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Skylight Music Theatre closes its revolution-themed season with the 1968 classic, Hair. Creators James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot sought to capture the hippie spirit of their time in this work, which was deemed revolutionary for ... more

May 22, 2014 12:49 AM Theater

Cocktails, theater, beverages, markets and drinks are on tap for this week’s social calendar…and there’s nothing wrong with that, sugar! Wanna sink your teeth into a more

May 20, 2014 2:22 AM Hear Me Out

“We’re reminding the audience to question why war exists, why are we sending young people to war, whose responsibility is that and when is that going to end?” says Stage Director Ray Jivoff of Skylight Music Theatre’s final Cabot show, H... more

May 9, 2014 9:50 PM Theater

 The big challenge of any stage drama is essentially the  same. The  characters need to connect up with the audience in a way that is strong enough to create a deep and powerful empathy with the story. From a certain point of view, everything e.. more

May 28, 2012 12:20 PM Theater

The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts continued its diverse offering of performances by touring and regional groups with last Saturday's “Broadway Today!,” a show that deserved more than a single performance. The show's lacklus more

May 23, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

 The theatre year continues to transition from the standard season to the summer as Uprooted stages its latest. Caleen Sinnette Jennings; Hair, Nails & Dress makes its debut here. A longtime professor at American University in Washington D.C., .. more

May 17, 2012 7:31 PM Theater

There's a new place in town to channel our inner “bombshell.” Pin Up (1224 E. Brady St.), a blow-dry bar and eye boutique that is the latest creation of Leroy Buth, is a “whole different animal” than Halo Hair Spa, Buth's more

Mar 27, 2012 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

One of the earliest rock musicals, James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermotâeuro;™s 1967 counter-cultural celebration Hair remains one of the most popular. Set to songs like âeuro;œAquariusâeuro; and âeuro;œLet the Sun Shine In,âeuro; ... more

Feb 27, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

One of the earliest rock musicals, James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot’s 1967 counter-cultural celebration Hair remains one of the most popular. Set to songs like “Aquarius” and “Let the Sun Shine In,” the stor more

Feb 26, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

One of the earliest rock musicals, James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot’s 1967 counter-cultural celebration Hair remains one of the most popular. Set to songs like “Aquarius” and “Let the Sun Shine In,” the stor more

Feb 25, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

One of the earliest rock musicals, James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot’s 1967 counter-cultural celebration Hair remains one of the most popular. Set to songs like “Aquarius” and “Let the Sun Shine In,” the sto more

Feb 23, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Life is difficult enough for people entering their teens. As difficult as it might seem for most people, the pressures of suddenly expanding quasi-adulthood must be extremely difficult for kids entering adolescence with serious chronic diseases... more

Feb 22, 2011 6:05 PM Theater

One of the earliest rock musicals, James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot’s 1967 counter-cultural celebration Hair remains one of the most popular. Set to songs like “Aquarius” and “Let the Sun Shine In,” the stor more

Feb 22, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

I think (I hope) I managed to do a pretty good job of writing a balanced review of Sunset Playhouse's Hair for next week’s issue of the Shepherd. This in spite of the fact that I honestly don’t like the musical . . . but as easy as it is to dism.. more

Jul 17, 2010 1:05 PM Theater

July 16th: A production of Hair opens at the Sunset Playhouse In Elm Grove.July 22nd: A production of Hairspray opens with Greendale Community Theatre in uhh . . Greendale---Hair: a musical about hippie counter-culture of the late ‘60’s that.. more

Jun 29, 2010 11:30 AM Theater

How it didn’t happen sooner is anybody’s guess, but last year some Norwegian filmmakers had the great idea of combining two of the great movie villain archetypes: Nazis and zombies. The resulting film, Dead Snow, has been a hit at independe... more

Oct 12, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In the late 19th century, a German playwright named Frank Wedekind wrote a play sharply criticizing the sexually repressive culture of Germany at the time. Wedekind’s Spring Awakening covered a lot of ground in a single plot about a group ... more

Oct 8, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Which Brewers player has won the most Gold Glove Awards?First baseman George Scott, with five, from 1972-1976Namethe mustached master of the mound who, in 1981, became the firstreliever to earn both the AL Most Valuable Player Award and AL Cy Yo.. more

Jul 21, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

TEMPO International`honored women from around the state, bestowing its Leadership Award to Hair, ,Boris + Doris on the town more

May 6, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE

The generational dynamics for a current college production of Hair are particularly odd for someone my age. There’s something distinctly strange about seeing people at least a decade younger than me playing characters from my parents’ generatio.. more

Apr 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

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