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11.18.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

Shepherd readers can get tickets early through an exclusive pre-sale

By Shepherd Express Staff
One of the most towering living figures in art-rock, Nick Cave will perform at the Milwaukee Theatre next year as part of his just-announced summer 2014 North America tour. He’ll play the venue with his longtime band the Bad Seeds on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Cave has been busy in recent years, recording with his newer outfit Grinderman and composing film scores between records with the Bad See...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since the Indigo Girls’ 1987 debut Strange Fire broke into the world of mainstream pop with its hit “Closer to Fine.” The Indigo Girls have remained one of the
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 Sadly, Façade: An Entertainment, a collaborative production of Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Opera Theatre, was ruined for me by the unworkable acoustics of the
Monday, March 18, 2013

March 15, 2013

Leonard Cohen held his audience spellbound through a three-hour show Friday night at the Milwaukee Theatre. His 3,700 fans spanned generations, much as his two long sets spanned the decades, covering favorite songs
11.26.2012 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
R&B singer Miguel put out one of the most exciting soul albums of the year with his Kaleidoscope Dream, but Milwaukee will have to wait at least a while longer to see him live: His planned concert with Trey Songz and Elle Varner at the Milwaukee Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 2 has been canceled "due to technical circumstances beyond our control," according to the venue's website. Speculate away as t...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged actors who...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The story of Shakespeare's Othello has taken many forms over the past 400 years. The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice this month in a decidedly modern production that mixes the ancient text with present-day iconography...
12.23.2010 | | Posted at 02:03 PM

Menken and Ashman’s Musical In Two Different Formats in 2011

By Russ Bickerstaff
Actually, it’s not a “tale as old as time.” Like most fairy tales, Beauty and the Beast is likely only a few hundred years old. And as the earliest recorded versions of the story feature middle-class characters, it may be one of the youngest fairy tales . . . but variations on the story have been found in nearly every language and culture on Earth, so there’s a kind of universality to it....
12.13.2010 | | Posted at 05:47 PM

MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT trots through town again.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Judging from recent events, Broadway’s idea of taking chances is spending ridiculously large sums of money on projects that are otherwise more or less standard musicals. And while it is unlikely that the budget of the forthcoming Spider-Man will make enough money to last for more than a couple of months, the big chances being made her are by producers—this country’s biggest contribution to...

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