WI's Peninsula Players Opens Cooney's Farcical Family, Aug. 17

News   WI's Peninsula Players Opens Cooney's Farcical Family, Aug. 17 Peninsula Players, the Fish Creek, WI, professional troupe that calls itself America's oldest professional summer theatre, continues its 1999 season Aug. 17-Sept. 5, with Ray Cooney's farce It Runs in the Family.

Peninsula Players, the Fish Creek, WI, professional troupe that calls itself America's oldest professional summer theatre, continues its 1999 season Aug. 17-Sept. 5, with Ray Cooney's farce It Runs in the Family. Next up for the season will be the Ted Swindley's popular musical portrait, Always...Patsy Cline (Sept. 9-Oct. 10).

The company draws Chicago-area talent such as Greg Vinkler, Carmen Roman, Joe Foust, David New, Alan Kopischke, Thomas Vincent Kelly and Kate Fry. The Peninsula Players Theatre, in north Wisconsin's Door County, is located between the Egg Harbor and Fish Creek off Highway 42, along the shore of Green Bay.

Performances are Tuesday-Sunday and tickets range $20-$26. For information, call (920) 868-3287.

-- By Sean McGrath