Results tagged with 'milwaukee rep'
Published Nov. 27, 2013
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).
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.
Published Oct. 22, 2013
It's currently a fun time for actor Nate Lewellyn, and it's not simply because he's starring in "Forever Plaid," a gleeful revue of those classic catchy '50s guy group barbershop tunes opening this weekend at the Milwaukee Rep. No, there's another, more sentimental reason for Lewellyn to be happy: He's back home again.
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.
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This weekend I attended two amazing performances: Eurydice at the Rep and Madama Butterfly presented by the Florentine Opera. Both of these stories portrayed two very different, but tragic love stories. In addition to the performers themselves, the scenery and the music was top-notch, making me f...
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