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Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
The Old and New Testaments receive comic treatment from Phantom Cicada Theater and SummerStage in a production of The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) at the space at Next Act Theatre. Bo Johnson directs Nate Press, Emmitt Morgans...
08.27.2012 | | Posted at 11:37 PM

Bo Johnson and company now staging the show at Next Act

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Considering some of what I've seen in the past couple of years, it's kind of odd that something as innocuous as The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) would be the one that ended up garnering as much controversy as it has. The light comedy about the bible has been cast out of its originally intended home at Lapham Peak State Park . . . for those still not aware of the change--the show ...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival opened at Next Act Theatre's space this past weekend. It continues through Aug. 11. The 2012 festival feels a bit more organized than previous festivals, as stand-up, sketch and improv comics, primarily from...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival unleashes itself upon the city this week with a popular mixture of stand-up, improv and sketch comedy. This year, hosts Matt Kemple and Patrick Schmitz are bringing the fest to Next Act Theatre...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Bravo! Next Act: Celebrating Next Act Theatre's first anniversary in its beautiful new theater space, the company's fans poured into the sold-out “Bravo, Next Act” event. The retro-summer theme encouraged '50s attire, with Laura and Jeff...
04.17.2012 | | Posted at 04:18 PM

ONE TIME pay-what-you-can night now April 24th

By Russ Bickerstaff
  A little over an hour ago, I got an announcement from Next Act Theatre's Matt Kemple. Evidently due to a scheduling conflict, the Pay What You Can night for One Time has been moved to April 24th at 7:30pm. Normally a Monday night thing, PWYC has been moved to Tuesday. The world premiere production of Richard Lyons Conlon's contemporary drama continues through April 29th at Next Act's space on ...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Strange and compelling stories have sprung from the basic setup of two actors and a park bench on a stage. Richard Lyons Conlon takes this premise in an interesting direction in the drama One Time. In a world premiere developed in part...

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