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02.19.2010 | | Posted at 05:50 PM

What Do You Say To Macbeth before the show?--Scattered thoughts On Off The Wall’s Macbeth.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Two of the three Shakespeare productions to open this month open on consecutive nights, which has allowed me the opportunity to attend both Macbeth and Much Ado About Nothing on consecutive evenings. Due to a strange and irregular schedule for the day, I�d arrived at the Off The Wall Theatre a bit early for Macbeth. I�d considered going in a bit early and slouching about Off The Wall�s tiny st...
01.18.2010 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

Three Different Shakespeare Productions Open Next Month

By Russ Bickerstaff
As the local theatre season continues into 2010, the second month of the New Year sees an odd concentration of unrelated Shakespeare productions. All three are in small studio theatres, allowing local audiences an opportunity to ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELLOpening on February 10th, The Boulevard Theatre’s production of one of Shakespeare’s rarely-produced plays. In promotion of the play, the ...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Three Shows Already Sold-Out This Month

By Russ Bickerstaff
The bad economy may be hurting the local theatre business as it does everything these days, but it’s nice to know that in the month of December there are a number of shows that have sold out a good portion of their tickets prior to opening night. Just a few days after Patrick Schmitz’s Rudolph The Pissed-Off Reindeer sold out the remainder of its run at the Alchemist Theatre. for the year, Dal...
05.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Whether or not it’s actually the case, it feels like there has been more of a concentration of heavy drama this past month than any other single month since the season began last August. In the Milwaukee theatre market, most months there usually tends to be one big drama opening, a few comedies and a few musicals. This month has amped-up the dramatic ratio  with  Windfall’s production of ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Theater Review

Off the Wall Theatre opted for a casual, lounge atmosphere for its spring fund-raising production of Broadway Gold. The show had all of the staging, costuming and choreography one might expect from a full production, but the cast kept things from getting too formal-a welcome relief at the end of a standard theater season...