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03.18.2011 | | Posted at 05:54 AM

The pseudo-semi-sort-quasi-long running comedy festival is looking for acts for 2011

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Matt Kemple-founded Milwaukee Comedy Festival has been around for quite some time now. Roughly half a decade, in fact. The Festival is looking for entrants for it 2011 program, due to hit Comedsportz Milwaukee this coming August 4th � 7th. Wisconsin�s largest single comedy event has announced its national search for sketch and imrpov teams, music comedy and video sketches. The festival is no...
03.11.2011 | | Posted at 06:25 AM

Sunset Playhouse announces auditions for a contemporary comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
It was in the era of TV sitcom Bosom Buddies. It covered some of the comedic ground as I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry nearly three decades earlier. William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore�s stage comedy Love, Sex and the I.R.S. is a comedy about a couple of roommates. The two guys�Jon and Leslie�decide to save some money on taxes by listing themselves as� a married couple. You can probably see...
02.26.2011 | | Posted at 11:25 AM

Pink Banana’s June Shorts Program: Higher Education seeks actors

By Russ Bickerstaff
Perhaps the longest currently running shorts program of its kind in Milwaukee, Pink Banana Theatre has sifted through all the submitted scripts and it’s all set to start looking for actors to fill them. Auditions for Pink Banana’s Higher Education run March 5th and 6th at Soulstice Theatre’s space in the Marian Center on 3195 South Superior Street. Those coming to audition will be deliveri...
02.18.2011 | | Posted at 06:08 AM

The Waukesha Civic Theatre is looking to cast TWELFTH NIGHT

By Russ Bickerstaff
As Shakespearian shipwreck stories go, Twelfth Night is arguably one of the most fun. A complex mix-up of mistaken identities involving love, (requited and otherwise,) it’s a lot of fun for audience and ensemble alike. Early next week, The Waukesha Civic Theatre  is looking to cast a production of the show that will run May 6th-22nd. A consummate community theatre, WCT casts entirely from au...
02.15.2011 | | Posted at 06:54 AM

Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company looking for gospel talents for an upcoming musical

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � The Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company is looking for a cast for its upcoming gospel musical. They’re looking for male and female actors ages 25 and over for the Spring musical, which is set to be staged at the Marcus Center. �They’re also looking for piano players and organists with acting skills. Auditions will take place at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center on 3020 West Vlie...
02.15.2011 | | Posted at 08:39 AM

New Acacia Theatre auditions for an upcoming show about the life of Sojourner Truth

By Russ Bickerstaff
Acacia Theatre�continues its season with Sandra Fenichel Asher�s 1993 two-act drama about the life of influential abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Though its difficult to imagine any staged drama living up to the legend of a towering figure in the history of civil rights, any production that pays homage to her is worth examining. A history has a way of forgetting about the accomplishments of a grea...
12.24.2010 | | Posted at 01:38 PM

The Venerable Local Community Theatre Is Active Early In The New Year

By Russ Bickerstaff
One of the oldest theatre traditions in the state, The Bay Players continue to be active into the New Year with both an opening and auditions scheduled for January. January 14th, the Players’ production of The Butler Did It opens. The Tim Kelly whodunit spoof takes place on an island off the coast of San Francisco. A group of mystery writers attend a murder mystery weekend—all dressed as the...
12.15.2010 | | Posted at 05:38 PM

The Boulevard Theatre Looking to Cast a Couple of Plays

By Russ Bickerstaff
One of the two or three most intimate theatre spaces in town, the Boulevard Theatre is an interesting opportunity for untested talent. Those who may have only a bit of experience onstage can potentially experience greater physical challenges than those given to professional actors on much larger stages. It’s also an opportunity to connect-up with an audience in extremely close proximity, which...
11.26.2010 | | Posted at 10:03 AM

Pretend To Be Ice Fishing Onstage . . . While Singing

By Russ Bickerstaff
Though thoroughly accepted as a perfectly valid way to acquire fish, most people think of ice fishing as more than a bit odd. Fishing in a wooden closet above a hole in the ice has been described with horror, admiration and, often, equal amounts of both. The appeal of the subject matter has caused Guys On Ice to become an immensely successful musical. The James Kaplan/Fred Alley musical made i...
11.03.2010 | | Posted at 12:29 AM

Acacia Holding Auditions for Bio Play About Sojourner Truth

By Russ Bickerstaff
Acacia Theatre continues its Sandra Fenichel Asher’s 1993 two-act drama about the life of influential abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Though its difficult to imagine any staged drama living up to the legend of a towering figure in the history of civil rights, any production that pays homage to her is worth examining. A history has a way of forgetting about the accomplishments of a great many p...

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