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Monday, Dec. 2, 2013

Shopping suggestions for everyone in your life

 The holiday season is here. Festive lights are hanging, store hours have been extended and streets bustle with shoppers seeking the perfect gifts for friends and family. We know you’re raring to snatch up the holiday goodies, so we’ve put together a holiday gift guide to help you with those
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ in Spring Green

 Life’s random cruelties drive the existential farce Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which opened last Saturday at American Players Theatre in Spring Green. But Tom Stoppard’s 1966 absurdist tragicomedy, based on two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, owes more to Samuel
05.08.2011 | | Posted at 09:21 AM

First Stage’s Young Company presents a program of shorts by Stoppard and Ives

By Russ Bickerstaff
  As much respect as I have for First Stage Children's Theatre, I gained even a little bit more when I found out that they were going to be staging shorts programs featuring the work of Tom Stoppard and David Ives. Both playwrights are unflinchingly cool modern voices that just might rank as some of the better playwrights of the past fifty years. The Stoppard short in question is his Fifteen Mi...
06.15.2010 | | Posted at 07:02 AM

Peninsula Players Opens its 75th Season With Wisconsin Premiere

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Peninsula Players--the oldest professional resident summer theatre in the country opens its 75th season with the Wisconsin premiere of a French comedy. Heroes is Tom Stoppard’s translation of a play by Gerald Sibleyras. The direct translation of the title for that play was “Wind In The Poplars.” The play is set in 1959 in a home for retired military men. The three central characters he...

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