Philip Van Doren Stern was a 20th-century historian and editor who
compiled short story collections and worked with the letters of such giants as
Lincoln, Poe and Thoreau. He also wrote a 4,000-word short story called
days when neighborhood movie houses were an integral part of many residential
areas of the city? These mostly small theaters boasted a single screen and
double features and attracted big crowds almost every
On your way into the theater, you sign in, receive a patient ID number
and have your hand stamped by a charming man with a British accent. The man’s
name is Lamb (played by Harry Loeffler-Bell). Lamb is an
There’s nothing small about the super-sized production of Big, the Musical at First Stage
Children’s Theater. The cast is big, the production numbers are big and the
special effects are big. This is a not-to-be-missed show...
UW-Milwaukee Theatre opens its Mainstage Theatre
season with The Tragedy of King Lear. The production, in collaboration with Shakespeare & Company, features an
interesting mix of professional and student talent...
Koren Black's white, sterile set comes to a sharp point. In a way, it
serves as the title character in the U.S. premiere of John Goodrum's The Nightmare Room, a satisfying
thriller that opens the season for...
Aaron Kopec's horror stories at the Alchemist Theatre have collected quite a rogues' gallery over the
years. Past villains have included Dracula, Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes.
This fall, Kopec delves into less familiar...