Events Archive

Bonkerz Comedy Series: Dan Brennan

LIVE STAND-UP WITH DAN BRENNAN AS SEEN ON ABC’S AMERICA’S FUNNIEST PEOPLE & WLUP The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Dan Brennan, a talented impressionist who delivers a clever observational humor based on life experience as a family man and working class stiff. (Rated PG-13) GENEVA THEATER: Saturday, 7/13 at 8:30pm Tickets $10 - In advance […]

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Moonlight Movies – The Goonies

Moonlight Movies on the Beach - The Goonies At Riviera Beach in Lake Geneva. Concessions available, bring something to sit on. FREE and Open to the Public! Movies will start at disk (approx. 9pm).

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Vice

The first Thursday of every month is a free senior movie from Silver Screen Movie Club, sponsored by local businesses. Pick up free tickets at any sponsor listed on silverscreenmovieclub.com Thursday, July 4, 2019 Vice — The 2018 Oscar-nominated film about George W. Bush VP Dick Cheney that portrays him as a quiet Washington insider […]

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Annie Jr.

ACTORS’ GUILD LIVE PRODUCTION The Geneva Theatre Actors’ Guild presents Annie Jr., performed by youth actors. GENEVA THEATER:  Wednesday, 6/19 at 7:30pm and Friday, 6/21 at 10am Donations will be accepted to benefit St. Francis de Sales Players

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Patti Vasquez

AS SEEN ON NICKELODEON, TBS, COMICS UNLEASHED and THE OPRAH NETWORK The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Patti Vasquez, a comedian, writer, actor and talk show host who always loves finding the funny moments in life. Patti has written and performed three hit solo shows, along with appearing on “Nick’s Mom’s Night Out” on Nickelodeon, “The […]

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Barefoot in the Park

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 7:30 PM & FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 10:00 AM The Geneva Theatre Actors Guild will close out its 2018-2019 performance season in June with a popular Neil Simon play, Barefoot in the Park. Home from New York, appearing in this romantic comedy on the historic Geneva Theater stage, will be professional actress Jacey […]

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The Upside

FREE SENIOR MOVIE The first Thursday of every month is a free senior movie from Silver Screen Movie Club, sponsored by local businesses. Pick up free tickets at any sponsor listed on silverscreenmovieclub.com Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Upside — A 2017 comedy drama about a wealthy quadriplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who […]

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Barefoot in the Park

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 7:30 PM & FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 10:00 AM The Geneva Theatre Actors Guild will close out its 2018-2019 performance season in June with a popular Neil Simon play, Barefoot in the Park. Home from New York, appearing in this romantic comedy on the historic Geneva Theater stage, will be professional actress Jacey […]

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Stan & Ollie

FREE SENIOR MOVIE Stan & Ollie — Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy due, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song — a grueling theatre tour of pos-war Britain. (PG - Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson) GENEVA THEATER: Thursday, 5/2; doors open at […]

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Bonkerz Comedy Series: Sally Edwards

As seen on Showtime, A&E, and Comedy Central, Sally Edwards is a mother, stand-up comic, author and a 1-woman show powerhouse who has travelled the country performing acts like “BIG PEOPLE, little people,” “Laugh to Good Health," and “Family Lunacy.” Originally from Chicago, Sally is uplifting, and inspiring, and believes parenthood is best achieved with […]

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Steel Magnolias presented by Geneva Theater Actors Guild

Wednesday April 17, 2019 -- Two Performances: 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. On the historic stage of Geneva Theater, Geneva Theater Actors Guild will present the comedy-drama, Steel Magnolias as a reader’s theater. The play, written by Robert Harling after his sister’s death, examines the bonds of friendship among a group of women in a […]

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Steel Magnolias presented by Geneva Theater Actors Guild

Wednesday April 17, 2019 -- Two Performances: 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. On the historic stage of Geneva Theater, Geneva Theater Actors Guild will present the comedy-drama, Steel Magnolias as a reader’s theater. The play, written by Robert Harling after his sister’s death, examines the bonds of friendship among a group of women in a […]

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The Mule

Every first Thursday is a free senior movie. MUST PRESENT FREE TICKET, available at businesses listed on silverscreenmovieclub.com. The Mule is a true story based on a 90-years-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran who turns into a drug mail for a Mexican cartel. Starring Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Manny Montana. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Rated […]

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Slap Shot

Lake Geneva Film Club presents a Hockey Night party, showing the 1977 comedy cult classic Slap Shot. Paul Newman is a hockey coach who saves his team and drives spectators wild by encouraging players to act like outrageously violent goons. Enjoy Hockey Night raffles for a #17 Steve Hanson Chiefs jersey and Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues tickets, arena […]

