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06.22.2012 | | Posted at 08:19 AM

The Rep's Lee Ernst Appearing in a couple with the Peninsula Players this year

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Several summers  ago, my wife and I saw The Milwaukee Rep's Lee Ernst at the Shed in Spring Green Wisconsin. Thought about saying hello, but I didn't know what else I'd say. This particular summer finds Ernst quite a bit further north then Spring Green as he will be appearing in a couple of shows with the Peninsula Players.    June 12th - 24th, Ernst is appearing in Opus, a comedy by Michae...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Fish Creek's venerable Peninsula Players continues its 77th season with Larry Shue's classic comedy The Nerd. The story of an insufferably annoying man made its world debut in Milwaukee in April 1981. It has since been staged all over the country. The story concerns itself with an...
11.14.2011 | | Posted at 10:24 AM


By Russ Bickerstaff
    It’s difficult to imagine precisely what line of thought Ben Zook had in mind with the screenplay to Jack and Jill. Same guy plays identical twin brother and sister. Andam Sandler picks up the idea and it becomes a modest success at the box office even as it’s more or less universally hated. The thing is . . . a movie like Jack and Jill gets made and I would imagine most of the people g...