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Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
 It’s a really fun premise: One of the 20th century’s most influential artists hangs out at a French café with one of that century’s most influential scientific minds. Somewhere along the line, the single most successful solo recording act in history shows up to hang out as well in comedian Steve Martin’s hilarious Picasso at
07.13.2012 | | Posted at 10:12 AM

Costuming, Staging and Intimacy with JULIET AND ROMEO

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Romeo and Juliet is such a tired plot that it rarely gets produced. This is weird considering that there have been quite a few productions of Macbeth and Hamlet over the course of the past few years. Overexposure never slows THOSE productions. Why then is it the case that there have only been a couple of local productions of Romeo And Juliet over the course of the past ten years?    Whateve...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Modern productions of Shakespeare sometimes switch things up with respect to gender. The late Milwaukee Shakespeare created a memorable production of The Taming of the Shrew in which men played all of the roles. This summer...
07.04.2011 | | Posted at 10:38 AM

Austen's Emma At Acacia

By Russ Bickerstaff
People often ask me if the theatre activity in Milwaukee dies-down in summer. (It doesn’t.) If there is a slow-down point in the summer, it’s probably in July. This coming week, there’s almost nothing opening. Next week, though: four shows opening in great Milwaukee. As I won’t have time to see them all, there’s one that I won’t be able to see. And while I will be seeing no less than...