatre experience with him as actor, director, educator producer and professional fight choreographer. Dippel holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse and a Master of Fine Arts in Classical Theatre from the prestigious Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy of Classical Acting [...]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
Peninsula Players will present a reading of Rebecca Gilman’s stage adaptation of Carson McCullers’ “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” on Monday, Jan. 30 at Björklunden at 7 pm. Produced in coordination with Door County Reads and its exploration of the novel, the reading will feature Players actors Lili-Anne Brown, Anya Kopischke, Osiris Khepera and [...]
Posted on 15. Jan, 2012 by Staff Reporter.
Third Avenue Playhouse features nationally known political satirist and stand-up comedian Will Durst in Sturgeon Bay on Wednesday, January 18 at 7:30pm. Acknowledged by peers and press alike as one of the premier political satirists in the country, Will Durst has patched together a comedy quilt of a career, weaving together columns, books, radio and [...]