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Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

A white Christmas at Sunset Playhouse

 The Sunset Playhouse’s seasonal bon bon, “Hollywood Holidays,” is a compendium of movie tunes sung individually by four young performers. Yes, there is “White Christmas,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Santa Baby,” as well as a lovely
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its season with the 1962 classic A Thousand Clowns. This American comedy tells the story of an eccentric New Yorker who must conform to society if he is to keep custody of his 12-year-old genius nephew...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Modern productions of Shakespeare sometimes switch things up with respect to gender. The late Milwaukee Shakespeare created a memorable production of The Taming of the Shrew in which men played all of the roles. This summer...
07.03.2012 | | Posted at 09:31 AM

Sunset Playhouse Auditions for STAGEDOOR

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The theatre loves the theatre. That third wall can be a mirror facing the stage. To this end, the Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman play Stage Door became kind of a huge success several decades ago. Written in the 1930's, the play is about a group of aspiring actresses living in a boarding house.    Sunset Playhouse will be staging a production of the classic this coming September. They wil...
06.30.2012 | | Posted at 07:08 AM

Sunset Playhouse's Variety Show looking for talent

By Russ Bickerstaff
    The first two days in July, the Sunset Playhouse will be holding auditions for its long-running Vaudeville-style variety show. Gaslight is a diverse mixture of different types of performance that all mix in a fast-paced and family-friendly show. They're looking for people who can entertain on a comfortably big stage in Elm Grove. As stated in the Audition notice:    " f you've got a singi...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
It is said that real life mirrors art. John Guare's play Six Degrees of Separation, which opened last weekend at Sunset Playhouse, uses both as a starting point. Six Degrees is based upon a real account that began in 1983 with a smooth-talking...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
When people take advantage of the ambiguity of identity at the expense of others, it can get positively revolting. Take the case of David Hampton, a man who passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s. Hampton conned money...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The best children's fare of any kind is a delicate balance. It should be fun and entertaining for kids and those accompanying them, it should be educational without being too obvious and, if it's really good, it should instill a few moral lessons without getting...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Chance, circumstance and more than a bit of genius have made Thornton Wilder's Our Town one of the most influential American plays of all time. Nearly 75 years after its debut, the drama remains as popular as ever...

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