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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Sunset Playhouse’s popular Wisconsin comedy

 As the temperature drops outside, a good way to stay warm and entertained indoors is a visit to Sunset Playhouse’s production of Lumberjacks in Love (LiL)
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The rare Wisconsinite who isn't an avid Green Bay Packers fan may be tempted to say that all of us enthusiastic football fans are from “outer space.” But in one wacky comedy, created by members of American Folklore Theatre, the Packers actually...
12.19.2010 | | Posted at 12:40 PM

American Folklore Theatre’s Guys & Does is more than a musical comedy with A Northern Wisconsin Accent.

By Russ Bickerstaff
There’s a definite kitsch element that goes into any theatrical show that dons a northern Wisconsin accent. The American Folklore Theatre has a pretty solid history of developing Wisconsin-based musicals that have depth beyond the trappings of north woods culture. AFT’s latest north woods musical Guys & Does debuted last year. Going well beyond musical comedy with emotional depth, G & D also...
12.03.2010 | | Posted at 04:47 AM

Oconomowoc Arts Center hosts American Folklore Theatre Musical

By Russ Bickerstaff
Enough time has passed that it’s probably safe to declare the American Folklore� Theatre’s musical Guys & Does a lasting hit. As north woods-based stage shows about deer hunting go, it has a few years before it can reach the kind of status achieved by say . . . Escanaba In Da Moonlight, but Guys & Does joins the ranks of� the Jeff Daniels comedy and American Folklore Theatre’s Guys On Ice ...
07.12.2010 | | Posted at 06:45 PM

American Folklore Theatre Presents the Rhode Sisters and an Opportunity for Kids

By Russ Bickerstaff
Situated just in Egg Harbor on the western coast of the Lower Peninsula, the American Folklore Theatre is home to peaceful, idyllic pop outdoor theatre. This year’s AFT summer season is well under way with Bone Dance, Cheeseheads: The Musical and Life On The Mississippi all running in rotation on the beautiful outdoor stage. In addition to those shows, AFT is hosting a pair of events in the n...
06.16.2010 | | Posted at 05:51 AM

Door County Theatre Company Opens Two Shows This Week

By Russ Bickerstaff
In operation since the end of the �80�s, the American Folklore Theatre�celebrates the dawn of its third decade in existence this summer. The production company which has debuted contemporary Wisconsinm classics like Guys On Ice celebrates its 20th anniversary season this year. This week, AFT opens two musicals in its outdoor space in Door County�s Egg Harbor. Tonight, the company opens its secon...
05.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
With theatre slowing down for theatre in Milwaukee, there are a number of possibilities opening up for theatre elsewhere. In anticipation of its June 17th season opening, American Folklore Theatre in Door County is putting out a call for volunteers. The venerable musical theatre operating out of Fish Creek's Penninsula State Park needs a variety of people to help out in a variety of different ways...

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