Tag: Theatre

UWGB Theatre presents ‘The Hourglass Project’


GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance programs will present a new play by Pulitzer-nominated playwright Lee Blessing. The Hourglass Project will be presented in seven shows, Feb. 25-27 and March 2-5, in the Jean Weidner Theatre at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. All […]

Strong reviews for Theatre’s ‘Wonderful Life’

We thought it was an entertaining production (with a spectacular set, great 1940s costuming and strong student performances)… and so did WFRV critic-at-large Warren Gerds. In his review of Thursday night’s UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance and Music production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Show,” Gerds summarized the evening as “something special at the […]

Sensational set just one reason to recommend ‘Wonderful Life’

We’ve got tickets (do you?) for the opening night performance of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play” on the Weidner Center mainstage. It’s 7:30 tonight (Thursday, Nov. 19) in Cofrin Family Hall. If you have trouble envisioning what a “radio play” will look like, we have a sneak preview online, with a photo from […]

Riddle previews play with WPR

Prof. Laura Riddle is a huge old-time radio fan… which came through in a highly descriptive and entertaining interview Wednesday afternoon on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time” program. She talks about the exacting challenge of synching up music, actors and sound effects — and indicated that a lot of the show’s fun will come from […]

Video: Entwistle speaks from the heart

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Prof. Jeff Entwistle traded his tie and buttoned up shirt for more comfortable attire that he and his students have come to identify as “either paint clothes or eventual paint clothes.” A chuckle from the audience was the first of many during Entwistle’s fun and impassioned reflection on “Why We […]

Phoenix Friday: music, theatre, sports and Swap Your Logo

Friday (Oct. 23) is “Swap Your Logo” day at The Phoenix Bookstore. Bring to the store any gently used clothing item and get 20 percent off of one item in the store. There is no limit. Donations will go to the Campus Cupboard project or Goodwill. Other Phoenix Friday promotions:
 • 10% off at A’viand’s […]

Gerds reviews Theophilus North: ‘Excellent play, excellently done’ 

Veteran critic Warren Gerds of WeAreGreenBay.com took in opening night of the Theatre and Dance program’s production of “Theophilus North” on Thursday and loved it. Based on characters by Wisconsin native Thornton Wilder, the play chronicles the adventures of a young free spirit dropped into the somewhat dysfunctional lives of the wealthy 1920s residents of […]

A special Phoenix Friday

Friday, Oct. 16, is an extra special Phoenix Friday, with the start of Alumni Days 50th Anniversary Edition. The Phoenix Bookstore will remain open until 6 p.m. with a 20 percent discount storewide (excluding textbooks and gift cards). Aviand’s is offering 10 percent off at the Garden Café for showing your Phoenix spirit/apparel. Playing at […]