It has often been said that one can have
too much of a good thing. Nonetheless, people continue to go overboard with
excess and the world ends up in the kind of trouble in which we currently find
it. Variety can be very
Community Theatre delves into modern
suburban middle-class drama as it presents the contemporary musical Next To Normal. Under the direction of
Brian Bzdawka, the cast renders a very believable family dynamic
Gigi is one of those old-fashioned storylines that hearkens
back to a time when life was all about class systems and love was all about
moving between them (preferably upward). Boy (Gaston) knows girl (Gigi). Boy
Skylight Music Theatre opened
its season with Avenue Q, an adult,
puppet-based musical that attempts the tricky feat of using comedy to delve
into sophisticated themes. Under the direction of Donna Drake...
When Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century, it was a defining moment in human history that ushered in the era of mass communication. Was it also the perfect subject for a big, splashy Broadway musical?
Considering the diversity of theater offerings, it's surprising that certain genres don't get more play on local stages. Science fiction may have its place on the big screen, but it's rarely explored in Milwaukee theater. Last year, Vince Figueroa...
Kenosha’s Michael Schumacher began as a biographer of
artists such as Francis Ford Coppola and Eric Clapton, but developed a side
career as chronicler of Great Lakes maritime disasters. In November’s Fury, Schumacher investigates a catastrophic gale that
bore down on the lakes a