Door County Musical Troupe Adds Fall Concert Series | WFRV Local 5

FISH CREEK, Wis. (WFRV) – For the first time, Northern Sky Theater will present a fall concert series at the Peninsula State Park Amphitheater during the first three weeks of September. Info: www.northernskytheatre.com.

Performances start at 4 p.m.

According to a press release, “We have long wanted to expand our outdoor offerings into the fall,” said Fred “Doc” Heide, Northern Sky Theater co-founder, playwright and fall concert performer Doc Heide. “It’s a great time to be out in Door County, and we can’t wait to showcase so many of our favorite Northern Sky singers, musicians and friends.”

The schedule:

+ Thursday-Saturday 1-3 September: “Return to the woods”.

Featured are composer/pianist James Kaplan and actress/songwriter Karen Mal.

Collaborators and friends for nearly 30 years, Kaplan and Mal currently appear together in the Northern Sky Theatre’s “Fishing for the Moon” pit band.

Joining the two guests, Minnesota songwriter David Stoddard and Sturgeon Bay singer Kay Stiefel

+ Thursday-Saturday 8-10 September: “The Jeff and Katie Show”.

Singer-songwriter and playwright Katie Dahl and Northern Sky Theater Artistic Director Jeff Herbst are teaming up to reprise their popular show. The variety show includes baking, trivia, banter, and music.

They will be joined by Memphis multi-instrumentalist Eric Lewis as special guest on September 8-9 and Doc Heide on September 10.

+ Wednesday-Friday, September 14-16: “Northwoods Nightcap: Happy Hour Edition”.

Doc Heide will team up with playwright/actor/singer Lee Becker. The two will host and perform in the format they created in the mid-2000s for the Peninsula State Park stage.

Their concerts which will feature humor and lots of original music. Included will be “Into the Moocherverse,” featuring several Ernie the Moochers from “Guys on Ice.”

Heide and Becker will host a variety of special guests, including Dan Klarer and Matt Zembrowski.

The performances will take place outdoors. Tickets are general admission. No park pass is required to attend Northern Sky performances. Refreshments will include beer for the first time.

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