GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (WFRV) – In addition to the performances taking place live with an in-person audience, below is a look at the performances scheduled to take place in Northeast Wisconsin over the coming week. . Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, some events in the region will not take place this year, and many are presented with limited audiences.
TOTALS TO DATE
Since the start of cancellations and postponements of performances around March 12, 2020, in northeastern Wisconsin, at least 1,506 public productions and at least 4,883 performances have been affected, not counting clubs, casinos or other engagements.
Many organizations continue to schedule shows with limited audience capacity. The counts are just shadows of performance influenced by the coronavirus.
ARRIVAL ON THE GAME SCENE
– At Marion, Papa D Productions the Green Bay Performing Arts Group will present “Decade of Music” September 16 (6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show) at Northwinds Banquet Hall. Information: (715) 853-8346. The show looks back on the last 10 years of the troupe’s performances, as well as comedy.
– To Abrams, Abrams Spotlight Productions will present the musical “A funny thing happened on the way to the forum” (story in preview) at 7 p.m., from September 16 to 18; 1 p.m. Sep 19, 7:23 p.m. Sep 25; and 1 p.m. on September 26 at the Nancy Byng Community Theater. Info: abramspotlightproductions.com.
– In Green Bay, Green Bay Community Theater (story preview) will present Neil Simon’s “The strange couple” at the troupe’s Robert Lee Brault theater from 7:30 p.m., September 16 to 17; 4:18 p.m. Sep. 7:30 p.m. from September 22 to 24; and 4:25 PM – Sep 26 Info: gbcommunitytheater.com.
– In Oshkosh, Period theater will present Lee Blessing “Two pieces” at 7:00 p.m. Sept. 16-17 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at First English Lutheran Church, 1013 Minnesota St. Info: vintage-theatre.square.site. According to a press release: “Two Rooms” is set during the Persian Gulf War in the early 1990s. An American teacher, Michael (Adam Baurain), is captured and held hostage by Arab terrorists. Michael only knows his immediate surroundings – a windowless room with a single thin carpet. Back in the United States his wife, Lainie (Tara Gulbrandsen). emptied a room in their house with a single carpet to be at least symbolically with her husband. Lainie receives a visit from an ambitious journalist, Walker (Johnathon Krautkramber), who pushes her to denounce the government’s passive approach to hostage negotiations. A State Department representative (Leah Demski) warns Lainie to trust the government to run things. In the end, there are no winners, only the reality that compassion and humanity are the first victims of war. The director is Michael J. Laskowski, who formed the Vintage Theater, which presented productions in Green Bay and the Fox Valley. Lee Blessing best known for “A Walk in the Woods”.
– In Ashwaubenon, Ashwaubenon Performing Arts Center hosts “HYPROV: Improvisation under hypnosis” with the actor Colin Mochrie and hypnotist Assad Mecci at 7:30 p.m. on September 17. Info: ashwaubenonpac.org. According to a press release: The show begins with Mecci welcoming 20 volunteers on stage to hypnotize. He narrows them down to four or five of the most sensitive, then gets Mochrie to improvise with them – while they’re under hypnosis. Thirty volunteers are needed to occupy 20 stage seats. Those interested in participating in the interactive show must register in advance through the site. Volunteers must show both full proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the show to participate on stage.
– To Sheboygan, the new one Theater of the Seven Ages and the Town of Sheboygan will present a free outdoor production by William Shakespeare “Storm” September 17-18 at 6 p.m. and September 19 at 2 p.m. at Sheboygan City Green, 710 New York Ave. Snapshot: The play begins with a storm that brings together all of the enemies and family of his hero Prospero on the same island he shipwrecked 16 years ago with his then-daughter Miranda. A story of love, betrayal, redemption and forgiveness, Prospero and his spiritual companion Ariel work events with magic and their words across the island to make events conspire to come to an end. The distribution of local artists: Prospero, Christopher Fontaine; Miranda, Tara Jackson; Ariel, Morgan Bramstedt; Ferdinand, Jardin Fontaine; Caliban, Lee Evans; Gonzalo, Timothée Kaufmann; Antonio, Ryan Burg; Alonsa, Molly Dewane; Sebastia, Emily Sandoval; boatswain / Stephana, Kate Calvano; and Master / Trinculo, David Neese. The production is designed by Lee Koeppen with input from Bernard Starzewski of Parkview Playhouse at Manitowoc, Village Playhouse and Matthew Brulla. Tom Berger is a director. Emily Sandoval is assistant director. “The Tempest” is made possible with the support of the Town of Sheboygan and the Harbor Center Business Improvement District. Bring a blanket or a chair.
– In Shawano, Box in the wooden theater guild will present the comedy Moss Hart / George Kaufman “You cannot take it with you” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17, 18, 24 and 25 and at 2 p.m. on Sept. 19 and 26 at the Mielke Theater. Info: shawanoarts.com. Instantaneous; At first, Sycamores seem crazy. There are always things going on at the Sycamore house: the father makes fireworks in the basement, the mother writes plays (she is on her 11th birthday).e) and Essie dances through life and makes candy to sell. A xylophone and printing press are located in the dining room. Characters come and go in the house, including Essie’s Russian dance teacher, a former Grand Duchess and the tax collector who comes to see Grandpa, who does not believe in income tax. In contrast, the Kirbys. Tony, the handsome son of the Kirbys, has fallen in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dinner at Sycamore’s… one bad night. The tumult ensues.
