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Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009

Tonight @ Stonefly - 10 p.m.

Insurgent Theatre took its recent production on the road punk-style, performing Paint the Town, a mordant tale of a beautiful young revolutionary who is freed from her family’s grip by a terrorist, in small clubs and venues around the country, even sharing some bills with musical acts. They celebrate their return to Milwaukee with a homecoming performance of the play tonight at 10 p.m. at Stonefly Brewery, supported by Peter J. Woods...
Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008

Tonight @ the Borg Ward - 8 p.m.

Shrouded in feedback and distortion, the experimental electro-grind of Milwaukee noise master Peter J. Woods seems like an unlikely pairing with the straight-forward socio-political commentary of Insurgent Theatre’s play Paint the Town. Fresh from their run at the Alchemist Theatre as well as a short US tour, the . . .
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Art Bar - 8 p.m.

To raise money for their national tour behind their latest production, Paint the Town, the Bay View troupe Insurgent Theatre is throwing an 8 p.m. fundraiser tonight at Art Bar, with the support of nearly two dozen bars and restaurants from around the city. They’ll be raffling off donated liquor and goodies . . .
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Theater Review

One of two Insurgent Theatre shows to open at the Alchemist Theatre this past weekend, Rex Winsome’s Paint the Town plays out like some grim fairy tale of modern revolution. Winsome plays a radical known only as Big Red who lives in a converted space in a disused section of an urban subway system with co-revolutionary Nadia Mensche (played by Kate Pleuss). Nadia’s mother was a radical in Europe prior to settling down in the U.S., and Red sees potential in her to be very influential as well. Nadia is tied to the world through her family, present onstage in the form of her half-brother, Arthur (played by Jason Hames).
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Theater Preview

Given the current state of our union, it’s not difficult to imagine that some people would seriously consider revolution. Local playwright Rex Winsome speculates on the lives of modern revolutionaries in his new, feature-length production, Paint the Town, a drama running July 11-27 at the Alchemist Theatre in Bay View.