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Jeff Awards Honor Peninsula Players Theatre Company Members with Nominations

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, celebrates the announcement of Chicago’s 2022 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations with the recognition of current and past company members.  The Joseph Jefferson Awards are Chicago theaters’ equivalent to Broadway’s Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards.  The Joseph Jefferson awards, established in 1968, annually honor outstanding professional theater artists …

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Meet the Cast and Creative Team of the Musical Whodunit ‘Murder for Two’

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, closes its 87th season with the madcap musical whodunit “Murder for Two” with book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and book and music by Joe Kinosian.   Everyone is a suspect in this fast-paced musical mystery featuring 13 characters, two actors and …

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The Intimate ‘I and You’ Explores Human Connections

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for its production of Lauren Gunderson’s “I and You.” Gunderson was awarded the American Theatre Critics Association’s New Play Award in 2014 for “I and You,” which balances the angst of the …

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“Ripcord” Deploys Laughter at Peninsula Players Theatre

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for David Lindsay-Abaire’s comedy, “Ripcord.”   What happens when two new roommates make a seemingly harmless bet?  It launches a war of one-up-“womanship” at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility.  “Ripcord,” which contains …

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“Write Me a Murder” Makes a Bang at Peninsula Players Theatre

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for the suspense-filled “Write Me a Murder” by Frederick Knott.  Knott, the author of the Hitchcock classic “Dial M for Murder” and the thrilling “Wait Until Dark,” was adept at taking audiences …

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Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Awards Grant to Peninsula Players Theatre

Peninsula Players Theatre is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Foundation for its housing campaign, Act II: Protecting the Past, Ensuring the Future. The theater announced the launch of its $3.5 million campaignat the opening night performance of the season on June 14. …

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Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Housing Campaign and Lead Donor

Peninsula Players Theatre is thrilled to announce the public launch of its capital campaign, Act II: Protecting the Past, Ensuring the Future.  Through the Act II Housing Campaign, the theater plans to raise $3.5 million to build two new dormitories which will replace the aged, insufficient structures in which members of the company currently reside.  …

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Act II – Housing Campaign

Peninsula Players Theatre possesses many valuable resources – a rich history, quality programming, breathtaking location, talented company, and dedicated supporters. However, it lacks the infrastructure needed to adequately house its company members. Peninsula Players could not produce world-class theater without its talented, hard-working staff and devoted interns. To attract and retain such skill, it is …

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