Insurgent Theatre

Inusrgent Theatre returns to Milwaukee this weekend for a pair of performances of In The Belly. The activist theatre company presents its exploration of the US prison system April 21st and 22nd. The April 21st performance is at Cream City Collecti.. more

Apr 18, 2012 12:38 PM Theater

The US prison system is kind of a disturbing animal. I guess that’s why so many of us try not to think about it. The problem is that so many of us ARE behind bars. Somewhere around 1980, the US prison population exploded. And it’s been on the r.. more

Mar 9, 2012 4:48 PM Theater

With the regular season Big Ten schedule having wrapped up, the media and coaches selected their awards recipients. Many of the awards were created or re-named to go along with the new, two division Big Ten. Montee Ball was named the initial rec.. more

Nov 30, 2011 12:02 AM More Sports

The man who was crying was old enough to be my father. He had just been sentenced to 1.5 years in prison and probation afterwards. I’d testified against him. Last August, he punched me in the face, causing a partial detachment of the retina in m.. more

Feb 21, 2011 8:26 PM Theater

During last year’s filming of Public Enemies, afilm depicting the true story of FBI Public Enemies ,Milwaukee Color more

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 23 Comments

As Asbaseball’s regular season entered its final week, the Brewers were inthe thick o ,None more

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM More Sports

Unlike so many other forms of narrative art, theatre has a tendency to reappear. As temporary as live theatre can be, it’s interesting to hear the echoes over time . . . certain scripts get produced multiple times in quick succession in the area w.. more

Sep 24, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

From their political beginnings as the 80-piece group the All-American Anti-War Marching Band, Mucca Pazza has evolved into the biggest party act in the Midwest, playing sets that unfold as full-fledged halftime shows. The ensemble, now pru... more

Sep 19, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

There’s always something going on . . . and though there are no theatre shows specifically opening up this weekend, there are a couple of things from opposite ends of the theatre scene going on tomorrowFirstTickets go on sale for Marcus Center’s .. more

Aug 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

The weekend had fallen together for me in a very, very strange way . . . I was scheduled to see two shows last night. If I was really going to be able to make it to both of them, things would be tight . . . My first show of the evening was the big.. more

Aug 15, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

The story concerns the kidnapping of the U.S. delegate to a G20 trade summit. It's a short Ulysses' Crewmen ,Theater more

Aug 12, 2009 12:00 AM Theater 2 Comments

Insurgent Theatre co-founders Ben Turk and Tracy Doyle announced earlier this morning that the theatre company will be moving out of Milwaukee in the next few months. After opening its tour of the traveling political drama Ulysses’ Crewmen, (on Au.. more

Jul 28, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

                                               Theatre in Milwaukee tends to fall asleep somewhere around late May/early June. And when Milwaukee theatre sleeps in early summer, it usually has rather strange dreams involving weird, offbeat and .. more

Jun 17, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

And as the season continues to fade-out, Insurgent Theatre and Alamo Basement Productions present yet another in their series of 24 hour theatre shows. Play In A Day 4 will be the two company’s latest foray into instant theatre. The idea is this: .. more

May 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Speaking as someone who has been forced to see a lot of touring shows coming-in from New York, it’s always nice to see smaller touring shows coming through town from other places. It would even be nice to see one of these shows some time . . . al.. more

May 14, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Though it ran just a month ago at the Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, Milwaukee playwright Andre' Lee Ellis’ Sho’ Nuff Gospel Music returns for a three-night encore, this time at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. It is as muc... more

May 1, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

  Two weeks from last Sunday, the Alamo Basement Theatre Company (which is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Sheboygan this Saturday ) and Insurgent Theatre (which isn’t) are hosting yet another evening of BERZERK!!! at the Alchemist Theat.. more

Apr 14, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

I recently received the promo images for the upcoming season closer for the Boulevard Theatre. Stations of the Cross is one of those ideas that sounds so simple and promising that it’s kind of surprising that no one thought of it before. Opening A.. more

Apr 11, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

  12:00pm, 03/21/09When I got to the house in northern River West, Insurgent Theatre co-founder Tracy Doyle and a few others were in the process of assembling BELTs (bacon, egg, lettuce, tomato) sandwiches. It wasn’t long before everyone was .. more

Mar 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

As winter turns to Spring this weekend, Milwaukee Theatre seems to be looking to stage the darker side of human interaction with a series of openings that mix drama with dark comedy in exploration of dysfunctional relationships.WHO’S AFRAID OF VIR.. more

Mar 19, 2009 4:00 AM Theater