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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

A comic riff on Hitchcock

 The Phantom Cicada Theatre Company delivers a solidly comic evening of outdoor theater at summer’s end as it presents The 39 Steps. Drew Brhel directs a cast of four playing a great many roles in a briskly paced send-up of the 1930s Alfred Hitchcock spy story. William Bolz manages the right amount of wry humor in the
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
 SummerStage of Delafield has picked some really good comedies for this summer. Early this season, the outdoor theater in Lapham Peak State Park played host to Larry Shue’s The Foreigner, set in rural America. Their staging of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) was precisely the kind of light
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

SummerStage abridges the Bard

 “The play’s the thing,” says Hamlet. In the case of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), “play” becomes “plays” as the SummerStage troupe in Delafield attempts to perform the Bard’s 15 comedies, 10
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Larry Shue’s comedy The Foreigner continues to be greatly entertaining nearly three decades after it first debuted in Milwaukee. SummerStage of Delafield’s outdoor space in Lapham Peak State Park provides an airy intimacy
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
 Summer always brings theater outdoors. Many of the best places to see outdoor theater occur far from the metro area in touristy places like Spring Green and Door County, but there are a fair number of outdoor shows that
06.22.2011 | | Posted at 11:55 AM

Suitcase Shakespeare presents condensed classic Shakespeare comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
This summer there are a number of outdoor Shakespeare productions currently running in Wisconsin. In a summer featuring not one, but two different professional outdoor productions of Twelfth Night in the state, a touring production of The Taming of the Shrew is also coming through town. The Illinois-based Suitcase Shakespeare Company stages its Shrew this weekend at Lapham Peak State Park as a ...
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Oct 29 & 30

...There are probably dozens of urban legends that begin - and end - with a hike through the wilderness, and you can live out the terror with a one-mile Fright Hike through the terrifying trails of Lapham Peak State Park...
08.17.2010 | | Posted at 03:31 PM

Work of Mark Wale and Lady Augusta Gregory staged in Lapham Peak State Park

By Russ Bickerstaff
As the final weeks of outdoor summer theatre make their way across various stages in remote parts of the state, a somewhat more local park will be hosting a trio of Irish shorts at the end of the month.   Lapham Peak State Park plays host to two plays written by Lady Augusta Gregory and one by Mark Wale as presented by SummerStage of Delafield.  The Mark Wale short Bad Sunday evidently makes i...

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