Tag: Ed Weidner

Green Bay Press Gazette’s Glimpse of the Past: Weidner Center of Performing Arts

The Green Bay Press-Gazette released an article that looked into past events in various years throughout April 12-18. “A Glimpse of the Past” April 17, 1987 included the Weidner Center, which was generating support for a performing arts center on the UW-Green Bay campus. Donations to build the Weidner Center included more than $4 million […]

Weidner Center invites patrons to a preshow Royal Tea Party

Patrons attending the Weidner Center’s Saturday, March 31 2 p.m. matinee of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” are invited to attend a preshow Royal Tea Party at 12:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. The one-of-a-kind event will include crown decorating, princess etiquette lessons from special guests and catered pastries from Cheesecake Heaven, lemonade, tea […]

What’s Your Weidner Moment?

Press-Gazette entertainment writer Kendra Meinert asks what your Weidner moment was… “Was it when the chandelier came crashing down in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’? Or when Julie Andrews talked about making ‘The Sound of Music’? How about when Jimmy Fallon made you laugh? Or when Bryan Adams played ‘Cuts Like a Knife’ acoustic?” The […]

Looking back: Founding Chancellor thanks those who helped make the Weidner Center the envy of the Midwest

The Edward W. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1993 and marked the beginning of a new era of arts and entertainment for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. David Cofrin offered the seed gift to begin planning the state of the Weidner on two conditions: the Center must be located on […]

Every Friday is Phoenix Friday

Stock up on Phoenix apparel this Phoenix Friday (11/03) with a $10-and-under t-shirt table deal at The Phoenix Bookstore — just in time to cheer on the Green Bay volleyball team as it hosts IUPUI (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis) Friday night at 6 p.m. Attend the free performance of the Jazz Ambassadors of the US Army Field Band […]

Get free ‘Jazz Ambassadors’ tickets at UTIC

The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Weidner Center Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. This is a free event with general admission seating. However, all patrons must have a printed ticket for entrance to the theatre. To […]

Reminder: Weidner and (UW-Green Bay Theatre and Music) season reveal is Wednesday, June 21

All members of the campus community are invited to the unveiling of the 2017-2018 season at the Weidner Center — 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in the Weidner Grand Foyer. UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre (and Dance) programs will also announce their seasons. Please RSVP by emailing wcpa@uwgb.edu if you are able to attend. […]