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Monday, Sept. 5, 2011
Tom DuBuque was always in motion as house manager of the Pabst Theater. Throughout his 41 years at the theater, he preferred to be offstage, assisting patrons, solving problems or happy to just greet an interested tourist poking a head in to see...
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m.

After decades of recording everything from jazz to pop to R&B, Rickie Lee Jones has taken to throwing her fans curveballs. Her 1997 record Ghostyhead experimented with drum-heavy trip-hop, and 2007's The Sermon on Exposition...
Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010

at Pabst Theater

The Rep presents A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan from December 3 until December 26 at The Pabst Theater...
Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010

at Pabst Theater

Jim Gaffigan continues the tradition and returns to Milwaukee and the Pabst Theater for both a New Year's Eve 'Eve' show and a New Year's Eve show...
Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m.

NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” hasn’t been a gigantic hit even by that network’s standards—it has flirted with cancellation a couple of times—but it has succeeded in boosting otherwise little-known comedians like Ralphie May, Iliza Shlesinger...
Monday, June 21, 2010

June 18, 2010

I’m almost willing to bet my weight in Pabst Blue Ribbon that anyone who spends an hour watching Aziz Ansari will walk away talking just like him. Start by proposing an everyday fact about life or a weird situation, drop down low into a sort of gangster dialect and finish it off by talking really fast in a high...
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Peter Buffett’s Good Life

Sustainability has become a crucial theme ecologically and economically. But without sustainable values, little good can be accomplished as a society or as individuals. Peter Buffett joins the values discussion with Life is What You Make It (Harmony Book). Despite its chicken soup for the soul title, Buffett has some valuable ideas to impart from his own experience...
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010

Comedy Review

Not since 1992 has Milwaukee had the pleasure of hosting comedian Patton Oswalt. His recent performance at the Pabst Theater on February 20 was far from his visit to Sir Laughs-A-Lot, a “comedy club” under the stairs of a hotel. Never heard of Patton Oswalt? Not for long...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Diverse works come to Pabst Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom

When young composer Aaron Copland (1900-90) witnessed how dancer/choreographer Martha Graham turned his Piano Variations into the “very striking” ballet Dithyramb, he decided to see if they could next work collaboratively on an original stage work. Though she readily agreed, the project wouldn’t materialize for more than...

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