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Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is once again adapted with a high production value by the Milwaukee Rep. Read more

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The company’s production provides stunning sets expressing the spirit of 19th-century Charles Dickens’ London with eye-popping special effects. Read more

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In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, we follow Ebenezer Scrooge’s story of redemption thanks to the ghost of his late business partner, Jacob Marley, but Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol explores Marley’s own story through an excellent drama. Read more

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Molly Rhode, director of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s production of Gale Childs Daly’s adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, reflected on how much the word “great" ... Read more

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Molly Rhode directs the new Milwaukee Chamber Theatre production of Great Expectations, a play adapted by Milwaukee’s Gale Childs Daly from the beloved classic by Charles Dickens. The show runs April 13-30 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s C... Read more

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A newfound interactive levity helps to balance the Milwaukee Rep’s new A Christmas Carol as director Mark Clements has made the darkness visible and menacing and the spaces small and confining; it all works wonderfully amid the sets by Todd... Read more

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This year, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues the holiday tradition with a new adaption of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by Artistic Director Mark Clements. Read more

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Once again The Milwaukee Rep is looking for kids to perform in its long-running annual production of A Christmas Carol at the Pabst Theater. They’re looking for children all over the state to perform in the show, which is being directed and adapte.. Read more

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Acacia Theatre Company’s production of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations is thoughtful, engaging and well executed. Read more

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E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Sandman” has it all: shifting points of view, weird nocturnal experiments in the laboratory, an artificial human being and a dense web of obsessional associations that inspired Sigmund Freud’s quest for the ... Read more

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MorningStar Productions presents aMilwaukee premier this month as it stages an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ ATale of Two Cities. The script being used for the stage adaptation waswritten by acclaimed playwright Sir Terence Rattigan and legen.. Read more

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The 1960s were the last time westerns dominated TV programming. “Cimarron Strip” (1967-1968) was one of the better examples of the genre from that period. It stared iron-faced Stuart Whitman as a U.S. Marshal in a frontier town, holding ... Read more

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In The Invisible Woman, Ralph Fiennes is the director and star, playing Charles Dickens during his long affair with a much younger actress, Nelly (Felicity Jones). Based on Claire Tomalin’s biographical sleuthing, the dramatization paints t... Read more

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol returns once again during the holidays, reminding us of what the spirit of the season is all about. But unlike our winter’s accompanying cold and ice, this current Milwaukee Read more

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If history is to be believed, Charles Dickens was as much an actor as a writer, developing the characters in his novels before a mirror to get them just right before committing them to paper. Read more

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James Ridge is a tall man who has been known to work alone. He's also one of Wisconsin’s most captivating actors. Several years ago he put in a particularly well-rendered performance as Charles Dickens in a one-man show that played in multi... Read more

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<p> Charles Dickens was perhaps the most popular British author of his age and unlike his literary contemporaries, Dickens' legacy continues to grow two centuries later. PBS' Masterpiece Classics marks the bicentennial of his birth with a new BBC.. Read more

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Milwaukee's New Year's Eve Tradition, the original Harlem Globetrotter's are back! Tickets are available for two different game times, Friday, December 31, 2010 at 1pm or 6pm. The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations ... Read more

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