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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

A modern adaptation in an intimate setting

 Is there such a thing as an “intimate epic”? If so, then perhaps American Players Theatre’s production of Antony and Cleopatra fits the bill. This pared-down version of Shakespeare’s historical tragedy opened Aug. 17 in APT’s Touchstone Theatre
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
 If history is to be believed, Charles Dickens was as much an actor as a writer, developing the characters in his novels before a mirror to get them just right before committing them to paper.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

APT’s ‘Molly Sweeney’

 If a 41-year-old Irish woman, blind since the age of 10 months, can regain her sight, she should be overjoyed. But Molly Sweeney, the title character of author Brian Friel’s play of the same name, is not so sure. What she
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
It's widely assumed that legendary author William Shakespeare must have led a remarkable life. Given what we know about him, you'd think that being married to the man must have been remarkable as well. As it turns out, that may not be the case...
07.08.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
  When I was offered the opportunity to be given a private tour of the American Players Theatre’s new indoor studio space, I leapt at the opportunity. For the past five years or so, I’ve been going to the APT for some of the best professional outdoor theatre in the state. It’s become a tradition for my wife and I . . . it just wouldn’t be a summer without a trip to Spring Green. Th...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

APT tackles Harold Pinter

Playwright Harold Pinter never felt the need to explain his plays, which has led to multiple popular and critical interpretations and debates about works like The Homecoming and Betrayal. The Milwaukee Rep's Laura Gordon, who will tackle Pinter for the first time next month in her American Players Theatre directorial debut of Pinter's Old Times, expects to add to the play's growing canon of controversy and uncertainty...

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