Results tagged with 'james devita'
Published June 19, 2015
Headed to the beach or maybe jetting off to some exotic locale for summer? Of course, the perfect book(s) to take along is one that will remind you why you're coming back to Wisconsin when the adventure ends. Here are some recent Sconnie books for your summer reading list.
Published June 14, 2015
"An Iliad" was staged 15 months ago by Milwaukee Rep, and the same play and actor open the season for American Players Theatre. in a spectacular production. There are now messages and wonders to behold in this staging.
Published June 29, 2014
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is more than four centuries old and has been performed in every conceivable place, in every conceivable way. But in all of those performances, no matter what was done to "juice up the story," it has always remained Juliet's play. I can't count the number of times I've seen this play, but I have never seen a Juliet like the one in the James DeVita directed production that opened Saturday night at American Players Theatre.
Published June 5, 2014
The 2013-14 theater season has closed, and it's on to the wonderful summer of productions in Spring Green and Door County. Before hitting the road, I wanted to talk about a season that gave us so much wonderful theater.
Published March 1, 2014
Great theater is about telling a story, and it's hard to find a much cooler story than "An Iliad," the epic poem by Homer. A retelling of that poem is the latest entry in the Milwaukee Rep season, and it's a performance that will leave you breathless.
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