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06.04.2010 | | Posted at 05:27 PM

Milwaukee theatre group seeks performers with disabilities

By Russ Bickerstaff
An actor’s job relies quite heavily on adaptation. Adaptation tends to require a kind of homogeneity of form—a baseline uniformity in appearance that can be adapted to a number of different roles in a number of different ways. As a result of this, it can be very difficult for actors and other performers with disabilities to find work. There are profoundly talented performers out there who wil...
05.24.2010 | | Posted at 07:05 AM

Sunset Playhouse Announces Auditions of GASLIGHT REVUE

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove has announced that it will be holding auditions for its upcoming show Gaslight Revue. It’s a vaudeville-style variety show, which means that the Sunset is really looking for any kind of talent at all here. Comedians, dancers, singers and other specialty acts are encouraged to audition. The press release asks those classic three questions asked of all aspiring ...
05.09.2010 | | Posted at 11:26 PM

UW-Waukesha Hosts Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors

By Russ Bickerstaff
In�and amidst all of the rest of what’s going on in the near future, it’s nice to see announcements for the summer musicals. Starting this June, many are expected to flock to the big, soulless Broadway import running here in town through the in August. (Tickets went on sale to the general public yesterday.) UW-Waukesha’s production of Little Shop of Horrors opens the same weekend as the ch...
04.26.2010 | | Posted at 11:46 PM

Kopec and Company Looking To Fill Murder Castle

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � Jack The Ripper. David Berkowitz—the Son of Sam. The Hillside Strangler. The Zodiac Killer. The name Herman Mudgett doesn’t often come to mind along with names of the worlds most infamous serial killers, but the most prolific killers in history have very mundane names like Luis Garavito—Colombia’s “monster of the Andes,” and Dr. Harold Shipman—England’s “Dr. Death.” With a...
02.18.2010 | | Posted at 05:29 PM

Elm Grove Theatre Looking To Cast for Kurt Ludwig Farce

By Russ Bickerstaff
The author that brought the world such classic contemporary farces as Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo put out a relatively new show in 2004. The show comes to Elm Grove this year with a Sunset Playhouse�production. Leading Ladies is the story of a pair of down-on-their luck actors who decide to impersonate a wealthy, dying widow’s two long-lost nephews. When the nieces turn out to be neph...
02.10.2010 | | Posted at 04:35 PM

Silent Comedy Group Looking For New Faces

By Russ Bickerstaff
Local silent comedy group The MUTES have developed a rather interesting niche for themselves. The idea of performing silent film-era physical comedy complete with title cards and black and white wardrobe/make-up effects is as clever as it is enjoyable. Looking for fresh faces to join the act, the MUTES will be hosting auditions next Wednesday at the Alchemist Theatre. The audition announcement ...
02.08.2010 | | Posted at 08:24 PM

Pink Banana Casting For Its Spring Shorts Show

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Pink Banana Theatre has been staging shorts programs for a few years now. Its latest offering, Sex, Drugs And The American Way finds its way to the Off-Broadway Theatre’s Studio Theatre this May. The new show features work by a number of area playwrights centered around the title theme. Pink Banana never fails to put together an interesting show. Last year’s program featured work by peop...
02.04.2010 | | Posted at 03:26 PM

The Racine Theatre Guild Casting for THE PRODUCERS next month

By Russ Bickerstaff
In addition to its massive success on Broadway and beyond, Mel Brooks’ screwball musical The Producers has had a particularly remarkable amount of local popularity in the past couple of years, having had something like three different productions staged in and around Milwaukee in the past year or so, including impressive stagings by both The Skylight Opera and Carte Blanche Studios. This May T...
02.03.2010 | | Posted at 05:21 PM

Acacia Theatre Looking To Cast for 1954 Drama

By Russ Bickerstaff
Acacia Theatre opens its doors to potential actors this month as it holds auditions for an upcoming production of The Trip To Bountiful—Horton Foote’s 1954 drama set in Texas. A woman yearns to return to the town she grew-up in. With the right kind of staging, this could be a very powerful production on the Concordia University stage that Acacia uses.   Auditions for Bountiful take place on...
01.14.2010 | | Posted at 06:40 AM

Auditions for Brendan early next month.

By Russ Bickerstaff
UW-Washington County’s theatre department is looking for actors for its spring production of Ronan Noone’s Brendan. The comic drama about an Irishman who has moved to Boston. Brendan’s settling into his new lifestyle west of the Atlantic, but he’s also having to deal with the ghost of his late mother passing judgment on his decisions and host of other concerns. The play, which debuted in ...

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