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Nicolet Welding students help construct Noises Off theater set


April 1, 2013

Nicolet College Welding student Dustin White from Eagle River, pictured here, took a day of his Spring Break recently to help construct the rather elaborate theater set for the upcoming Nicolet Players production of Noises Off.

theater weldingThe metal framework is so large that it had to be built in pieces in the Welding lab by White and other students and then hauled into the Nicolet College Theatre and welded together right on the stage.

The comedy is structured as a play within a play about an ambitious director and his troupe of inept actors. As the cast and crew attempt to put together a comedy called Nothing On, nothing goes right. Actually, it’s an unmitigated disaster, rife with misplaced props, missed cue lines, mad love affairs, and backstage shenanigans fueled by rivalries. In the final act, onstage and backstage coalesce into a hilarious collective nervous breakdown.

Tickets are $7 and $9 and can be ordered by clicking here or calling (715) 365-4646.

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, and again Thursday through Saturday, May 9 to 11. Sunday performances may 5 and 12 will begin at 2 p.m.

All performances will be held in the Nicolet College Theatre in the Learning Resources Center on the Nicolet Campus, located one mile south of the city just off of Hwy. G.