Epitome of Elegance: The beautifully renovated Milwaukee County Historical
Society was a perfect setting for Ten Chimneys’ 10th anniversary gala. Lynn
Fontanne, Alfred Lunt and Joe Garton—the latter credited with saving
It’s been close to a decade since Johnny Cash
passed away. But his musical legacy lives on, most recently in the readapted
musical, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, which opened at The
Rep’s Stackner Cabaret last
Catherine Trieschmann's How the World
Began, Milwaukee Rep's Deborah Staples stars as a teacher who moves from
New York to teach in the rural Midwest in the wake of a major natural disaster.
She finds further difficulties
wound pretty tight intellectually in an era increasingly fascinated with
information and details. Different groups of people cling to different details
trying to corner some kind of market on truth
Three Milwaukee Stages are Currently Playing Host To Three One-Actor Shows
By Russ Bickerstaff
Five shows in four days invariably means that I’ve got a day with two shows. Just saw the First Stage matinee. Will be off to the new Milwaukee Chamber show shortly. And last night I saw Elizabeth Norment in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of Joan Diddion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. It’s a one-person show. The third to open in Milwaukee this month. Three one-person shows in a single m...
Don't be a scrooge this year, come out and enjoy a Christmas Classic presented by the Rep! The show runs from November 28 through December 28 and its run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes...
The Milwaukee theater scene’s answer to David Sedaris, John McGivern follows up his successful one-man show A Midsummer Night McGivern, a collection of summertime reminiscences, with another set of nostalgic, comedy-laden memories called, fittingly, Another Midsummer Night McGiven. The production runs . . .
Despite offering a critique of what he called the “claptrap morality” of Victorian society, Wilkie Collins’ novels never failed to weave a thoroughly good yarn. The Milwaukee Rep’s production of Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Collins 1866 novel Armadale remains true to this spirit. It navigates its way around the novel’s convoluted plot and boldly lifts up the starched petticoats of English upper-crust to reveal sexual intrigue, suicide, deception, murder, medical malpractice and opium addiction teeming beneath the veneer of propriety—in short all the things which Collins longed to further illuminate—and presents them in the form of a highly entertaining and rather saucy play.
Like the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s production of Enchanted April last month, The Night is a Child is a story of personal transformation through vacation. Elizabeth Norment stars as Harriet, a mother who retreats to Brazil after losing her son to a senseless act of violence. She encounters intriguing characters . . .