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11.09.2014 | 83 days ago | Posted at 08:49 AM

Feature Film by Local Filmmaker at UWM Theater

By David Luhrssen
Milwaukee filmmaker Tate Bunker didn’t set out to recreate the Brothers Grimm in his first feature film, Little Red. But the story of a teenage girl, a runaway stalked by a smarmy older man, had an archetypal resonance. “’Oh, it’s like Little Red Riding Hood,’ people told me,” Bunker recalls. “It was a fire that took off.” Little Red begins in wintry Milwaukee as t...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

'Skin Tight' returns to Renaissance Theaterworks

  Renaissance Theaterworks retraces steps already taken by returning to Skin Tight, an intimate, hour-long play about two lovers’ lives that RTW first produced 10 years ago. The creative ground remains fertile. RTW has brought back everyone they could from that earlier, wildly successful
09.19.2010 | | Posted at 11:40 AM

Four Places: Next Act's Dazzlingly Small Canvas Drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
This weekend has been a study in contrast for me. Friday night, I saw the Rep’s reasonably massive production of Cabaret. Last night I saw a very minimalist, realistic, straight-ahead drama with Next Act. And I ended up preferring the Next Act show. There’s a kind of purity in seemingly simple drama that holds a kind of stage reality that’s far more electrifying than any visual or musical ...