Xavier High School Theatre Production class will present “Jackie and the Beanstalk”

The Xavier High School Theatre Production class will present “Jackie and the Beanstalk”, a fresh look at the classic tale, written and produced by students in the class under the direction of Maureen Milbach, assisted by Xavier grad Megan Dumke.

The production will stream on demand May 24th – June 4th and will also have an onstage partial live performance accompanied by the video at 7:00 pm on May 27th.  The performance will be at the Xavier Fine Arts Theatre (located at 1600 W. Prospect Avenue in Appleton). The show is approximately 30 minutes and is ideal for children in of all ages. 

Tickets are available online at www.xaviertheatre.com or the box office, (920) 733-8840.  The box office is open for extended hours through May 14th, Monday through Friday from noon until 3:00 pm for phone orders.  We regret that we are unable to accommodate in-person sales at this time.

“Christmas Stars” to hold auditions!

“Christmas Stars,” a holiday-themed musical revue preparing for its 28th season, will hold auditions for adult (high school and above) singers and dancers and children in kindergarten through eighth grade on Saturday, May 15th from 9:00 to 11:30 am and on May 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton. 

Rehearsals are held at Xavier High School on Sunday nights beginning at the end of August for adults and in September for students. Performances for 2021 are December 2nd through December 12th at the Xavier Fine Arts Theatre.  The show’s director is Jim Romenesko, assisted by Sue Hahn.  Mary Doverspike is the choreographer and Peter Leschke is the choral director.

COVID-19 precautions will be followed for auditions and rehearsals.  Masks are required.

Auditions are by appointment.  Music and accompaniment are provided by the producers.  Those interested in auditioning may find more information as well as audition and registration materials at the “Join Our Cast” link on the show website:  www.christmasstars.org

Xavier Theatre will present “Spin”

Xavier Theatre will present Spin, a celebration of the pop music explosion of the early 1960s when the music of Leslie Gore, Franki Valli, The Chordettes & the Beach Boys shook the airwaves and filled hot rods and school gyms across the USA.  Performances will be live on stage at 7:00 pm May 6-8, 11-15 and at 2:00 pm on May 15.

Tickets are $12 and to ensure proper distancing and capacity limits, seats will be sold only in groups of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 on a first-come, first-served basis. They can be purchased online at www.xaviertheatre.com or by phone through the Xavier box office, (920) 733-8840.  The box office is open with expanded hours through May 14, Monday through Friday, noon until 3:00 pm.  You may leave a phone message at any time.  We regret that we are unable to accommodate walk in sales at this time.