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Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
The Old and New Testaments receive comic treatment from Phantom Cicada Theater and SummerStage in a production of The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) at the space at Next Act Theatre. Bo Johnson directs Nate Press, Emmitt Morgans...
01.17.2012 | | Posted at 03:31 PM

A Fun Show for those wh haven’t already seen it and those who might be a little obsessed with it.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s Complete Works of William Shakesepare (Abridged) is roughly 25 years of age in 2012.  The theatre/sketch comedy hybrid out of California has become a huge hit all over the world and continues to be produced various places. The Milwaukee Rep just opened a production of the show that runs through mid-March at the Stackner Cabaret. This is my third time seeing a...
12.29.2011 | | Posted at 04:50 PM

Reduced Shakespeare Company Script gets its latest staging with the Rep.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The California-based Reduced Shakespeare Company has had quite a bit of success with one of its first shows—The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged.) What started out as ind of high-end sketch comedy has become a huge stage phenomenon. Regional productions have popped up all over the place in the many years since it debuted. A recent Soulstice Theatre production was followed by a ...
06.07.2010 | | Posted at 10:01 AM

Relatively new, young company tackles high-energy Reduced Shakespeare Show

By Russ Bickerstaff
I see over 100 shows per year in Milwaukee. I write 365 blogs and numerous theatrical reviews and previews over the course of a year. Usually by the time I�ve come to rest in a theatre seat, I end up with a pretty vivid impression of what I�m about to see regardless of how much thought I�ve put into it. As it is relatively new, I wasn�t sure what to expect from the World�s Stage Theatre Company�...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Soulstice Theatre Opens Non-Holiday Show This Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
Most of the rest of this season’s local live Christmas shows are opening this weekend. (John McGivern’s annual show at the Off—Broadway Theatre doesn’t open until mid-month, just about every other local show opens this weekend.) And having reached the home stretch of Christmas openings, I’m looking forward to one of the few shows opening this weekend that has nothing to do with the holid...