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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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In Tandem's "Come Back" is a journey with muddled tracks

Published March 2, 2015

"Come Back" is the work of local playwright Neal Haven, one getting its world premiere at In Tandem Theatre. It's a play about the grief of losing a loved one and tries to find humor in the situation.

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Chamber Theatre's "The Train Driver" provides a momentous evening

Published March 1, 2015

There's a song they sing when there is a funeral in some of the rural parishes of Louisiana. "The graveyard ain't got no memories," they sing. It's not just the dead who are afraid of the memories, but the living are fearful as well, and it can be even tougher on those left behind if they try to make those memories clear. That is the essence of "The Train Driver," the powerful drama by Athol Fugard that opened over the weekend at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Bad Milo"

Satire is a difficult thing. If your satire is bad than it was a complete waste of time as it was probably so transparent that it defeated the whole purpose of being a satire (you should be ashamed of yourself). However, if the satire is good-as in, really REALLY good-people may judge it at face ...

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