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Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Renaissance Theaterworks satirizes the state of the arts in 'The Understudy'

Theresa Rebeck’s comedies have made for some very memorable theater in the past. Milwaukee Chamber’s staging of Mauritius was sharp, clever and engrossing. Windfall Theatre’s production of Omnium Gatherum was well modulated with a great cast. This month, Renaissance Theaterworks stages The Understudy
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Toni Martin shines in ‘Spike Heels’

 A contemporary take on Pygmalion, Theresa Rebeck's Spike Heels involves a woman who is learning from two different men. Each man wants something different from her
09.07.2011 | | Posted at 07:25 AM

A look at the photos for Windfall’s Season Premiere

By Russ Bickerstaff
There's no questioning the Therese Rebeck is a talented playwright. The woman who wrote Mauritius, Bad Dates has also written some rather intelligent work for network television. There is, however, the question of Omnium Gatherum. Co-Written by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, the premise of the 2003 satire is a simple dinner party amongst intellectuals discussing current events and concerns. A con...
06.23.2011 | | Posted at 10:08 AM

Racially diverse cast needed. African American and Arab American actors needed

By Russ Bickerstaff
Windfall Theatre is looking to cast for a dinner party. The party in question is called Omnium Gatherum. It was written several years ago by Theresa Rebeck and Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. The premise is simple: a hostess/domestic tycoon in the mold of Martha Stewart hosts a party and subsequent intellectual discussion between a right-wing Tom Clany-like novelist, an upwardly-mobile African Ame...
02.03.2011 | | Posted at 06:12 AM

Chamber Theatre brings MAURITIUS to Milwaukee

By Russ Bickerstaff
Everyone�s got a story something like this: When I was in 6th grade, I once sold a comic book for $200. I�d only paid $1 for it. This is, of course, totally absurd. Not nearly as absurd as spending all of that money on more comic books. Such is the foolishness of youth and the insanity of semi-professional collecting. It�s this type of insanity that is explored in a great deal of entertaining de...

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