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Comedian Bob Jay

The man with voices in his head is next comedian at Geneva Theater! As seen on Comedy Central! A master of impressions and sound effects is the next Bonkerz comedy show headliner at Geneva Theater appearing Saturday, March 23, 2019. Bob Jay is a stand-up comedian and voice-over artist who has made a name for […]

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Geneva Theater Actors Guild (GTAG) presents Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf as a readers theater for two performances: Wed., March 20, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., March 22 , 10 a.m. The Edward Albee drama examines the complexities of marriage as a bitter, aging couple, use alcohol and a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional […]

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Geneva Theater Actors Guild (GTAG) presents Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf as a readers theater for two performances: Wed., March 20, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., March 22 , 10 a.m. The Edward Albee drama examines the complexities of marriage as a bitter, aging couple, use alcohol and a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional […]

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First Man

The first Thursday of every month is a free movie at Geneva Theater sponsored by Silver Screen Movie Club. MUST PRESENT FREE TICKET, AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT SPONSORING BUSINESSES LISTED ON-LINE AT:  silverscreenmovieclub.com A look at the life of astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk […]

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Green Book Movie & Discussion

SUNDAY, March 3 Emily Kornak, director of Lake Geneva Public Library, will lead a discussion at Geneva Theater about Green Book, winner of the 2018 Academy Awards for Best Picture; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Mahershala Ali; and Best Original Screenplay, after the 4:00 showing. Movie Description: A working-class Italian-American bouncer is the driver of […]

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The Godfather

In honor of the 91st Academy Awards, the Lake Geneva Film Club is proud to present Mario Puzo's 1973 Best Picture Winner The Godfather. Widely regarded as the greatest film of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito […]

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

This Saturday! 10:30 a.m., Feb. 23, 2019 This is the original 1971 classic starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, the bizarre owner of a fantastical chocolate factory who is looking for a child heir to carry on his candy-making legacy. Spoiled, bratty, disobedient kids and their befuddled parents don't survive the tour, while Charlie is […]

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The Odd Couple

Geneva Theater Actors Guild (GTAG) revisits the Neil Simon comedy classic...with a twist. The Odd Couple premiered on Broadway in 1965, advancing on to the silver screen and a long-running television series, but in 1985, Simon wrote an adaptation featuring the same story line but women -- Florence Unger and Olive Madison -- inviting friends over for a […]

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The Odd Couple

Geneva Theater Actors Guild (GTAG) revisits the Neil Simon comedy classic...with a twist. The Odd Couple premiered on Broadway in 1965, advancing on to the silver screen and a long-running television series, but in 1985, Simon wrote an adaptation featuring the same story line but women -- Florence Unger and Olive Madison -- inviting friends over for a […]

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Kristen Toomey

LIVE ON VALENTINE’S DAY! AS SEEN ON THE LOL NETWORK, NPR, and CHICAGO MED The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Kristen Toomey, a performer in L.A. and New York City, and everywhere in between. She’s a regular on the late night comedy show "Man of the People” with Pat Tomasulo, and can be seen and heard […]

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The Old Man & the Gun

The first Thursday of every month is a free movie at Geneva Theater sponsored by Silver Screen Movie Club. MUST PRESENT FREE TICKET, AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT SPONSORING BUSINESSES LISTED ON-LINE AT:  silverscreenmovieclub.com Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, is The Old Man & the Gun (2018), based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at […]

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2001: A Space Odyssey

POSTPONED UNTIL FEB 6, DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

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GERRY GROSSMAN

GERRY “THE HUMAN JUKEBOX" GROSSMAN... LIVE! AS SEEN ON HBO The Bonkerz Comedy series welcomes Gerry “The Human Jukebox” Grossman, a fabulously entertaining one-man comedy rock and roll show with a repertoire of thousands of hits. For over 35 years, Gerry has been wowing audiences with his incredible ability to play virtually any rock hit […]

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Geneva Theater Actors Guild

Geneva Theater Actors Guild visits the days of ink wells and quill pens as members transform themselves into famous British authors Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, and Daphne du Maurier. On the historic stage in Geneva Theater, meet the authors behind some of the most famous novels in the world in this original production written by the cast […]

