wound pretty tight intellectually in an era increasingly fascinated with
information and details. Different groups of people cling to different details
trying to corner some kind of market on truth
Classic suspense cinema runs swiftly across the stage in two hours of comedy as the Milwaukee Rep brings Patrick Barlow’s The 39 Steps to the Quadracci Powerhouse. Four actors play numerous roles in this sophisticated comic tribute to the classic cloak-and-dagger suspense story.
The show leans heavily on a behind-the-curtain feel. Bill Clarke’s set has the look of a stylish, decaying cinema palace. With a few odd props, the four actors create...
Milwaukee is a great theater town. Below is a guide to a dozen theater companies that offer four or more productions a year. Some shows will be serious, others whimsical, but all are worth consideration...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident actress Laura Gordon is best known for her onstage roles with the company, but she’s directed shows for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks and now she’s directing the...
Wilkie Collins’ novels never failed to weave a thoroughly good yarn. The Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s production of Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Collins’ 1866 novel Armadale remains true to this spirit. It navigates its way around the novel’s convoluted plot and boldly lifts up the starched petticoats of English . . .
A beautiful but deceptive villainess—murderess?—named Lydia Gwilt is at the center of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s on-going production of Armadale, Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of the 19th-century Wilkie Collins novel of the same name. The Rep performs this complicated, sensational story of fraud, love affairs . . .
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater explores the transformative power of vacations in its drama, The Night is a Child, which runs through April 13. Elizabeth Norment stars as Harriet, a mother who retreats to Brazil after losing her son to a senseless act of violence. She encounters intriguing characters and plenty of festive . . .
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater explores the transformative powers of vacation in its production of the drama The Night is a Child. Elizabeth Norment stars as Harriet, a mother who retreats to Brazil after losing her son to a senseless act of violence. There she encounters intriguing characters and plenty of festive Brazilian . . .