Critic Warren Gerds writes about the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Theatre’s production of “Big Fish: The Musical.” Gerds writes, “Commitment to telling the unusual story shows up all over this production, which taps into the players’ desire to perform.” More via Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘Big Fish: The Musical’ fanciful in Manitowoc | wearegreenbay.
“Students from Treehouse Theater in Manitowoc won a national Freddie G Excellence in Ensemble Work Award and earned other recognition at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta, which was held Jan. 17-19 at The Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.” The Treehouse Theater routinely hold performances on the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. The group’s schedule of events can be found here. Read more about their recent win via Manitowoc Treehouse Theater students win national award at Junior Theater Festival Atlanta | Herald Times Reporter.
UW-Green Bay alumna Amanda Scholz ’12 (Theatre and Arts Management) recently opened a gift shop in Brown Deer, Wis. The gift shop opened in Nov. 2019, just down the street from her childhood home. More via A Brown Deer native just opened a gift shop featuring local artists down the street from where she grew up | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer Alan Kopischke (Theatre), who recently directed Julius Caesar for UW-Green Bay, is performing in Third Avenue Playhouse’s The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. “Kopischke, the sole actor in the show, brings to life the inhabitants of a colorful seaside town as they awaken to the beauty of being different,” reads the Door County Pulse article.
Catch the remaining performances of “Julius Caesar,” presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre, on Thursday-Saturday, May 2-May 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in Theatre Hall. This is a vigorous staging of Shakespeare’s uncompromising look at the failures of both the leaders and the citizenry in a time of crisis. Learn more and get tickets.
UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance will be presenting “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare on April 26-27 and May 2-4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. Warren Gerds, critic at large at WeAreGreenBay, highlighted the show in a recent article. “The production is designed to be a bold staging of Shakespeareʼs uncompromising look at the failures of leaders and citizenry in a time of crisis.” Read more.
Warren Gerds, critic at large for WeAreGreenBay, highlighted the surge in theatrical fare in Northeast Wisconsin, which includes productions connected to UW-Green Bay, including “Julius Caesar,” the UW-Green Bay Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band, ‘An Evening with David Sedaris,” UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles and news regarding TEDxUW-Green Bay. Read more.
Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, “Julius Caesar” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 and Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4, 2019 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. About the play: “Julius Caesar is a conquering hero and a popular leader in Rome. So popular some want to make him King. What is the responsibility of Rome’s other leading citizens to oppose and resist this threat to Rome’s democracy? How far they will go may be influenced by their own aspirations. A vigorous staging of Shakespeare’s uncompromising look at the failures of both the leaders and the citizenry in a time of crisis.” Learn more and get tickets.
UW-Green Bay’s Theatre and Dance production of ‘Women Playing Hamlet‘ has received a glowing review, being dubbed a “right smart piece of theater.” The play will continue this week, with performances on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 through Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jean Weidner Theatre, located in UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center. Read the show’s full review.
UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance will be presenting “Women Playing Hamlet” on Feb. 28, March 1-2 and 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center. “Hamlet is a challenge for any actor, but when Jessica is cast as the title character in a NYC production she endures the “slings and arrows” (and advice) of dubious experts, in addition to making Sir Patrick Stewart her nemesis. Can she figure out “to be or not to be” by opening night? Women Playing Hamlet is fun for Shakespeare fans and everyone else. ” Learn more and purchase tickets.