DCA Announces Winter 2024 Lineup

Door Community Auditorium’s (DCA) 2024 winter season will include the Door County Talks morning lecture series, three Coffeehouse Concerts by local musicians and several main-stage shows.

Passport Program Main Stage Shows

DCA’s first main-stage show of 2024 will be a  Jan. 30 performance by interactive prehistoric puppetry troupe Dinosaur World Live at 6 pm.

Next, on Feb. 9 at 7 pm, vaudevillian chamber music ensemble The Fourth Wall presents a fast-paced variety show titled “Fruit Flies Like a Banana.”

The Fourth Wall. Submitted.

On March 1 at 7 pm, writer and performance artist Dasha Kelly Hamilton will explore race, culture and class in her piece “Makin’ Cake.” A cake reception will follow the performance.

Dasha Kelly Hamilton. Photo by Andrew Feller.

Ticket prices for main-stage events vary; advance ticket purchase is recommended.

All three main-stage shows are part of the Passport Program, which is made possible with the help of local businesses and non-profit organizations. 

Coffeehouse Concerts

Songwriter and playwright Katie Dahl will kick off DCA’s Coffeehouse Concert series, playing a set in the venue’s cozy Fireside Lobby on Jan. 27.

Up next is award-winning songwriter pat mAcdonald of Sturgeon Bay’s Tambourine Lounge, who will play on Feb. 24. 

The series ends with a set by Grammy-nominated cellist Hans Christian on March 2. 

Hans Christian. Submitted.

All Coffeehouse Concerts take place at 7 pm. Tickets are $17.50 each and advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Coffee and baked goods will be available for purchase at each show.

Door County Talks Series 

This year’s Saturday-morning lecture series at DCA starts with a Feb. 3 talk about Wisconsin elections and the Supreme Court by St. Norbert College professor Charles Jacobs. 

Another talk is slated for Feb. 24, this one by University of Wisconsin-Green Bay professor Kristopher Purzycki, who will discuss creativity and artificial intelligence.

Both lectures begin at 10 am and are free to the public, though donations are encouraged. 

Each talk will include a short break, a post-talk question-and-answer session with the speaker, and coffee and baked goods available for purchase.

For more information and ticket reservations, call 920.868.2728 or visit DCA is located at 3926 state Highway 42 in Fish Creek. 

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