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11.06.2011 | | Posted at 09:06 AM

Uprooted Theatre presents a one-night-only staged reading of an intense Jim Crowe-era drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
Bayonne, Louisiana. 1948. After World War II. Before the civil rights movement. During the era of the Jim Crowe south. A schoolteacher is sent to counsel a man on death row—a man unjustly condemned. It’s been described as a heavily dramatic piece about a time when injustices weren’t buried underneath layers of glossy PR. It’s A Lesson Before Dying-- a drama written by Romulus Linney base...
01.17.2011 | | Posted at 06:37 AM

Uprooted/Renaissance's CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY

By Russ Bickerstaff
There simply are NOT enough decent� stage roles for African-Americans in Milwaukee theatre. With solidly impressive performances of a competent contemporary script, Uprooted/Renaissance Theaterworks’ production of Crumbs From The Table of Joy is a quietly dazzling illustration of this. Uprooted Theatre Managing Director/co-founder Marti Gobel is joined by a cast of regional actors in a story r...

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