Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'
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 […]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer DuPont.
Movies at The Door film series showcases recent classic movies and current Oscar contenders at the Door Community Auditorium beginning with the critically acclaimed film Moneyball on Friday, January 13 at 7 pm. The featured film stars Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman and is based on the true story of Billy Beane, […]
Posted on 27. Dec, 2011 by Stephen Kastner.
Urban Roots is a timely, moving and inspiring film about Detroit’s Urban Farming Revival that speaks to a nation grappling with collapsed industrial towns and the need to forge a sustainable and prosperous future… the next Green Door Film Society Screening at Greens N Grains, Thursday, December 29. The city of Detroit has been unearthing […]
Posted on 26. Dec, 2011 by Staff Reporter.
Peninsula Players Theatre’s Artistic Director, Greg Vinkler, will bring the Falstaff passages to life from “Henry IV” parts 1 and 2 in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming exploration of Shakespeare at Orchestra Hall in Chicago. British conductor Sir Mark Elder explores Shakespeare’s influence on music through the works of Delius, Elgar, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovksy. Included […]
Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by Jennifer DuPont.
This winter, the Door Community Auditorium presents a series of events sure to stimulate the mind, the heart and the funny bone. Comprised of coffeehouse concerts, free lectures, complimentary film screenings, and the perennially popular Door County Idol, the Auditorium’s diverse winter lineup brings a great depth of musical, intellectual, and cultural enrichment to Fish […]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2011 by Stephen Kastner.
Stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician Bill Hicks (Dec. 16, 1961 – Feb. 26, 1994) might be considered the Gen X equivalent of Lenny Bruce, both considered to be highly controversial performers whose works are steeped in dark comedy. Bill Hicks was 16 years old in 1978 when he first started performing stand-up at […]