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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Theatre and Dance and Music presents the beloved holiday classic It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, November 19-20 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s a busy night at the Weidner, as the Theatre and Dance program presents the Matthew Burnett adaptation of Thornton Wilder’s “Theophilus North” Thursday, Oct. 15 through Oct. 24 in the Jean Weidner Theatre.
Prof. Jeff Entwistle is the second speaker in UW-Green Bay’s special 50th Anniversary Last Lecture Series. The veteran faculty member will address the topic “We All Need Theatre in Our Lives and in Our Future” in his talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the University Union’s Christie Theatre. Entwistle says inspiration for his […]