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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
In Tandem Theatre brilliantly executes Veronica's Position, a comedy about politics and principles set on the precipice of the final decade of the 20th century. The play is set in motion when a drama-queen actress (an Elizabeth Taylor-like character) is due...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged actors who...
03.17.2012 | | Posted at 07:18 AM

UPROOTED THEATRE’s staging of REgniald Edmiund’s SOUTH BRIDGE

By Russ Bickerstaff
  For one week only, Uprooted Theatre is staging a heartbreakingly well-rendered premiere of Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge. The show is directed by Marti Gobel. There are only two more performances of the show, but it’s well worth making last minute plans to see this one. It’s brilliant. The plot plays out as a complex calculation between the desires of an ensemble of characters. They’r...
02.21.2012 | | Posted at 06:47 PM

Initial Impressions on the Milwaukee Chamber’s World Premiere Drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
A Thousand Words is present on the stage from the moment the audience walks in to the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. A collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theatre Company, the Gwendolyn Rice drama has come to drape the stage in breathtaking paperboard boxes. In places, the drama is every bit as interesting as a stack of boxes. Sometimes it’s more interestin...
04.26.2011 | | Posted at 09:53 AM

Playwright Neil Haven’s latest is a complicated contemporary domestic comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Neil Haven’s work has been an interesting and uneven mix. From the heartwarming holiday show Who Killed Santa? to a cleverly-constructed comedy about an agoraphobic elevator operator, Haven’s work has an enjoyable energy about it. My wife and I still occasionally talk about a comic short he wrote for Pink Banana Theatre featuring a group of ducks in a fountain in Las Vegas. Ha...
10.23.2010 | | Posted at 04:32 PM

Losing Track of Time In the Tenth Street Theatre

By Russ Bickerstaff
There’s a distinctly different feel to each theatre. In Tandem’s 10th Street Theatre has been the home to productions staged by a number of different companies in the past several months. Sitting down to opening night of In Tandem’s Art of Murder last night felt like an interesting contrast to all the visiting shows that have called the theatre home recently. It’s interesting seeing Chri...