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Friday, April 12, 2013

Milwaukee Ballet's Eclectic Spring Series

 With Mozart, Sammy Davis, Jr. and DJ Wax Tailor as musical inspirations, the three contemporary works in Milwaukee Ballet's Spring Series could hardly be more different. Once again, Artistic Director Michael Pink has
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
"This next one is by country legend Robert Schumann," joked the opera singer Andrew Wilkowske as he introduced his arrangement of the Romantic German composer's “Ich grolle nicht.” In the translation by Kelley
Thursday, March 14, 2013
"Honestly, I'm not a big drinker," says the British-born director who is lighting up the Rep, "especially now with a 17-month-old girl at home, but I'm partial every now and then to a finely crafted cocktail.” Where better to go than this wonderfully camp retro bar? “It serves up the best-made
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wild Space’s luscious, ecstatic dance concert

In Debra Loewen's brilliant Milwaukee 360 dance show last fall, the audience stood in the chill night air on top of the parking structure of the former Pabst Brewery and looked
Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Three winners perform at annual choreography contest

Milwaukee Ballet is probably right to call “Genesis” one of the only truly international choreographic competitions in existence. Artistic Director Michael Pink chose this year's finalists from over 30 applicants representing six nations. Choreographers submitted videos of past work and
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Danceworks teaches Milwaukee to move

 “Serendipity” is the title of the new Danceworks Performance Company opening this weekend at their user-friendly studio on North Water Street. Happy accidents certainly occur in the development of artworks and institutions, but the success of Danceworks, now in its twentieth year
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

The Shepherd’s 2013 New Year’s Eve Guide

 2012 won’t necessarily be remembered as a great one. It’s almost certain to go down as the year the nation endured another bitter election cycle, stretches of unusual and frequently destructive weather patterns
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Getting Comfortable with The Nutcracker

In the darkness and cold of winter, we draw together for comfort. Holiday traditions help us find our lives again through the rituals we share. As a tuxedoed cabaret crooner, I return to the classic holiday standards every year
08.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Co-Founder of the late Theatre X, John Schneider has continued to be active in local theatre in the years since its 2004 demise. His latest project makes it to the stage Wednesday, September 2nd at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center on 325 East Walnut Street, Project Non-Violence presents a new play called What Really Matters? The name sounds familiar . . . I believe one of the last shows Theatre X ...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008
John Schneider has seldom chosen the easy path. If he had, the playwright and actor might have done something other than directing Project Non-Violence—oh, like writing grant proposals or schmoozing with wealthy donors to perpetuate theater for the comfortably well off.

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