Description: Rahr-West Art Museum invites you to partake in this visual delight and escape, if for even a short while, into the fantasy that's held in anticipation of the holidays. A walk through the Vilas-Rahr mansion when it is decked out in all its finery can't help but put you in the Holiday spirit.
Description: Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman, with songs from Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite", The Nutcracker tells the classic tale of a young German girl who discovers an enchanted kingdom ruled by a wooden Nutcracker Prince. The Nutcracker must fight a fierce battle against the wicked Mouse King. Highlights of the magical show include The Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Description: NEWDO is proud to announce that Green Bay native and Packer fan extraordinaire, Randi Osetek, is returning to the role of Sugar Plum Fairy. Randi was a freshman at Preble High School when she left to pursue her dream to dance professionally by attending the prestigious School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City. In fact, audiences will witness a reunion as returning Cavalier Stephen Hanna was her fellow student at SAB. Randi is currently a principal dancer with Carolina Ballet. Stephen is a former principal of New York City Ballet and is currently on Broadway in Hello Dolly! with Bette Midler. The effervescent Janel Meindersee and the dashing Erik Johnson of Milwaukee Ballet will reprise the roles of Elder Clara and her Nutcracker Prince. Former NEWDO dancer Eva Chronert, currently attending Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, will return this year to the Meyer stage to dance the role of the Snow Queen. Performance Times: Friday, November 24 1:00 and 7:00 Saturday, November 25 1:00 and 7:00 Sunday, November 26 1:00 Location: The Meyer Theatre 117 South Washington Street Green Bay, WI 54301 Purchase tickets: www.meyertheatre.org For More Information, Contact: Northeast Wisconsin Dance Organization 920-433-9510 www.newdo.org
Description: The 1957 album Birth of the Cool was the result of a creative collaboration between then up-and-coming trumpeter Miles Davis and innovative arranger Gil Evans. Drawing upon the influences of bebop and European impressionism and scored for an unusual instrumental nonet, this re-cording imagined a new future for jazz. An ensemble of UWGB music faculty and friends will recreate the album live from the restored manuscript. Historian Clif Ganyard will introduce the concert.
Description: Everything is on the line for seventeen dancers as they audition for a highly sought-after place in the chorus of a Broadway musical. Through this exhausting process, their stories and vulnerabilities are laid on the line as they ultimately come together and become one singular sensation! In a brilliant fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama, the musical features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love," “One,” and “I Can Do That.” A Chorus Line remains as powerful today as it did when it took Broadway by storm over 40 years ago. A Chorus Line: High School Edition is a full-length version of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical, adapted for performance by high school students with family audiences. Every aspect of the show has been developed specifically for high school performers.
Description: The St. Norbert College theatre program will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” beginning Friday, Nov. 3, and running through Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Webb Theatre of the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts. All shows will be held at 7:30 p.m., with the exception of the Nov. 5 performance, when a matinee will be presented at 2 p.m., followed by a discussion with the cast and crew. Tickets are on sale now. Advance prices are $15 for adults and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, visit www.snc.edu/tickets, or call the St. Norbert College Box Office at 920-403-3950
Description: "The Vagabond Halfback" is a show celebrating the life of Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Johnny (Blood) McNally and the Packers own unique story. A story of life, love, and Green Bay Packers football in the Roaring Twenties.
Description: The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience by recreating classic albums in a live performance setting with first class lighting and video production. Enjoy Prince’s Purple Rain performed in its entirety by a group of hand-picked musicians selected. With no sonic detail overlooked, the musicians do whatever it takes to musically reproduce the album. Following the album performance and a brief intermission, the Black Jacket Symphony returns to the stage to perform a collection of Prince’s greatest hits.