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Photographer Roger P. Watts

The St Croix Shakespeare Company Shakespeare in the Park…ing Lot Production Much Ado About Nothing (click here for slide show) It was great to be back behind the lens for the Zephyr Theater’s production of Much Ado About Nothing in Stillwater. You can see the full set of my photographs…

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Stillwater Gazette September 4, 2020

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with music at The Zephyr Theatre

The Zephyr Theatre in Stillwater will take full advantage of its temporary outdoor stage during the Labor Day weekend. Three different musical groups have been booked. The theatre’s parking lot has been transformed into an accommodating venue (seating is at a social distance).

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Stillwater Gazette August 28, 2020

The Zephyr’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is really something
Huzzah! The Zephyr Theatre is presenting Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” a clever, crowd-pleasing piece of professional theatre.

And that’s no small feat in the middle of the coronavirus crisis.

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Stillwater Gazette August 21, 2020

Love conquers all when The Zephyr Theatre presents Shakespeare
“Much Ado About Nothing” is William Shakespeare’s comedy about two sets of lovers — the battling Benedick and Beatrice and the mistaken Claudio and forgiving Hero.

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Stillwater Gazette August 8, 2020

Grab a seat for outdoor concerts at The Zephyr Theatre
Music lovers will find a lot to love at The Zephyr Theatre in the upcoming weeks. Check out this lineup of musicians performing on the theatre’s temporary outdoor stage.

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Stillwater Gazette July 31, 2020

Spot a trolley and see a Stillwater good neighbor
Do you know that Stillwater used to be the lumber capital of the world? You do if you’ve taken a ride on the Stillwater Trolley and Dick Zimmerman was your driver.

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Stillwater Gazette July 24, 2020

Mad Capper and theatre team up to present a cabaret

When customers arrive at the Mad Capper Saloon and Eatery in downtown Stillwater on Aug. 14, they’ll get a special welcome. That Friday evening, they’ll hear a rendition of “Willkommen,” the campy greeting from the 1972 movie “Cabaret.”

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Stillwater Gazette July 17, 2020

Zephyr Breeze Summer Series promises outdoor entertainment

The Tommy Bentz Band, with slide guitars and drums, christened the new outdoor stage at The Zephyr Theatre July 10. These three Wisconsin rockers were the first musicians to perform in the Zephyr Breeze Summer Series, and they attracted a crowd of nearly 100.

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Stillwater Gazette July 10, 2020

Zephyr Theatre will host July 4th celebration

Free root-beer floats have been part of the Fourth of July celebration hosted by The Zephyr Theatre for three years. That tradition will continue this year when the theatre reopens for entertainment July 4. While kids get their floats from the newly refurbished trolley car on the old tracks east of the theatre, adults will be able to buy drinks at the theatre’s bar.

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Stillwater Gazette June 30, 2020

Zephyr Theatre will host July 4th celebration

Free root-beer floats have been part of the Fourth of July celebration hosted by The Zephyr Theatre for three years. That tradition will continue this year when the theatre reopens for entertainment July 4. While kids get their floats from the newly refurbished trolley car on the old tracks east of the theatre, adults will be able to buy drinks at the theatre’s bar.

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Stillwater Gazette June 22, 2020

Relay for Life of Stillwater will move to The Zephyr Theatre

Joe Kohler, owner of Joseph’s Family Restaurant, supports Relay for Life of Stillwater and The Zephyr Theatre. This year, the Relay for Life of Stillwater, the annual fund-raising event for the American Cancer Society, will be held Aug. 7 in The Zephyr Theater’s parking lot.

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Stillwater Gazette June 15, 2020

Andy Rose is manager of the family-owned Rose Floral & Greenhouse in Stillwater.
With Rose as a last name and a well-established floral store and greenhouse as a business, Andy Rose was a natural pick as a sponsor for “The Secret Garden: In Concert,” a Zephyr Theatre production last fall.

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