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09.16.2011 | | Posted at 12:19 PM

A Casual Cocktail Party At The End of the World

By Russ Bickerstaff
I just saw Off The Wall’s On The Beach last night. The adaptation of the 1957 Nevil Shute novel was at its best during a cocktail party that makes up roughly half of the show (or so I remember.) The setting is a clever one: A full-scale nuclear has come and gone, wiping out all life on earth, except those living far enough removed from it all in Australia. A group of people have a little get-t...
07.30.2011 | | Posted at 02:10 PM

Soulstice Opens Its New Space With A Beautifully Imbalanced Musical

By Russ Bickerstaff
      There are a few musicals so wildly chaotic and beautifully diverse that they full reality doesn’t hit you until the next day. Suessical The Musical is one of those musicals. Concieved by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle, the show is kind of a bizarre musical fusion of a whole bunch of different Dr. Seuss children’s books. It’s not exactly what Seuss himself would’ve don...
02.05.2011 | | Posted at 10:15 AM

Jeremy Welter’s raver club land ALICE IN WONDERLAND onstage and Off The Wall

By Russ Bickerstaff
These days are strange. And, considering how hugely entertaining it is, it’s a bit odd to think of Off the Wall Theatre’s Alice In Wonderland as being the least brilliant piece of theatre in Milwaukee right now. The standard set between Next Act, Renaissance Theaterworks, the Skylight Opera Theatre, Youngblood and so on . . . the standard set between all the rest of the shows in town make an...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Stage Actress

It’s tempting to award this title to Mary MacDonald Kerr, Jacque Troy or any of a wide selection of well-known Milwaukee actresses that turned in brilliant appearances this year, but the lesser-known Liz Mistele has arguably had a better 2010 than any actor in town. Mistele appeared in at least five shows in 12...

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