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04.08.2012 | | Posted at 05:54 PM

Hell-bent for Shakespeare on a Harley

By Russ Bickerstaff
There's heavy metal pumping into the Quadracci Powerhouse Theatre prior to the show. A single shaft of light illuminates a Harley amidst the gritty gleam of an industrially inspired set. Somewhere in the background we're hearing "Welcome to the Jungle." It's kind of a weird contrast against an audience that has come to the theatre dressed--like they're going to the theatre. There everyone is in ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The story of Shakespeare's Othello has taken many forms over the past 400 years. The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice this month in a decidedly modern production that mixes the ancient text with present-day iconography...
04.04.2011 | | Posted at 06:01 AM

The final audio interview segment with Mark Clements

By Russ Bickerstaff
  And now, the third in the Audio Curtains podcasts: Part Five of my interview with Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements. (That other voice you're hearing in these recordings is that of Milwaukee Rep Public Relations Director Cindy Moran, who sat-in on the conversation.) In total, the audio from the interview runs something like and hour and a half, so I'�ve cut it up into 5 more man...
04.02.2011 | | Posted at 07:57 AM

The fourth of five audio interview segments with Milwaukee Rep's Artistic Director

By Russ Bickerstaff
  And now, the third in the Audio Curtains podcasts: Part Four of my interview with Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements, in which we talk about audience reaction to the new season and Clements' creative sensibilities. (That other voice you're hearing in these recordings is that of Milwaukee Rep Public Relations Director Cindy Moran, who sat-in on the conversation.) In total, the ...
03.31.2011 | | Posted at 07:52 AM

The Third of Five segments of an audio interview with Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director mark Clements.

By Russ Bickerstaff
And now, the third in the Audio Curtains podcasts: Part Three of my interview with Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements, in which we discuss the role of the Rep and a rather interesting project he's initiated to commission a steady stream of new works for the stage.(That other voice you're hearing in these recordings is that of Milwaukee Rep Public Relations Director Cindy Moran, who...
03.29.2011 | | Posted at 06:45 AM

The Second Audio Curtains Podcast

By Russ Bickerstaff
And now, the second in the Audio Curtains podcasts: Part Two of my interview with�Milwaukee Rep�Artistic Director Mark Clements, in which we discuss matters pertaining to the Residant Acting Company and establishing sustainable growth in the Milwaukee theatre business.�(That other voice you're hearing in these recordings is that of Milwaukee Rep Public Relations Director Cindy Moran, who sa...
03.27.2011 | | Posted at 11:06 AM

The Sound of Mark Clements On The Milwaukee Rep

By Russ Bickerstaff
I’ve taken to recording the audio on interviews with a digital camera. It’s a bit weird. Recently I’d found that the audio from such interviews would make for a reasonably practical series of podcasts. And so here is the debut installment of the audio podcast supplement to the Curtains blog—audio curtains. The debut installment of Audio Curtains is Part One of a seven-part interview with...
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
Off to the Cabaret: Mark Clements, the Milwaukee Rep’s new artistic director, scored an A-plus with his debut masterpiece, Cabaret. Opening night earned a standing ovation for the cast and design team, including choreographer Michael Pink, resplendent in red trousers...

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