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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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Concerning the headstrong heroine of her fourth novel, Emma, author Jane Austen said she had created a character that not many people would like. In spite of Austen's estimation, however, the independently wealthy and overconfident Emma Woodhouse has endured over the years...
07.04.2011 | | Posted at 10:38 AM

Austen's Emma At Acacia

By Russ Bickerstaff
People often ask me if the theatre activity in Milwaukee dies-down in summer. (It doesn’t.) If there is a slow-down point in the summer, it’s probably in July. This coming week, there’s almost nothing opening. Next week, though: four shows opening in great Milwaukee. As I won’t have time to see them all, there’s one that I won’t be able to see. And while I will be seeing no less than...
04.21.2011 | | Posted at 07:17 AM

Theatre company looking to cast in its tagging of Jane Austen novel

By Russ Bickerstaff
 Acacia Theatre Company is looking for a cast for its latest production—a stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma written by John Jory. The story of a wealthy, young woman harrowingly devoid of self-doubt will be brought to the stage of Concordia University’s Todd Wehr Auditorium July 15th-24th. Auditions for the production will take place on Saturday, April 30th between 10:00am and 2:00p...