Theater

Paul Ruffolo / First Stage Theater

Professional wrestling is nothing if not theatrical. There are good guys to cheer and bad guys to boo, and good and evil fight it out in the ring every night. When you talk about the Mexican tradition of lucha libre, in which the wrestlers wear colorful masks that they seldom remove - even in their real lives, the level of theatricality jumps even higher.

www.johnmcgivern.com

John McGivern is no stranger to Milwaukee audiences.

Michael Brosilow

The new play after all the terrible things i do premiered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater this week.

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For forty years, Milwaukee Public Theatre has taken its art to the streets. And the neighborhoods. And the schools. 

James Magruder: A Multifaceted Artist

Jul 30, 2014
Miriam Berkley

Author / playwright James Magruder was recently in town to talk about his collection of linked stories.

Magruder began his professional life in the theater and, went on to become a playwright and teacher at Swarthmore College and the University of Baltimore.

The talented James Magruder is currently wearing his novelist and short story writer hat. 

Chad Bauman

As it opens its 60th anniversary season, the Milwaukee Rep is in a good place.

Jeremy Noble/Flickr

What do you get when you combine a jobless art therapy graduate, a kleptomaniac teenager with anger management issues, and a tiger on the loose?