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Until the Flood is based on hundreds of interviews she conducted in the aftermath of Ferguson. We see how the shooting becomes the spark for the larger issues of race as seen through the eyes of young and old, black and white. more

Theater

Following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Dael Orlandersmith conducted hundreds of interviews with people living in the St. Louis region and created this play to tell the story. more

Off the Cuff

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This week’s theatrical openings in the greater Milwaukee area are highlighted by Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show, Until the Flood, and Off the Wall Theatre’s modern interpretation of The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. more

Performing Arts Weekly

Mimi Lien’s set is simple, abstract and strikingly beautiful. Two hardwood paths converge. A few planks stick outrising from those paths. The two paths’ vertex is covered in a black, hardened tar-like substance. I don’t recall ever seeing a set .. more

Theater

The Milwaukee Rep opens its latest this week. There isn't a whole lot to give it that specific Rep feel . . . two actors make their Rep debuts with the show, which is directed by accomplished regional director May Adrales. It looks like a remark.. more

Theater

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