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Milwaukee theater gets involved with the world

We certainly go to the theater to be entertained, and the lord knows, we need our diversions from politics and the news these days. But the juice that energizes theater, keeping it vital and fresh, is found in plays that enthusiastically engage tough issues. Our local stage groups have shown admirable awareness of the world around them in programing their 2012-13 seasons. It will be a year of substance.