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09.04.2012 | | Posted at 11:49 PM

John Pinero's one man show as legendary coach comes to Whitewater next month.

By Russ Bickerstaff
    As The Peninsula Players look to open their production of Lombardi just days before the beginning of the NFL season, an entirely different Vince Lombardi looks to come to Whitewater next month. John Pinero's impression of the legendary coach had been used in promos for Super Bowl XL several years back. He's been traveling with his show--The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi.    He uses his...
02.28.2012 | | Posted at 01:14 PM

Missoula Stages THE JUNGLE BOOK at UW-Whitewater

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The Missoula Children’s Theatre has a reasonably long history of doing kid’s shows on the road. Rather than touring with children for the performances, the group auditions from local talent that comes to audition. Kids get a chance to act with a touring company while its in town . . . learning from what must be an exceedingly cool one-time experience. Then they perform for parents, famil...
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is going on a road trip to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The love affair between the MSO and UW-Whitewater, in which the orchestra provides outstanding classical music outside its usual haunts, goes back 18...
10.20.2011 | | Posted at 07:43 AM

American Folklore Theatre presents classy deer hunting musical

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Bo Johnson and Lee Becker are a couple of talented stage performers. The fact that they’ve been able to make fairly good money performing as musical deer hunters would strike a few people as being kind of strange. But actually, it’s a really interesting show with a kind of surprising level of depth to it. The fact that it also happens to be about deer hunters from Northern Wisconsin is so...
04.01.2011 | | Posted at 07:53 AM

Joshua Kane brings the NEAs Big Read to UW-Whitewaters Young Auditorium

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read campaign is looking to, “restore reading to the center of American culture.” Okay—that’s a pretty ambitious goal for a single project, but it’s a noble one. As a part of the NEA’s Big Read, UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium welcomes talented stage performer Joshua Kane in a performance of his one-man show Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Ter...
02.27.2011 | | Posted at 10:41 PM

National Touring Production Hits Whitewater and Wausau

By Russ Bickerstaff
As March begins, the National Touring production of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof makes it through Wisconsin for it’s only two engagements prior to it’s mid-June series at the Marcus Center.  March 1st, the show graces the stage of UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium. The show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets range in price from $45.50 -$25.50 and can be reserved by calling 262-472-2222...
02.20.2011 | | Posted at 07:05 AM

Kids opportunity to learn from a touring theatre company at the end of the month.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Missoula Children�s Theatre makes it to UW-Whitewater�s Young Auditorium at the end of the month. It will be rolling into town about 50-60 actors short of a full production. Not to worry�this is always the case. The touring theatre company�s production of Snow White features a huge cast culled from auditions in areas it performs in. On Saturday, February 26th, at 2pm, the Missoula Children�s...