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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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The Play’s the Thing 2022 Continues

Peninsula Players Theatre is thrilled to present in-person and virtual audio recordings of the recent works by playwrights Kristine Thatcher and Sean Grennan as part of their winter play reading series, The Play’s the Thing.  Previous works by both playwrights made their world premieres at America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, including Thatcher’s “Apparitions,” based on Door County’s rich …

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The Play’s the Thing – Kodachrome Cast Announced

Peninsula Players Theatre presents an audio recording of “Kodachrome,” a tender and funny comedy by Adam Szymkowicz, beginning Monday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. CST. Suzanne, the local photographer in a rural New England town, gives audiences a glimpse into the lives of her neighbors, one romance at a time. “Kodachrome” is produced with support …

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Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2022 Winter Play Reading Series

Peninsula Players Theatre announces the 2022 season of The Play’s the Thing, a winter play reading series presented to Door County audiences. Readings of the plays will be performed at Björklunden at 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor on Mondays, February 7, March 7 and April 4 at 7:00 p.m.  A virtual option will be available …

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