Category: Performance

Door County is home to a selection of performance venues and ensembles unmatched by any other small communities in America. Birch Creek brings jazz and classical music to a rustic barn, Midsummer’s Music Festival tours the peninsula for intimate concerts, and the Peninsula Music Festival awes visitors and locals alike at the Door Community Auditorium each august. Find schedules for these and many other venues here.

  • Chamber Singers Spring Season Begins Under New Director

    The spring season of the Peninsula Chamber Singers, under the new artistic direction of Merle Colburn, will begin on Monday, March 3, 2008. Of the new position, Colburn stated, “It is my great honor to have been appointed to be the PCS Artistic Director.

  • Midsummer’s Music Presents Fifth Annual Easter Presentation

    Midsummer’s Music Festival will present the fifth annual performance of Franz Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece, “The Seven Last Words of Christ” on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm.

  • Door County Idol Competition Approaches

    With a resounding drum roll, six of Door County’s most talented young singers will step onto the Door Community Auditorium stage to compete for the title “4th Door County Idol” on Saturday, February 9, at 7 pm.

  • Dan Riley Brings His One-Man Boomer Baby Tribute Show to TAP

    In a career spanning more than 30 years, Dan Riley has appeared at theatres, performing arts centers, fairs and festivals and corporate events throughout North America and internationally.

  • Peninsula Music Festival February Fest Continues on February 12

    The Peninsula Music Festival’s 2008 February Fest will continue on Tuesday, February 12 with a concert at the Peninsula Art School. The 7 pm concert will feature PMF violinist Marilyn McDonald on baroque violin and associate conductor Stephen Alltop on harpsichord.

  • CD Release for Jana Nyberg Group

    Coming in March, The Jana Nyberg Group will release its first CD. The collection features Adam Meckler, trumpet and flugelhorn; Jake Nyberg, drums; Evan Montgomery, guitar; Mark Urness, bass; and Jana Nyberg, vocals and flute.

  • “Time Flies” Performed by Island Players

    Washington Island’s community theatre, Island Players, has chosen Time Flies…A Matter of Life and Death, seven, short, inter-related one-acts by David Ives, as its winter production.

  • Isadoora Announces Cast

    Isadoora Theatre Company announces the cast for its upcoming musical production of Working written by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso and based on the book of the same name by Studs Terkel with music by Schwartz, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers, Micki Grant, and Craig Carnelia.

  • Birch Creek Associates Invite You to “Concert to Go”

    Are you longing for warm summer nights and heavenly music drifting from the Dutton Concert Barn? How about enjoying Birch Creek’s first winter concert? Gather friends and family in the comfort of your own surroundings to enjoy a Birch Creek evening through the "Concert to Go" package.

  • “Time Flies” on Washington Island

    On February 15 and 16 the Island Players on Washington Island will present seven comedies by David Ives at the Washington Hotel. The production, Time Flies: A Matter of Life and Death, is produced by Charlotte Manning and directed by David Ranney and Carissa Mann.

  • Green Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra

    The Green Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducted by Mike Ross, will perform at the Weidner Center on Monday, March 10 at 10 am for area elementary students.

  • DCA Presents Third Annual “Door County Idol”

    With a resounding drum roll, six of Door County’s most talented young singers will step onto the Door Community Auditorium stage to compete for the title “4th Door County Idol” on Saturday, February 9, at 7 pm.

  • Auditions for Lyons’ “Ma’s Case…Ehn So?” at TAP

    Carol Lyons will hold auditions for her production of Ma’s Case: All the World’s a Stage, ehn, so? on Sunday, February 10 from noon – 3 pm at Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N.

  • Victoria Vox Featured in Concert at White Gull Inn

    Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Victoria Vox will be featured in concert Wednesday, December 12, at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek. The 8 pm concert is the second of a series of six this winter, featuring nationally touring acoustic folk musicians.

  • “The Christmas Schooner” – A Musical

    The Christmas Schooner, will be performed on Washington Island on December 1 at 7:30 pm and December 2 at 2 pm. Tickets prices are adults $12 and children $6.

  • Hagen Christmas Show is a Family Affair

    The Hagen Family returns to Third Avenue Playhouse for their annual Christmas concert on Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 pm. The harmonies, humorous presentation, wide variety of material and family values of this multi-generational group have made the Hagens favorites throughout the county and the state.

  • DCA Celebrates the Holiday Season with “The Nutcracker”

    The David Taylor Dance Theatre (DTDT) celebrates the yuletide season at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) with The Nutcracker. Under the direction of the company’s founder David Taylor, the DTDT version of everyone’s holiday favorite is bright, bold, and imaginative.

  • Music Man Charlie Eckhardt is Leading the Parade

    Like Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man, Gibraltar Schools’ music teacher Charlie Eckhardt is leading the parade…and his students are keeping step. Since first walking through the Gibraltar Schools’ music room in 2000, Eckhardt has won the hearts of teachers, students, and parents. With an infectious enthusiasm that radiates through his students, Eckhardt’s influence […]

  • Under the Newborn Stars: American Folklore Theatre

    “In our little corner of the woods, those ominous rumblings about the Death of American Musical Theatre are drowned out by the footfalls of 50,000 loyal fans strolling down the path in Fish Creek’s Peninsula State Park each year to laugh and cry with our merry players under the newborn stars.” – Fred Alley, AFT […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Festival

    As with so many good things in life, Midsummer’s Music Festival began as a conversation among friends. And, as often happens in Door County, those friendships were formed amid the excitement of building a long dreamed of home on the peninsula. In this case the home belonged to Jim and Jean Berkenstock, longtime visitors to […]