Third Avenue Playhouse
Door County Professional Theater … Up Close and Personal

WE TELL STORIESStories that provoke thought, laughter, and tears in the intimate setting of our 84-seat Studio Theatre. TAP is Door County’s only year-round professional theatre, featuring top talent from across the country.

WE SING SONGSIn the 250-seat mainstage, TAP presents concerts by national artists and local favorites alike performing everything from classical to bluegrass.

WE TEACH LESSONS… Theatre Skills are Life Skills: creativity, collaboration, and spontaneity. Our StageKids program offers classes and performance opportunities to students of all ages.


TAP is a proud member of Theatre Communications Group, the Peninsula Arts & Humanities Alliance, the Door County Community Foundation, Wisconsin Arts Board and Theatre Wisconsin. In 2005, TAP received the Door County Visitor Bureau’s Pride in Place award. 

Read about our Mission and a Brief History of TAP

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TAP is a member of THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, a non-profit service organization dedicated to nurturing, strengthening, and promoting professional non-profit theatre in the United States.

TAP employs members of ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION, the labor union of professional actors and stage managers.

TAP employs members of THE STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY, a national theatrical labor union.