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02.19.2011 | | Posted at 01:09 PM

New theatre group announces two shows for its second season

By Russ Bickerstaff
I don’t know that� I ever recall a new Milwaukee theatre company quite as well organized as Theatrical Tendencies.�There’s a correlation here—they also appear to be impressively well-funded. I missed their debut show Thrill Me—The Leopold & Loeb Story. I’ve seen pictures, though . . . judging from production pics, the show had a very stylishly rendered feel about it. And so I’m reall...
02.09.2011 | | Posted at 05:58 AM

A Portion of ticket sales go to the Sojourner Family Peace Center

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � This year, the Vagina Monologues reaches its fifteenth year. The milestone is interesting in that the monologues detail the concerns of women who were interviewed over a decade and a half ago. The concerns of the women interviewed by playwright Eve Ensler continue to carry the kind of energy they did back then. There's a kind of universality about the material that should keep it exceedingly ...
01.22.2011 | | Posted at 05:51 AM

Photo Show At MGAC Opens With A Costume Gala

By Russ Bickerstaff
The darker edge of fairy tales continues to be quite hip these days. The darkness in what modern culture laughingly refers to as children’s fare makes its way to the stage of the Off The Wall Theatre next month a promising Jeremy Welter stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. The show stars Welter as the Mad Hatter and Liz Mistele as an Alice “with the mouth of a sailor an...
12.31.2010 | | Posted at 12:00 AM

Milwaukee Gay Arts Center looking to cast for VAGINA MONOLOGUES and a Wisconsin-based drama.

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center’s�Walker’s Point space is one of the more intimate stages in town. Next month, the MGAC is giving local actors an opportunity to work in the space on one of two upcoming projects. � � � Auditions for THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES take place January 8th ad 9th. As part of the V-Day Community Campaign, the MGAC is presenting a staging of Eve Ensler’s classic monologu...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

RSVP stages a new Paul Rudnick comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
The tiny space at the MGAC is a series of folding chairs facing an empty space for performers framed against a brick wall. Like a few others in town, the space allows for some really close contact with the actors, which makes for Raymond Bradford's remarkably intimate RSVP production of Paul Rudnick’s The New Century. The show opens with the strikingly attractive Sharon Nieman-Koebert in the ro...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Theater Preview

As the Republican Party tries to redefine itself in light of recent defeats, bans against gay marriage are beginning to look like less and less of an issue. With some states already legalizing gay marriage, an optimist can look to a point in the future when the Republicans' whole "defense of marriage" rhetoric will seem as universally absurd as it already does to a substantial segment of the population. In this respect, it's difficult...