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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts continued its diverse offering of performances by touring and regional groups with last Saturday's “Broadway Today!,” a show that deserved more than a single performance. The show's lackluster title...
Thursday, May 26, 2011

Classical Preview

The beguiling and dazzling Wicked Divas are set to enchant Milwaukee with show tunes from Ragtime, The Music Man, Evita and, of course, Wicked, the show-stopping Broadway extravaganza based around The Wizard of Oz. One of the Wicked Divas is Julia Murney, an actress whose bio includes the TV shows “30...
07.27.2010 | | Posted at 07:45 PM

Big Green From New York Helps Out

By Russ Bickerstaff
A touring Broadway production is a really, really easy target�especially when it�s as large and cumbersome as Wicked. The big, overpriced show attracts a great many people who will likely mistake the big production numbers, expensive costuming, lighting and so on for live theatre. Live theatre lives in much smaller venues where the reality of human emotion can pour out . . . a touring Broadway s...
07.13.2010 | | Posted at 07:37 PM

The Oz Series Hits Milwaukee Stages In Two Concurrent Productions

By Russ Bickerstaff
As I write this, the touring Broadway production of the musical based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling Oz fan fiction is only a little over one day away from opening. Envisioned as a darker prequel to L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book is a deliberate re-working of Baum’s attempt to create sanitized fairy tales for modern kids.  110 years after the book was originally p...
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m.

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked is an especially large one, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other...
Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010

Today @ The Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m.

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked is an especially large one, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m.

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked is an especially large one, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other...
Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m.

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked is an especially large one, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other...
Sunday, July 25, 2010

Today @ The Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m.

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked is an especially large one, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m.

The hit Broadway musical Wicked whizzed into town last week, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other backstage support. By far the...

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