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08.19.2014 | | Posted at 03:15 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance to talk with Emily Craig. A local favorite who has appeared in various productions, she is leaving town for California in very short order. She’d always wanted to do Dial M For Murder. With the help of Milwaukee Entertainment Group and the Brumder Mansion, she’s getting an opportunity to do the show this month. Here’s the interview:  Milwaukee Ent...
Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

TV sitcom onstage

 Theatre Unchained presents a satisfying tribute to the 1970s TV sitcom Fawlty Towers. The John Cleese and Connie Booth sitcom is lovingly brought to stage in
04.28.2012 | | Posted at 11:44 PM

Little Shop with Carte Blanche

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Carte Blanche Studios' tiny space has been home to quite a few musicals since it opened. The intimacy of the tiny studio theatre space has the effect of amplifying the real emotions of musical theatre in often unexpected ways. In the case of Carte Blanche's Little Shop of Horrors, that means really, really good things for the romance at the heart of the story.    Adrian F. Feliciano is charmi...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Carte Blanche Studios' recent revival of the campy rock musical Little Shop of Horrors reminds us of just how fun a night at the theater can be, regardless of some of this production's challenges. It's been 30 years since the original off-Broadway production...
08.14.2011 | | Posted at 06:01 PM

The parade of new short works on an intimate studio theatre stage.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Carte Blanche's First New Plays Festival—a one weekend affair—ran for four nights. The second set of shorts joined the rotation on Friday night. I had the opportunity to see the last three shows to open on matinee Saturday. Here are some impressions:   This Is My Charity by Ken Morgan Directed by Emily Craig, this was a comic bit starring Christopher Weis as the head of an energy compa...
07.21.2011 | | Posted at 05:09 PM

Theatre Company’s Shorts Festival Featuring work written by local actors

By Russ Bickerstaff
A Carte Blanche Studios show always ends up being something of a surprise in some manner. Quite often the surprise is a pleasant one. With its latest offering, there are far more unknowns than knowns as Carte Blanche presents its “First Annual” New Plays Festival. The festival, which had previously been scheduled the same weekend as the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, has been moved to the follo...