The Improvised Musical

Ilove the local theater community. It’s probably been a while since I’ve comeright out and said as much. Here’s another reason why: Someone is hosting aworkshop for “Intro to Musical Improv and Using Film & Theatre Genres inImprov.” To thos.. more

Nov 13, 2014 8:49 AM Theater

T.I.M.(The Improvised Musical) celebrates its three year anniversary this month. In local theater years that’s like . . . 30years or something like that. The popular long-form musical improv show iseasily one of the most impressive extemporaneo.. more

Jul 13, 2014 6:53 AM Theater

Thereare all kinds of reasons why things seem a bit confusing these days. Theweather can’t seem to decide what season it is. The summer movie season startedin April this year. People are doing unspeakable things in the name of thefictional. An.. more

Jun 19, 2014 11:23 AM Theater

The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival opened at Next Act Theatre's space this past weekend. It continues through Aug. 11. The 2012 festival feels a bit more organized than previous festivals, as stand-up, sketch and improv comics, pr... more

Aug 9, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, based on the original opera by Giuseppe Verdi, has met with tremendous success since its debut in 2000. The story of love and politics in ancient Egypt is... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Hard to believe that it has already been a full year with The Improvised Musical . . . once per month various improv comic/ musical theatre types get together at ComedySportz to do a long-form improv piece in the form of an American musical.  .. more

Jul 5, 2012 11:40 AM Theater

 Once again, the calendar has shrugged itself into the third full week of the month. And in this particular instance, that means that we've arrived at the third Thursday of the month. And that means that The Improvised Musical makes it to the st.. more

Jun 21, 2012 11:04 AM Theater

 Looking forward a great deal to Tallgrass Gothic with the brand-new Affectivity Theatre Company.It's really nice to see new theatre companies popping-up and establishing themselves. It's even nicer to see them continue after their inaugural p.. more

Apr 25, 2012 4:16 AM Theater

The American musical format is such a sharply concise parody of itself that it’s exceedingly difficult to do a solid spoof of it. Forbidden Broadway has gotten a lot of mileage on the fact that it at least seems like a good idea to do comedy bas.. more

Oct 19, 2011 12:05 PM Theater

The North Carolina punk band Antiseen’s biggest claim to fame might be backing transgressive icon G.G. Allin on his famed Murder Junkies album, but the group’s roots in the American punk scene date back to 1983, well before that 1991 more

May 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

The Milwaukee Admirals take on the Grand Rapids Griffins tonight at a 5 p.m. game at the Bradley Center that will offer free Admirals boxers to the first 3,000 fans, and the opportunity for fans to hit the ice afterward for open-rink skatin... more

Apr 11, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

With hopes of making the playoffs for the second year in the row dashed, the Milwaukee Brewers finished their 2009 season with a disappointing 80-82 record, but a beefed up starting pitching lineup has given the team more than enough more

Apr 5, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 2, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

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Aug 17, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music

For the company’s production of the 1979 Stephen Sondheim musical, Sweeney Todd, technical director David Roper has packed the tiny little space at Off the Wall Theatre with a multilevel set, smoking ovens and trapdoors. Amid all of the act... more

Jul 31, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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