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01.27.2012 | | Posted at 08:55 AM

The Montana Rep comes to Young Auditorium with John Patrick Shanley drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt is kind of a concise, little drama. With just a few characters in just a few different scenes, Shanley renders some remarkable and remarkably topical drama. Part of the beauty of a piece that explores some really important cultural ground is the fact that it actually requires very, very little to produce. There have been three or four different productions of the p...
07.29.2010 | | Posted at 07:43 PM

After 25 years, The Boulevard Theatre gives Milwaukee FOURPLAY.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre is the first to officially open its 2010-2011 season. This week, it opens its 25th anniversary season with Fourplay: 4 Comedies of Seduction. Four romantic comedy shorts by four different playwrights play out on a nearly empty stage. Three contemporary comedies are followed by an intermission and Harold Pinter’s 1962 one-act The Lover. Boulevard Artistic Director Mark Buc...
04.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
In the comfortable claustrophobia of the Bronx, 1964, the setting and time of Doubt, no one spoke of pedophile priests, even if the Roman Catholic Church may already have been riddled with them. Directed by John Patrick Shanley from his own play, one of the most provocative recent productions on a Broadway overrun with tourists, Doubt is true to its title. Neither an exercise in moral certainty ...