2016-2017 Roncalli Drama Department Productions        Tickets

Fall Play

Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward

WHEN: October 27th, 28th, and 29th @ 7:00 pm
WHERE: Zimmer Auditorium, Roncalli Fine Arts Center
DETAILS: The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance. Elvira makes continual attempts to disrupt Charles's marriage to his second wife, Ruth, who cannot see or hear the ghost.

Tickets are $7 each (for everyone). General Admission (guests pick their seat when they arrive, no assigned seat number). Box office will be open from 5-7pm on Monday, October 24th and every night of the show.

Christmas Show

Christmas Show

WHEN: December 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
WHEN: December 4th at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Zimmer Auditorium, Roncalli Fine Arts Center
DETAILS: Plan now to attend our 13th annual Christmas show.  Make plans to attend and reserve your tickets early, they do go quickly. This is Roncalli's gift to our many supporters. We hope to enliven your Christmas spirit through song and dance. 

Box Office Hours:
Roncalli families ONLY - Monday, Nov. 21, 5-7pm
Public ticket reservations:
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 11:30am-1:00pm (following Grandparents Day)
Mon. & Tues. Nov. 28 & 29 5:00-7:00pm

Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun

WHEN: March 9th, 10th, and 11th @ 7:00 pm
WHERE: Zimmer Auditorium, Roncalli Fine Arts Center
DETAILS: Music/lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Dorothy and Herbert Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926), a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank Butler.
Ticket prices are $15 (adults), $10 (students), and will be on sale 5-7pm on Feb 28, March 6, 9, 10, & 11.

Tickets are available at the Roncalli Box Office which is located in the Atrium of the Fine Arts Center. For more information about days and hours it will be open for each show, please call 920-686-8151.

2015-2016 Fine Arts Center Brochure

Roncalli Fine Arts Center

Drama News

I am asked on occasion how we select the shows we present each year. There is no easy answer; however, there are some underlying philosophical ideas that influence the choices we make. Because each show is different, the criteria differ as well.

One of our primary goals is to provide the opportunity to participate to as many students as possible. This includes both onstage performers and technical personnel. We also want the content of the play to be consistent with the school mission statement. Our fall production is usually a drama or comedy. This allows those students who aren't singers or dancers a chance to shine. The drawback is that there are very few plays with more than 7 or 8 significant parts so not all students who audition can be cast. We do structure our Christmas show so that any student who wants to participate can do so. This is also true of the spring musical. Students audition, and roles are selected, but everyone is cast. Therefore, we choose musicals that can accommodate large numbers. Over the years we have repeated some selections because they not only fit the criteria, but they also fit well with the talent we know we have. Fewer and fewer musicals are written that are high quality, appropriate for the high school setting, and technically possible. We have traditionally double cast the roles alternating performers each night to allow for greater participation. Our annual summer show has evolved into a "pop" music revue and is open to graduated 8th graders, Roncalli students, and alumni. This show is purely for fun, and anyone interested is included. We are proud of the range and quality of our productions and look forward to entertaining our audiences again this school year.

Tim Olson

Personal Ads in Fine Arts Programs

Show your favorite performer, musician, singer, sound or light specialist, actor or director just how proud you are of their part in the Roncalli production of Annie Get Your Gun, AND support Roncalli Fine Arts by purchasing a personal ad in the show program. For the order form, please CLICK HERE.


Best Seat in the House

The Arts have flourished at Roncalli since the opening of the Fine Arts Center in 2002. This versatile complex includes classrooms for band, choir, and art, practice rooms, and dance rehearsal space. The Zimmer Auditorium, (capacity 700), provides a venue for worship, convocations, presentations, and meetings. The stunning Atrium hosts community events, receptions, and student displays.

Join over 300 sponsors by sponsoring a seat for $1000 in the Zimmer Auditorium. Sponsored seats can be a show of support, or a lasting tribute to the people we care about: students, parents, teachers, or loved ones.

All are welcome to add to this legacy of support by sponsoring a seat. For more information, please contact Cyndi Kraemer at 920-686-8145 or view the brochure by CLICKING HERE