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11.21.2014 | 68 days ago | Posted at 03:35 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Liz Shipe’s words continue to haunt stages in yet another production. Next month, Brumder Mansion presents Shipes Upon a Midnight Clear: A Tale of Jack Frost. It’s a story drawn from early European legend as Jack Frost must decide if he wishes to become mortal in order to stay with the woman he loves. The cast of characters also includes Father Christmas, Sandman and Wodan.Cory Jefferson Hagen...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Heartwarming holiday show set in 1940s Milwaukee

 It’s exceedingly difficult to tell an original Christmas story. With Home For Christmas, playwright Liz Shipe does a solidly entertaining job of telling a story familiar enough to seem like a dramatic stage comedy that’s been around
Friday, April 12, 2013
 Michael Traynor and Max Hultquist return to the basement of the Brumder Mansion this month as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Elizabeth Shipe's Sherlock Homes and a Regrettable Engagement. Shipe's script features an
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Theater Preview

 It started out simply, with Liz Shipe and Perry Heideman imagining dramatic fairy tales in a series of photographs. Now, Shipe's “Reconstructing Grimm” project is coming live to the Brumder Mansion in a fully staged...
09.19.2012 | | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Writer/Director/Actress/Producer/Costume Designer Elizabeth Lynn Shipe has been working on a project that clearly means quite a bit to her. Her Reconstructing Grimm project launches its first fully-realized play as it presents Sherlock Holmes and a Most Irregular Tea Party. It's a wholly ambitious work taking place at the Brumder Mansion this month. Michael Traynor stars as the legendary detective...
08.24.2012 | | Posted at 07:01 AM

Liz Shipe stages an interactive Sherlock Holmes

By Russ Bickerstaff
Originally a very elaborate and creative photo project, Liz Shipe's Reconstructing Grimm will be staging its first live production next month. Shipe and company will take to the Brumder Mansion for a production of a new Sherlock Holmes adventure. Built in 1910, the historical mansion is a perfect fit for a fictional character who was active from 1880 to 1914.    And it's interactive. The audie...
08.14.2012 | | Posted at 11:52 PM

Uncommonly good promo images for shows that have emerged in August

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Quite often, promo pics for upcoming shows give me something to post into a blog . . . and they look really nice next to a print review, but occasionally there are some that go beyond that and they end up hanging out on my desktop for a bit longer than usual . . . lately there have been quite a few of these . . . here's a look at some of my favorites . . .      Fools For Tragedy have had a...