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Published Sept. 17, 2014
In 2010, Mark Clements arrived in Milwaukee and, in his first act as artistic director, brought something to the Milwaukee Rep's main stage that oddly it had never seen in its impressive history: a musical. Several years later, Clements has made it a bit of a tradition to feature a musical in the Rep's main house schedule. 2014 is no different and the Powerhouse opens up with "The Color Purple."
Published April 13, 2014
Ever since he made his debut into the American pop culture world, Superman has been a character who made people wonder what he really was. After all, he's technically an alien disguised as a human. That was kind of the way I felt walking out of the opening night of "The History of Invulnerability" at the Milwaukee Rep. I wasn't totally sure what I had just watched, but I knew whatever it was had made me a little uncomfortable.
Published Jan. 11, 2014
There is one brief moment when we stop wondering, and we see Judy Garland in all she ever was during "End of the Rainbow," which opened Friday night at the Milwaukee Rep. The moment is exquisite and reflects the soaring majesty that made Garland what some people call the greatest American entertainer, ever.
Published Nov. 12, 2013
Actress Kelley Faulkner's life is surrounded by showbiz. Even many of roles since her move to Milwaukee in 2010 - Sally Bowles in "Cabaret," country music star Patsy Cline, Vaudeville star Evelyn Nesbit in "Ragtime" - are performers themselves. Add another role to that list with Brooke, an inexperienced actress in the show within the show of "Noises Off."
Published Oct. 28, 2013
Mark Clements, artistic director of the Milwaukee Rep, has a great big wheelhouse, and he has hit his stride in the intimate setting of the Stackner Cabaret. No further evidence is needed than to let the smooth joy of "Forever Plaid" wash over you.
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