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Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010

Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m.

Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok, the Milwaukee Rep’s production of My Name is Asher Lev plays out on an almost bare stage as it tells the story of a young artist with a great deal of talent, played here by Rep newcomer...
10.03.2010 | | Posted at 11:35 AM

The Rep’s First Stiemke Show of the Year Seems To Contemplate A Theatre Of Absence

By Russ Bickerstaff
The immensity of the empty space is apparent the moment one walks into the Stiemke Theatre. Scenic Designer Kevin Depinet punctuates a largely undressed stage with a few old picture frames. The floorboards come together at strange angles. There’s a window. The lights fade. The show’s three actors appear onstage and the show begins. The Milwaukee Rep’s first of two shows at the Stiemke Studi...