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11.11.2014 | 77 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Feast of Crispian is a fascinating project that pairs theater professionals with U.S. military veterans. For the last 18 months, Jim Tasse and his colleagues have been working with veterans from the Zablocki V.A. teaching acting techniques with specific Shakespeare scenes to enrich and inform on more formal therapies.The work is ready for a formal performance, which will occur tomorrow in a pu...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

UWM students stage a life’s immensity in a studio theater

 The legend of Peer Gynt is an exhaustive, fantastical one. A ragged man becomes highly successful only to find his fortunes turn over the course of many, many years. It’s a long and winding journey based in Norwegian folklore. Many years after Henrik Ibsen crystallized the legend into a five-act play, American
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Chamber Theatre presents ‘The Detective’s Wife’

 At some point in the drama, protagonist Alice Conroy works out how many mystery books she had read over the course of her life. It’s a big number. She starts crunching the numbers and discovers how much of her waking life had been spent in fabricated mysteries rather than with her family. There may be irony here