Tag: performances

Tickets on sale for Whose Live, Home Free, Celtic Woman

We’re only 10 days out from the start of a grand opening week for the Weidner Center’s 2015-16 Performing Arts Series. Up first, on Friday night, Oct. 9, is a brand-new improv show, “Whose Live Anyway?” from the comedic minds behind the Emmy-nominated TV hit, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” The next night, it’s the […]

Weidner opens individual sales for 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season

Tickets for the 2015-2016 Weidner Center Performing Arts Season will go on sale outside of subscription this Friday, August 14 at 11 am. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 800-895-0071, or in person at Ticket Star locations. As a reminder, this seasons shows include: Whose Live Anyway? 
Friday, October 9, 7:30pm Home Free […]

Already moving: ‘Joseph,’ Celtic Women, Beatles, Steamroller, ‘Whose Lives?’

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that with general ticket sales starting Friday for the upcoming Weidner season, already some early favorites have emerged based on the season subscription sales that started in June. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and Celtic Woman in October, Mannheim Steamroller’s holiday show on Nov. 28 are all selling well, […]

Gerds says Army Field Band was ‘Mellifluous’/Swan lake ‘robust’

Critic at Large Warren Gerds described the U.S. Army Field Band performance last weekend at the Weidner Center as ‘Mellifluous.’ “Smoothly flowing. Starting a concert with a mellifluous voice signals that something grand is about to happen. And it did…” Worth the read. He also reviewed Moscow City Ballet’s “Swan Lake,” describing a “long overdue […]

In the news: A hugely successful week for the Weidner

The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinart writes that, “If there was a revolving door on the Weidner Center, it might still be spinning after the busy week it had.” Attendance surpassed 8,500 during six straight nights of performances: John Mellencamp, Feb. 9; Citywide Honors Band Concert, Feb. 10; Bo Burnham, Feb. 11; Dave Mason’s Traffic, […]

Phoenix Friday the start of a busy weekend

Plan now for one of the busiest Phoenix Fridays of the semester. Be part of the excitement of Phoenix basketball with the men’s game at the Resch Center on Friday night. The uncharacteristic 6 pm start time is to accommodate an ESPN 2 broadcast. It is also Menominee Casino Hat Giveaway. Cheap Seats this weekend […]

Theatre/Dance offers to offer stage reading of ‘Fair City’… ‘Pan American’

Artist-in-residence Peter Ulllian will be featured at a pair of staged readings this semester organized by the Theatre and Dance academic unit. Each reading takes place in the University Theatre in Theatre Hall. Admission is free.
 • ‘Fair City’ — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21
 • ‘Pan American’ — 7:30 p.m., May 9
 A member […]

In the news: Holiday Pops, Oak Ridge Boys play Weidner this weekend

Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds highlighted upcoming Weidner Center performances in two Wednesday (Dec. 17) columns on holiday entertainment in our area. The first profiles the large-scale Holiday Pops concert that features the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts presenting a program of Christmas carols and holiday favorites. […]

Weidner Center’s new season, continued success featured in Sunday Press-Gazette

The front page of Sunday’s (June 13) Press-Gazette Life and Family section featured a great story on another strong year for the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, highlighting both a dynamic new Performing Arts Season and another year of finishing in the black. Reporter Kendra Meinert highlighted some of the acts that likely will […]