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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

DRINK 2013

 The well-known Milwaukee choreographer enjoys drinking Spotted Cow at this popular Irish pub and restaurant close to the Danceworks Studio. The dancers go as a group after rehearsals or performances
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Pink Banana’s One Act Plays

 As Pink Banana Theatre Company celebrates its Ninth Annual Festival of One Act Plays, the thematic name of the game is, well, games. Make that “Game Night.” Seven short one acts, ranging from 12 to 20 minutes
01.19.2011 | | Posted at 06:22 AM

Pink Banana Theatre Company ready for submissions for a show about higher education.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The Pink Banana Theatre Company recently announced a call for One-Act scripts for its latest shorts program. The durable theatre company has established an ongoing interest in maintaining original work by local and emerging playwrights. The announcement of yet another shorts program continues this mission. This year�s one act show is Higher Education. Any shorts fitting that theme in some wa...
01.11.2011 | | Posted at 11:08 PM

$1500 matched by Grant if Pink Banana can raise that sum by April 1st.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Recent good news from Optimist Theatre in the way of a Wisconsin Arts Board grant has recently been joined by similar news from The Pink Banana Theatre Company. Founded in 2004 as a DIY Theatre Company, the group has recently been recognized as a 501 C 3 nonprofit company. The status is big news towards the continued well-being of a company that has featured the work of quite a few local playwri...
09.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Somewhere in a sea of half a dozen theatre openings next week, local theatre director Jessica Betts (who recently put together a really good production of Someone To Watch Over Me at the Off Broadway Theatre) is having a rummage sale at her place in Mukwonogo. The significance of this is that—all the money she’s making at the sale will be given directly to the Pink Banana Theatre Company. The ...
03.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
After a few appetizers and a bottle of Ambergeddon, the four of us walked a few blocks out to the Broadway Theatre Center. It was opening night for Pink Banana’s Tales From The Dugout—this year’s Pink Banana Spring shorts show. The Studio Theatre was fairly packed for opening night of the late night show. Tales From The Dugout consists of eight individual shorts about various aspects of rela...
03.24.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Pink Banana Theatre Company comes to the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre this Friday to open its latest show: Tales From The Dugout: A One Acts Festival of Relationship Madness. The show runs late nights after productions of Renaissance Theaterworks’ Barney & Bee. Pink Banana is excited to be working with Renaissance Theaterworks on the program.The show consists of eight shorts about...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Theater Preview

It's another busy weekend in March for local theater. The fledgling Pink Banana Theatre Company opens a program of shorts this Friday, Chazz Palminteri comes to town for his one-man-show at the Marcus Center and UW-Milwaukee launches its production of Dario Fo's The Accidental...
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Theater Preview

Sadly, it appears that race relations in the United States have changed little since playwright Rebecca Gilman’s controversial drama Spinning Into Butter debuted in Chicago in 1999. Almost a decade after its debut, Pink Banana Theatre Company presents the play at the Tenth Street Theatre on July 17. Kara Mulrooney plays Sarah Daniels, dean of students at Belmont College, a fictional liberal arts school in Vermont. Daniels is forced to deal with a series of hateful, racist notes being left for one of the school’s only black students.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Theater Reviews

In the intimate Alchemist Theatre located on Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bay View, Pink Banana Theatre Company finds a home—one that “encourages new and emerging artists to focus on their artistic crafts while given the opportunity to grow creativity.” This is the spirit that pervades their spring 2008 production Pink Banana One Acts: The Next Big Thing.”