Judy Garland


Photo credit: Michael Steinbach/Bach Photography

Racine Theatre Guild hasn’t returned to the land of Oz since 1997, but that’s about to change. The company is producing 'The Wizard of Oz' in a faithful-to-the-film version this month. Read more

A&E Feature

That’s really Zellweger singing, capturing something of the desolation and yearning in Judy Garland’s voice. Read more

Film Reviews



This week, we look at a musical tribute to the legendary Judy Garland at Sunset Playhouse, as well as two classical music concerts by Frankly Music and the Festival City Symphony. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly


Toronto Film Festival

Here are some excellent titles chosen by our film critic, recently available for home viewing:Miss Julie The heat is rising on Midsummer’s Eve, 1890, on an Irish country estate as the lovely,Home Movies / Out On Digital Read more

Home Movies

It was a sweet coincidence that Cary Grant and director Charles Walters endedtheir long careers with the same movie, Walk, Don’t Run (1966). Grant announcedthat the film would be his last before saying goodbye to Hollywood. However,Walters had .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

It’s taken long enough. Milwaukee’s theater scene has finally grasped the fact that, beyond its in-house stable of gay directors, actors and technical staff, there’s a large Read more

Hear Me Out

What is most likely to become legend? Our personal memories? The latest tabloid headlines? Or the possibility that those who are larger than life are no different than the rest of us? In fact, they may very well be far more wounded than we—... Read more


Chicago actress Hollis Resnik plays the legendary Judy Garland in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s End of the Rainbow. The story opens in December of 1968 as the performer prepares for another comeback. Of course, as the title suggests, th... Read more