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Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m.

In the late 19th century, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakening covered a lot of ground in a single plot about...
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 2 and 8 p.m.

In the late 19th century, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakening covered a lot of ground in a single plot about...
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 8 p.m.

In the late 19th century, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakening covered a lot of ground in a single plot...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m.

In the late 19th century, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakening covered a lot of ground in a single plot about...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Ambitious Broadway Fusion Hits The Marcus Center

By Russ Bickerstaff
According to the literature, the late 19th Century was a very sexually repressed time. Around the time that Sigmund Freud was starting to discover memories of childhood sexual abuse in his patients, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakenings  covered a lot of ground in a single pl...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Critically Acclaimed Broadway Fare In Milwaukee

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s not often that a big, commercial Broadway musical can have an impact beyond its own popularity. Granted, some of the biggest entertainment ventures in history (Phantom and such…) have made a hell of an impact over the years, but they do so by telling a story in broad strokes that doesn’t exactly challenge the audience. Even when Broadway musicals tackle bigger issues (Rent) they don’t...

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