Tag: Weidner Center

Weidner opens individual sales for 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season

Tickets for the 2015-2016 Weidner Center Performing Arts Season will go on sale outside of subscription this Friday, August 14 at 11 am. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 800-895-0071, or in person at Ticket Star locations. As a reminder, this seasons shows include:

Whose Live Anyway? 
Friday, October 9, 7:30pm
Home Free 
Saturday, October 10, 7:30pm
Celtic Woman *
Wednesday, October 14, 7:00pm
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 
Tuesday, October 20, 7:30pm
The Midtown Men 
Tuesday, October 27, 7:30pm
Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk 
Friday, November 6, 7:30pm
It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play 
Thursday, November 19, 7:30pm & Friday, November 20, 7:30pm
Ronnie Milsap **
Saturday, November 21, 7:30pm
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis *
Saturday, November 28, 7:30pm
Holiday Pops 
Friday, December 11, 7:30pm & Saturday, December 12, 2:30pm
Doctors in Recital 
Saturday, January 16, 7:00pm
Vocalosity 
Friday, January 22, 7:30pm
Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny 
Saturday, January 30, 11:00am
L.A. Theatre Works – Bram Stoker’s Dracula 
Tuesday, February 2, 7:30pm
Celtic Nights – Spirit of Freedom – Celebrating 100 Years 
Friday, February 12, 7:30pm
The Peking Acrobats – 30th Anniversary Tour 
Thursday, February 18, 7:30pm
ONCE 
Thursday, February 25, 7:30pm
PostSecret: The Show 
Saturday, February 27, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Dancing in the Streets 
Thursday, March 17, 7:30pm
Wild Kratts Live! 
Friday, April 8, 7:00pm
Mnozil Brass 
Tuesday, April 12, 7:30pm
RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles 
Sunday, May 1, 7:30pm

*Tickets are already on sale for Celtic Woman and Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis.

** Please note show date and time change for Ronnie Milsap.

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Already moving: ‘Joseph,’ Celtic Women, Beatles, Steamroller, ‘Whose Lives?’

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that with general ticket sales starting Friday for the upcoming Weidner season, already some early favorites have emerged based on the season subscription sales that started in June. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and Celtic Woman in October, Mannheim Steamroller’s holiday show on Nov. 28 are all selling well, as are “RAIN — A Tribute to The Beatles and “Whose Live Anyway?,” an improv comedy show.

Milsap delayed due to Hall of Fame induction

Ronnie Milsap has been invited to the 2015 Country Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this Oct. 25, and subsequently he will be unable to perform at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on that date. Milsap’s concert has been rescheduled, however, to Saturday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. Previously issued tickets will be honored at the Weidner Center on this new date and time. Those unable to attend Ronnie Milsap’s performance on this rescheduled date, will receive a refund upon receipt of returned tickets. The deadline to return tickets for refund is Oct. 19. Please contact Ticket Star or the Weidner Center with any questions. Single tickets for Ronnie Milsap, along with the other shows in the 15/16 Performing Arts Season, go on sale to the general public Friday, August 14 at 11 a.m.

Tickets available for Hawkins comedy show this Sunday

Since giving up his job as a truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been crafting a family-friendly comedy show that has won him a national following. His standup act includes music — parodies of everything from Dylan to Aldean to insightfully weird original songs — and delves into the perils of marriage, parenting, and homeschooling. Tickets for his Weidner Center performance, at 7 p.m. this Sunday (July 19) start as low as $24. For more.

Weidner 2015-16 season: ‘Joseph,’ Once, Milsap, Beatles tribute and more

Broadway shows, entertaining comedy, music icons and family fun are among the highlights of the 2015-16 Performing Arts Season line-up at UWGB’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. A stage full of Weidner friends and patrons joined Weidner Center Executive Director Kate Green in highlighting the new season at a kick-off event June 24.

Student performance of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ will play Cofrin Hall

Announced at the June 24 reveal, UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff will have center stage in the Weidner with main-stage performances of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” November 19-20. UWGB Music and Theatre programs are highlighted exclusively in a two-page spread in the Weidner’s 2015-16 season guide.

Weidner announces 50th anniversary pricing

In honor of UW-Green Bay’s upcoming and yearlong 50th anniversary celebration the Weidner Center is announcing a three-performance package for only $50. It includes Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk, L.A. Theatre Works’ Bram Stroker’s Dracula, and Mnozil Brass, quickly becoming an international sensation (technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance).

Weidner Center announces 2015-16 Stage Doors Series for kids


The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts has announced the 2015-2016 Stage Doors Education Series, providing learning opportunities for students visiting UW-Green Bay from more than 60 cities throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. The series runs November through April with 10 titles and a total of 19 performances. The Weidner Center will continue its educational partnership with The Children’s Museum of Green Bay, and students attending select performances have the option to participate in a full day of activities, interactive learning and special hands-on projects related to each show. Four events in the series, Dog Loves Books, Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, Skippyjon Jones Snow What and Chicken Dance are part of that program. The lineup:
Nov. 3 — Dog Loves Books
Nov. 6 — Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk
Jan. 29 — Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny
Feb. 11 — Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks
Feb. 23 — Bill Blagg’s The Science of Magic
March 3 — Skippyjon Jones Snow What
April 5 — Alexander Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move
April 6 — Chicken Dance
April 20 — Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
April 26 — The Lightning Thief

The annual Stage Doors Education Series is made possible by the generous support of the George F. Kress Foundation and Green Bay Packaging Inc., Robert W. Baird & Company Inc., James and Marty Liethen, The Humana Foundation, Egan Family Foundation – Little Rapids Corp., Open-Sense Solutions LLC, and KHROME.