light of musical theater's popularity, it's kind of surprising that it's not
made fun of more often. This is where T.I.M.:
The Improvised Musical comes in.
Once per month at ComedySportz in Milwaukee, a group of talented
Aaron Kopec's horror stories at the Alchemist Theatre have collected quite a rogues' gallery over the
years. Past villains have included Dracula, Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes.
This fall, Kopec delves into less familiar...
The World's Stage's Inaugural "Working Title" Project
By Russ Bickerstaff
The World's Stage Theatre opens its first ever Project: Working Title show this week with a production of a new play by Courtney Stirn. The premise behind P:WT is evidently to provide something of a pressure cooker for new material. A script is handed to a cast . . . that script is performed in a staged reading. The cast goes into rehearsals. Things get weird. And a show comes out of the who...
The early-'70s album, children's book and TV special Free to Be… You and Me was an ambitious project. The idea was to promote gender neutrality and individuality in the next generation. Years later, the songs and sketches still resonate. In a show titled...