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08.12.2012 | | Posted at 12:56 AM

The 7th Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival Closes out on a Saturday night with two shows.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Seventh Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival came to an end last night. It was an evening of two shows. The early show on the evening consisted of standup followed by improv followed by sketch comedy. The strange trinity of three different comic is genres opening the final evening of the seventh annual comedy Festival. As had been the case with most evenings on the festival the early show was int...
06.07.2011 | | Posted at 01:50 PM

Alchemist Theatre's FOOL FOR LOVE

By Russ Bickerstaff
Somewhere in the middle of the hottest days of the year, the Alchemist Theatre stages a drama set in a run-down little motel on the edge of the great American desert. Fool For Love is an interesting study in artifice. One of playwright Sam Shepard'™s least accomplished dramas, Fool For Love registers a particularly weak note for the acclaimed playwright who seemed to be desperately reaching fo...
02.25.2011 | | Posted at 06:21 AM

Alex Grindeland and James Boland attempt to occupy the same comedic space on Sunday.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Possibly the cleverest title for a show all year, Al & Jim�s One Man Show also sounds like kind of a clever idea for a show. The idea goes something like this: improv comics Alex Grindeland and James Boland take audience suggestions to create completely different improvised scenes�. Each one individually composes his own self-contained story. As the show progresses, the two worlds collide...
08.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The weekend had fallen together for me in a very, very strange way . . . I was scheduled to see two shows last night. If I was really going to be able to make it to both of them, things would be tight . . . My first show of the evening was the big public premiere of Insurgent Theatre's Ulysses’ Crewmen. . . the drama by Ben Turk featuring himself and Kate Pleuss. A full review of the show runs i...

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