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 […]
“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 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 — […]
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.” […]
We’re only one week out from the first touring attraction to hit the Weidner in 2015: “I Love Lucy: Live on Stage.” With shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, the production transports theatre-goers to the 1950s dawn of the TV Age and the “taping” of two classic episodes of America’s No. 1 […]
Critic-at-large Warren Gerds took in opening night of the UW-Green Bay production of the Tony-winning musical “Spring Awakening.” He writes at the WFRV WeAreGreenBay website that the production is impressive, the subject material exceedingly frank. Read review.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Weidner Center invites us to experience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. The touring production of “Camelot” plays UW-Green Bay at 7:30 p.m. this Friday (Oct. 17). Seats start at $35. More information.