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03.12.2012 | | Posted at 09:22 AM

Soulstice Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of NOCTURNE

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Soulstice Theatre continues its season this month with the regional premiere of Adam Rapp’s Nocturne. The author of Red Light Winter delves into questions of death. Jason Thompson plays this one mostly in monologue as he plays a struggling author who rushes off to New York after the death of his little sister. He and his car were involved in the girl’s death. It tore his family apart. And ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Based on Jean Webster's progressive novel from 1912, John Caird and Paul Gordon's Daddy Long Legs has the potential to be a deep, socially conscious romantic-comedy musical. Preliminary outings of this story about a woman earning a college degree...
03.06.2012 | | Posted at 01:54 PM

Adam Rapp’s NOCTURNE helps support families dealing with the loss of a child.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The subject of infant mortality has been the focus of a great deal of concern in Milwaukee. And while it’s very, very, very important to focus on the importance of avoiding careless infant death, the problems of parents dealing with the loss of a child can easily be overlooked. What can you say, it’s a tragedy, right? Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has established an integrated bereav...
01.27.2011 | | Posted at 11:42 AM

Youngblood Theatre’s remounting of the Adam Rapp drama RED LIGHT WINTER

By Russ Bickerstaff
Adam Rapp’s drama Red Light Winter returns to the stage of the Alchemist Theatre this month—a return to a production which had its run tragically cut short due to a random act of violence against a member of its cast. Staged this time in winter, the story of two men and a woman from Amsterdam to New York gains a certain stylistic depth from the cold winter whipping down Kinnickinnic Avenue j...
01.22.2010 | | Posted at 06:14 PM

Youngblood’s 2nd Season Opens With An interesting Drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter is a provocative exploration into the nature of human intimacy and the emotional end of sexuality. Though the plot is remarkably well constructed and there are some really brilliant bits of dialogue, the play’s action and its allegorical nature are ultimately very, very unsatisfying. That being said, Youngblood’s production of the drama, running now through Fe...