Results tagged with 'jim farrell'
Published Jan. 10, 2017
It's clear that the Milwaukee theater community faces challenges of young artists leaving town in order to find work.
How to keep them here is a question that deserves attention and consideration of a variety of ideas that could step that tide.
Published Dec. 7, 2015
"There's no there there." That's kind of how I felt after seeing "A Kiss for the Prize Tomato," the world premiere of a play by Jim Farrell who is the talented artistic director at Splinter Group.
Published Feb. 7, 2015
The thorny issue of whether it's best to be the one leaving or the one left behind is on tap as Splinter Group stages a world premiere of "3 For The Road." It's a dramatic probing of some deep emotional wells.
Published Feb. 4, 2015
For the young theater company Splinter Group and artistic director Jim Farrell, a key part of the mission is finding new works to bring to Milwaukee theater audiences. Last season, "Trailer Park Prophecies" serves as the Splinter Group's first world premiere. Now, Farrell and company are getting ready for their second debut production, "3 For The Road," a new show that, for Farrell, arrives via a familiar old face: New York based playwright Tony DiMurro.
Published June 14, 2014
It was over six decades ago that Charles Schulz put pen to paper and created the Peanuts comic strip, featuring a mixed bag of kids who tumbled through life clutching blankets, sucking thumbs, playing tricks and staying kids. They are all grown up, however, in the dark play "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead," the final play of the season for Splinter Group.
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