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05.13.2012 | | Posted at 05:54 AM

Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre continues the comedy with a new show at the Alchemist

By Russ Bickerstaff
    If Memory serves, Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre's unique blend of old-timey radio comedy started off as a stage-only affair. Time has made matters a bit more sophisticated and now the group performs once a month they perform over the air with actual performances over Frontier Radio Theatre on WMSE every Sunday morning.    Quite a lot of those shows are available over the internet on WHT's webs...
09.26.2011 | | Posted at 07:18 AM

Wisconsin hybrid Theatre presents PHANTOM OF THE OPERA spoof

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre  has been performing its on brand of vintage old-tomey radio-style comedy for several years now. Staged performances featuring actors in character as voice actors from the gold age of radio have been such a success that the company has started doing actual radio broadcasts on WMSE's Frontier Radio Hour on the first Sunday morning of every month. The latest is set to...
06.11.2011 | | Posted at 12:17 AM

Another Evening of Shorts With The Banana

By Russ Bickerstaff
I could watch a different theatrical shorts program every week and be a very, very happy person. There’s a definite appeal to going into a single program for a series of shorter pieces that you just don’t get with the format of a single, longer program. Shorts programs end up being few and far between. One of the longest consecutively running shorts programs in Milwaukee—um . . . perhaps t...
05.22.2011 | | Posted at 11:48 AM

Pink Banana Theatre presents latest shorts program

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Pink Banana Theatre has, by now, developed a long history of staging some of the best, most progressive shorts programs in town. With work ranging from the experimental to the highly commercial, a Pink Banana shorts program usually manages to bring in quite an array of different pieces. This year’s shorts program is a series of 6 shorts on the topic of Higher Education. The set of shorts ...

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