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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...
06.26.2012 | | Posted at 11:59 PM

It's time to think of Christmas for the kids . . . a little early . . .

By Russ Bickerstaff
  It's unspeakably hot. The weather outside has been kind of unpleasant. And then there's the humidity . .. So it's as good a time as any to start thinking about the next staging of A Christmas Carol. The Milwaukee Rep is looking for young actors to audition to be in the annual show.    the Milwaukee Rep is seeking applications for boys and girls ages 7 - 13 who are interested in performing in...
06.14.2012 | | Posted at 07:09 AM

Pink Banana Theatre looks to cast the drama June 16th and 17th

By Russ Bickerstaff
Harold Pinter's look into the madness of institutionalized life The Hothouse covers a lot of ground on the nature of control, the role of the individual in society and a quite a bit else.  Pink Banana Theatre stages a production of The Hothouse this coming November. The show runs November 1st - 17th to be exact. And Pink Banana is looking for a cast for the show.  Auditions for the show will...
05.22.2012 | | Posted at 10:53 AM

Figueroa and Lewinski looking to cast for sequel to last year's sci-fi show

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski are developing a sequel to last summer's Natalie Ryan and The Brain Thieves. There isn't much in the way of popcorn sic fi drama on local stages. The novelty of seeing that type of story play out live onstage as opposed to the multiplex was one of the big highlights of Milwaukee theatre last summer. It's just a really cool novelty.   This year's return to Nat...
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 ...
05.16.2012 | | Posted at 12:34 AM

West Allis Players Auditioning for GUYS AND DOLLS

By Russ Bickerstaff
    With a history that stretches back to the lat '60s, The West Allis Players are one of those suburban community theatre outfits that have been around for longer than many of the professional groups in t own. It pleases me to know that people have an opportunity to cut their teeth on production with some of the more established, lesser-known theatre companies before going on to work in a mor...
05.01.2012 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

Sunset Playhouse looking to cast for SWEET CHARITY

By Russ Bickerstaff
    For Ray Jivoff, may begins with a thoroughly charming appearance in Skylight Music Theatre's production of Things That Go Ding! That show closes this coming weekend. A couple of weeks after the final performance of THAT show, Jivoff will be in Elm Grove looking to cast for the Sunset Playhouse's production of Sweet Charity.    The classic '60's musical makes it to the Sunset for a product...
04.21.2012 | | Posted at 10:02 PM

Acacia looking to fill out cast for summer musical

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Acacia Theatre will be holding auditions for its production of Anne of Green Gables. The musical adaptation is being directed by Danette Buikema with musical direction by Jenee O'Connor. The Nancy Ford/Gretchen Cryer musical makes its way to the stage of Concordia University courtesy of the Acacia production, which runs July 13th -22nd.    Earlier auditions already found the production some...
04.20.2012 | | Posted at 04:46 AM

Over Our Had Players looks for new comedy talent

By Russ Bickerstaff
    The Over Our Head Players are gearing up for another summer Schmeatre show and they're looking for new talent. The Racine-based theatre has nnounced a bonus production that has been tacked on to the end of their 20th season. Their undoubtedly popular Theatre/Schmeatre sketch comedy show runs June 8th - 16th.    The evening of short, original comic sketches needs talent. OOHPs is holding o...