Tony Bennett is
still very much alive. The legendary singer has performed for well over half a
century and still tours regularly. The winner of 17 Grammys and two Emmys has
sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. There’s little doubt that he’s
continuing to perform because he loves to perform
It’s been close to a decade since Johnny Cash
passed away. But his musical legacy lives on, most recently in the readapted
musical, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, which opened at The
Rep’s Stackner Cabaret last
Salem is performing a one-man show at the Stackner Cabaret called Mind Over Milwaukee. In this
hour-and-a-half long program, Salem performs mentalist tricks involving
prediction, thought, numbers, sleight of
When Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century, it was a defining moment in human history that ushered in the era of mass communication. Was it also the perfect subject for a big, splashy Broadway musical?
Ted Swindley's Always…Patsy Cline demands a tremendous amount from its lead actress, who is asked to deliver the humble glamour of the legendary recording artist with little to no way of formal introduction. We are introduced to her in a performance...
Always…Patsy Cline asks a lot of a woman in the title role.
By Russ Bickerstaff
When I walked out of the Milwaukee Rep’s Always…Patsy Cline I was more than a little disappointed. By the time I’d left the Jay and Patty Baker Theatre complex, I’d had the show pretty much in perspective. Yes: to be fair, Kelly Faulkner is charming as Patsy Cline. And no—she doesn’t have a voice with anywhere near the kind of haunting depth that Cline had, but is it right to exp...
Country music legend Patsy Cline developed new range and depth for female vocals in one of the nation's most popular music genres. Her interesting life story, about a woman who achieved great critical and commercial success in the mid-20th century...