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Little Women

The first Thursday of every month is a free senior movie at Geneva Theater sponsored by Silver Screen Movie Club. MUST PRESENT FREE TICKET, AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT SPONSORING BUSINESSES LISTED ON-LINE AT:  silverscreenmovieclub.com Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, is Little Women (2018), a modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. This version follows the lives of four sisters - […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life. Relive the magic of this classic performed as a radio play. On the historic stage Geneva Theater, the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will perform It’s A Wonderful Life as a radio play adapted by Joe Landry. There will be two performances:  Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 21, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life. Relive the magic of this classic performed as a radio play. On the historic stage Geneva Theater, the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will perform It’s A Wonderful Life as a radio play adapted by Joe Landry. There will be two performances:  Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 21, 10 a.m. Admission is free; however, a suggested donation of […]

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A Christmas Carol

Lake Geneva Film Club screens A Christmas Carol, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, 7 p.m. See the 1951 film starring Alastair Sim, widely considered to be the definitive movie version of Charles Dickens' classic novel. Sim plays Ebenezer Scrooge, a London miser who, despite his wealth, refuses to make charitable contributions and treats his sole employee, Bob Cratchit, as an […]

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Gene Renfroe

The Bonkerz Comedy series continues on the historic stage of Geneva Theater with live comedians on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, 8 p.m. As seen on FOX, ABC and NBC, Gene Renfroe's comedy is based on his days as Mr. Mom, his 19-year marriage, and his view of the world. Gene retired from accounting after 20 […]

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Silver Screen Movie Club’s free senior movie in December may cause dancing and singing in the isles. Laden with the Abba songs, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) is the sequel to the popular Mamma Mia!, both are set in the beautiful Greek Isles. This time, Sophie learns more about her mother and all three […]

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The Big Lebowski

The Dude is coming to Lake Geneva! In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Lake Geneva Film Club is proud to present the comedy-cult-classic The Big Lebowski on the BIG screen on November 28th! The Geneva Theater and the Friends of Hillmoor are teaming up with the LGFC to make this quite an event. They […]

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A Moon for the Misbegotten

Geneva Theater Actors Guild delves into a drama this month with A Moon for the Misbegotten. The final work of playwright Eugene O’Neill, an unscrupulous trio plots and schemes over the future of the Connecticut farm the three call home. There will be two performances on Geneva Theater’s historic stage:  Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts free at Geneva Theater during city’s Magical Musings Festival Magical Musings in Lake Geneva, the city’s inaugural Harry Potter-inspired festival, includes a free family movie and a costume contest at Geneva Theater. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will play Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:00 a.m., free to the first 220 people. The 2016 […]

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When Hearts Beat Loud

Doors open at 7:30am, movie at 9:30am. Free admission & refreshments courtesy of the Silver Screen Movie Club! When Hearts Beat Loud is a drama about a father and daughter who form an unlikely songwriting duo the summer before she leaves for college. It stars Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Toni Collette and Blythe Danner. Rated PG-13. […]

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Nosferatu

Happy Halloween! Vampire Costume Contest October 31 @ 8:30 PM The Lake Geneva Film Club presents F.W. Murnau's silent film Nosferatu (1922) starring Max Schreck as the original vampire, Count Orlok. As a special treat, Chicago's foremost photoplay organist, Jay Warren, will be appearing live on his organ to accompany this classic silent thriller! http://silentfilmsjaywarren.com/index.html The […]

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American Horrors Film Festival

Creatures in the Night Oct. 26-27, 2018 - 2nd annual American Horrors Film Festival The American Horrors Film Festival is a 2-day, curated, horror film fest, screening original shorts, features, music videos, and documentaries that have been submitted and vetted from across the country.

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The 39 Steps

Geneva Theater Actors Guild presents The 39 Steps! See two performances on Geneva Theater's historic stage in Theater 1:  Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m. with an Opening Night Reception in the lobby, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, 10 a.m. October 24 @ 7:30 PM and October 31 @ 10:00 […]

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Bill Gorgo

LIVE! BONKERZ COMEDY SERIES with BILL GORGO Bonkerz Comedy continues to bring nationally-touring live comedians to the historic stage of Geneva Theater on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, 8 p.m. As seen on FOX, ABC and Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gorgo is a 20-plus-year veteran of the standup comedy scene in addition to being a credited high […]

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I fidanzati della morte (1957)

I fidanzati della morte (1957) English Translation:Engaged to Death Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 Theater 4, 2 p.m. This fully-restored Italian motorcycle racing drama appears with English subtitles. Directed by Romolo Marcellini, it stars Rik Battaglia, a famous Italian character actor who also appeared in the European “spaghetti westerns” of the 1960s and ‘70s like Duck, You […]

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GA-GA PARTY!

