Tag: Theatre

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Play Nice!’ set receives ‘distinguished’ recognition

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Chair Jeff Entwistle received national recognition by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) for the scene design of UW-Green Bay’s “Play Nice!” production. UW-Green Bay learned of the recognition, recently. “It was a nice surprise,” Entwistle said. The national selection team, which sees all eight […]

Review: ‘Earnest’ has a feel of completeness, of careful preparation and delivery

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds was entertained by the UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presentation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” “It’s fun to be in an audience that gets it… gets the humor of Oscar Wilde as it rolls out subtly, wryly and oh-so-cleverly like waves lapping on a shore. Such an experience was […]

Every Friday is Phoenix Friday…and more!

Tailgate at the Spirit Week finale event “Rock the Resch” beginning at 4 p.m. tonight before heading over to the Resch Center at 6 p.m. to cheer on your Phoenix at the Green Bay men’s basketball game against Oakland. The Phoenix Bookstore offers 20% off when you present the school fight song. Also on Phoenix […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre presents ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

  GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s famous play The Importance of Being Earnest at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 to 25 and Mar. 1 to 4, 2017 in the Jean Weidner Theatre of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The play will be directed by UW-Green Bay Theatre […]

Take a Scroll through UW-Green Bay’s Top 16 Moments of 2016

Friends, fans and family of UW-Green Bay have witnessed some monumental moments this year, bashing records, basking in international spotlights and celebrating major accomplishments. Take a scroll through the best moments of 2016 at UW-Green Bay: Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball teams experience March Madness For the first time since 1994, both Green Bay […]

UWGB Theatre presents ‘The Hourglass Project’

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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 […]