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Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 United States

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Jan. 2020

New Orleans’ most celebrated modern brass band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, pairs up with The Squirrel Nut Zippers and their multi-platinum blend of 1930’s era jazz, swing and Delta blues. For these two groups, breaking molds and charting a new musical course is what helped each attain the highest level of success. An eclectic, multi-genre house party…with two sets plus collaboration.


The Office! A Musical Parody

Jan. 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Singing! Dancing! Paper! It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin.

Feb. 2020

Award-winning and internationally acclaimed theater artists, the Q Brothers generate original work fusing hip-hop and theater, adapting classic stories to a wholly original, entertaining and fast-paced style of comedic performance that has been energizing audiences for over two decades. Commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Othello is spun out and lyrically rewritten over original beats in this high-energy spin on Shakespeare’s play, proving that the Bard himself was the original master of rhythm and rhyme.


(M)iyamoto is Black Enough

Feb. 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Maybe it’s punk, or funk, or new poetry punk, or acid new music; but whatever it is, (M)iyamoto is Black Enough is pulling audiences out of their seats with a combination of poems and complex musical compositions that, together, speak directly and forcefully to the issues of all our times with driving and hypnotic beats. Featuring the poetry of Roger Bonair-Agard, the compositions of Andy Akiho (steelpan and percussion) with Jeffrey Zeigler on cello and Sean Dixon on drums, MiBE…


The Weidner Philharmonic showcases the talents of UW-Green Bay music faculty, the accomplished orchestral musicians who live and work in our region, and the outstanding acoustics of Cofrin Family Hall. The Weidner Philharmonic is committed to professional presentations of engaging and creative musical programming.

Mar. 2020

GRAMMY®-nominated blues-rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa returns to the Weidner Center in support of his all-original studio album Redemption.


GRAMMY®-nominated blues-rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa returns to the Weidner Center in support of his all-original studio album Redemption.


Broadway Princess Party

Mar. 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

STARRING SUSAN EGAN, LAURA OSNES AND COURTNEY REED Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess as an iconic trio of Broadway’s original Belle, Cinderella, and Jasmine host an evening of festivities alongside their own Fairy Godfairy, Benjamin Rauhala, and special guests!


Speakeasy on Stage

Mar. 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the Speakeasy On Stage for a night of Roaring 20’s big band music with our own Green Bay Jazz Orchestra and special guests. The bartenders mix up the gin rickeys and old fashioneds, and the dance floor beckons as you and your party enjoy table seating on the Cofrin Stage in the most dapper, hotsy-totsy attire. It’s going to be the bee’s knees. Get your tickets! ON STAGE EVENT

Apr. 2020

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical

Apr. 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

May. 2020

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

May. 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PRESENTED BY THE BROWN COUNTY CIVIC MUSIC ASSOCIATION For the second consecutive year, Civic Music proudly closes its season by pairing the musical magnificence of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra with the impeccable acoustics of Cofrin Family Hall. Under the musical direction of new conductor Ken-David Masur, the MSO continues to build on its status as one of America’s premier orchestras.


Always…Patsy Cline

May. 8 @ 7:30 pm - May. 24 @ 3:30 pm

A WEIDNER CENTER PRODUCTION WITH THEO UBIQUE Fri., May. 8, 2020 · 7:30pm Sat., May. 9, 2020 · 7:30pm Sun., May. 10, 2020 · 2:00pm Wed., May. 13, 2020 · 2:00pm Thu., May. 14, 2020 · 7:30pm Fri., May. 15, 2020 · 7:30pm Sat., May. 16, 2020 · 2:00pm Sat., May. 16, 2020 · 7:30pm Sun., May. 17, 2020 · 2:00pm Wed., May. 20, 2020 · 2:00pm Thu., May. 21, 2020 · 7:30pm Fri., May. 22, 2020 · 7:30pm Sat.,…

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