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Published June 20, 2014
The team of Frederick Heide and Lee Becker has created such outrageously funny plays like "Belgians in Heaven" and "Guys and Does." "Packer Fans from Outer Space" could well be expected to follow in that same slapstick vein, but it doesn't, as director Molly Rhode finds a heart in this play and puts it on full display with a marvelous cast of actors.
Published Dec. 12, 2012
Jamie Johns is the "in demand" music director in Milwaukee. He got here in 1999 and went to work for what was then the Skylight Opera Company. From then on he's been music director for some outstanding musicals, including his current production, the memorable "The Sound of Music" at Skylight.
Published Nov. 17, 2012
Above all else, "The Sound of Music" is a love story. Love between a man and a woman. Love of a God. Love of music. Love of country. Love of a father for his children. Love of children for their father. And falling in love is what you will do when you see the production, which opened Friday at Skylight Music Theatre.
Published Nov. 11, 2012
Combine the holiday season with a spectacular director and the unbridled joy and drama of "The Sound of Music" and you have a certain winner.
Published Jan. 13, 2011
Sometimes a theatrical production is a personal catharsis for those in it. Private growth, self-knowledge or problem resolution can be the happy by-product of pouring your heart and soul into a play. Youngblood Theatre Company is looking for something perhaps greater than all of that in its upcoming remount of "Red Light Winter." It hopes for an exorcism.
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