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01.11.2012 | | Posted at 06:01 PM

Bay Players looking to cast mid-20th century drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
Elisabeth Bergner isn’t really known by name. The Ukranian actress from the early 20th Century is largely known for dramatic work she would have no direct hand in producing. She began her life on the stage at the age of 15 and was quite acclaimed. That’s not what most people know her for, though. An article abput her and a woman named Eve appears in a 1946 issue of Cosmopolitan. That story b...
07.07.2011 | | Posted at 05:38 PM

Venerable local Community Theatre’s next season.

By Russ Bickerstaff
In and amidst all of the companies that form the local theatre scene, it can often be easy to forget about one of the greater Milwaukee area’s longest-running theatre traditions. Having staged its first production in March of 1951, The Bay Players have been around for over 60 years now. The company’s 2011-2012 season will be without a musical, which is a disappointment for director Ray Brad...