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Our Holiday 2011 Production

Packer Fans From Outer Space

Musical Comedy

Performance Dates:
December 2-4; 8-10, 2011
7:30 PM
December 4 Sunday Matinee: 1:00 PM.

The cast...

Lee Tritz

Christie Witt

Kristin Felts

Troy Gildenzoph


David Farmbrough

Tim Englien

Rick Durrant

Amy Andrys

Linda Garski

Robyn Norton
"Space Bear"

Travis Slattery
"Space Bear"

Colton Janz

Jordan Haumschild
At the helm...
Chuck Huhnke


Artistic Director

Sue Popelka
Musical Director

Gary Popelka
Stage Manager


Stage Manager

Joel Goodness

Originally produced by the American Folklore Theatre in Door County, Wisconsin in 2002, Packer Fans went on to play in Green Bay and received this high praise -- "Packer Fans From Outer Space is a wonderful show and should be seen by everyone in Wisconsin, as well as our 'naturalized' brethren around the U.S. who share our devotion to Packers football," says Packers Executive Vice President John Jones.

THE STORY: Based (very) loosely on actual events, PFOS follows the exploits of Juddville fruit farmer Harvey Keister. Harvey, a big fan of the Green Bay Packers, is called upon by a group of Packer aliens to save their planet from the evil Space Bears. Marge, his Chicago Bears-loving wife, fears for his sanity. The actual events that were the inspiration for this offbeat musical are several UFO sightings over the skies of Door County in the Spring of 1952, and the 1953 tie game between the Packers and the Bears.

Gilbert and Jaylee Mead Auditorium
Rapids Mall
220 3rd Ave. S.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495