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09.09.2012 | | Posted at 05:53 AM

Soulstice Theatre's ROCKET MAN

By Russ Bickerstaff
Playwright Steven Dietz opens Rocketman at a couple of very uncomfortable points in the life of its protagonist. As the play opens, the reluctant landscape architect is getting rid of everything he owns. His wife has left him for a guy named Kale. His daughter is sixteen years old. She will be cutting herself out of his life in a matter of time. Everything is falling apart. And Soulstice Theatre w...
09.06.2012 | | Posted at 08:33 AM

Punks, Assassins and Existential Abstraction in September's First Full Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The theatre season picks up its rhythm this week with three significant openings in Milwaukee.      The first of the shows opens tonight at the Cream City Collectives on 732 East Clarke Street. World's Stage Theatre presents Fly Steffens' staging of Punkplay. . . the story of a couple of kids starting punk bad in a suburban wasteland of the '80's.    The CCC is a cozy little space that's ...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
The Boulevard Theatre's cozy studio space is perfect for the intimate comedies staged by Artistic Director Mark Bucher. The theater group opens its season Sept. 19 with the Midwest premiere of Yasmina Reza's Life (x) 3. It is precisely...
05.20.2012 | | Posted at 02:31 AM

Soulstice Theatre Looking to cast for ROCKET MAN

By Russ Bickerstaff
    A man in his early forties has cut a skylight in his attic. He has placed a recliner underneath it. All of his stuff is on his front lawn. There's a sign there. It reads, "Here's my life. Make an offer." He's looking for that place where all the decisions we never made converge. And Soulstice Theatre is looking for him. On stage his name will be Donny. They're looking for an actor to play ...

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