Colleen Madden


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Black Pearl Sings! , a two-woman show at Stackner Cabaret, is a wonderfully acted and fully developed musical with an important story to tell about America’s racial divide. more

Jan 22, 2018 9:08 AM Theater

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. more

Aug 29, 2017 12:29 AM Theater

If a 41-year-old Irish woman, blind since the age of 10 months, can regain her sight, she should be overjoyed. But Molly Sweeney, the title character of author Brian Friel’s play of the same name, is not so sure. What she more

Jun 26, 2013 1:50 PM Theater

Fans of Peter Pan well know author James M. Barrie's ability to look at life's challenges through the lens of the heart, arriving at solutions both childlike in their simplicity and complex in their effect. Barrie takes the same lens to th... more

Aug 14, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Is there any literary character more malevolent than Shakespeare's Richard III? Deformed of body, malignant of mind, Richard murders his way to the throne of England. The “poisonous bunch-backed toad” is eventually undone, but not before more

Jul 3, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Despite promotion to the contrary, American Players Theatre's The Royal Family has more heart than humor, but the production's greatest asset is its excellent cast of APT veterans and the fun they have with their roles... more

Jun 27, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Whether it takes place on the stage or the screen, acting can be an all-consuming occupation. If it is true that only an actor can truly understand another actor, perhaps this is why actors so often become romantically involved. Acting coup... more

Jun 13, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Earlier today, Renaissance Theaterworks sent out a press release announcing some of what to expect for its upcoming fundraiserSalon Soiree. Starting at 6pm on May 3rd at the Skylight Bar in the Broadway Theatre Complex, Reniassance will be presen.. more

Feb 17, 2010 11:07 PM Theater

One of Milwaukee's most popular comedians, Chris Barnes headlines three shows tonight at the Comedy Café, at 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Barnes delivers his jokes in a low-key, “a funny thing happened to m,Today in Milwaukee more

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