Results tagged with 'first stage'
Published Oct. 18, 2014
Most of the time when a play opens, it's easy to figure out who the star is - usually an actor with a major part. Sometimes, the star can be something else, like a director or a composer or a costume designer. Rarely would anybody pick a lighting designer as the star, unless they see the wonderful production of "Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars" that opened the season for First Stage.
Published Oct. 13, 2014
For the eighth time, the nationally acclaimed First Stage Young Company sent 14 of its members to compete in the Utah Shakespearean Festival/Southern Utah University Shakespeare Competition, held Oct. 10-11 in Cedar City, Utah. The team of 14 high school students from the First Stage Theatre Academy's pre-professional training program for teens won first place overall for its division, as well as placing second for its ensemble scene, third place for monologues and another first place in the duo/trio category.
Published May 4, 2014
"Nancy Drew and Her Biggest Case Ever," imaginatively directed by artistic director Jeff Frank, is the kind of show you've come to expect from First Stage. But even with all the wondrous elements of a typical First Stage production, there was something missing from this effort.
Published April 13, 2014
This list - updated for 2014 - features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.
Published Feb. 23, 2014
It was a little girl in the audience who provided proof that belief ran strong at the Todd Wehr Theater during the opening weekend of "Anatole." That little girl was in full belief that what she was seeing in front of her eyes was really a very funny mouse who had a wife, a bunch of kids, a good friend, a cat, big lumps of cheese and all sorts of magic created by John Maclay and Lee Becker.
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