The first time I saw a picture of one of Imago Theatre’s “Frogz,” I thought I was looking at a picture of an actual frog. They may not move perfectly like the little amphibians. (Humans simply do not have the anatomy. Those things have a muscular anatomy like a slingshot. They’re some of the most insanely graceful creatures on the planet.) Imago Theatre’s circus-inspired dance variety sh...
The South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center celebrates its 10th anniversary this coming May with a variety program showcasing local talent. The SMPAC website has some really excited text describing the event like this: “Don’t miss this world premiere of community driven theatre, vaudeville, comedy, music and ‘who-knows-what’ curated by you and other, like-minded patrons of the SMPAC communi...
Personally I’m going to miss one of the smallest stages in town. The Boulevard Theatre on South Kinnickinnic Avenue was perilously small. Audience members would pass through the set on their way to the tiny restroom. Even at the back wall of the stage the actors were very, very close to the back row. It wasn’t just that the stage was small... it was the layout of the seating, which surro...
The Battery Factory in collaboration with the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center are hosting a performance at the South Milwaukee Railroad Depot July 24 - 26. They’re looking for performers for Drama at the Depot.Built in 1893, the Depot was the heart of South Milwaukee that maintained operation well into the 1950s. TBF and the South Milwaukee PAC are seeking 4 performance works of up ...
Vivo/Carlota Santana will perform “The Soul of Flamenco” Saturday evening, Nov.
16, at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. A shorter, family-oriented
program, “Fiesta Flamenco,” will be
Testifying to its commitment to offering
diverse and innovative programming, the South Milwaukee PAC hosted the
experimental Chicago performance troupe, 500 Clown. Employing improvisation,
circus arts and mind-blowing physicality, 500 Clown strives to “create a charged
environment” that places the performers
that the current edition of MBII, the Milwaukee Ballet’s pre-professional
second company, is the strongest ever assembled appeared well founded during
their splendid concert at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center...
South Milwaukee PAC hosts Fundraiser Mystery Dinner
By Russ Bickerstaff
The South Milwaukee PAC hosts its 5th Annual Mystery Dinner Theatre next month as it presents And The Killer Is . . . The Murder Mystery Party thing can be a lot of fun, but the real challenge is to put it into a novel enough setting to make people want to engage with what’s going on. This particular show sounds like a lot of fun. The setting is an awards ceremony foe BEA—The Bit-players ...