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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Aaron Kopec, playwright of Murder Castle and Faust, has explored dark parts of the psyche in productions at the Alchemist Theatre. This summer, however, Kopec offers up Help Wanted, a show that should be less sinister and more subtle...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010

City hosts top-notch productions throughout the year

Milwaukee is a great theater town. Below is a guide to a dozen theater companies that offer four or more productions a year. Some shows will be serious, others whimsical, but all are worth consideration...
Monday, April 19, 2010

Listening to The M.U.T.E.S.

"I think all actors should study silent films," says Alice Wilson, founder of The M.U.T.E.S, "They are a wellspring of useful information about our craft. So many ways to communicate without saying a word!" Wilson's fascination with movies made before dialogue was an option led her to develop one of the city's busiest theater troupes. Since their April 2009 inception, "We've averaged two and a half times per...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Idle Thoughts At The End Of The Calendar Year

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Last week before a show at the Alchemist, I ran into Alice Wilson—someone I knew in college who has found interesting theatrical work with local theatre group The M.U.T.E.S. The silent film-style live comedy group has found itself traveling quite a bit getting gigs at a variety of different venues. Alice likes the arrangement—evidently preferring the road gigs with no permanent home I don�...