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10.08.2011 | | Posted at 07:15 AM

Theatrical Tendencies present brilliantly composed Douglas Carter Beane Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
Douglas Carter Beane’s The Little Dog Laughed is a staggeringly well-balanced contemporary comedy that finds a remarkably well-executed production with Theatrical Tendencies at the Milwaukee Gay Arts Center this month. David J. Franz plays Mitchell—a rising Hollywood star struggling with his sexuality. It’s difficult to play that sort of thing without over-playing it in gasping indie movie...
08.22.2011 | | Posted at 07:40 AM

Cast List Announced for TT’s first of two shows this season

By Russ Bickerstaff
Theatrical Tendencies'™ first show of the coming season is The Little Dog Laughed--”a comedy from a few years back written by Dogulas Carter Beane. A playwright who has also worked on at least one Broadway musical (the book for Xanadu) has also worked in Hollywood (he wrote To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.) It'™s the Hollywood end of his experience that he seems to have draw...
02.19.2011 | | Posted at 01:09 PM

New theatre group announces two shows for its second season

By Russ Bickerstaff
I don’t know that� I ever recall a new Milwaukee theatre company quite as well organized as Theatrical Tendencies.�There’s a correlation here—they also appear to be impressively well-funded. I missed their debut show Thrill Me—The Leopold & Loeb Story. I’ve seen pictures, though . . . judging from production pics, the show had a very stylishly rendered feel about it. And so I’m reall...

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