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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse reaches for something ambitious with its production of the durable hit musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. The performance itself is a little rough around the edges musically
Theater
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its 2013-2014 season with Yasmina Reza’s Art, a drama delving into the nature of art and human relations. It’s a fun story that features an intimate look at three characters played by
Theater
Friday, July 19, 2013

Sunset presents ‘How to Succeed in Business’

Shepherd Mead worked as a mailroom clerk at an advertising agency. In the course of an eventful several years, he became vice president of the company. Mead spoofed his success story in his 1952 parody of traditional
Theater
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Optimist’s free Shakespeare show

 Optimist Theatre returns this summer with another free, outdoor Shakespeare production. This time around, Optimist stages the show in Kadish Park’s amphitheater overlooking the downtown Milwaukee skyline
Theater
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
 One of many plays by William Shakespeare to be staged in Wisconsin this summer, the Optimist Theatre’s As You Like It has the distinction of being perhaps the only one presented for free. Optimist has been doing a free outdoor
Theater
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The intimate outdoor experience of Door Shakespeare comes in comedic and tragic moods this summer as it presents both Macbeth and Love’s Labour’s Lost. The lesser known of the two, Love’s Labour’s Lost, is a light
Curtains
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Whenever I see a production of Peter Pan is announced, I am reminded of Jack Hitt\'s tale of a stage production of Peter Pan gone horribly, horribly wrong from a 1997 episode of This American Life.This summer, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School’s Community Theatre Works presents a staging of the play which is unlikely to be plagued by the same problem...
Theater
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Larry Shue’s comedy The Foreigner continues to be greatly entertaining nearly three decades after it first debuted in Milwaukee. SummerStage of Delafield’s outdoor space in Lapham Peak State Park provides an airy intimacy
Theater
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
 The Alchemist Theatre’s intimate venue will host an epic classic, King Lear, in a space capable of amplifying the immediacy of human emotion, with an excellent cast. Milwaukee theater star Bo Johnson stars. Bringing a
Theater
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
 As programming choices go, Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is either one of the easiest or most difficult to make. On the one hand, Hamlet has instant recognition. Everyone read it in high school