Weidner Center

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Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
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Address 2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin
United States
Coordinates 44°31′59″N 87°55′22″W / 44.532992°N 87.922841°W / 44.532992; -87.922841Coordinates: 44°31′59″N 87°55′22″W / 44.532992°N 87.922841°W / 44.532992; -87.922841
Owner University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Type Performing arts center
Capacity 2,021
Opened 15 January 1993 (1993-01-15)
Website
www.weidnercenter.com

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Part of University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, it has a mandate of providing a venue accessible to both the university population and to the larger Green Bay community. The center is named after the university's founder, Edward Weidner. It is the home of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay's theatre and musical ensembles and hosts individual entertainers and touring companies. The center seats about 2,021, with three levels of seating and The center opened on January 15, 1993.

Since 2005, the center has not booked Broadway performances, and instead has focused on campus and community performances, speakers, and educational programming.[citation needed] Since 2006, a non-profit organization, Weidner Center Presents, has handled the booking of larger shows.[citation needed]

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