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Jason Waszak

Youngblood Theatre Company warms up December with a hot, aggressive little socio-political allegory that mixes dark comedy with darker drama, making for one of the most dreamlike trips to the theater in Milwaukee. Steve Yockey's Cartoon fea... more

Dec 3, 2012 8:00 AM Theater

Aaron Kopec, playwright of Murder Castle and Faust, has explored dark parts of the psyche in productions at the Alchemist Theatre. This summer, however, Kopec offers up Help Wanted, a show that should be less sinister and more subtle... more

Jun 6, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

 Modern publishing on the big best-seller scale sounds a lot like Hollywood now. I recently read that when the author of Hunger Games was told about a pre-existing Japanese novel that had a lot in common with hers…she asked them if she should rea.. more

May 29, 2012 7:58 PM Theater

Intro: The Personal Stuff Youngblood’s latest show is about a pair of people going through inpatient therapy. They’re psychologically disjointed people. Youngblood Theatre company has a tendency to take things off center and find stages away fr.. more

Mar 2, 2012 2:52 PM Theater

Trinborn Farm Park should probably be known a little bit better than it is. It feels very iconiclike it could take its place alongside Milwaukee landmarks like the Calatrava, the Bronze Fonz and the Safe House. Of course, if it DID become a majo.. more

Aug 19, 2011 1:50 PM Theater

The Comedysportz Garage feels kind of like a cross between a traditional comedy club and high school prom. It's a large space. People sit scattered about at various tables drinking. Vintage ‘80's pop plays through a rather nice sound system. It'.. more

Feb 7, 2011 2:10 PM Theater

The darker edge of fairy tales continues to be quite hip these days. The darkness in what modern culture laughingly refers to as children’s fare makes its way to the stage of the Off The Wall Theatre next month a promising Jeremy Welter stage ada.. more

Jan 22, 2011 10:51 AM Theater

Andrew Voss’ phone goes straight to voicemail. With things being as busy as they had today, I hadn’t gotten word about the physical assault of the Youngblood Theatre co-founder until relatively late. As soon as I’d gotten word of the incident I’d.. more

Jan 26, 2010 12:27 AM Theater

A longtime fixture of the Milwaukee music scene, roots-rocker Mike Fredrickson clocked time with two cult bands, The Spanic Boys and The Mosleys, before launching a quiet solo career at the beginning of the decade. His talents caught the at... more

Oct 12, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Apr 22, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

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Dec 11, 2008 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

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