Door County is renowned nationwide for it’s array of local, independent theater in settings unlike any other. There’s the historic Peninsula Players on the water, Northern Sky Theatre in the woods of Peninsula State Park, and Door Shakespeare in the gardens of Bjorklunden. Plus great performances to be found in venues large and small up and down the Peninsula. Find them all here.

  • Door Shakespeare Presents First Youth Production and Sedaris Reading

    Door Shakespeare is offering back-to-back delights in December.  Something’s Rotten in the State of Denmark by Joseph Wallace – the troupe’s first youth production – will be performed Dec. 13 and 14, 7 pm; and Dec. 15, 2 pm, in Björklunden’s Vail Hall. The shows are free, but donations will be gladly accepted to support Door Shakespeare’s […]

  • DCA Announces 2020 Winter Lineup

    On the heels of a jam-packed summer and fall season, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) announces its vibrant 2020 winter season. The Door County Talks morning lecture series, coffeehouse concerts in DCA’s cozy lobby, and stellar shows on DCA’s state-of-the-art main stage will make for an eclectic calendar of events at DCA this winter. Main Stage […]

  • Rogue Theater Presents Family-Friendly ‘A Stable Situation’

    Rogue Theater will celebrate its seventh Christmas with a holiday production by John Steele that’s sure to please the entire family. In A Stable Situation – a fun and humorous tale with a special message – the animals in the Bethlehem stable discuss the evening and the arrival of the baby Jesus. The script also includes […]

  • Door Shakespeare Hosts ‘Holidays on Ice’ and Dessert Buffet

    Let the merrymaking begin as Door Shakespeare’s producing artistic director, Michael Stebbins, reads selected essays from Holidays on Ice by beloved humorist David Sedaris on Dec. 16, 7 pm, in Vail Hall at Björklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane in Baileys Harbor. Both thoughtful and playful, these stories are the perfect antidote to holiday craziness. The reading […]

  • ‘Sister’s Christmas Catechism’ Takes the Stage at SDCA on Dec. 13

    Celebrate the holidays Dec. 13, 7 pm, when the Southern Door Community Auditorium hosts Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold. It’s CSI: Bethlehem in this holiday mystery extravaganza – from the author of Late Nite Catechism – as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages: What happened to the […]

  • ‘A Tuna Christmas’ Sure to Be a Delight at TAP

    Celebrate the holidays with Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) during its production of A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. It’s Christmas eve in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, and radio station personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie are reporting local Yuletide news. What’s to be done about Joe Bob […]

  • TAP’s Hilarious ‘A Tuna Christmas’ Begins Dec. 12

    Tickets are now on sale for Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) production of A Tuna Christmas, the uproarious sequel to Greater Tuna, which was last staged at TAP in 2013. A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, takes the audience back to the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, for a holiday […]

  • Isadoora Theatre’s ‘Three Days of Rain’: A Richly Layered Romantic Drama

    Intense, funny, erudite, human, humane, explosive, tender, witty, intriguing, enigmatic, deceptive, layered – so layered. All of these descriptions came to mind after seeing Isadoora Theatre Company’s final show of the 2019 season, the romantic drama Three Days of Rain. The first act of this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Richard Greenberg takes place in an unoccupied, […]

  • Southern Door Community Auditorium Offers Eclectic Mix

    The Southern Door Community Auditorium (SDCA) will host a great series of events this winter and well into 2020.  “The upcoming season embraces an eclectic mix of superb artists,” said Terry Lundahl, SDCA program director. “I am pleased that the roster features such a broad range of talent. It’s certainly going to be an exciting […]

  • Double the Cast, Double the Fun

    Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Shines at Southern Door High School  Learning lines and music for a lead role in a school production is not an easy feat – especially when students are trying to balance that work with school, jobs and home life. Now imagine learning a character’s lines and songs as well as the […]

  • Sevastopol Stages Classic ‘Little Women’

    Students at Sevastopol High School will step back in time to the Civil War era when they bring Little Women to the stage Nov. 1-3. Originally published as a two-volume book by Louisa May Alcott in 1868 and 1869, Little Women is a classic tale of the four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy […]

  • Tickets on Sale Now for TAP’s ‘A Tuna Christmas’

    Tickets are on sale now for Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) holiday production, A Tuna Christmas. The play by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams will be on stage Dec. 12-31, performed Thursdays – Saturdays, 7:30 pm; and Sundays, 2 pm.  This hilarious, off-Broadway comedy – the sequel to the hit comedy Greater Tuna – invites […]

  • Auditions for Door Shakespeare’s Youth Production

    Door Shakespeare is holding auditions for its youth production of Something’s Rotten in the State of Denmark by William Shakespeare and Joseph Wallace. Auditions for actors who are eight to 17 years old will take place in the Peninsula meeting room of the Door County Community Foundation, 222 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, on […]

  • Sevastopol’s ‘Little Women’ on Stage Nov. 1-3

    Sevastopol Middle and High School will present Little Women Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at 7 pm, and Nov. 3 at 2 pm in the elementary school gym. During the American Civil War, four sisters – Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March – spend their days performing plays together, ice skating and other fun activities while […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School Choir to Present Broadway Cabaret

    The Sturgeon Bay High School Choir will present its first Broadway Cabaret and dinner at Sturgeon Bay’s Union Supper Pub on Nov. 2. The doors will open at 5:30 pm; a pasta-buffet dinner and concert will begin at 6:30 pm. The Broadway Cabaret will feature the high school choirs and solo artists performing classic Broadway […]

  • Rogue Theater Holds Auditions for ‘A Stable Situation’

    Rogue Theater will celebrate its seventh Christmas with an entertaining, humorous and heartwarming play that’s great for the entire family. John Steele’s A Stable Situation follows the animals in the barn as they discuss the arrival of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus. Rogue Theater is looking for adults, teens and children to audition. It needs […]

  • Play Readings: Excellent, Casual Theater Experiences

    Door Shakespeare Series Continues to Please  If you’ve never been to a play reading, don’t confuse it with the image you might have of people slouching around, snapping their fingers to  bongo-accompanied Beat poetry circa 1955. It’s not like that. Play readings are very casual affairs during which the actors speak from scripts arrayed on […]

  • Oh, My Gosh!

    Charlie Berens brings Midwest humor to Door Community Auditorium While everyone is counting down the days until Fall Fest and getting mentally prepared for that, I’m counting down the days until one of my dreams become a reality: being able to see the incredibly talented Charlie Berens live. Berens is best known for his online comedy […]

  • Isadoora Staging ‘Three Days of Rain’

    Isadoora Theatre Company is presenting its final show of the 2019 season: the Pulitzer Prize-nominated romantic drama Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg. Set in New York, Three Days of Rain centers on Walker; his sister, Nan; and their childhood friend Pip, who meet to settle their parents’ estate. Their fathers were longtime friends […]

  • Rogue Theater Holds Auditions for ‘A Stable Situation’

    Rogue Theater will celebrate its seventh Christmas with John Steele’s A Stable Situation. In this entertaining, heartwarming, humorous play, animals in the barn discuss the arrival of Mary, Joseph and their baby, Jesus. It’s a great show for the whole family. The theater troupe needs actors, singers, musicians and stage crew, and it encourages adults, […]