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09.24.2014 | 128 days ago | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In the years to come, online video just might become indispensable in promoting upcoming local theater shows. There are bound to be a lot of soft-sell approaches that have more to do with image than they do the actual show that’s being promoted. These can be really cool if they’re done right but they can be really confusing if they’re not. (I understand that’s the performer in front of a b...
08.27.2014 | | Posted at 06:09 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre is no longer at the Boulevard Theatre. So it’s going to be kind of a weird season. The first show of the new season for the Boulevard will be staged at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Pal Joey runs for three performances only at the end of next month. What’s more, the seating limits each of the three performances to 100 seats only, so this begins to sound like...
07.17.2014 | | Posted at 08:48 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
When it was announced that The Boulevard Theatre’s performance space was no longer going to be The Boulevard Theatre, I was concerned that the last performance in the space had come and gone without anyone realizing that it was the last performance in the space.Thankfully, the Boulevard Theatre will be performing one more show at the most intimate theatre space in Milwaukee. David Flores, Jamies...
06.29.2014 | | Posted at 03:17 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Personally I’m going to miss one of the smallest stages in town. The Boulevard Theatre on South  Kinnickinnic Avenue was perilously small. Audience members would pass through the set on their way to the tiny restroom. Even at the back wall of the stage the actors were very, very close to the back row. It wasn’t just that the stage was small... it was the layout of the seating, which surro...
05.31.2014 | | Posted at 07:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre has been hosting Verse & Vino fundraisers for quite some time now. The latest hits the City Lights Building in the Menomonee Valley this June 14. The fundraiser runs from 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. There are silent auctions. There is wine. There is poetry performed by people involved in local theatre. It’s a really pleasant social atmosphere. In some past years, this event has ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

‘Living Out’ sets the price for status

 Boulevard Theatre ends its season with a thought-provoking look at class differences, “the price” of status and the sacrifices made in trying to balance work and family in Living Out. Lisa Loomer’s play centering on a nanny
Friday, March 8, 2013
 Glam Galore: The Milwaukee Ballet’s “GlamROCK! The Ball 2013” was an over-the-top, first-rate blowout. IG Designs’ Eli McKinney and Kirk Kohlbeck transformed the Pfister Hotel’s ballroom into a swanky nightclub.