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06.17.2010 | | Posted at 06:03 PM

APT Opens Its Season With Shakespeare Up The Hill

By Russ Bickerstaff
Nationally recognized Wisconsin theatre company The American Players Theatre�opens its season this year with a production of a classic pastoral comedy As You Like It. �Director Tim Ocel and company take the production design in 1930�s direction. In the Zane Williams press pics available online, there�s a kind of stylish early 20th century feel to this particular journey to exile in the forest of...
06.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
 When William Shakespeare’s work debuted in England in the late 16th century, it’s safe to say that it probably wasn’t popular in Wisconsin. Neither was the English language. The only people living here at the time were the Oneota and though little is known about them, it seems highly unlikely that they would’ve launched productions of Hamlet, Merchant of Venice or . . . anything else ...