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06.03.2014 | 90 days ago | Posted at 10:38 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Ernest Thompson’s 1979 play On Golden Pond is better-known for the 1981 film that was adapted from it. Granted, Katherine Hepburn and Henry Fonda put in really good performances in that film, but the story itself is a strikingly resonant dramatic story.Set in rural Maine, the family drama concerns an older couple who have become estranged from their adult daughter Chelsea. She brings visits thei...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A madcap, screwball comedy with Broadway credentials arrives at the Sunset Playhouse in the guise of an opera gone haywire in Lend Me a Tenor. Ken Ludwig's comedy is highlighted by an energetic and engaging cast. The production runs through...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Set in the 1930s, Ken Ludwig's popular farce Lend Me a Tenor feels like it's been around since the '30s. In reality, though, the smash comedy debuted a little more than 25 years ago. Since then, it has become a staple of regional and community theaters...
03.10.2010 | | Posted at 06:48 PM

Massive production of Bye Bye Birdie West of Milwaukee

By Russ Bickerstaff
This week the Waukesha Civic Theatre opens its production of the classic 1960 hit Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie. Inspired by Elvis Presley�s 1958 enlistment in the military, it�s the story of a rock �n� roll crooner who is about to be inducted. In one last attempt at publicity before he enlists, he agrees to give one last good-bye kiss to a teenage girl. She who wins the contest is in Ohio. I...

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