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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Life for many can be an emotional train wreck, a collision of experiences and ideologies from which we stumble to pick up the pieces and get back on track. Try as they might, the three characters...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Is there any literary character more malevolent than Shakespeare's Richard III? Deformed of body, malignant of mind, Richard murders his way to the throne of England. The “poisonous bunch-backed toad” is eventually undone, but not before killing...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
We all carry wounds, real or imagined, that shape our lives and determine our destinies. The three characters in Heroes, currently running in the Touchstone Theatre on the American Players Theatre's Spring Green campus, have some very real wounds...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Early reports painted American Players Theatre's production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in dark and distinctly unfunny colors, an approach that director David Frank also implied in his program notes...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Despite promotion to the contrary, American Players Theatre's The Royal Family has more heart than humor, but the production's greatest asset is its excellent cast of APT veterans and the fun they have with their roles...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Whether it takes place on the stage or the screen, acting can be an all-consuming occupation. If it is true that only an actor can truly understand another actor, perhaps this is why actors so often become romantically involved. Acting couples tend...
11.11.2011 | | Posted at 08:01 AM

American Players Theatre returns to a holiday staging of the classic tale.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The small town of Spring Green, Wisconsin is one that many of us are only familiar with during the summer months. Once more this winter, The American Players Theatre gives out-of-towners another reason to visit as it re-stages its production of The Gift Of The Magi.   Written by James DeVita, the adaptation of the classic holiday story once again stars Tracy Michelle Arnold as a loving couple a...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

Theater Preview

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its 2011-2012 season with the compelling psychology of Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart. This deftly written, darkly comic drama tells the story of three adult sisters dealing with different internal struggles as they reunite at their grandfather's home...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Theater Review

A sexy ghost, an eccentric medium and a supercilious man troubled by two wives, one of who has been dead for seven years, combine for an evening of unusual hilarity at American Players Theatre's production of Blithe Spirit, which opened Saturday at the Spring Green troupe's amphitheater “Up the Hill...

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