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Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
Off the Wall Theatre kicks off its season Sept. 2 with a production of Charles Busch’s campy comedy Psycho Beach Party. Jeremy Welter directs the talented Liz Mistele and Dear Ruthie. A week later, the Sunset Playhouse goes in a less campy though similarly silly direction with Steve Martin’s The...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010

City hosts top-notch productions throughout the year

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...
Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010

Theater Review

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its 2010-2011 season with Jeeves Intervenes, a light, precisely executed comedy based on characters created by P.G. Wodehouse. Chris Klopatek offers up some pleasantly over-the-top physical comedy as Bertie Wooster, a wealthy gentleman of leisure who would be positively unable to...
08.04.2010 | | Posted at 11:55 AM

Actors Blogging In Character for promotion

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its 2010-2011 season with a production of Jeeves Intervenes—a comedy bsed on the early 20th century stories by P.G. Wodehouse. If you hear the names Jeeves, you think of a butler. Wodehouse is the reason for this, though the character was, in fact, a valet and not a butler. The cast of the comedy seems extremely promising for so many reasons . . . Milwaukee...
05.26.2010 | | Posted at 06:44 AM

The Unique Style of Chamber’s 2010 Annual Gala

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is closing a remarkably solid 35th season with its annual gala on Friday, June 4th. The venerable theatre company celebrates those close of another successful season at LaLune Collection World Headquarters . . . a classy little place on 930 East Burleigh Street at 7:30 pm next week Friday.    The gala features all those sorts of things one would normally associat...
04.17.2010 | | Posted at 07:11 PM

The Stage On The Other Side Of Popular Reality

By Russ Bickerstaff
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Marketing Director Cara McMullin sent out an email to those attending last night’s opening night performance of The Sweetest Swing In Baseball. It warned of parking difficulties that usually go along with Gallery Night in the Third Ward—Milwaukee Chamber’s home at the Broadway Theater Center being deep in the heart of the third ward, parking was going to be parti...
04.06.2010 | | Posted at 08:30 AM

Words On The Script Enter the Mind Via Familiar Voices

By Russ Bickerstaff
It�s always pleasant to have the opportunity to read bits of a script prior to opening night. Most of the bigger-budget shows come from established scripts . . . and even more contemporary scripts are usually available in some format from Google Books online. It isn�t the full script, but it�s usually a pretty good idea of what to expect from the complete play. I�d recently had the opportunity to ...
03.03.2010 | | Posted at 05:14 PM

Next Monday, The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Hosts a Reading of BROKEN AND ENTERED

By Russ Bickerstaff
The next in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s Montgomery Davis Play Development Series makes it to the stage next week as it presents a new comedy by Madison-based playwright Kurt McGinnis Brown. Broken and Entered features Marcus Truschinski and Nicholas Harazin as a pair of brothers who burglarize neighborhood homes to make ends meet. Things get complicated when one of the brothers falls for a neigh...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

Theater Review

Duet for One, which opened last weekend at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT), is based in part on the life of renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, whose successful career was cut short when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 28. She lived another 14 years, watching from a wheelchair as the career of her husband, pianist and conductor Daniel...

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