Musical Aid: Milwaukee’s top musicians joined the cause at Turner Hall to support
and raise funds for Josh Tovar,
their musical brother saddled with medical bills. Backed by his band, Chasin’
Mason, singers cloned
Tune In: The fun first anniversary celebration of
Riverwest Radio at the Polish Falcon Hall included music by Paul Cebar and Mike Fredrickson and delicious potluck, highlighted by a home-baked
cake by the organization’s
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings a great work of 20th-century American drama to the stage. Directed by Ron OJ Parson, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun resonates with the kind of passion that has made
As late October
finds its way to November, The Quasimondo celebrates the spirit of the season
with a stage adaptation of Ray Bradbury's Halloween
Tree. A group of boys trick-or-treating run across a tree that seems...
A haunting testament to the resilience of the human
spirit in the face of impending tragedy, The Diary of Anne Frank has lost none of its timeless appeal. The
drama’s unobtrusive simplicity quietly displays the unavoidable...
A not altogether unpleasant mess of drama. comedy and music
By Russ Bickerstaff
And at some point towards the end, a group of presidential assassins and those who wish they could've been presidential assassins from throughout history are trying to convince Lee Harvey Oswald to kill JFK. Those assembled are led by John Wilkes Booth. At one point John Hinckl Jr. asks for Oswald's autograph. And somehow things have gotten irretrievably silly. Yes, Sondheim's approach to the sub...
Punks, Assassins and Existential Abstraction in September's First Full Weekend
By Russ Bickerstaff
The theatre season picks up its rhythm this week with three significant openings in Milwaukee. The first of the shows opens tonight at the Cream City Collectives on 732 East Clarke Street. World's Stage Theatre presents Fly Steffens' staging of Punkplay. . . the story of a couple of kids starting punk bad in a suburban wasteland of the '80's. The CCC is a cozy little space that's ...