May 8 - June 5

Peter and Irene are empty nesters looking to celebrate their big anniversary with a nice night out, but Stephen, their server, has other ideas. SLOW FOOD is a hilarious comedy that asks what do we want from life when what we need is something (anything!!) to eat. 

“[SLOW FOOD] generates plenty of laughs from a conflict that most of us have experienced: the desperate fight to have dinner in peace.” —ArtsFuse.org

June 26 - July 24

When a world famous documentarian makes a book club the subject of his next film, the wine starts to flow and it’s not just the books that get discussed. When the conversation strays from the literary to the personal, six young professionals learn that it is best not to judge a book, or a person, by its cover. THE BOOK CLUB PLAY is a fast, fun comedy about books and the people who love them. 


 “By the end, you honestly felt like part of the book club.”broadwayworld.com

August 7 - September 11

From end to beginning and beginning to end, Cathy and Jamie fall in and out of love in Jason Robert Brown’s modern masterpiece THE LAST FIVE YEARS. The musical features an unconventional structure: Jamie tells the story in forward chronological order, Cathy tells it in reverse and they meet once as they pass by each other, in the middle of the timeline. THE LAST FIVE YEARS is an emotional tour de force in fourteen songs written by one of the theatre’s greatest songwriters.

October 2 - 30

John and his daughter Caitlyn are birders. As they scan the skies over their backyard in suburban Maryland looking for elusive birds, years go by. Relationships begin and end. Children grow up and parents age. The climate and the world change in small and vast ways. BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA takes a close look at the relationship of a father and daughter over the course of a decade as they struggle to understand the parts of one another that defy understanding.

December 11 - 31

You’ve never experienced Charles Dickens’ holiday classic quite like this. The five WFBR Radio Players bring to life scores of characters, live sound effects and musical underscoring to create an authentic 1940’s radio experience all in front of a live studio audience. In A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A LIVE RADIO PLAY hear and see how Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas in this charming show for the whole family!

TAP Cabaret Series

TAP invites you to join us for addition dynamic entertainment this summer. Enjoy live music in our new Cabaret Series!

An Evening of Stephen Sondheim

June 11 and 18 at 7:30pm

A Tribute to Broadway

July 30 and August 6 at 7:30pm

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TAP is Door County’s premier year-round professional theatre, producing performances of comedies, dramas, and musicals in the newly-renovated Kane Theatre. Located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, this beautiful space brings audiences face-to-face with powerful stories by creating the most intimate theatrical experience possible. With its ever-growing reputation and its long-standing presence in the community, TAP is an integral part of Door County’s vibrant arts scene. Join us!