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Racine Theatre Guild Holds Signature Spotlight: Salute to America Virtual Auditions

Virtual auditions for “Signature Spotlight: Salute to America” are open from now until Friday, July 30, 2021 for the Racine Theatre Guild’s upcoming in-person concert. Bringing together classic patriotic songs, stars and stripes ballads, and red, white, and blue modern hits, this concert celebrates national pride while also commemorating the 20th anniversary of September 11. […]

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“The Show Must Go Online!” with the Racine Children’s Theatre

When summer theatre classes took a virtual turn this year, the Racine Children’s Theatre was able to take their show online. “The Show Must Go Online!: A Virtual Children’s Musical” will be live-streaming on the RCT’s Facebook page Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. The first-of-its-kind musical is a hilarious and heartwarming story of drama […]

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Racine Theatre Guild to Remain Closed through January 2021

After much research and discussion, the Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) Board of Directors has decided to postpone all performances and activities for the upcoming 2020/2021 season until January 2021. This includes all mainstage, Racine Children’s Theatre, Jean’s Jazz, Comedy Tonight, Signature Spotlight, and in-person classes held at RTG. “Since our shutdown in March, we have […]

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Racine Children’s Theatre Offers Virtual Summer Theatre Classes

RACINE, WI – Theatre classes have taken a new, virtual approach this year at the Racine Children’s Theatre. Students ages three to 18 can join in the fun and learning from the comfort of your own home. Some classes consist of prerecorded modules and others offer face-to-face engagement through Google Classroom and Zoom. While sessions […]

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Spend some time “On Golden Pond” at the Racine Theatre Guild

Touching, funny, and warmly perceptive, “On Golden Pond” runs Friday, January 10th through Sunday, January 26th at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. Ethel and Norman Thayer have spent every summer over the last 48 years at their lake home on Golden Pond. This year is blanketed in melancholy from Norman’s failing memory […]

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“A Fox on the Fairway” Auditions at the Racine Theatre Guild

The Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine, will be holding open auditions for Ken Ludwig’s, “A Fox on the Fairway,” on Monday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7 p.m. Two rival country clubs, Quail Valley and Crouching Squirrel, are competing head-to-head in the Annual Inter-club Golf Tournament. With money, jobs, and […]

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Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” returns to Racine Theatre Guild

Neil Simon’s Tony awarding winning, semi-autobiographical play, “Lost in Yonkers,” returns to the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, Friday, September 13 through Sunday, September 29. After the death of their mother, Arty and Jay’s father is weighed down by debts. They are left to live with their stern grandmother, childlike Aunt Bella, and […]

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Obituary: Penelope Gagnon

Penelope “Penny” J. Gagnon, 78, passed away Wednesday, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Racine, January 24, 1938, daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Nee: Pritchard) Keller and was a lifelong resident of Racine. On Oct. 26, 1957 at the First United Methodist Church she was united in […]