Think Spring: Guests received a rare glimpse of spring at Samara
Garden and Home’s indoor garden party. Visitors mingled under arbors and
trellises, eying and buying exquisite, handmade garden art and antique
There's something irresistibly fun about Matt Daniels as Jeeves the butler and his success results from comic precision. Some time ago he was in perfect form as Phileas Fogg in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's production
Musical Aid: Milwaukee’s top musicians joined the cause at Turner Hall to support
and raise funds for Josh Tovar,
their musical brother saddled with medical bills. Backed by his band, Chasin’
Mason, singers cloned
that's really required for solidly entertaining theater is one person and a
story. When the right actor is paired with the right script in the right venue,
a one-person show can be every bit as dynamic as something with a big
James Ridge is a tall man who has been
known to work alone. He's also one of Wisconsin’s most captivating actors.
Several years ago he put in a particularly well-rendered performance as Charles
Dickens in a one-man show that played in multiple venues. Ridge returns to
center stage in a one-character production
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opened its season with a production of Herb Gardner's A Thousand Clowns. The 1960s classic offers an even mix of comedy and drama, featuring depth of emotion in characters that are all quite complex and sympathetically...
A look back at the 2011-2012 Theatre Year In Milwaukee
By Russ Bickerstaff
Intro Being a theatre critic who attends 100+ shows per year, my year is defined a bit differently than a standard calendar will allow for. My year starts in August with the first shows of the new theatre season, continues through May as regular season switches gears for the summer shows and finally ends in July as the new theatre season gets underway the following month . . . and so each ye...
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre now selling tickets to individual shows for 2012-2013
By Russ Bickerstaff
As of only recently, single tickets have gone on sale for Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's upcoming season. As always, Milwaukee Chamber is the harbinger of the new season, opening its first show for 2012/2013 in early August. In dividual tickets for that show and every other show on the season are currently on sale. Normally I don't spend much time talking about box office events, but this i...
Artistic Sense: Bucketworks, “the world's first health club for the brain,” celebrated its 10th anniversary with nonstop creative goings-on in its amazing 27,000-square-foot space on South Fifth. While showing off the historic multiple-building...