Monthly Archives: September 2017

Guys and Dolls rolls box cars in production of “Guys and Dolls”

Here’s the dilemma faced by Mark Clements and his team of scalawags. You’ve got this 67 year old musical that won five Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction. Then you’ve got the same show as a movie 62 … Continue reading

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Connections are hard in “Frankie and Johnny In the Claire De Lune” at Chamber Theatre

It’s probably safe to say that there is nothing as important in our lives than the making of a connection with someone else. A good connection can be a cure for so much – loneliness, self-doubt, fear, sorrow, boredom and … Continue reading

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Rep’s “Souvenir” is a glorious piñata but there’s no candy inside

Thank the gods for Jack Forbes Wilson. Put that Milwaukee treasure on a stage with a piano and he creates magic, the kind of magic that can lift the most ordinary stuff into the realm of excellence. A perfect example … Continue reading

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“Next to Normal” a triumphant return to great theater for All In Productions

If you are on a long, long road trip and find yourself wandering roads that don’t lead to where you’re going and you feel just a little bit lost there is just one thing to do. Go back to where … Continue reading

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Skylight hires Ponasik in the hope it can expand its traditional audience

Skylight Music Theatre has made a very interesting announcement with the appointment of Jill Anna Ponasik as Artistic Associate. Ponasik, who has  roots in the world of opera – although she has clearly expanded what opera means in Milwaukee – … Continue reading

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