Geneva Theater and DenayCocoBay have teamed up for a spectacular Ga-Ga Party to celebrate the release of A Star is Born, starring Lady Gaga herself, directed by and co-starring Bradley Cooper. The party begins this Friday, Oct. 5, between 5:30 - 6 p.m. at DenayCocoBay, 259 Broad St., downtown Lake Geneva. With each purchase of […]

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Ocean’s 8

FREE SENIOR MOVIE GENEVA THEATER: Thursday, 10/4; doors open at 7:30am, movie at 9:30am Free admission & refreshments courtesy of the Silver Screen Movie Club! Ocean’s Eight (2018) - Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. (PG-13 - Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway)

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The Sound of Music

The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music (1965) starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, based on the true story of Maria and Captain Georg von Trapp. Directed by Robert Wise. Winner of five Academy Awards including the 1966 Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress. Geneva Theater: […]

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SLYVIA

A comic masterpiece. Two Performances! Wednesday, September 19, 10 AM & 7:30 PM, Reception 7 PM A man and his dog... and his wife. The Geneva Theatre Actors Guild opens its fall season on the historic Geneva Theater stage Wednesday with two performances of the comedy Sylvia. New York actress Jacey Powers, a Lake Geneva […]

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UNCLE LAR’ LIVE!

AS SEEN ON HBO, SHOWTIME, A&E & FOX The Bonkerz Comedy Series continues on the historic stage at the Geneva Theater in downtown Lake Geneva. Larry Reeb is the wise-cracking black sheep, politically incorrect relative everyone knows. "Uncle Lar’" offers tips on everything from marriage, to lotteries, to children… always topping them off with, "That's […]

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Pulp Fiction

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 7 - 9 p.m. The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Pulp Fiction (1994) starring Samuel L. Jackson, Ving Rhames, Uma Thurman, John Travolta and Bruce Willis. Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Geneva Theater:  Screen 1, 7 p.m., 8/22 LGFC is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go directly to the […]

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COMEDY AT THE GENEVA

The Bonkerz Comedy Series returns to the stage at the historic Geneva Theater, downtown Lake Geneva. On Saturday, August 18, 2018, laugh at Lee “LA” Lycan who has appeared on FOX with comedian Shawn Shelnutt, and has toured with Louie Anderson, Billy Gardell, and Frank Caliendo. At 6’5″ tall he has been dubbed The Sears […]

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Some Like it Hot

The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Some Like it Hot (1959), starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemon. GENEVA THEATER:  7pm Wednesday, 7/25 LGFC is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go directly to the building of the Never Say Never Playland. For details, visit www.lakegenevafilmclub.com

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Psycho

Alfred Hitchcock's psychological horror film from 1960, at 7pm A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Psycho is now considered one of Hitchcock's best films and praised as a major work of […]

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Please Stand By

June 7, 2018 Silver Screen Movie Club Presents Please Stand By Starring Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette, Alice Eve Wendy sees things differently: she's fiercely independent, with a brilliant mind and a mischievous sense of hilarity. Wendy also has autism. To her, people are an indecipherable code and the world's a confusing place. Inspired by her […]

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Comedian Vince Carone

Comedian Vince Carone – Live on Stage Saturday, April 28, 9 PM Prepare to laugh until you cry! Performing since 2001, Vince Carone has become known for being fast-talking, quick-witted and dominating the stage. He is unrelenting. His ability to rattle off more material in one show than most could in a weekend is what […]

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North by Northwest

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7pm Alfred Hitchcock's glamorous, espionage thriller from 1959 starring the dashing Cary Grant in his prime and the beautifully seductive Eva Marie Saint. One of the most entertaining movies ever made and one of Hitchcock's most famous suspense/mystery stories of his entire career. This is a tale of mistaken identity, with […]

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The British Connection

Geneva Theater Actors Guild presents The British Connection On April 19th at the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will present The British Connection: enjoy three of the most popular British authors as they share stories of their lives and inspiration for their work. The authors are Jane Austen (as portrayed by JaNelle Powers), Rudyard Kipling (as […]

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The Fourth Wall

The Fourth Wall by Award Winning Playwright A. R. Gurney Thursday, March 15, 2018 Suggested Donation $10.00 Proceeds benefit Badger High School Theater Scholarship Fund The Geneva Theatre Actors Guild, in conjunction with the Lake Geneva Movie Theater and the Friends of the Theater, are proud to present Pulitzer Prize winning author A. R. Gurney's […]

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Darkest Hour

Thursday, April 5, 2018 Doors Open: 7:30 a.m. – Movie Starts: 9:30 a.m During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Cast: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott […]

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Love, Loss and What I Wore

On February 8th at the Geneva Theater Actors Guild will present Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's play Love, Loss and What I Wore. The play will be presented at 7:30 pm at the historic Geneva Theater on Broad Street in downtown Lake Geneva. Love, Loss and What I Wore uses clothing and accessories and the […]

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