Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Pre-Show Seminars and Post-Show Discussions

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce the lineup of Pre-Show Seminars and Post-Show Discussions for its 2024 season. Guests are invited to arrive early for special seminars on topics related to the shows and stay after select performances to participate in conversation with the artists.

Summer Pre-Show Seminars begin at 6:30 p.m. inside the theater, and the Autumn Seminar on October 11 will begin at 5:30 p.m.  General admission seating, no tickets necessary.  Tickets are available for the performances following the seminars.  Pre-Show Seminars are free events for the public as a commitment to educate and serve the community at large. 

Pre-Show Seminars will be held on:

  • Tuesday, July 2 – Neil Brookshire, actor, filmmaker and playwright
  • Wednesday, July 24 – Paul Slade Smith, playwright of “The Angel Next Door”
  • Thursday, August 8 – Paul Sowinski, bass and vocals for Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns
  • Thursday, August 29 – Mauricio Kilwein Guevara, poet, educator and more.
  • Friday, October 11 – Dr. Christopher Chan, Agatha Christie expert

Post-Show Discussions are held immediately after certain evening performances, providing audience members with the opportunity to ask questions about the show. Have a question about the performance? Or do you want to know how a bit of stage business was accomplished? This is the time to ask!

Post-Show Discussion will be held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, June 25 –  “I Ought To Be In Pictures”
  • Wednesday, July 17 – “The Angel Next Door”
  • Sunday, August 11 – “Million Dollar Quartet”
  • Friday, August 30 –  “Mary’s Wedding”
  • Saturday, September 14 – “The Stranger”

Peninsula Players Theatre performs Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the summer except for Sundays, July 7, July 28, August 18, and September 1 at 2:00 p.m. “The Stranger” performs Tuesdays through Sundays at 7:00 p.m. except for Sundays, September 8, and October 20 at 2:00 p.m.  The audience pavilion’s side panels, doors and vents will remain open throughout the summer season.  Patrons should dress for the weather and be prepared for shifting temperatures and breezes off the bay.   

Ticket prices for the 2024 season range from $47 to $56, and students 18 and under receive a 50% discount.   Group leaders may make reservations for 15 or more by phoning the Box Office at (920) 868-3287.   Season, individual and student ticket information, Gift Certificates, ticket prices, curtain times and more are available at