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10.27.2014 | 32 days ago | Posted at 04:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The promo pics for Robbie McGhee’s Uprooted Cabaret show had McGhee down on the farm with a beat-up baseball cap. As I understand, the show was about McGhee’s life growing-up in small-town Wisconsin, so it fit. For their November Uprooted Cabaret show, Marcee Doherty-Elst and Kelly Doherty will be doing something possibly a bit more flashy if advanced promo photos are any indicator. Reconstruc...
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
Off The Wall Theatre opens its season with a dark, sensual reimagining of Kander and Ebb’s Broadway classic, Cabaret. In the theater’s limited space, director Dale Gutzman stages a haunting spectacle of glitz, glamour and gall with a clever and sardonic spin that forces his audience deep into the deliciously sinful netherworld
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

The meaning of America in a musical

 Nothing in the nature of musical theater demands that it be superficial. Civilization’s first plays, the soul-expanding Greek tragedies, were musicals about nature, society and individual responsibility
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

Milwaukee actor sings gutsy cabaret

 Local actress/singer Leslie Fitzwater has been captivating Milwaukee audiences for decades. From Jan. 15 through Feb. 10, Skylight Music Theatre (158 N. Broadway) mounts the final run of Fitzwater’s original signature
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012
Considering the diversity of theater offerings, it's surprising that certain genres don't get more play on local stages. Science fiction may have its place on the big screen, but it's rarely explored in Milwaukee theater. Last year, Vince Figueroa...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The story of Shakespeare's Othello has taken many forms over the past 400 years. The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice this month in a decidedly modern production that mixes the ancient text with present-day iconography...
07.05.2011 | | Posted at 09:46 AM

Theatre On Main Stages CABARET

By Russ Bickerstaff
I’m seeing three musicals the weekend after next. THREE. And although this is quite a few to be opening on the same week, there are always more shows opening-up just a bit further out. The same weekend that Sunset’s Drowsy Chaperone, Off The Wall’s Aspects of Love and Bad Example’s Cannibal open up, there’s a classic with a much bigger name than all of these opening in O...
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep opens its first season under new artistic director Mark Clements with a production of the 1966 hit Broadway musical drama Cabaret. With a substantial cast and choreography by Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink...
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep opens its first season under new artistic director Mark Clements with a production of the 1966 hit Broadway musical drama Cabaret. With a substantial cast and choreography by Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink...
Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep opens its first season under new artistic director Mark Clements with a production of the 1966 hit Broadway musical drama Cabaret. With a substantial cast and choreography by Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink...

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