Put the credit card away. Close down Amazon. Get out of line at Walmart. Let the leftover turkey sit for another night. Grab your coat, get your hat and hurry down your doorstep to Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to see "Love Stories."
It's a rare thing when you can walk out of a play and think that you are one of the smart people in this world. But that's how I felt after seeing "The Sunset Limited," which opened Thursday night at Next Act Theatre.
In New York and Los Angeles, it's easy to keep track celebrities, where they shop, eat, get gas and so forth. All you have to do is follow the paparazzi. In Milwaukee, it can be a little harder, but we have our share of celebrities and well-known people, too. In keeping with Bar Month here at OMC, we decided to find out what the favorite haunts were of some of our local stars.
Christopher Donahue isn't what you'd expect from an actor playing Ebenezer Scrooge, one of the famous grumps of stage, screen and literature. He's gracious, soft-spoken and a bit self-depreciating. The only Scroogish thing about him is his fully-grown beard, a mutton chops/mustache combination technically called "a hulihee" (he looked it up).
It's Valentine's Day, a celebration a lot of people think was created by the floral industry, kind of like Sweetest Day. In truth, the day is nearly 2,000 years old and has always been associated with love and romance.
Last summer Milwaukee experienced, for the first time, free of charge to the audience ...SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKAudiences loved it."Saw the performance today - magnificent ... Hope you are able to find the means to continue this venue. We drove an hour to get there and would do it over and...
Optimist Theatre is excited to welcome Ms. Angela Iannone to the cast of the Tempest in the role of Ariel. Sparks are already starting to fly between Angela and Jim Pickering, as Prospero. Like a moth to the flame – I know if I get too close, I’ll ignite. But, what a...