Results tagged with 'marcus center for the performing arts'
Published April 2, 2014
His previous stand-up special, "Long Story Short" - directed by Jerry Seinfeld - took on telling the history of the world in 75 minutes. With "Unconstitutional," Colin Quinn has narrowed his focus just a bit to merely the Constitution. OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to talk to Quinn about the show, his interest in history, why he now loves the Kardashians and what his first order of business would be if he was a benign dictator.
Published March 12, 2014
Though the idea of adapting the enormously popular 1992 book "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus" may seem like an obvious choice, translating a book of relationship advice into a coherent piece of entertainment can be tough. Peter Story, however, thinks they've pulled it off. Before he hits the stage, however, we talked to Story about putting on a one-man show, his own relationship advice and working with Quentin Tarantino.
Published March 5, 2014
Think back to the famous 1983 movie "Flashdance" and answer the question, "What was it about?' You will probably respond that it's about a young girl named Alex, a steelworker who dances in an almost strip club and wants to get into an elite-level ballet school. But that's not the right answer if someone asks you about the busy stage musical adaptation of "Flashdance" that opened Tuesday night at the Marcus Center.
Published Feb. 28, 2014
The highest grossing musical in history and a Tony award winning, laugh-a-minute riot highlight the 2014-15 season of Broadway shows announced by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Thursday night.
Published Feb. 24, 2014
Before the cast of "Flashdance" pulls up the curtain - and down on a chain attached to a bucket of water - on March 4, OnMilwaukee got a chance to talk to Corey Mach, who plays the main character's romantic interest Nick Hurley, about comparisons between the movie and the musical, meeting a new on-stage love interest and what movie he would bring to the stage if he could.
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A preamble of simple drums, and then a tempest of harmonica and guitar, the symbiotic force filling the arena and the ears of all eager listeners. This is the epic beginning of the blues song "When the Levee Breaks," the last track on Zeppelin's fourth album (1971). This is the epic ope...
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