Archive for 'On Stage & Screen'
Posted on 25. Aug, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
Peninsula Players Theatre has received a matching grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board in the amount of $22,583, an increase of 17% above the amount awarded to the theater last year through the Wisconsin Arts Board’s Creation & Presentation Program. Peninsula Players again ranked among the highest-scoring applicants for these state grants awarded on a [...]
Posted on 07. Jul, 2009 by Stephen Kastner.
Blog Alert: Marketplace Today Blog – Cherries return to Door County By Steve Prestegard Most of the state’s tart cherries grow in Door County, where 99 percent of the crop is dried, frozen, canned and bottled for trail mix, pie filling, bakery items and juices. One percent is sold fresh at roadside markets. … Marketplace [...]
Posted on 26. Apr, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
An innovative community art project involving the creation of nearly 400 small works of art in nearly every medium imaginable launches this week. Created by the non-profit Hardy Gallery in 2008, the project entitled the “Community Mosaic Project,” was developed as a way to help raise awareness of the arts and make them accessible for [...]
Posted on 04. Mar, 2009 by Judy Drew.
It’s finally March! Winter will soon be behind us and spring is making itself felt in the longer days and the quality of the air. Here at Third Avenue Playhouse, we are pleased to announce that, with hope and a little elbow grease, we have met our High Hopes Matching Funds Challenge. Shortly after the first [...]
Posted on 01. Mar, 2009 by Christie Weber.
May not be as it appears, once again… Just a few months ago, Citizens for Our Bridge couldn’t get the WisDOT to paint any more than 5′ above the road bed in the bridge rehab plan. They claimed that even the over-coating option was not needed and the existing paint was in good shape. Now, just a month [...]
Posted on 26. Feb, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon is pleased to announce its 74th season running June 16 through October 18, 2009. A major role of Peninsula Players’ Artistic Director Greg Vinkler is play selection. Vinkler not only looks for shows to stir excitement in patrons, but also in [...]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by Norbert Blei.
Once after the war the small boy went from the city in a new blue Buick convertible and skated a frozen river in a forest preserve with his favorite uncle who was like a father to him. Uncle Stephan was a soccer player, a soft ball player, an archer, a photographer, a singer, and a [...]
Posted on 02. Oct, 2008 by Staff Reporter.
FISH CREEK, WI – Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, celebrated the news that its Artistic Director, Greg Vinkler has been cast in the forthcoming Broadway revival of West Side Story, which first opened on Broadway in 1957. Arthur Laurents, who recently directed Patti LaPone in the revival of Gypsy,will direct the [...]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2008 by Staff Reporter.
FISH CREEK, WI – Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, announced the appointment of David Hawkanson, Jill Herlache, Douglas MacNeil and Sara Massey to its Board of Directors. “With the addition of these four new board members, the Players are poised to continue their excellent tradition of overseeing the successful operations of [...]