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Friday, April 4, 2008

Tonight @ the Off Broadway Theatre - 8:00 PM

Tonight at 8 p.m. at the Off Broadway Theatre, Next Act Theatre continues its new production of Charles Ludlam’s Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, a popular, idiosyncratic masterpiece starring John McGivern and Christopher Tarjan, and directed by the company’s artistic director, David Cecsarini. The play . . .
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 6:30 PM

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater explores the transformative power of vacations in its drama, The Night is a Child, which runs through April 13. 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 and plenty of festive . . .
Friday, March 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Tenth Street Theatre - 8:00 PM

The latest production from In Tandem Theatre explores the Catholic Church’s conflict between liberal progressivism and conservative traditionalism. In Mass Appeal, Michael Perez stars as an iconoclastic young seminarian who clashes with an old, established priest (Michael Duncan) as both struggle with the problems . . .
Friday, March 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 8:00 PM

Franz Kafka’s most famous novel is now a stage play starring puppets, marionettes and a rock/Americana band. The Milwaukee Mask & Puppet Theatre’s latest presentation, The Ballad of Josef K., finds novel ways to suggest the various interpretations of Kafka’s The Trial, using a new script to convey the humor and horror . . .
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:30 PM

Franz Kafka’s most famous book is now a stage play starring puppets, marionettes and a rock/Americana band. The Milwaukee Mask & Puppet Theatre’s latest presentation, The Ballad of Josef K. finds novel ways to suggest the various interpretations of Kafka’s The Trial, using a new script to convey the humor and horror . . .
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre - 7:30 PM

The latest production from In Tandem Theatre explores the Catholic Church’s conflict between liberal progressivism and conservative traditionalism. In Mass Appeal, Michael Perez stars as an iconoclastic young seminarian who clashes with an old, established priest (Michael Duncan) as both struggle with the problems . . .
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Theater Reviews

You’re on Earth, there’s no cure for that,” bellows Michael Corkins, playing Hamm in Milwaukee Rep’s production of Endgame. His outburst marks one of many instances when his rich stentorian voice erupts into violent disdain for the futility and wretchedness of human existence. Despite the comic patter consistent throughout the play, this expression of despair for the irremediable suffering of mankind clings to the characters like the fog one imagines inhabits the world outside their decaying cocoon. Prolonged disease and decrepitude remain within; “Outside of here it’s death.”
Friday, March 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 8:00 PM

In typical Samuel Beckett fashion, very little happens in the one act play Endgame. Two characters, one who cannot stand up and another who cannot sit down, bicker back and forth in a small house, with no indication that there is any remaining life whatsoever outside. Is the play a character study or Beckett's interpretation of . . .
Friday, March 7, 2008

Tonight @ the Off Broadway Theatre - 7:30 PM

Countless adaptations of Antigone have been produced for the stage and screen, but in their new production, Present Music and the Milwaukee Dance Theatre intend to provide a wholly different and “provocative retelling” of the classic tale. A fusion of music, text and movement is used to heighten audience senses . . .
Sunday, March 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Riverside Theater - 8:00 PM

The Beatles’ only Wisconsin appearance was at the Milwaukee Arena in September 1964. For those too young to catch that show, Rain: The Beatles Experience, which performs at the Riverside Theater tonight at 8 p.m., promises a faithful recreation from that era, as well as all of the legendary foursome’s phases, from . . .

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