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11.19.2014 | 8 days ago | Posted at 04:45 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Whenever I hear Christmas music without the lyrics, my mind always substitutes the lyrics from A Cudahy Caroler Christmas. I’ve seen Anthony Wood’s musical holiday comedy countless times. I can only imagine what it must be like for Chris Flieller. He’s been playing the central role of Stasch in eight different runs of the show over the years. It’s understandable that he would want to step ...
11.01.2014 | 27 days ago | Posted at 04:31 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Violin. Clarinets. Cello. A toy piano. It’s a stage adaptation of the story of a chimpanzee. Lucy is further proof that local theatre has the power to create new and fascinating projects without having to resort to stuff created elsewhere. It’s fine that we’re doing another production of . . . I don’t know Harvey or whatever, but it’s really cool when Milwaukee theater can come up with s...
10.30.2014 | 29 days ago | Posted at 02:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
This week finds a new musical appearing at the Tenth Street Theatre. Originally debuting last year in New York, Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash’s Murder Ballad is described as “a sexy, explosive, new rock musical,” that explores complications of love and compromise revolving around a love triangle. Rachel Zientek plays the central character of Sara—an Upper West Sider with a dark past.Here�...
03.21.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
The ladies of Broadminded will introduce their latest sketched comedy show in April. Produced by Milwaukee Comedy, Inc., Do It Yourself will explore the perils of do-it-yourself projects, with the cast playing on home improvement projects gone wrong. The cast features Broadminded's Stacy Babl, Anne Graff LaDisa, Melissa Kingston and Megan McGee. DIY will be held at the Tenth Street Theatre on Apri...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

South Africa’s unquiet dead

 In Burying the Bones at In Tandem Theatre, an apolitical housewife living in post apartheid South Africa tries to find out what happened to her husband who’s been missing for the past two years. His ghost haunts her repeatedly now, asking her to find his killer and bury his bones
Thursday, May 2, 2013

In Tandem closes season with ‘Apartment 3A’

 Marked with sparklingly witty dialogue, Jeff Daniels' Apartment 3A is an enjoyable interpersonal comedy about the nature of meaningful human connection. In Tandem Theatre rounds out its season with a well-rendered version
Thursday, April 25, 2013
 A woman loses her faith in God, men and PBS. OK, so that last one sounds a little weird if you don't know that she also works for PBS. This is the central sense of loss at the heart of Jeff Daniels' Apartment 3A. That unique sense
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Laughing with Milwaukee’s all-female comedy troupe

 When one considers the personal and professional obligations of those involved, the time and effort required in the pursuit of such an endeavor and the daunting task of making complete strangers chuckle, the women
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

In Tandem’s ‘Beast on the Moon’

 “There was—and there was not,” intones the elderly man in Armenian at the start and end of Beast on the Moon, Richard Kalinoski’s deeply affecting play about two survivors of the Armenian Genocide, which opened last
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 As light and insubstantial a comedy as it is, A Cudahy Caroler Christmas is the gift that keeps on giving. In Tandem Theatre has staged Anthony Wood's classic South Side holiday comedy many, many times over the

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