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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Free Counseling: Got a problem? Perhaps it can easily be resolved at Hamburger Mary's monthly Shrink-N-Drink. Clinical psychologist Julie Helmrich, Ph.D., who is astute, serious and realistic, as well as clever and funny, fielded handwritten...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
William Inge's classic Bus Stop is a fun ensemble piece. It's light enough that one doesn't have to over-think it, but also deep enough to offer complexity for those interested in a bit more. The challenge for any production is to juggle the ensemble...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its commitment to working with area university theater programs as it opens William Inge's Bus Stop in collaboration with UW-Parkside. Bus Stop is a mid-'50s comedy perhaps best known...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Strange and compelling stories have sprung from the basic setup of two actors and a park bench on a stage. Richard Lyons Conlon takes this premise in an interesting direction in the drama One Time. In a world premiere developed in part...
03.14.2012 | | Posted at 01:00 AM

UW Parkside and Youngblood take turns staging Jennifer Haley drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
People who should know better referred to it as being, ‘like a nifty episode of The Twilight Zone.’ (That was Variety magazine.) “Niftiness” aside, Jennifer Haley’s Neighborhood 3L Requisition of Doom has a very definite appeal. The premise is kind of cute: Somewhere in suburbia, a group of teens get into a horror game—kind of sounds like a first-person shooter with zombies. And as i...
04.15.2011 | | Posted at 01:06 PM

UW-Parkside is quadruplicating Hamlet

By Russ Bickerstaff
UW-Parkside is tackling its upcoming Hamlet in four pieces. Four characters play the tragic hero in a production that looks inspired by a Steampunk aesthetic. Two men and two women tackle the role—all at the same time. Playing the role of the title character are students Eva Balistrieri, Chad Bay, Sarah Dill, and Jon Finnegan. (These being students from outside Milwaukee, I’m not as famil...
10.06.2010 | | Posted at 04:44 PM

UW-Parkside opens its theatre season with SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

By Russ Bickerstaff
With only one show opening-up in Milwaukee this weekend, there’s quite a lot opening up in the area next week . . . UWM, First Stage and Milwaukee Chamber all have shows opening next weekend. There’s also a comedy at the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove . . .if that wasn’t enough, UW-Parkside opens its theatre season next weekend as well. UW-Parkside Associate Professor of Theatre Lisa Kor...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

UW-Parkside stages ALL MY SONS

By Russ Bickerstaff
With something like 7 or 8 shows opening locally in the first week in December, it’s bound to be the case that one or two of them may have nothing at all to do with Christmas. This is, in fact, the case. One of the shows in question is Soulstice Theatre’s production of The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged.) (More on that later-on in the week and after it opens . . . ) The other ...

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