Concerning the headstrong heroine of her fourth novel, Emma, author Jane Austen said she had created a character that not many people would like. In spite of Austen's estimation, however, the independently wealthy and overconfident Emma Woo... more

Jul 6, 2011 12:00 AM Theater

People often ask me if the theatre activity in Milwaukee dies-down in summer. (It doesn’t.) If there is a slow-down point in the summer, it’s probably in July. This coming week, there’s almost nothing opening. Next week, though: four shows openi.. more

Jul 4, 2011 2:38 PM Theater

 Acacia Theatre Company is looking for a cast for its latest production—a stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma written by John Jory. The story of a wealthy, young woman harrowingly devoid of self-doubt will be brought to the stage of Concordia.. more

Apr 21, 2011 11:17 AM Theater

With vices off limits, though, he had plenty of time to rap about more personal topics on his 2006 debut Food and Liquor, like absentee fathers, daily life in Chicago (in both the suburbs and the streets) and, most prominently, his love of ... more

Jun 29, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

For those who still haven’t gotten around to seeing it yet (or those who have seen it way too many times), Brocach screens Bryan Singer’s cult 1995 crime film The Usual Suspects tonight on its patio with free kettlecorn and $2.50 bottle,Tod... more

Jun 1, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee