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Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m.

In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the front...
06.15.2010 | | Posted at 07:02 AM

Peninsula Players Opens its 75th Season With Wisconsin Premiere

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Peninsula Players--the oldest professional resident summer theatre in the country opens its 75th season with the Wisconsin premiere of a French comedy. Heroes is Tom Stoppard’s translation of a play by Gerald Sibleyras. The direct translation of the title for that play was “Wind In The Poplars.” The play is set in 1959 in a home for retired military men. The three central characters he...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

It seems like a logical vote for any lawmaker: mandate that all drivers pass a written and road test before they’re allowed to drive on their own. Which legislator, interested in public safety, would vote otherwise? But when certain drivers are illegal immigrants, logic becomes scrambled.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Much has been written lately about drug and alcohol abuse by minors,as though it was a recent phenomenon—something to be blamed on television advertising, the breakdown of the “traditional” family unit or other societal bogeymen. The sad reality is that underage substance abuse is not new, but for those caught in...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

A Simple Way to Aid Domestic Violence Survivors

The campaign to require paid sick days to all Milwaukee workers rightly emphasizes the boost in health and productivity that will be provided to employees, employers, parents and anyone who encounters sick employees in their workplace. But the paid sick days referendum—which will be on the city of Milwaukee...