Results tagged with 'laura gordon'
Published Nov. 24, 2013
There are a lot of different things you can expect when you go to the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, but you would never expect this. A ballet. Right on the stage of the Quadracci Powerhouse. And with "Noises Off," a farce written by Michael Frayn and directed by KJ Sanchez, the Rep has staged a show that has everything that a great ballet has, except the music.
Published Sept. 28, 2013
The simple thing to do would be to look at "Venus in Fur" as just another story of seduction with a little S&M thrown in for good measure. Lots of laughs plus some sexy skin and lingerie. But the play is so much more in the hands of director Laura Gordon and her talented duo of performers.
Published Dec. 5, 2012
Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" is a romance novel in its truest form, and the Milwaukee Rep will open a production of this wonderful, funny and touching story Dec. 14.
Published Aug. 27, 2012
Many people are credited with saying it, but Jerry Seinfeld said it once, for sure. "Tragedy and death are easy," Seinfeld said. "Comedy is hard." If that's true, and there is no reason to doubt it, then the Milwaukee Rep's production of "Gutenberg! The Musical!" made the difficult look sublimely easy when it opened Sunday night.
Published Sept. 30, 2010
Gender equality remains an elusive goal in American theater, but the situation is changing in Milwaukee. Virtually all of the new directors in the local theater community in the past decade are women.
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