Pre-Show Seminar – Representative Joel Kitchens

 “A Real Lulu” Pre-Show Seminar Topic:

 Representative Joel Kitchens

 Fish Creek, Wisconsin – Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of Paul Slade Smith’s world première comedy, “A Real Lulu,” will host speaker State Representative Joel Kitchens Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the theater.

“A Real Lulu” is set in the office of the Governor of Vermont.  Representative Kitchens will discuss his experience as a freshman politician during his first year in Madison.  Tickets to the performance of “A Real Lulu” at 8 p.m. are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free.

A post-show discussion with the cast and creative team of “A Real Lulu” is slated for Wednesday, June 24.   Audience members are invited to stay after the performance to participate.

Representative Kitchens is a Door County resident who is completing his first year as a State Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st Assembly District in Madison.  Kitchens and his wife Sherry, a pet animal veterinarian, moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1984 where they started their own veterinary practice.  He has continued to work as a farm animal veterinarian in Door and Kewaunee Counties for more than 30 years.

Kitchens ran for the State Assembly in 2014 following the retirement of Representative Garey Bies.  He serves in the State Assembly as Vice Chairman of the Education Committee as well as being a member of the Tourism, Agriculture, Environment and Forestry, Workforce Development and Financial Institution Committees.

Slade Smith’s comedy A Real Lulu” features a very nervous Ned Newley who suddenly finds himself promoted to the position of Governor of Vermont.  Ned’s a timid, nervous fellow who becomes terrified, flustered and inarticulate around the media.  While cameras and pollsters await, can political advisors shape Ned into the ideal candidate?  Or will Ned shape them?

“A Real Lulu” is sponsored by Ken Raupach.

Peninsula Players performs Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. with a 4 p.m. matinee Sunday, July 5 for “A Real Lulu.”   Individual and group tickets are also available.  Individual ticket prices range from $36 to $42.  There are no performances on Mondays.  For more information on future seminars or to reserve tickets phone the Peninsula Players box office at (920) 868-3287 or visit the website at