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11.24.2014 | 67 days ago | Posted at 01:25 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The local Milwaukee end of the nationally-metastasized Bye Bye Liver sketch comedy thing hosts a holiday show on the East Side next month. The full name of the show is Bye Bye Liver: The Milwaukee Drinking Play Presents: Alcoholiday Drinktacular 2014.The show is a celebration of drinking culture which runs regularly with different casts all over the country. The special holiday show features holid...
11.18.2014 | 73 days ago | Posted at 02:55 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
This holiday season Theatre Gigante hosts performer Michael Stebbins’ staging of Holidays on Ice. David Sedaris now classic holiday tales will be delivered to the stage by someone who is not David Sedaris. This is an important distinction that I feel as though I need to point out. I was first introduced to Sedaris’ work on public radio’s This American Life back in college in the mid-1990s. T...
11.23.2014 | 68 days ago | Posted at 01:40 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The first friday of next month, Theatre Gigante welcomes Michael Stebbins for David Sedaris’ Holidays on Ice in Walker’s Point. The exact same time as that show is opening,  Theatrical Tendencies launches its staging of Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center. It’s a Joe Mantelloe stage adaptation directed by Mark E. Schuster featuring Jim Lautenbach.I’...