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Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
This season audiences have lots of gay-relevant theater to choose from. We’ve already been treated to a play featuring opera diva Maria Callas, two addressing anti-gay bullying, and one about faith. 
10.17.2014 | 105 days ago | Posted at 02:57 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Next Act Theatre hosts an evening of songs by Sondheim this month as it presents Isn’t It Rich? It’s an intimate, little evening of Sondheim music performed by Linda Stephens and Jack Forbes Wilson. Stephens has performed in big Sondheim projects on the East coast including a big Kennedy Center production of Sunday in the Park with George. Stephens is a veteran of the stage who has also appear...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Next Act stages a radio play of the Capra Christmas classic

 Few holiday films attract the kind of attention that Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life has enjoyed for about half
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Next Act’s take on the Frank Capra classic

This holiday season, Next Act Theatre returns to Mary MacDonald Kerr’s unique take on a Frank Capra classic as it presents It’s a Wonderful Life: Live Radio Show. Seasoned Milwaukee stage actors play Milwaukee actors from the golden age of radio ...
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Groucho Onstage

 Next Act Theatre puts together quite a cast as it brings Groucho: A Life In Revue to the stage. Norman Moses knows his way around the character, having had considerable experience in the role onstage. Next Act’s David Cescarini will play Chico. Chris Klopatek rounds out the central trio as Harpo. Klopatek is a
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Skylight Studio’s light-hearted finale

The Skylight Studio Theatre Series final production this season, Sing Me a Story, fits well into their concept of engaging audiences in closer interactions with the cast—a cabaret experience without food and drink
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

It’s a Wonderful Christmas at Next Act

 A Google image search for "sentimental Christmas movie" pulls up many images from Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life. Next Act Theatre does a brilliant job of bringing the sentimental story to the stage in a breathtakingly refreshing
02.24.2011 | | Posted at 12:32 PM

An Initial Taste of Jack Forbes Wilsons work on Off The Walls MOTHER COURAGE.

By Russ Bickerstaff
A good portion of my job involves receiving and processing press releases from local theatre companies. A couple of days ago, I received an interesting one for Off The Wall’s�upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage. A show that has been in the making for quite some time, Off The Wall’s staging of Brecht’s classic includes original music written by Jack Forbes Wilson. A con...