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05.23.2012 | | Posted at 11:48 PM

Soulstice Theatre opts for a series of shows this summer

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Where as many theatre companies that operate during the regular season take a long nap for the summer, there are those that remain active for a show or two. Soulstice Theatre has been one of those local theater groups that has always had a show or two running for a couple of weeks in the summer. This year they are running a series of one-weekend-only shows. Here's a look:   June 22nd and 2...
05.20.2012 | | Posted at 02:31 AM

Soulstice Theatre Looking to cast for ROCKET MAN

By Russ Bickerstaff
    A man in his early forties has cut a skylight in his attic. He has placed a recliner underneath it. All of his stuff is on his front lawn. There's a sign there. It reads, "Here's my life. Make an offer." He's looking for that place where all the decisions we never made converge. And Soulstice Theatre is looking for him. On stage his name will be Donny. They're looking for an actor to play ...
05.05.2012 | | Posted at 11:32 PM

Soulstice Theatre stages the Milwaukee premiere of GOLDFISH

By Russ Bickerstaff
  John Kolvenbach's Goldfish is a cleverly constructed 4-person story the clever balances comedy against drama in a love story resting within conflicting family tensions. The play makes its Milwaukee premiere with a production by Soulstice Theatre.    Josh Perkins directs a talented cast. Fresh Page Productions co-founder Kyle Queenan stars as Albert--a young man who aspires to college. Chanc...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged actors who...
04.07.2012 | | Posted at 11:36 PM

Soulstice Theatre presents a staged reading of David Ive’s POLISH JOKE

By Russ Bickerstaff
David Ives’ work doesn’t get produced nearly often enough. I can remember somewhere in the mist of early memory from some several years ago seeing a fully-staged production of David Ives’ Polish Joke at the Broqadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. It was staged by the late Bialystock and Bloom theatre company . . . Years later, the play is being staged as a reading by Soulstice Theatre...
03.12.2012 | | Posted at 09:22 AM

Soulstice Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of NOCTURNE

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Soulstice Theatre continues its season this month with the regional premiere of Adam Rapp’s Nocturne. The author of Red Light Winter delves into questions of death. Jason Thompson plays this one mostly in monologue as he plays a struggling author who rushes off to New York after the death of his little sister. He and his car were involved in the girl’s death. It tore his family apart. And ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Based on Jean Webster's progressive novel from 1912, John Caird and Paul Gordon's Daddy Long Legs has the potential to be a deep, socially conscious romantic-comedy musical. Preliminary outings of this story about a woman earning a college degree...
03.06.2012 | | Posted at 01:54 PM

Adam Rapp’s NOCTURNE helps support families dealing with the loss of a child.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The subject of infant mortality has been the focus of a great deal of concern in Milwaukee. And while it’s very, very, very important to focus on the importance of avoiding careless infant death, the problems of parents dealing with the loss of a child can easily be overlooked. What can you say, it’s a tragedy, right? Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has established an integrated bereav...
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Soulstice Theatre hosts the regional premiere of Nocturne, a drama by Adam Rapp, author of the acclaimed Red Light Winter. The poetic script follows a young man who moves to...
01.28.2012 | | Posted at 06:10 PM

Where Exactly does Jonathan Larson’s TICK, TICK…BOOM fit in with other early ‘90’s slacker dramas?

By Russ Bickerstaff
Last night I saw Soulstice Theatre’s Tick, Tick...BOOM! I hadn’t really prepared myself for what I was going to see, but it was very, very familiar…it was an early ‘90’s slacker drama. Jordan Gwiazdowski, Amber Smith, Josh Perkins and company put together a really good show under the direction of Jillian Smith . . .a full review of the show runs in the next issue of the Shepherd-Expres...

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