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I miss Angry Young Men Ltd. The strange puppet group could be counted on for summer performances in addition to the occasional production of The Night of the Living Dead Puppet Show . I may have only made it to one of those shows, but I really lik.. more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader looking to break into drag performance on a tight budget and plugs exciting events including Avenue Q at the University of Waukesha’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Aug. 7-16; the Crazy Eights Drag Show at Cl... more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader who wants to take up writing and plugs exciting events like Project Q’s fundraiser at Kasana on June 25, Rock the Park at Hart Park on June 27 and movie night at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center on... more

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It almost sounds like something out of the Miranda Rights: “ Performers are also asked to bring a puppet. If you do not have your own puppet, one will be provided for you. The theatre will provide an accompanist. more

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This year was a remarkably diverse time for theater in Milwaukee. As new companies arose, others became more established and still others continued to define themselves in ways that kept things evolving in a refreshing way. more

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Bohemian Fun: The Milwaukee Ballet’s world premiere of Michael Pink’s La Bohème was celebrated with much frivolity at the fabulous Hamilton bar. After the ever-eloquent Pink described his upcoming oeuvre... more

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Skylight Music Theatre opened its season with Avenue Q, an adult, puppet-based musical that attempts the tricky feat of using comedy to delve into sophisticated themes. Under the direction of Donna Drake... more

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There's kind of an interesting bond that forms between an audience, the cast and the crew of a live theatre show. Everyone is there to engage in the experience. The connection is incredibly strong, but it is rarely tested. Opening night of The Sky.. more

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  It’s always kind of weird going out to see a show at the Greendale Community Theatre . . . sometimes it’s a bit stranger than others. Their latest is one of those stranger trips to the Greendale High School Auditorium.It’s not like I’m unfam.. more

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\n \n \nI wasn’t terribly impressed with Avenue Q when I originally saw the touring Broadway show. It lacked finesse. The idea of having muppety Sesame Street style puppets fdoing a musical that covered themes of sexuality for adults was only mild.. more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, once again I can’t whip out a big-time essay for you’s this week. I’m on my way right now to meet up with my gang over by the Uptowner tavern/charm scho more

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Affirming Victor DeLorenzo’s status as perhaps the most musically adventurous of all the Violent Femmes, the drummer’s new project, Prestige Atlantic Impulse, is an experimental jazz trio worlds removed from the Femmes’ signature folk-pu more

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Goodthings come to those who wait… even at a bar. At Kana (201 W. MitchellSt.), Milwaukee’s first mojito lounge, a little patience is rewardedwith bartender Juan Solano’s expertly c,Eat/Drink more

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Some blues purists never forgave Robert Cray, who co-headlines an 8 p.m. show with Keb’ Mo’ tonight at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino, for his 1986 breakthrough album, Strong Persuader, an ultra-smooth crossover blues record that made Cray,Tod... more

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The rumor mill is churning this morning with renewed vigor on the possibility of a Tony Gwynn for Greg Maddux trade with the Padres.It's no secret that Gwynn would like to be playing full time and the Gwynn's are royalty in San Diego.It's also no .. more

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  After the one-two punch of Al Green's solid comeback albums I Can't Stop and Everything's OK, I set my expectations a touch too high for Lay It Down, Green's much-hyped album with the visionary Roots drummer ?uestlove and a host of respectable, .. more

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This is an article by a Journal-Sentinel reporter that's gottennational play. Today is the 61st anniversary of Jackie Robinson'sbreaking the color line professional baseball and it turns out theBrewers are among the few to have such a large num.. more

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  Ever heard of the terms “Thin Urbanism” or “Thick Urbanism”? They were used by Sarah Dunn, one half of the husband and wifeUrbanLab architecture team based in Chicago, when she came to deliver a lectureto students at UW-Milwaukee’s School o.. more

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Awhole generationhas grown-up since “Sesame Street” first aired in 1969. The Avenue Q ,Theater more

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Often billed as an explicit homage to PBS’ long-running kids series “Sesame S Avenue Q ,Today in Milwaukee more

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