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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

First Stage kids help out in ‘The Baker Street Irregulars’

It’s no mystery why First Stage selected the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as the subject of its season-opening production, Sherlock Holmes: The Baker
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Friday, May 9, 2014

First Stage’s spirited rendition of the teen detective

 No doubt about it, Nancy Drew was a gal ahead of her time. The famed teen detective of the 1930s sparked the imaginations of millions of young girls who longed to experience Nancy’s
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Friday, April 4, 2014

First Stage brings Jerry Spinelli’s story to life

 First Stage brings award-winning author Jerry Spinelli’s best-selling book for young adults to life in Crash. The play, a growing-up story of a teenage boy who wants nothing more than for his
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

First Stage’s charming adaptation of a beloved children’s story

For a little guy, Anatole the mouse has some pretty big ideas. How he manages to make life better for everyone around him is one of the themes in First Stage’s new musical, Anatole
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Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Renaissance Theaterworks sends up Broadway with 'The Understudy'

 The theater world loves nothing better than to poke fun at itself. Playwright Theresa Rebeck obligingly accommodates with current production, The Understudy
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Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Next Act stages a radio play of the Capra Christmas classic

 Few holiday films attract the kind of attention that Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life has enjoyed for about half
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Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

First Stage presents the lovable green ogre

First Stage Children’s Theater, Anne Siegel, Shrek the Musical, William Steig, Conlan Ledwith, Jeff Frank
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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Laughing all the way to the Fairway

A timely, golf-themed farce is scoring a hole in one at Sunset Playhouse. The Fox on the Fairway is the perfect lighter fare for playgoers seeking clever characters, a screwball plot and the ugliest collection of golf sweaters
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Friday, April 12, 2013

Athol Fugard’s introspective, fantastical world

 The play opens in a remote desert region of South Africa, where an Afrikaner (Dutch South African) widow has created a fantastical world inside and outside the house where she has lived for many years. The Renaissance
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Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

First Stage presents ‘Lois Ehlert’s Mole Hill Stories’

 The gentle, colorful fables of famed children’s author Lois Ehlert come to life in the world premiere of Mole Hill Stories, produced by First Stage in collaboration with Milwaukee’s Danceworks. The show is part of First Stage’s

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