Netflix’s ‘Our Planet’ series coming to Weidner as a concert event

GREEN BAY – Netflix’s critically acclaimed “Our Planet” is coming to The Weidner as a concert event with an orchestra and a pair of famous voices.

David Attenborough and William Shatner will be on-screen co-narrators for “Our Planet: Live in Concert” at 8 p.m. March 25.

Cinematography from the 2019 nature documentary series, ranging from Siberian tigers to desert elephants, will be shown on a large projection screen and accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra onstage. The two-hour performance features music by Oscar-winning composer Steven Price, along with visual and sound effects.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 through Ticket Star at, 800-895-0071 and the Resch Center box office. Go to to sign up for presale access.

Prices have not yet been listed. A donation will be made to the World Wildlife Fund from each concert.

The eight-part “Our Planet” series narrated by Attenborough was filmed in 50 countries to show the planet’s natural beauty and how climate change impacts all of its creatures. It won an Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.

The 2023 concert tour kicks off Feb. 11 for a string of dates through April that also includes a performance March 16 at The Grand Theater in Wausau.

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Kendra Meinert is an entertainment and feature writer at the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Contact her at 920-431-8347 or Follow her on Twitter @KendraMeinert. 

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