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09.07.2014 | | Posted at 05:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Lenny is evidently a nice guy. He’s a teacher, a father and a husband. When his wife leaves him for a guy who builds Walmarts, he’s taken to consoling himself with pizza, beer and Monday Night Football. Since this is a stage comedy by Bruce Graham it’s not pathetic. It’s funny. It features two men and two women. It’s a cast that Pink Banana Theatre is looking to cast this month for a pro...
Friday, May 30, 2014

Pink Banana Theatre’s One Acts Festival

 It’s Pink Banana Theatre’s One Acts Festival season again! This year’s theme: “The Honeymoon is Over.” More than 160 plays—the most the theater has ever received—were submitted from all over the country and Pink Banana chose eight unique pieces to create this year’s festival
08.28.2012 | | Posted at 07:12 AM

Little Theatre Company hosts a gathering at the Great Lakes Distillery

By Russ Bickerstaff
  There will be a silent auction. There will be a cash bar. And it will be in tribute to the Banana as Pink Banana Theatre hosts its Second Annual Fall Fundraiser.    The Pink Banana Theatre Company is a young veteran theatre group. In the world of tiny DIY theatre, the Banana's 8 years in existence make it positively venerable. They've staged shows at theAlchemist, The Off-Broadway Theatre, N...
06.14.2012 | | Posted at 07:09 AM

Pink Banana Theatre looks to cast the drama June 16th and 17th

By Russ Bickerstaff
Harold Pinter's look into the madness of institutionalized life The Hothouse covers a lot of ground on the nature of control, the role of the individual in society and a quite a bit else.  Pink Banana Theatre stages a production of The Hothouse this coming November. The show runs November 1st - 17th to be exact. And Pink Banana is looking for a cast for the show.  Auditions for the show will...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Artistic Sense: Bucketworks, “the world's first health club for the brain,” celebrated its 10th anniversary with nonstop creative goings-on in its amazing 27,000-square-foot space on South Fifth. While showing off the historic multiple-building...
06.04.2012 | | Posted at 01:51 PM

A Deep Look Into Pink Banana, Jesus and A Bar

By Russ Bickerstaff
    A Pink Banana Shorts program always ends up being a little weird and unexpected in some respect. And the weird thing about it is that you never really know what part of it is going to be weird and unexpected.Invariably, there's that one short that captures your imagination and completely kills your focus on anything else that might be going on in the rest o the program. This for me is a det...
03.27.2012 | | Posted at 04:43 PM

V-Day Milwaukee and Pink Banana Theatre raising money for Milwaukee Hope House

By Russ Bickerstaff
Normally, I wouldn’t be all that enthusiastice about a program of monologues. There have been a few monologues too many on local stages this past season. Pink Banana Theatre and V’Day have announced a program for next week that I’m really, really excited about. And I hope it sells every seat available. A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer is a series of short pieces written by some ...
02.14.2012 | | Posted at 12:19 AM

Pink Banana Is Looking for Actors for the End of the World

By Russ Bickerstaff
Pink Banana Theatre Company is staging the end of the world and they’re looking for actors to help it happen. Pink Banana One Act 2012:  The End of the World! Is a series of shorts about the end of everything. They have yet to announce what shorts are going to be in the show, but directors include Luke Erickson, Angela Fingard, David Franz, Dana Gustafson, Clayton Hamburg, and Alan Piotrowic...