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Sunday, May 3, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m.

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect of the blues on rock with fictitious characters based on a very real history. The Milwaukee...
Sunday, April 26, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m.

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect of the blues on rock with fictitious characters based on a very real history. The Milwaukee Rep...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Theater Review

The forced perspective on Debra Booth's set subtly tilts to one side. It's a stylized look of a small shack in the Mississippi Delta where The Rep stages Stephen Jeffreys' drama I Just Stopped By to See the Man. Much like how the skew of the set isn't readily apparent until you examine it closely, the brilliance of the script doesn't sink in until you think about it...
Friday, April 10, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m.

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect...
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect of the blues on rock with fictitious characters based on a very real history. The Milwaukee Rep...
Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect of the blues on rock with fictitious characters based on a very real history. The Milwaukee...
Monday, April 6, 2009

Theater Preview

The Rolling Stones were named after a song by bluesman Muddy Waters, who also inspired the Yardbirds. It's well known that blues music formed one of the main roots of rock 'n' roll, but the connection has rarely been covered in contemporary drama. British author Stephen Jeffreys' 2000 stage play I Just Stopped By to See the Man explores the effect of the blues on rock with fictitious characters based...

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