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Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
Off to the Cabaret: Mark Clements, the Milwaukee Rep’s new artistic director, scored an A-plus with his debut masterpiece, Cabaret. Opening night earned a standing ovation for the cast and design team, including choreographer Michael Pink, resplendent in red trousers...
09.18.2010 | | Posted at 11:42 AM

Though flawed, the Rep's CABARET is far better than anything Broadway has pushed through town in the past year.

By Russ Bickerstaff
From the moment one steps into the Quadracci Theatre, it’s apparent that the show is going to be very, very big. Strings of lights rush out from the stage into the audience. Milwaukee Rep Artistic Intern Ensemble members mill about the place in full costume in full character. A vague haze clings to the air. There’s been a concerted effort to make the entire place feel like Berlin in the 1930...