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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

A comedy of social relations

 The theater's nature as a highly social art form can mean delightful things for plays focusing on social relations between characters. British playwright Shelagh Stephenson's The Memory of Water is a compelling look at the
05.05.2012 | | Posted at 11:32 PM

Soulstice Theatre stages the Milwaukee premiere of GOLDFISH

By Russ Bickerstaff
  John Kolvenbach's Goldfish is a cleverly constructed 4-person story the clever balances comedy against drama in a love story resting within conflicting family tensions. The play makes its Milwaukee premiere with a production by Soulstice Theatre.    Josh Perkins directs a talented cast. Fresh Page Productions co-founder Kyle Queenan stars as Albert--a young man who aspires to college. Chanc...
05.01.2011 | | Posted at 10:36 AM

ACtor David Ferrie talks about playing George Pullman in Soulstice Theatre's production of AMERICAN ENTERPRISE

By Russ Bickerstaff
Actor David Ferrie tackles the role of Chicago industrialist George Pullman in the Soulstice Theatre's production of American Enterprise that opens this weekend. Ferrie, also played pro-union lawyer Clarence Darrow in a recent production of the play of the same name with Boulevard. Here he plays someone who ended up on the other end of a particularly nasty labor dispute in the late 19th cen...
04.29.2011 | | Posted at 07:28 AM

Actor David Ferrie talks about his role as George Pullman in Soulstice Theatre’s production of American Enterprise

By Russ Bickerstaff
Actor David Ferrie tackles the role of Chicago industrialist George Pullman in the Soulstice Theatre's production of American Enterprise that opens this weekend. Ferrie, also played pro-union lawyer Clarence Darrow in a recent production of the play of the same name with Boulevard. Here he plays someone who ended up on the other end of a particularly nasty labor dispute in the late 19th century....
02.12.2011 | | Posted at 09:14 AM

Soulstice Theatre’s production of Conor McPherson celebrates human limitations

By Russ Bickerstaff
Conor McPherson’s Shining City is cloaked in a deafening silence. It’s not just the script, which seems peppered with more pauses than a Pinter play . . . it’s the solitude that the drama achieves in a series of dialogues that makes the whole thing feel so breathtakingly still. Soulstice Theatre does a good job of bringing that lonely, static silence to the stage in a production that opens...
02.08.2011 | | Posted at 12:16 PM

An interesting mix of talents from various stages meet at the Marian Center for Soulstices latest drama.

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s nice to see a play come-up on the month’s schedule that has a compelling script that I’ve never seen produced before. It’s even nicer when the cast listed for the production turns out to feature a really talented group of actors. When the actors in question are a mix of different people more commonly found on a number of different stages in town, it kind of feels like the theatre co...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Boulevard Theatre's Intellectually Enjoyable Production

By Russ Bickerstaff
The stage space at the Boulevard is split up into roughly three different areas. There’s only one actor in the show. David Ferrie plays Clarence Darrow in Boulevard Theatre’s production of David Rintels’ one man show about the legendary lawyer. It’s a very casual, very comfortable space for a one-man show. This is just as it should be for two hours with a very practically idealistic chara...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

David Ferrie pt. 3

By Russ Bickerstaff
Local actor David Ferrie has a very smart stage presence. In Boulevard Theatre’s Clarence Darrow. I talked with him at the Boulevard Theatre a few weeks ago prior to a rehearsal.In the final part of the interview, Ferrie and I discuss the nature of playing a character over decades of his lifespan and more . . . production of the two person drama Roses In December last year, his performance as ...
09.29.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Local actor David Ferrie has a very smart stage presence. In Boulevard Theatre’s production of the two person drama Roses In December last year, his performance as an author who reluctantly exchanges letters with a young woman sparkled with intelligence. This week he takes the same stage in a ONE-person drama as he stars as the title character in David Rintels’ Clarence Darrow. I talked wit...
09.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Local actor David Ferrie has a very smart stage presence. In Boulevard Theatre’s production of the two-person drama Roses In December last year, his performance as an author who reluctantly exchanges letters with a young woman sparkled with intelligence. This week he takes the same stage in a ONE-person drama as he stars as the title character in David Rintels’ Clarence Darrow. I talked wit...

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