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11.15.2014 | 72 days ago | Posted at 04:09 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Pink Banana Theatre Co. recently announced a call for scripts for its next One Acts program. The title of their 11th shorts show is Issue #11: SUPERHEROES! Kind of a challenging topic for a small-budget shorts program, but this could get interesting if they get the right scripts.Obviously, it would be highly unlikely that Pink Banana would be looking to stage anything featuring established tradema...
10.06.2014 | 112 days ago | Posted at 03:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Pink Banana Theatre Company is hosting its Fall “FUNdraiser” this month. And there’s no question there will be all kinds of fun...draising (?) going on at The Underground Collaborative on 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. on Friday, Oct. 17. There’s a silent auction. There’s a cash bar. There’s live music from Rocket Paloma. Sounds like a fun time. Go get...um...draised for a good cause.The funds ...
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Exploring identity and desire in a socially networked world

 This November, Pink Banana Theatre stages a production of a contemporary exploration into the nature of identity. In an increasingly complex world of social networking, personality and desire have become very liquid. Carlos Murrillo’s Dark Play or Stories For Boys casts a light into the fragmented world of a
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Bravo! Next Act: Celebrating Next Act Theatre's first anniversary in its beautiful new theater space, the company's fans poured into the sold-out “Bravo, Next Act” event. The retro-summer theme encouraged '50s attire, with Laura and Jeff...
02.26.2011 | | Posted at 11:25 AM

Pink Banana’s June Shorts Program: Higher Education seeks actors

By Russ Bickerstaff
Perhaps the longest currently running shorts program of its kind in Milwaukee, Pink Banana Theatre has sifted through all the submitted scripts and it’s all set to start looking for actors to fill them. Auditions for Pink Banana’s Higher Education run March 5th and 6th at Soulstice Theatre’s space in the Marian Center on 3195 South Superior Street. Those coming to audition will be deliveri...
05.22.2010 | | Posted at 09:02 AM

Pink Banana Continues Its Annual Short Theatre Tradition

By Russ Bickerstaff
With the last days of Spring filtering through the city, one act shows and revues of various kinds begin to pop-up with greater than usual frequency. The annual Pink Banana On-Act show arrives this year at the Off-Broadway Theatre. With a one-act show, one is never precisely certain what to expect. There�s always a strange kind of energy floating around as moods shift gears through multiple acto...
02.08.2010 | | Posted at 08:24 PM

Pink Banana Casting For Its Spring Shorts Show

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Pink Banana Theatre has been staging shorts programs for a few years now. Its latest offering, Sex, Drugs And The American Way finds its way to the Off-Broadway Theatre’s Studio Theatre this May. The new show features work by a number of area playwrights centered around the title theme. Pink Banana never fails to put together an interesting show. Last year’s program featured work by peop...
07.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Looking ahead at the upcoming weekend, I can’t help but notice that I seem to have overlooked much mention of Pink Banana’s new show—a production of the 1992 drama Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Irish playwright Frank McGinnis. . . in the rush of a whole bunch of other shows this coming weekend, the Pink Banana show comes as one of the more prominent productions to look forward to. I’d se...