Theatre on the Bay hosts annual “Christmas by the Bay” at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2023

Marinette, WI — In December Theatre on the Bay (TOB) returns with its seasonal favorite “Christmas by the Bay,” a collaboration with Children’s Theatre and First Street Academy of Dance, featuring amazing local talent. This year the theme is ‘stage and screen,’ and the audience is invited to sing along to their favoite movie and musical favorites.

“Our holiday show is an annual tradition,” says Lauryn Albaugh, UW-Green Bay Program Specialist for the Community Theatre and Arts. ”The company and community look forward to it every year.”

Tickets are now on sale for performances Friday & Saturday, December 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m. Visit the Theatre on the Bay website for details. The show is directed by Brittany Welch. A preview of solo, duet, quartet, ensemble and more songs include:

Counting Down to Christmas (from A Christmas Story, The Musical)
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (from Home Alone)
That Christmas Morning Feelin’ (from Spirited)
Hot Chocolate (from Polar Express)
White Christmas (from Holiday Inn)

Visitors to the show will enjoy recent theatre renovations that include new seating and technology upgrades for lights, sound and streaming capability.

Theatre on the Bay is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Training, offering adults and youth opportunities to participate in theatrical productions. Since 1966, Theatre on the Bay has been a community treasure in Marinette with its home stage on the Marinette Campus.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus offers students in the region and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan a start on more than 200 academic programs within the UW System. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention and help to smooth the transition to college. Scholarships, in combination with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state — including in-state tuition for qualified students coming from Michigan’s U.P. – make a UW education accessible to all. Situated on 36 acres along the historic shoreline of the bay of Green Bay, the Marinette Campus is a beautiful place to learn and grow. Here, students engage with award-winning faculty, cheer on state-champion athletes, attend amazing theater productions, live at home or on campus and prepare for completion of their bachelor’s degree. The Marinette Campus is part of the four-campus University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community, with campuses in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

About UW-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and 80,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre- college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2023, UW-Green Bay is the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin, and the third largest regional comprehensive in the state. For more information, visit

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