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Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

A conversation with Chike Johnson

Chike Johnson, featured recently in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Raisin in the Sun, has moved back to Milwaukee. Born in Nigeria, schooled in Milwaukee, hired by Broadway, film and television, Chike talks about his life and theatrical career
12.26.2010 | | Posted at 07:18 PM

Renaissance Theaterworks and Uprooted collaborate on CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s a bit odd to see the increasing polarization of contemporary politics. If the past half century has taught society nothing else, it is that the world exists within infinite shades of grey between black and white. Roughly a decade and a half ago, playwright Lynn Nottage explored the dichotomy between simplicity and complexity in Crumbs from the Table of Joy—a drama set in 1950. Still grie...