– In Green Bay, Let me be Frank Productions will present “Frank’s family quarrel” (story preview, which includes dates of performances in Manitowoc, Marinette and Kiel) at the Meyer Theater at 7:30 pm on September 17, 18, 23, 24; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sep 25, 30; 7:30 p.m., October 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9. Info: meyertheatre.org.
– In Oshkosh, The Great Oshkosh will welcome “Remembering Red: A Tribute to Red Skelton” at 3 p.m. on September 19. Info: thegrandoshkosh.org. Brian Hoffman played the star of vaudeville, radio, film and television for many decades. From the TV show “The Red Skelton Show”, Hoffman includes some of Skelton’s best-known characters – Clem Kadiddlehopper, Gertrude and Heathcliffe and Freddy the Freeloader, as well as pantomimes.
– In Green Bay, Papa D Productions the Green Bay Performing Arts Group will present “Are you delirious!” “ Sept. 23, 24 and 30 (6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show) at the Riverside Ballroom. Info: daddydproductions.com. The show is a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper, as well as comedy. The company: Shelly Johnson, Angela Thielke-Zuidmulder, Michael Blair, Darren Johnson, Emily Sculliuffo (keyboard), Ryan Sette (guitar), Alicia Michelle (violin), Kevin Van Ess (saxophone) and Steve Seitz (drums).
– In Fish Creek, Northern Sky Theater Concludes performances of Matt Zembrowski’s mystery musical world premiere “What happened to Karl Janko? (my opinion) in the Peninsula State Park Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16-18. Info: northskytheater.com.
– In Fish Creek, Peninsula Players Theater concludes his interpretations of James Sherman “Romance in D” (my review) in his Théâtre-dans-un-Jardin at 7 p.m. from September 16 to 18 and at 2 p.m. on September 19. Info: Peninsulaplayers.com.
– At Tisch Mills, The Forst Inn Arts Collective will present continuing production of the Ernest Thompson play “On the golden pond” (my opinion) on the Forst Inn stage at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, 17, 18, 24 and 25 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 26 Info: forstinn.org.
– In Fish Creek, Northern Sky Theater continues his performances of the musical Paul Libman / Dave Hudson “Naked radio” (my opinion) at the Gould Theater until November 6 at 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, except at 2 p.m. on September 20 and October 28. Info: Northernskytheater.com.
– To From Father, The green room resumed “ComedyCity Family Fun Show” at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and “City of comedy improvisation show” at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. on Saturday. Info: thegreenroomonline.com.
ON THE CONCERT STAGE
– To Sheboygan, Weill Center for the Performing Arts will welcome “Wild deuces!” Piano duels ” at 7:30 p.m. on September 16. Info: weillcenter.com.
– In Oshkosh, Menominee Nation Arena will welcome “Soul Asylum: Back to Your Face Tour” at 6 p.m. on September 17th. Info: oshkosharena.com.
– In Ashwaubenon, Epic event center will welcome Ice nine kills with Escape from fate, currents and Fame on fire at 7 p.m. on September 17th. Info: epicgreenbay.com.
– To From Father, Rock women will perform at 7 p.m. on September 17 at the Voss Center for St. Norbert College “Cassandra Voss Celebration Concert 2021.” Info: snc.edu/tickets/.
– In Green Bay, The Garage des Arts will welcome “Open microphone evening” at 7 p.m. on September 17th. Info: theartgarage.org.
– In Sturgeon Bay, Miller Art Museum will host the concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo at 7:00 p.m. on September 17 in classic pieces like “Clair de Lune”, “Malagueña” and “Rhapsody in Blue”. Info: millerartmuseum.org. Admission is free, donations are accepted.
– In Manitowoc, Civic Center of the Capitol will welcome Sharpe family singers in “Married on Broadway” at 3 p.m. on September 18. Info: cccshows.org.
– In Egg Harbor, Birch Creek Musical Performance Center will welcome Lawrence University Jazz Faculty Quintet at 7 p.m. on September 18 at Juniper Hall. Info: birchcreek.org.
– To Sheboygan, Weill Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Trapper Schoepp at 7:30 p.m. on September 18. Info: weillcenter.com.
– In Egg Harbor, Pro Arte Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. on September 19 at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor in a concert presented by Midsummer’s Music Ltd. The entirely Beethoven repertoire includes the composer’s “Quartet in C major, Opus 59, No. 3”; “Quintet in C major, opus 29 and” Fugue for string quintet, op. 137. “Info: midsummersmusic.com.
– In Fish Creek, Community Gate Auditorium will welcome Lamentations at 7:00 p.m. on Sept. 19 Info: dcauditorium.org.
– At Tisch Mills, The Forst Inn Arts Collective will welcome “Open the microphone” at 6 p.m. on September 23. Info: forstinn.org.
– At Fond du Lac, Association of Fond du Lac concerts will host Irish singer David Shannon at 7:30 p.m. on September 23 at the Fond du Lac Performing Arts Center. Info: concertassociation.net/fonddulacwi/concerts2021.cfm.
+ CANCELED: Alan jackson, September 18, at the Resch Center, Ashwaubenon.
+ CANCELED: Steven paul spears, September 19, at Lawrence University, Appleton.