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Getting the dirt on the Rep's "Low Down Dirty Blues" with Felicia Fields

Published March 21, 2015

Early on in the 2014-15 season, the Milwaukee Rep staged "The Color Purple." It's a show actress Felicia P. Fields knows very well; after all, her turn as Sofia in the Broadway musical scored her a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical back in 2006. It's another familiar show, however, that brings Fields back to Milwaukee: "Low Down Dirty Blues," a celebration of classic blues at its deepest and dirtiest.

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"Five Presidents" scribe Rick Cleveland talks plays, politics and peeing dogs

Published March 3, 2015

Rick Cleveland wishes America didn't want to watch "House of Cards." An interesting take - especially considering Cleveland wrote two episodes of the Netflix hit. However, for his latest work - the new play "Five Presidents," arriving at the Milwaukee Rep on March 10 - the tone lands a bit closer to Cleveland's other big political TV credit: "The West Wing."

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Rep's 2015-16 season mixes world premieres and old favorites

Published Feb. 17, 2015

Milwaukee Repertory Company has announced it's 2015-16 season and there are three world premiere stagings. In addition such favorites like "Christmas Carol," "Guys on Ice" and Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" on on tap.

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"The Amish Project" makes you wonder if you are as good as you can be

Published Feb. 14, 2015

"The Amish Project" is a play about a murderous shooting in a one-room schoolhouse that took place in 2006. The message behind the play is the incredible sense of forgiveness of the community that had been so victimized. It makes you wonder how each of us would react.

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Love and tragedy

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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