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Thursday, April 25, 2013
 A woman loses her faith in God, men and PBS. OK, so that last one sounds a little weird if you don't know that she also works for PBS. This is the central sense of loss at the heart of Jeff Daniels' Apartment 3A. That unique sense
11.13.2010 | | Posted at 04:32 PM

Over Our Head and Pink Banana Announce Extended Runs

By Russ Bickerstaff
Alchemist Theatre’s success with H.H. Holmes last month was, evidently, no anomaly. The show’s success prompted plans for an even bigger Halloween show next year: Faust—An Evening at the Mephisto Theatre Smaller companies’ success continues into this month, as both Pink Banana Theatre and Over Our Head Players have announced extended runs of sold-out shows. Pink Banana has sold out its ...
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.

Jeff Daniels’ acting career continues to thrive, but between film roles the actor dabbles in music, performing quaint, acoustic folk songs colored with gentle humor. With no pretense of greatness, Daniels has released a couple of live...
08.27.2010 | | Posted at 04:40 PM

Jeff Daniels, Shorts and Smell of the Kill, and more

By Russ Bickerstaff
Racine’s Over Our Head Players�has a promising upcoming season. The group that debuted the war drama Lie Down With Dogs this past summer has announced a season featuring a three comedies and two shorts programs. Here’s a look: TWO BY JEFF DANIELS Possibly better known as a screen actor in films like Dumb and Dumber, The Purple Rose of Cairo and The Squid And The Whale. Is also a reasonably s...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Midwest actor, playwright finds Hollywood success on his terms

In the new film The Answer Man, Jeff Daniels portrays an erstwhile best-selling author who has become a recluse. In real life Daniels is no recluse, but he is a multitalented actor, musician and playwright who has eschewed the bright lights of Hollywood and New York for a home in Chelsea, Mich. In fact, this veteran of more than 50 films and numerous stage productions vehemently denies any intention to pursue a thespian career at all. "I was dragged into it," he says. "I had a choir teacher in high school...
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008

Tonight @ the Windfall Theatre - 8 p.m.

Jeff Daniels, best known for his work as an actor in films like Dumb and Dumber and Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo, deserves more attention as a playwright, as plays like his funny comedy The Vast Difference make clear. That play makes its way to downtown Milwaukee in a modest production by Windfall Theatre at Village Church Arts, 130 E. Juneau Ave., which ends its run tonight with an 8 p.m. performance...
Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

Today @ the Windfall Theatre - 8 p.m.

Jeff Daniels, best known for his work as an actor in films like Dumb and Dumber and Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo, deserves more attention as a playwright, as plays like his funny comedy The Vast Difference make clear. That play makes its way to downtown Milwaukee in a modest production by Windfall Theatre at Village Church Arts, 130 E. Juneau Ave., which continues tonight with an 8 p.m. performance. The production stars Thomas Rosenthal as George Noonan, a flight attendant for a small airline...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

Theater Review

The Vast Difference, a 1993 comedy by playwright Jeff Daniels (best known for his acting roles), makes it to the stage at Village Church Arts courtesy of a new production by Windfall Theatre. Likable Windfall regular Thomas Rosenthal displays the sympathetic end of his comic range in the role of George Noonan, a man with five daughters whose wife wants him to have a vasectomy.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Windfall Theatre - 8 p.m.

Jeff Daniels, best known for his work as an actor in films like Dumb and Dumber and Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo, deserves more attention as a playwright, as plays like his funny comedy The Vast Difference make clear. That play makes its way to downtown Milwaukee in a modest production by Windfall Theatre at Village Church Arts, 130 E. Juneau Ave., which begins its run tonight with an 8 p.m. performance...
09.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Milwaukee Rep Artistic Associate Brent Hazelton has extensive experience in theatre, with a resume featuring work in a list of states in nearly every major region of the country (as near as I can make out.) This week his first work with Milwauke’s Windfall Thetre hits the stage in the form of THE VAST DIFFERENCE—a comedy by Midwest playwright and Hollywood actor Jeff Daniels. Hazelton took ...

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