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Hysterical history: A chat with Colin Quinn of "Unconstitutional"

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. 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.


Talking relationships and acting with Peter Story of "Men Are from Mars ... "

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.


New "Flashdance" misses flash, dance and a sense of drama

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.


Put on your leg warmers; "Flashdance" comes to Milwaukee

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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