Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: St. Norbert College primed for action

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: St. Norbert College primed for action

Cultural activities start next week.

PHOTO: Main Hall is central on the St. Norbert College campus in De Pere. St. Norbert College photo

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Activity abounds again on the fall-winter calendar of St. Norbert College in De Pere. The campus is home to not only the college’s events but community performances as well in its sets of performance and exhibition spaces.

Here are highlights from a newly released campus brochure:

The campus will get attention Sunday night, Aug. 24, with a fireworks show.

- Exhibitions in the Bush Art Center include “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home,” opening Monday, Aug. 25. The college will remember one of its own, Bill Bohne, in an exhibition opening Oct. 17.

- The college’s theater program will present “Ghost Stories,” including a premiere, starting Oct. 31 in the Webb Theatre.

- The Webb also will be the location for such Evergreen Theatre community productions as “Wait Until Dark,” opening Sept. 12, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” opening Nov. 20, and “A Mostly Minnesota Christmas,” starting Dec. 5.

- The larger Walter Theatre will see the college/community’s Dudley Birder Chorale’s annual All Saints Day Concert of Nov. 1, a St. Norbert Community Band concert on Nov. 3 and the community The Dance Company’s “Nutcracker” ballet, opening Nov. 28, among other performances.

- Knights on Broadway show troupe returns with a Christmas show, starting Dec. 3, in Birder Hall.

- The student-run Knight Theatre will present “Into the Woods,” opening Jan. 29 in the Webb Theatre.

Information on these events – and such other activities as lecture, sports games and breakfast speakers – is at the website tickets.snc.edu.

You may email me at warren.gerds@wearegreenbay.com. Watch for my on-air segments on WFRV between 6 and 8 a.m. Sundays.

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