Tag: production

Gerds reviews ‘The Collegiate Sisterhood of Lake Pawtuckaway’

The UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance program enters the second half of the two-week run of the world-premiere play “The Collegiate Sisterhood of Lake Pawtuckaway” with shows at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday through Saturday (April 30-May 2). Critic-at-large Warren Gerds reviewed an opening-weekend performance and allowed that the newly finished comedy/drama by New York playwright […]

New play ‘Collegiate Sisterhood of Lake Pawtuckaway’ debuts at UW-Green Bay

“The Collegiate Sisterhood of Lake Pawtuckaway,” a newly created play by New York playwright Peter Ullian, will enjoy its premiere performance Friday night, April 24, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The five-show run also includes performances Saturday, April 25, and Thursday through Saturday, April 30-May 2. Curtain time is 7:30 each night in the […]

UW-Green Bay presents comedy ‘Months on End,’ opening Feb. 26

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance opens its 2015 calendar of productions with the contemporary relationship comedy Months on End, beginning a seven-show run Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Jean Weidner Theatre at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Prof. John Mariano directs a 10-member student cast — five men and five women — […]

This week at the Weidner: Gerds praises STOMP in online review

Wearegreenbay.com Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds gives a blow-by-blow (stomp-by-stomp?) account of Tuesday’s Weidner Center production of STOMP in a column published online today (Wednesday, Jan. 28). “ ‘STOMP’ first visited the Weidner when the center was getting going in the early 1990s,” Gerds writes. “A generation later, it still generates sparks across ages 6 to 86.” […]

Media coverage, press release: ‘Spring Awakening’ opens Thursday

Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds previewed UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and UW-Green Bay Music’s production of Spring Awakening in a post this weekend on www.wearegreenbay.com. As we told you here last week, Spring Awakening is based on a controversial late 19th century play and adapted as a modern pop/rock musical. It deals frankly with […]

In the news: Gerds reviews opening night of ‘Uncommon Women’

Local 5 News Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds reviewed opening night of the UW-Green Bay production of Uncommon Women and Others Thursday, introducing readers to playwright Wendy Wasserstein’s tale of eight friends reuniting a half-dozen years after college has ended. “There’s plenty of meat to work with for director Laura Riddle, the cast and the UWGB Theatre […]

For students, a rush opportunity for ‘Camelot’

Student Rush pricing will be available for “Camelot,” the classic Broadway musical scheduled to play the Weidner Center at 7:30 p.m. this Friday (Oct. 17). Tickets will be 50 percent off, plus fees, available starting 90 minutes prior to curtain time with student ID at the Weidner Center Ticket Office.