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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Six short subjects at the Alchemist

 “Hashtag Mayhem” is a well-paced program of theatrical shorts placed in the intimacy of the Alchemist Theatre by actor/playwright Jeffrey James Ircink. Six different stories move across the stage quite gracefully in two hours
11.12.2011 | | Posted at 11:04 PM

UWM Labworks presents Fly Steffens’ tribute to the popular poet

By Russ Bickerstaff
I find Charles Bukowski’s work to be extremely tedious. I am referring to his written work, of course. I can only assume his work for the US Post Office in LA was better than his written work, but it’s tough to say. Not that I don’t understand why people like his work. I just don’t find it to be all that interesting myself. His work just doesn't speak to me.   I don't like Bukowsk's wri...
07.31.2010 | | Posted at 10:59 AM

Relatively new theatre company stages nearly forgotten Neil Simon Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
Months after staging a brief production of The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The World’s Stage Theatre Company presents one of Simon's lesser-known works. Star-Spangled Girl is kind of a curiosity. Debuting in 1966, the romantic comedy made it to the stage one year after the debut of The Odd Couple and one year before The Plaza Suite. Critics panned it. It had a brief run...
06.07.2010 | | Posted at 10:01 AM

Relatively new, young company tackles high-energy Reduced Shakespeare Show

By Russ Bickerstaff
I see over 100 shows per year in Milwaukee. I write 365 blogs and numerous theatrical reviews and previews over the course of a year. Usually by the time I�ve come to rest in a theatre seat, I end up with a pretty vivid impression of what I�m about to see regardless of how much thought I�ve put into it. As it is relatively new, I wasn�t sure what to expect from the World�s Stage Theatre Company�...