Theatre on the Bay at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus to Host Ribbon-Cutting Before ‘Clue: On Stage’ Performance


Celebrate with us on Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 12:30 p.m.

Marinette, WI – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus is proud to announce a ribbon-cutting to celebrate renovations at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre and the Fine Arts Gallery. Renovations were made possible by $600,000 in support from Marinette County and donors for the “Take a Seat” campaign, who will be able to see their engraved seat plaques for the first time. The event is scheduled for May 5, 2024, at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre, 750 W. Bay Shore Street, Marinette, WI.

The ribbon-cutting, slated to commence at 12:30 p.m., will gather alumni, special guests and community leaders for a reception. Guests are also invited to attend a performance of “Clue: On Stage” from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Tickets are available “Buy One, Get One” for ribbon-cutting attendees.

Event Highlights:

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The event will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the Fine Arts Building, featuring speaker Lauryn Albaugh, Director of the Herbert L. Williams Theatre.
  • Special Performances: Attendees will enjoy live performances by local talent, including UW-Green Bay alumnus Chase Grabowski and Lisa Atkinson-LeBouef, accompanied by Brittany Welch Pilz.
  • Acknowledgments: Dawn Crim, UW-Green Bay Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Community Engagement & Inclusivity, will publicly thank the 27 “Take a Seat” donors and community leaders, recognizing their generous contributions to the theatre.

This ribbon-cutting exemplifies UW-Green Bay’s commitment to fostering arts and culture at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. It serves as an opportunity to celebrate and appreciate the impact of donor generosity on the artistic landscape of our community.

For further details about the event or to arrange interviews with the event organizers or key speakers, please contact Lauryn Albaugh a or 715.504.3351.

About Theatre on the Bay and the Herbert L. Williams Theatre

Located at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, the Herbert L. Williams Theatre has been a longtime cornerstone of the arts in the Marinette community, offering a wide range of theatrical performances and cultural events. The theatre was constructed in 1968, and its recent renovations, completed in 2023, helped to modernize the theatre’s lights, sound, amenities, and seats.

About UW-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a school of resilient problem solvers who dare to reach higher with the power of education that ignites growth and answers the biggest challenges. Serving 10,300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students as well as 67,500 continuing education learners annually, UW-Green Bay offers 200 academic degrees, programs, and certificates. With four campus locations in Northeast Wisconsin, the University’s access mission welcomes all students who want to learn, from every corner of the world. Championing bold thinking since opening its doors in 1965, it is a university on the rise – Wisconsin’s fastest growing UW. For more information, visit


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