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“Nunsense” Opening Postponed at Racine Theatre Guild

RACINE – With opening night a mere two days away, the Racine Theatre Guild announced today that this weekend’s performances of “Nunsense” have been canceled citing COVID-19 breakthrough cases among cast and crew as the reason. “The show must go on” is synonymous with live theatre across the globe, until now. The COVID-19 pandemic meant […]

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Sinfully Hilarious: RTG’s “Nunsense” Opens Friday, Jan. 7

The Racine Theatre Guild brings a classic back to its stage this January. “Nunsense” is an uproarious musical comedy featuring some of our local area’s most vibrant talent. (Left to right) Juliana Garcia-Malacara, Robbyn Wilks, Betty Petersen, Ellie Hammond and Kara Ernst-Schalk strike their holy poses in “Nunsense.” – Photo Last performed at RTG in […]

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Racine Theatre Guild to Host Auditions for “Clue: On Stage”

RACINE – The Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) is preparing for another fabulous production. “Clue: On Stage,” a cult classic for decades, will be performed in late March/early April 2022. Director Doug Instenes will hold auditions on Monday, Jan. 10, and Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at RTG, 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. Roles are available […]

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“Guys on Ice” Auditions held Dec 6, 7 at Racine Theatre Guild

Open auditions are being held at the Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) for the comedic ice fishing musical, “Guys on Ice” on Monday and Tuesday, December 6 and 7. Artistic Director Doug Instenes will hold auditions each night at 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave, in Racine. The show offers […]

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“A Christmas Story” Opens December 3 at RTG

After having their 83rd season canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Racine Theatre Guild is ready to welcome patrons back into the House for their 84th season with “A Christmas Story,” sponsored by Rasmussen Diamonds. The Story Ralphie Parker only has one wish: to wake up Christmas morning with the coveted Red […]

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Racine Theatre Guild to hold auditions for “Nunsense”

The Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) will be holding auditions for the musical comedy, “Nunsense,” directed by Katie Kowbel, next month. Details for the auditions, content and COVID-19 safety are as follows: WHEN:November 15–16, 2021, at 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. WHERE:Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave, Racine HOW:Auditions are by appointment only. If you are interested […]

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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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Former Racine Theatre Guild Managing/Artistic Director to Receive AACT National Award

Norm McPhee of Provo, Utah, formally of Racine, Wisconsin, is being honored with the David C. Bryant Outstanding Service Award by the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). The 2020 and 2021 AACT National Award presentations will be pre-recorded and streamed during the Virtual AACT Fest 2021 National Theatre Festival, Saturday, June 19, beginning at […]

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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Moody McCarthy Brings The Laughs To Comedy Tonight

Stand-up comedian Moody McCarthy, featuring Dan Wilbur, brings the laughs to the Comedy Tonight series on Saturday, February 1 at 8 p.m. at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. Moody McCarthy has performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Conan,” and the “Letterman Show.” Moody was born “Matthew” into an Irish-American family of seven where, […]

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Racine Theatre Guild

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements The mission of the Racine Theatre Guild, Inc. is to engage in the theatre arts pursuing activities and productions of high standards and artistic integrity that will enrich and ensure a better quality of life for the residents of Racine and southeastern Wisconsin by providing educational, cultural, avocational, recreational, and […]