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Published July 15, 2014
In Wisconsin, we have the world class American Players Theatre, called by many the best in the country. The Illinois Shakespeare Festival is moving in that direction, and with a gorgeous space on gorgeous grounds, an easy three-hour drive for Milwaukee Shakespeare fans would be a worthy summer trip.
Published Nov. 16, 2013
It's only when we get to the end of the play that the truth behind the comic genius of Groucho Marx finally gets revealed. It's the crowning moment of the spectacular production of "Groucho: A Life in Revue" that opened at Next Act Theatre Friday night. And it's the moment that starts the tears coming as Groucho remembers the good times with his brothers. The tears are a surprise after almost 90 minutes of hilarity.
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."
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