Results tagged with 'norman moses'
Published Jan. 27, 2011
We don't know if New York dramatist Rich Orloff intended to write "Big Boys" as a sample of the theater of the absurd. Milwaukee audiences don't see much of that stage genre made famous by Eugene Ionesco, Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter. But "Big Boys," which is being given a sharp and punchy production by Next Act Theatre, fits into the category.
Published Nov. 18, 2010
You gotta love a theater town that has the world premiere of a play about Liberace and a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta opening on the same weekend. Talk about fun!
Published March 25, 2010
The value of an ensemble of performers who have a common history together is vividly illustrated in the Skylight Opera Theatre's current production of "A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine."
Published Feb. 8, 2005
More than just a comedy about crazy people pursuing their dreams, "The Goodbye People," is a comedy about death and rebirth -- the force that keeps it all going through every stupid, impossible moment.
Published Nov. 19, 2004
"Tomfoolery" adapts a collection of songwriter piano man Tom Lehrer's powerful talent like "The Masochism Tango" and others, but unfortunately the players don't seem to capture the delicate darkness Lehrer put forth.