July 2017

Local talent, UW-Green Bay student Valentin performs on Broadway

Posted July 7, 2017

Two local teens got a chance to perform on a Broadway stage as part of a music theater workshop in New York City. One is headed to UW-Green Bay. Green Bay Southwest student Felix Torrez and Liz Valentin took part in The Jimmy’s earlier this week — the high school version of the Tony Awards. They won trips to The Jimmy’s by taking home the best actor and actress awards at the local Center Stage Awards. Valentin graduated from Green Bay West and she’s headed to UW-Green Bay in Fall 2017.

Alumna LeCaptain gets best actor nomination

Posted July 7, 2017

Molly LeCaptain, a 2012 graduate of Theatre and Dance, has been nominated for best actor in a musical by the 2017 Chicago Theatre Awards.  The Hawk Chicago announced nominations for the inaugural Chicago Theatre Awards, a contest in which all winners are chosen entirely by audience vote. The first round, which invited write-in submissions, ended June 23rd. The official nominees were decided by almost 1,600 voters.  LeCaptain is one among a group of elite actors that were nominated for Best Actor in a Musical:

  • Colette Todd - Next to Normal - BoHo Theatre

  • Patti LuPone - War Paint - Goodman Theatre

  • Christine Ebersole - War Paint - Goodman Theatre

  • Molly LeCaptain - Strangest Things! - Random Acts

  • Kevin O'Connell - Strangest Things! - Random Acts

  • Sydney Charles - The Wiz - Kokandy Productions

  • Henry McGinniss - Urinetown - BoHo Theatre

  • Amanda Horvath - Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera - Underscore Theatre Company

  • WilLiam Roberts - The Most Happy Fella - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

  • Stephanie Stockstill - Northanger Abbey - Lifeline Theatre