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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater launched its season last weekend by conjuring up a dazzling dream of a production, Dreamgirls, the successful Broadway musical now delighting Milwaukee audiences. more

Sep 29, 2015 8:57 PM Theater

Prior to making it big in The Daily Show , Jon Stewart co-hosted a show on Comedy Central called Short Attention Span Theatre. As I recall, it was a series of clips that were pasted together to promote other shows on the then fledgling network. Th.. more

Aug 26, 2013 10:00 AM Theater

The Milwaukee coffee scene was aflutter in 2010 when local AlterraCoffee Roasters struckup a deal with Mars Drinks, selling the brand for worldwide production intheir Flavia line. The arrangement, while publicized to an extent, stayedrelativel.. more

Jul 30, 2013 1:45 PM Around MKE

It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman was kind of a waste of time. The original Broadway run only ran for a few months. It's only occasionally been staged since. A few decades later Bono and The Edge were a little bit closer to the right ide.. more

Jul 30, 2013 10:00 AM Theater

 Fellini, Antonioni and Visconti were dominantItalians on the international art house circuit in the '60s and '70s, butItaly's thriving movie industry knocked out scores of films in more populistgenres. Spaghetti westerns, thanks to the.. more

Jul 27, 2013 2:51 PM I Hate Hollywood

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Jul 12, 2013 12:00 PM Around MKE

As much as I try to enjoy all kinds of theatre, it's the abstract experimental stuff that I love the best . . . and the reason why might have something to do with how truly rare it is when such stuff gets staged. The most reliable name in local e.. more

Jul 12, 2013 10:00 AM Theater

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 10, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 9, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 8, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 7, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 6, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 5, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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