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Community Theatre & Arts

Keeping the arts Alive

Introducing a new era of theatre, music and arts.

Community theatre is active and thriving in the Real North. We boast two beloved theatre organizations and a community choir. Theatre on the Bay and Children's Theatre have been entertaining residents and visitors for decades. West Shore Chorale has been performing since 1981 and has a unique dynamic, connecting community and university members across all age and ability levels. We also create art events and workshops for the community. Come experience a new era of theatre and arts.

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Upcoming Shows

All shows take place in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre, University of Green Bay, Marinette Campus. 

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Theatre on the Bay
Thursday-Saturday, May 2-4, 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth, the butler, Miss Scarlet, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. Tickets on sale April 1.

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20th & 21st Century Love Songs: I Love My Love

I Love My Love

20th & 21st Century Love Songs
West Shore Chorale
Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m.

Admission to the spring concert of West Shore Chorale is a free will offering at the door. Donations exclusively support the West Shore Chorale.


Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical

April 18-20, 5-8 p.m.
Herbert L. Williams Theatre

Theatre on the Bay Choir Room, T-133
UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

Theatre on the Bay will be hosting open auditions for adult and children actors 8+. Interested actors should prepare a short monologue (it doesn’t have to be memorized, a 1-minute musical piece and be ready to read excerpts from the script. Please send song tracks to Brittany Welch at ahead of time, or be ready to connect to our Bluetooth speaker. All cast members will be chosen from auditions. Rehearsals will begin in May. Performances are July 19-21 and July 26-28, 2024.

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

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Upcoming Opportunity

West Shore Chorale

Fall 2024

West Shore Chorale is now accepting new members in preparation for the fall concert on Sunday, December 8. Full dress rehearsal Saturday, December 7.

West Shore Chorale has been performing since the 1981, when it was founded by David Giebler. The Chorale has a unique dynamic, connecting community and university members across all age and ability levels. The group is currently directed by Jane Wells. Registration for the fall semester is $35. 


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Sign Up Early

We will be rehearsing the play "The Rainbow Fish" throughout the week.

Youth Theatre Workshop

Join us June 17-21 at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre!

This workshop is designed to help young performers develop creativity, social skills, empathy and confidence through the performing arts as well as learning the process of auditioning and preparing for a full stage production.

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UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Children's Theatre
Children's Theatre

Children's Theatre offers theatrical opportunities for children ages 6-18. Since 1993, the theatre has proudly staged performances of our best-loved stories.

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Theatre on the Bay
Theatre on the Bay

Since 1966, Theatre on the Bay has been a community mainstay, representing the best of Marinette and inspiring community pride, inclusion and enrichment.

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus West Shore Chorale
West Shore Chorale

West Shore Chorale has been performing since the late 1980s and has a unique dynamic, connecting community and university members across all age and ability levels. 

Take a Seat Campaign

Your support will ensure community theatre continues to thrive in Marinette.

Your philanthropic investment will ensure Theatre on the Bay and Children's Theatre continue to delight, educate, and entertain future generations. A strong, dedicated endowment will provide long-term financial stability for performing arts at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus.

Pledge Your Support 

Lauryn Albaugh staff

Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Lauryn Albaugh at or (715) 504-3351.

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