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06.28.2012 | | Posted at 08:51 AM

Free Milwaukee Parks Performance of One of Shakespeare's Earliest Works

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Two Gentlemen of Verona is never given a whole lot of respect. It's generally considered to be one of Shakespeare's weakest plays. The ending n particular seems a bit at odds with itself and well . . . then there's the whole rape aspect of it and the comedy and well . . . it's a bit of a mess . . . but it's not like there isn't some good stuff in the and that good stuff is given some love in ...
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...
06.07.2012 | | Posted at 10:28 PM

Cast and Crew talk with interested people virtually live this sunday

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Theatre is inherently social. As social technology develops, it can't help but augment the social end of the art form. Mark Puchinsky of the Riotous Shakespeare Troupe is taking advantage of a relatively new service offered by Google this coming Sunday. In preparation for a week of staging free performances of Two Gentlemen of Verona in veracious Milwaukee parks, Mark Puchinsky and various ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
June features not one, but two free outdoor productions of Shakespearean works. The better known of the two productions is Macbeth, which is being staged by Optimist Theatre. There is little that could be said here about Macbeth that hasn't...
05.08.2012 | | Posted at 08:33 AM

A second free helping of Shakespeare In The Park in late June

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Not to be outdone by Optimist Theatre's upcoming free outdoor production of Macbeth this late June/early July . . . Mark Puchinsky and a number of others are staging a production of Two Gentleman of Verona for a few different Milwauke Parks. The production will be performed free of charge June 25th and 26th at Lake Park, June 27th at Washington Park and June 28th and 29th at Humboldt Park. ...