Theater

Arts & Culture
3:44 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

John McGivern Stars In 'Shear Madness' One Last Time

John McGivern re-visits his role as Tony Whitcomb one last time in a new production of "Shear Madness" at the Northern Lights Theater at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
Credit www.johnmcgivern.com

John McGivern is no stranger to Milwaukee audiences.

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Arts & Culture
2:55 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

New Play At Milwaukee Rep Encourages Empathy And Atonement

Mark Junek (Daniel) and Sophia Skiles (Linda) in Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2014/15 Stiemke Studio production of after all the terrible things I do.
Credit Michael Brosilow

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

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Arts & Culture
1:55 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Milwaukee Public Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Michael Moynihan and Barbara Leigh in its first production, "A Myth of Changes" 1973.
Credit milwaukeepublictheatre.org

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

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Arts & Culture
1:20 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

James Magruder: A Multifaceted Artist

James Magruder, a multifaceted artist.
Credit 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. 

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Arts & Culture
4:44 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

New Managing Director: Milwaukee Rep Performs 'World Class' Art

Chad Bauman is the Milwaukee Rep's new managing director.
Credit Chad Bauman

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

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Laughter Roars for Boulevard Theatre's 'Tigers Be Still'

The Boulevard Theatre premieres its run of Tigers Be Still
Credit 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?

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