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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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Guide to Milwaukee theater productions opening in September

The Milwaukee Theater scene begins to heat up in September with a number of exciting productions scheduled to hit the boards. There’s a lot to choose from and this guide may be helpful. Let’s get off to a good start … Continue reading

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Mike Fischer’s review of Three Sisters at APT

As promised, I want to bring other news about theater to readers, and that includes the reviews from Mike Fischer in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He’s the best in this state, and anyone interested in theater should read him regularly. … Continue reading

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8 Milwaukee productions I’m really looking forward to this season

The 2017-18 theater season is underway in Milwaukee and I’ve been looking at my schedule with great anticipation. And I confess that there are some plays that jump to the top of my list, anxious to see them and to … Continue reading

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Deathtrap brings Michael Cotey home and opens theater season.

It’s a tradition that Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens the theatrical season in Milwaukee and that tradition gets underway August 11 at the Broadway Theatre Center. The production is the Ira Levin play, Deathtrap, about a blocked playwright who finds a … Continue reading

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World Class Season at World Class Theater – APT

Summer is a a traditional down time for theater in Milwaukee but it also heralds the season for the gratest  outdoor classical theater company in America – American Players Theatre in Spring Green, just west of Madison. Here’s their press … Continue reading

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Mike Fischer’s review of Sweeney Todd

http://www.jsonline.com/story/entertainment/arts/2017/05/20/smart-staging-compelling-characters-make-skylights-sweeney-todd-review/333305001/

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Door Shakespeare Announces Casting

Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin – Door Shakespeare is pleased to announce an exciting acting company of veteran and upcoming players for its 2017 summer productions of William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT directed by Joseph Hanreddy and THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD by … Continue reading

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