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American Players Theatre opens a funny, poignant history lesson about Shakespeare’s legacy. Read more

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Molière’s classic theatrical comedy Tartuffe comes to Village Playhouse’s Inspiration Studios while American Players Theatre opens three new plays. Read more

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A talented cast brings a Restoration comedy to life at American Players Theatre’s Spring Green venue. Read more

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From The Bard’s works in Door County to lighter, contemporary fare, Wisconsin offers a great summer of live theater. Read more

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This week, we preview Forty Carats by the Village Playhouse and The Flesh Trade by The Alchemist Theatre. Read more

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Garson Kanin’s insightful political comedy Born Yesterday plays at American Players Theatre, with Colleen Madden starring, through Sept. 22. Read more

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A familiar face in Milwaukee theater, Reese Madigan, will be seen this summer at APT in Spring Green. Read more

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This week, we preview the summer theatre seasons of four different production companies: American Players Theatre, The Peninsula Players, Northern Sky Theatre and SummerStage of Delafield. Read more

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Dark undercurrents become the driving force for the 11characters in A View from the Bridge, playwright Arthur Miller’s “Greek tragedy" and American Players Theatre’s last production of the 2017 summer season. Read more

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Locally, Shakespeare’s at center stage: Off the Wall bloodies the stage floor with Titus Andronicus and Boozy Bard becomes embroiled in a Comedy of Errors. Meanwhile, several out-of-town plays and musical take place in Fish Creek, Spring Gr... Read more

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Home to American Players Theatre (APT) is a magical natural outdoor amphitheater on a hill in the middle of the woods that lies two hours from Milwaukee in Spring Green. APT is a repertory theater company of 37 years that pays tribute to Sh... Read more

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Actor, playwright, children’s author and volunteer EMT James DeVita discusses his debut adult novel, A Winsome Murder: a “cheap crime paperback novel” formula hoisted into a Shakespeare-haunted, blood-adorned whodunit. Read more

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American Players Theatre adapts Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice on stage in Spring Green Read more

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Slide the City,the 1,000 foot slip and slide, will be coming to Milwaukee on Saturday, July 25.The event will have participants sliding down over three football fields worthof slippery vinyl. The fun will start at 10 a.m. when “Super Sliders .. Read more

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American Players Theatre presents Anton Chekhov’s enduring classic The Seagull, a family drama about Arkadina, a famous actress, and her son, Konstantin, an aspiring playwright living in her shadow. Of Chekhov, Director John Langs, says, “T... Read more

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The audience laughed at the line: “You know when they assign you a social worker you’re in trouble.” But humor often hangs uneasily in American Players Theatre’s staging of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Read more

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American Players Theatre (APT) stages three shows in the coming weeks. Opening on June 21 is Much Ado About Nothing, a play considered to be one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. And opening on June 28 are the infamous Romeo & Juliet and Joan... Read more

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Alchemist Theatre is excited to present David Mamet’s provoking drama Oleanna, which focuses on a seemingly innocent conversation between a student and professor about a grade that quickly explodes into a battle of political correctness, mi... Read more

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Is there such a thing as an “intimate epic”? If so, then perhaps American Players Theatre’s production of Antony and Cleopatra fits the bill. This pared-down version of Shakespeare’s historical tragedy opened Aug. 17 in APT’s Touchstone ... Read more

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American Players Theatre does best what it loves most—exploring classic drama that offers a breadth and depth of intellect and emotion. This season one of APT’s best productions is Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, which opened Saturday at the S... Read more

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