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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...
Monday, March 19, 2012
Haitian Invasion: After two years of planning, Milwaukee hosted the multi-day “Haiti 2012 Dreams and Reality” conference (“Pays Rêvé, Pays Réel”) featuring that nation's artists, filmmakers and writers. The group was treated to a welcome dinner at...
02.16.2012 | | Posted at 08:57 AM

Next Act welcomes Adrienne Danrich in early March

By Russ Bickerstaff
In a  few years, the Harlem Renaissance will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. It’s already recognized as being a huge cultural milestone for the nation as a whole. The full reality of its significance is likely to be recognized more and more as the nation gets more and more racially integrated. Next Act Theatre celebrates the movement as it welcomes soprano Adrianne Danrich for An Even...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
Next Act Theatre's production of Morris Panych's Vigil is a work of art. The darkly comic story of a man waiting for his aunt to die requires a precise balance that director Mary MacDonald Kerr and company execute quite well...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. An ensemble provides vocal scoring to a brilliantly balanced cast, including...

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