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04.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Somewhere in the midst of things, my wife and I had forgotten that last night was Gallery Night. We ended up parking a bit farther from the Broadway Theatre Complex than we might’ve expected. We had dinner at the public market and milled about a bit before going in. It’s a bit strange seeing the marquee over the Studio Theatre completely blank. The season is ending. I’m told the final perfor...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Theatre Preview

It's wonderful to see veteran theater companies weathering our current economic woes, but this success is only part of the bigger picture for Milwaukee's theater scene. The prosperity of smaller, independent companies is absolutely essential for theater in Milwaukee to thrive. Without a board of directors or numerous other concerns facing established theater companies, independent productions can take chances...
03.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
As a part of The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents a staged reading of a new play by Jennifer Uphoff Gray tonight. A Thousand Words is a new mystery by Gray which mingles the past with the present as a New York Art Museum exhibit manager quits her job only to run across a very important collection of photos. The cast for the staged reading includes some i...
Monday, Feb. 23, 2009

Theater Review

The Sum of Us, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's newest production, has the upbeat feel of an Australian soap, the sticky-soft heart of a family drama and an anticlimactic ending that leaves us with the phrase "shit happens" resounding in our ears. Set in an Australian industrial suburb in the present...
11.21.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In this, the second and final part of the transcripts, the writer/star of the biographical musical The Daly News talks about working on the show in Milwaukee.SELF EDITING IN AN INTIMATE SPACEJonathan Gillard Daly: . . .There is nothing to hide behind. It’s just an empty stage. There are moments that are just absolutely . . . completely without artifice . . . it feels like. And that’s a real...
Friday, Feb. 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Broadway Theatre Center - 8:00 PM

The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is celebrating the leap-year tonight with a pair of parties before and after tonight’s 8 p.m. performance of their lean-and-mean, 90-minute take on Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment. Ticket holders can go across the street to Cuvee for a 6 p.m. reception with Crime . . .
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008

Tonight @ the Broadway Theatre Center - 4:00 & 8:00 PM

The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its pared-down production of Crime and Punishment today with 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances at the Broadway Theatre Center. Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus have distilled Dostoyevsky’s lengthy masterpiece into a tight, 90-minute, three-actor play . . .

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