Visit These Must See Performing Arts Theaters in Door County

Live Entertainment and Theaters in Door County 

Peninsula Players Theater

America’s Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater. The Peninsula Players Theatre is nestled in a fragrant cedar forest overlooking the waters of Green Bay, where patrons come before curtain to stroll along the shore, enjoy a relaxing picnic, or have a cocktail while watching the sunset before the exhilaration of a live theatrical performance.

Peninsula Players Theater

Upcoming Performances

I Ought To Be In Pictures

The Angel Next Door

Million Dollar Quartet

Mary’s Wedding

The Stranger

Door Community Auditorium

The Door Community Auditorium is Door County’s 750-seat performing arts center. DCA has a rich history of bringing big name entertainment to the peninsula. The facility is used for a variety of performances from Gibraltar school concerts, musicals, and plays, to national touring acts, to the St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series.

Upcoming Performances

Fireside Coffeehouse Concert: Katie Dahl

PASSPORT PROGRAM: Dinosaur World Live


Fireside Coffeehouse Concert: pat mAcdonald

PASSPORT PROGRAM: Makin’ Cake with Dasha Kelly Hamilton

Fireside Coffeehouse Concert: Hans Christian

Northern Sky Theater

The Northern Sky Amphitheatre is our little piece of heaven in Peninsula State Park. The mission of Northern Sky Theatre is to create, develop and present professional musical and dramatic productions that will further the knowledge and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the United States. Be sure to join us each season for our intimate Fall Season shows presented at the Door Community Auditorium.

Upcoming Performances

Outdoor Plays

Hell’s Belgians

Belgians in Heaven

The Fisherman’s Daughters

Indoor Plays

Girls on Sand

Reality Trip

And If Elected

Door Shakespeare

Situated on the banks of Lake Michigan, enjoy the works of William Shakespeare performed by talented artists from across the region. Each season the company selects new works to perform, so you can experience a new story each season.

Southern Door Community Auditorium

Located in Brussels, Wisconsin, the Southern Door Community Auditorium is a 592-seat traditional stage theater established in 1991. Its superb natural acoustics and top-notch technical facilities, including a vast orchestra pit and a well-equipped scene shop, is a haven for school and professional performances. The auditorium’s backstage area, complete with star dressing rooms and a versatile box office, enhances the overall experience for performers and audiences alike.

Upcoming Performances

Miss Door County 2024

Two-and-a-half Belgians

SING, Door County!

“Oh Boy” Buddy Holly: Tribute to Buddy Holly

The MadHatters

Foreigner 4 Ever

Home for the Holidays

Third Avenue PlayWorks

In the heart of Sturgeon Bay lies the Third Avenue PlayWorks, a theater that recently underwent a remarkable $2.5 million makeover. This transformation has birthed a cozy yet elegant theater space, boasting a welcoming lobby, efficient box office, and ample space for rehearsals and costume preparations. This theater’s commitment to inclusivity sets it apart, ensuring complete accessibility for all patrons and performers. Their mission transcends mere entertainment; it’s about forging community bonds and fostering dialogue through diverse, professional productions.

Upcoming Shows

Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson-Apt. 2B

Stones in His Pockets

Jeeves Saves the Day

No Wake

A Gift of the Magi

Trueblood Performing Arts Center

Over on Washington Island, the Trueblood Performing Arts Center (TPAC) offers a more intimate setting with 253 seats. This multifunctional theater, a testament to the generosity of Ruth and Wilson Trueblood, is dedicated to nurturing creativity and the performing arts. As a nonprofit, TPAC hosts various events, supported by its active social media and YouTube presence, making it easy for enthusiasts to stay connected with their latest happenings. TPAC is a venue that is a community pillar fostering artistic expression.

Rogue Theater

Rogue Theater is a community-driven nonprofit venue in Sturgeon Bay. Renowned for its eclectic performances, including comedies, dramas, children’s camps, and vaudeville shows, this theater is more than just a stage. It serves as a cornerstone of community involvement, supporting local talent and contributing to causes such as food drives. As Rogue Theater looks forward to establishing a new permanent home, it continues to exemplify the arts’ vital role in community enrichment and unity.

Upcoming Shows

On Golden Pond

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