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05.11.2014 | 78 days ago | Posted at 03:49 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
After carefully considering what it will present as its 2014/2015 season, Co-Operative Performance Milwaukee has announced a really interesting series of four plays.In September, the group opens its production of Chekov’s The Seagull, which also appears on the upcoming American Players Theatre season this coming summer. It’s a very haunting drama that should play well in an intimate performanc...
05.05.2014 | 84 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Writer/director Patrick Schmitz (best-known for Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer) has a new project for the summer. It’s a comic take on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. Schmitz is a very witty guy, which should be reason enough to look forward to the show. The cast assembled for the show is really promising as well. Title characters are played by actual teenagers with real comedic talent. As ...
05.07.2014 | 82 days ago | Posted at 08:28 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Bo Johnson and a group of others who had worked on a recent production of King Lear that was staged at the Alchemist Theatre have formed a new theatre company, Umbrella Group. Joining Bo Johnson under the Umbrella are a group of talented actors including Libby Amato (who is currently appearing in In Tandem’s latest show) and Anna Figlesthaler (who has had a number of really memorable turns on th...
05.06.2014 | 83 days ago | Posted at 08:21 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Theater RED recently announced that it will be producing the latest by Milwaukee playwright Liz Shipe. Shipe’s Sherlock Holmes plays at the Brumder Mansion were critical and commercial hits. Shipe’s work is very sharp and very commercially appealing. For her latest, Shipe is tackling the legend of Robin Hood with Lady In Waiting.  The play will be staged this coming August. Auditions wi...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

12 performances, 12 hours on 12-12-12

 Pegi Christiansen has made performance art for 12 years. She has also sought out, chronicled and fostered efforts by other Milwaukee artists to create meaningful, memorable, even life changing live performances that don’t quite
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012
Playwright Steve Yockey envisions oppression as a tyrannical child ruling her toys with an iron fist. The idea has some merit. Yockey’s story, titled Cartoon, receives a staging this month courtesy of Youngblood Theatre.
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Schauer Arts & Activities Center hosts theater, dance and more

Large cities naturally serve as a destination for the arts. Theaters, galleries, music and art classes can be found easily in Milwaukee or Chicago. But don’t count out smaller towns, like Hartford, Wis. Hartford, 40 minutes

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