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Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
 Greendale Community Theatre delves into modern suburban middle-class drama as it presents the contemporary musical Next To Normal. Under the direction of Brian Bzdawka, the cast renders a very believable family dynamic
01.07.2012 | | Posted at 12:10 AM

Greendale Community Theatre’s Staging of AVENUE Q

By Russ Bickerstaff
    It’s always kind of weird going out to see a show at the Greendale Community Theatre . . . sometimes it’s a bit stranger than others. Their latest is one of those stranger trips to the Greendale High School Auditorium. It’s not like I’m unfamiliar with Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx’s Avenue Q. Having seen the touring production roll through town some time ago, I’m familiar with the...
12.27.2011 | | Posted at 10:11 AM

Greendale Community Theatre presents a satirical musical puppet show

By Russ Bickerstaff
n n nI wasn’t terribly impressed with Avenue Q when I originally saw the touring Broadway show. It lacked finesse. The idea of having muppety Sesame Street style puppets fdoing a musical that covered themes of sexuality for adults was only mildly clever. Yes, to a certain extent there are some basic things that society hasn’t learned about respecting each other’s sexuality that can be done...
07.22.2011 | | Posted at 07:16 AM

Greendale Community Theatre’s production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS

By Russ Bickerstaff
Somewhere in the 1980’s, screenwriter Dale Launer (Ruthless People) was approached by David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Evidently they wanted to be in a film together and they wanted him to write it. He’d suggested a remake of an old 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven film called Bedtime Story. It was a film about a couple of con artists on the French Riviera. Freddy Benson was a small-time hustler (...

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