Tag: Theatre and Dance

Golden opportunity: Theatre program wins ‘Handtruck Award’ again

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay theatre students once again excelled at the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) Region III, Jan. 12. The University’s production of “Play Nice,” brought home the coveted “Golden Handtruck Award.” The award recognizes the best technical work and most professionalism in getting production materials — set, lighting, sound system, […]

Play Nice fundraising performance, Jan. 9

The cast and crew of UW-Green Bay Theatre program’s Play Nice will host a fundraising performance and final festival trial at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at University Theatre, UW-Green Bay. The group is practicing for a performance for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis, Jan. 12. There will not be […]

Students grateful for Craig Mueller Scholarships

Marcia Mueller Scholarship Reception

Annual reception honors his memory and celebrates student success When Craig A. Mueller ’71 (Humanism in Cultural Change) passed in 2006, he left a gift to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay that was at the time, at just over $1 million, the largest ever to the University from an alumnus. Students in majors dear to […]

Non-musical version of Searching for Romeo coming soon

The publishers of Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo (Steele Spring Stage Rights Press), will soon publish a non-musical version of the play as a companion piece to the musical version. In both versions, the main script is modest with alternative spicier material in an appendix. Sutton explains, “If Searching for Romeo is going to keep being […]

‘Play Nice’ selected for Region III Festival in Indianapolis

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Congratulations to cast and crew of the UW-Green Bay Theatre production “Play Nice” selected as a main performance for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis, Jan. 12. The group hosts a fundraising performance and final festival trial at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at University Theatre, UW-Green Bay. There will not […]

Community Nutcracker Ballet has strong UW-Green Bay ties

A sensational example of community collaboration is the 11th annual Green Bay Nutcracker Ballet at the Meyer Theatre, Nov. 25 to 27. UW-Green Bay alumnus and ballet instructor Timothy Josephs is the artistic director for the producer of the show — Northeast Wisconsin Dance Organization (NEWDO). UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle and 18 UWGB students load in […]

‘Searching for Romeo’ cast member running LifeatUWGB Instagram account

Guinevere Casper, a sophomore English and theatre major and cast member of “Searching for Romeo,” is this week’s volunteer host of the LifeatUWGB Instagram account. Each week a different Phoenix hosts the account to show life at UWGB. This week, Guinevere is taking Instagram-users behind the scenes of the musical, which opens on Thursday. Buy […]

Video: Brian Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ opens Thursday

This is NOT Romeo and Juliet. As playwright, UW-Green Bay professor Brian Sutton, explains, “In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight, marry less than 24 hours after having met and at a time when they’ve spent only about 15 minutes together, after which Romeo kills her cousin in a fit […]

Critic Gerds talks with Sutton on “new” Romeo

In an interview with Warren Gerds/Critic at Large, Prof. Brian Sutton tells of the differences between next week’s production of “Searching for Romeo” compared to 2012. One of the major differences is that this one is produced by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, and the benefits of an impressive scene shop, plus… Says Sutton, “The […]