Peninsula Players Play Reading Series Concludes

From left are Sean Parris, Jurgen Hooper and Greg Vinkler in the Peninsula Players staged reading of “Butler” by Richard Strand at Björklunden Monday, April 8. An enthusiastic crowd heard the new work that explores and humanizes the genesis of Major General Benjamin Butler’s, read by Vinkler, views that escaped slaves be considered “contraband of war” that could be impounded and not returned to their southern owners.

March 27, 2013. Fish Creek, WI.  – Peninsula Players Theatre concluded its winter playreading series The Play’s the Thing with a staged reading of “Butler” by Richard Strand at Björklunden.   “Butler” concludes The Play’s the Thing, a winter series of play readings produced by Peninsula Players Theatre.

The Play’s the Thing is funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin, as well as generous grants from Ministry Door County Medical Center and the Door County Community Foundation Arts Fund and Education Fund.

Peninsula Players Theatre is America’s Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre. The Play’s the Thing is part of the Players’ continuing winter outreach programming, presenting professional play readings for the public and for students receiving play writing instruction. Learn about Peninsula Players’ summer seasons at