Theater – March 2021

Sleeping Giants Begin to Awaken by Jim Romenesko   When Wisconsin schools were shuttered on March 18 of last year, most of us never expected that the situation would extend well into this year.  But there are signs of hope! A survey of local high school theatre...

Theater – Jan/Feb 2021

Thriving Through Innovation by Jim Romenesko The current hold on live arts performances has impacted thousands across the country. But Lance and Kimberly Lewis of Champion Video have found that their production services are very much in demand as performing groups...

Theater – December 2020

Sounds Like Christmas by Jim Romenesko When Kieran Wallace walked onto the stage to appear in his first production at five years old, little did he know that eighteen years later, he’d play a key role in an innovative new version of that same production. The show was...

Theater – November 2020

An Island of Creativity in a Sea of Crisis by Jim Romenesko   When the going gets tough, Stephanie Kapsa, a music teacher in the Appleton Area School District, gets going. When faced with what she describes as “the inequities caused by online learning” and...

Theater – October 2020

The End of an Era by Jim Romenesko Record-breaking Broadway blockbusters can’t hold a candle to the nearly sixty-year run of one of Appleton’s classiest acts, Marcia Fellows of Marcia’s School of Dance. Citing the effects of the Covid crisis on businesses in general...