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01.27.2011 | | Posted at 11:42 AM

Youngblood Theatre’s remounting of the Adam Rapp drama RED LIGHT WINTER

By Russ Bickerstaff
Adam Rapp’s drama Red Light Winter returns to the stage of the Alchemist Theatre this month—a return to a production which had its run tragically cut short due to a random act of violence against a member of its cast. Staged this time in winter, the story of two men and a woman from Amsterdam to New York gains a certain stylistic depth from the cold winter whipping down Kinnickinnic Avenue j...
01.03.2011 | | Posted at 05:59 PM

Youngblood Theatre re-launches drama cut short last year

By Russ Bickerstaff
Things rarely happen as expected. And sometimes the run of a show is cut short. Youngblood Theatre’s production of Red Light Winter at the Alchemist Theatre was cut a bit short by an act of violence that shook-up things for the veteran fledgling theatre company. Now with things more or less corrected, the exact same cast tackles the exact same script in the exact same space in a run of a grip...
07.01.2010 | | Posted at 07:26 AM

Wild, Unsubstantiated Speculation About the New Show By Benjamin James Wilson

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s been over a week since I’ve returned from outdoor theatre ins Spring Green, Wisconsin. The allergic congestion and subsequent inner ear infection have cleared from my head long enough to start speculating on the new Youngblood show . . . Veteran fledgling theatre company (with another two new companies opening shows in a couple of weeks, it’s hard to keep track of exactly who is “ne...
04.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I’m going to see a play from the late 18th century, so I’m a bit surprised to see the stage. The atmosphere in UWM’s studio theatre feels very distinctly 1980’s. The floor is painted in a black and white checkerboard. Clothes bearing bright, primary colors lie strewn about the stage. Audience members come close to trampling over them on the way to their seats . . . the seats in the UWM Stu...