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It’s UW-Green Bay Theatre Season!

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

UW-Green Bay, Theatre season

Check out the UW-Green Bay Theatre Season schedule and ticket information.

Reminder: Sutton’s play in July

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Searching for Romeo

UW-Green Bay Prof. Brian Sutton’s original musical comedy Searching for Romeo will be performed Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14 in the Jean Weidner Theatre.

According to Sutton’s Searching for Romeo Blog, “The play re-imagines the Romeo and Juliet story from the perspective of the story’s ‘losers.’ That is, the central characters in Searching for Romeo are Rosaline and Paris, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play who are rejected by Romeo and Juliet, respectively…Rosaline and Paris achieve something that eludes Romeo and Juliet: a happy ending.”

Tickets and info are available on the Weidner Center website.

Cabaret Sweepstakes Begins!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Celebrate Cabaret Sassy Sweepstakes - Enter to Win

Celebrate the opening of Cabaret by entering the Cabaret Sweepstakes on Facebook. Participants could win free MP3 downloads, an entire MP3 album, and two tickets to Cabaret on Friday, April 20, along with a Cabaret backstage pass. The grand prize includes dinner for four along with four tickets to see the show on Saturday, April 21.

Note: Sweepstakes Requires Access to Profile Information
In order to legally comply with Facebook policy, a promotion must be conducted via a third party application. In the case of the Cabaret Sweepstakes, we chose to use woobox.com. In order to participate in the promotion, the Sweepstakes app will prompt participants for access to profile information including name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID, list of friends, and any other information that you have made public on your profile.

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Care to go ‘backstage’ for Cabaret?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

CabaretJoin Director Laura Riddle and Cabaret cast and crew in a post-musical event called “Cabaret Backstage Pass.”

Discover Cabaret from page to stage as Director Laura Riddle presents a behind-the-scenes look at the production of this award-winning musical, in the Fort Howard Hall theater at the Weidner Center immediately following the 7:30 p.m. show on Friday, April 20.

 • Enjoy cabaret singers at the “Kit Kat Club”
• Meet and greet the cast
• German desserts and coffee
• Cash bar available
• Reservations

Reserve your space now. Passes cost $20 and may only be purchased in advance from the University Ticketing Service & Information Center, 920‑465‑2400.

You may purchase your Cabaret tickets at the same time. Reserved seating advance purchase for Cabaret — Adult: $30, $25; Under 18, Senior: $27, $22.

‘Cabaret’ on its way to the Weidner

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Cabaret, UW-Green BayUW-Green Bay students are taking on Broadway with the spring production of Cabaret. The April 20 and 21 performances mark the first time a student production has performed on the Weidner Center stage in more than a decade. Set in the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930 Berlin, Cabaret is a musical that will highlight the best of UW-Green Bay Theater and Music. To purchase tickets and view show times, visit the theatre events page.

Win a chance to see ‘Cabaret’ – Free!
Celebrate the opening of Cabaret by entering the “Cabaret Sweepstakes” on Facebook starting Monday, March 19. Win tons of cool prizes such as free MP3 downloads, an entire MP3 album, and two tickets to Cabaret on Friday, April 20, along with a Cabaret backstage pass. The grand prize includes dinner for four along with four tickets to see the show on Saturday, April 21.

“Like” us today and watch for contest rules. www.facebook.com/uwgbalums.

Save the date – spring Theatre productions

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Criminal Hearts‘Criminal Hearts’ opens Feb. 23
Crime, infidelity, friendship highlight this comedy.
To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.

 

 

CabaretTake a Sneak Peak at ‘Cabaret’ – opens April 20
Set in the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930 Berlin, Cabaret premiered on Broadway in 1966, sweeping the Tony Awards. Cabaret has become a classic of American Musical Theatre featuring a brilliant and memorable score by Kander and Ebb who later collaborated on the musical Chicago.

To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.

‘Unnecessary Farce’ opens Nov. 11

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Unnecessary Farce
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors.

This fast-paced farce has murder, crime, intrigue, and, of course, an accountant who keeps taking off her clothes. Directed by Laura Riddle.

To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.

Mark Your Calendar

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

MUSIC and THEATRE

November
• Saturday, Nov. 5 – Faculty Recital: David Severtson, piano, Fort Howard Hall, 2 p.m.

• Friday, Nov. 18 – Chorale, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

• Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 21-22 – Czech and Slovak Voice International Competition of Montreal, Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 2:30-5:30 p.m.

• Tuesday, Nov. 22 – Vocal Jazz Ensembles, University Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

• Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Brass and Woodwind Ensembles, Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

December
• Saturday, Dec. 3 – Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Chorale, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

• Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

• Friday, Dec. 9 – Percussion and Hand Drumming Ensembles, University Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

February
• February 23-25, 29 and March 1-3 – Criminal Hearts, Jean Weidner Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

April
• April 20-21 – Cabaret, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION EVENTS

November
• Tuesday, Nov. 8 – Alumni Association Annual Meeting, Green Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. 5:30 p.m.

December
• Wednesday, Dec. 7 – Madison Area Alumni Reception, The Old Fashion Tavern and Grill, held in conjunction with Phoenix vs. Badger men’s basketball game. 5-7 p.m.

• Saturday, Dec. 17 – Graduate Reception, Titletown Brewing, 8-10 p.m.

January
• Saturday, Jan. 7 – Alumni Reception in Milwaukee, held in conjunction with UWGB vs. UW Milwaukee men’s basketball game. Location and time to be determined.

• Saturday, Jan. 28 – Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend, The Bar on Holmgren Way, held in conjunction with men’s game vs. Butler, 4-6 p.m.

February
• Saturday, Feb. 11 – Women’s Alumnae Basketball Weekend, Kress Events Center, held in conjunction with Wright State Game (2 p.m. at Kress Center), 11 a.m.

April
• Saturday, April 28 – Alumni Association Awards, Weidner Center, 4-8 p.m.

May
• Friday-Sunday, May 4-6 – Alumni Wilderness Weekend in the Dells

• Saturday, May 12 – Graduate Reception, Titletown Brewing, 7-10 p.m.

• Sunday, May 20 – Cellcom Marathon, 7:30-10 a.m.

‘Cabaret’ part of 2011-2012 theatre season

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

UW-Green Bay’s theatre program has announced its schedule for 2011-12, a season that will culminate in a special performance of Cabaret on the main stage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Read more.