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Marcella Kearns

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s staging of Anton Chekhov’s spoof, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, is strong enough to overcome the script’s tedious moments. more

Aug 16, 2016 3:20 PM Theater

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre performs Christopher Durang’s comedic play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Aug. 11-28, a work that won a Tony Award for Best Play three years ago. more

Aug 2, 2016 2:55 PM Theater

The Shepherd Express’ John Schneider interviews Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s artistic director C. Michael Wright and the MCT’s new associate artistic director Marcella Kearns about the “misfits” theme of the performance company’s 2016-17 ... more

Aug 2, 2016 2:16 PM Theater

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First Stage brings a bright, cuddly story to the big stage a Todd Wehr with an adaptation of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. more

May 17, 2016 3:02 PM Theater

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Paul Ruffolo

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its season with a cleverly energetic production of the 20th-century farce, Boeing Boeing. more

Aug 18, 2015 10:39 PM Theater

In 1991 it was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most performed French play worldwide. Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing premiered in Paris in late 1960. The classic mdi-twentieth century farce was translated into English a short whil.. more

Aug 12, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

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First Stage’s Young Company production of Romeo and Juliet did justice to the drama and served as an education for much of its cast. Shakespeare’s tragedy was enacted at the Rosa Parks Auditorium at Golda Meir School right around the corner... more

May 22, 2014 12:55 AM Theater

There's something irresistibly fun about Matt Daniels as Jeeves the butler and his success results from comic precision. Some time ago he was in perfect form as Phileas Fogg in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's production more

Apr 6, 2013 5:32 PM Theater

 For one week only, Uprooted Theatre is staging a heartbreakingly well-rendered premiere of Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge. The show is directed by Marti Gobel. There are only two more performances of the show, but it’s well worth making last min.. more

Mar 17, 2012 11:18 AM Theater

Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle In Time has been a favorite of many precocious kids growing up. My wife was one of them . . . very excited about the new First Stage adaptation of the book that opened this past weekend. I saw it as an opportunity to .. more

Jan 30, 2012 4:41 AM Theater

\nThe theatre company that had managed such a successful holiday series with the ever-popular Cudahy Carolers’ Christmas ends a far more recent tradition this December as it presents its final production of  Scrooge In Rouge. What started as a ple.. more

Dec 16, 2011 1:53 PM Theater

Whenever two people are onstage, it’s never ust two people onstage. There are also two characters onstagepersonas the the two people are wither consciously or unconsciously projecting at an audience. When the characters in question are also acto.. more

Oct 16, 2011 3:56 AM Theater

Recalling the summer harmonies of The Beach Boys, the polyrhythmic diversions of Vampire Weekend and the experimental wanderings of Animal Collective, Dinosaur Feathers’ plucky debut album, Fantasy Memorial , won the Brooklyn trio more

Aug 20, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Sep 21, 2009 12:00 AM Visual Arts

Though the Boston Phoenix isn’t by any means the final word on the Midwest music scene, the publication rated Madison’s Sleeping in the Aviary as the best new band in Wisconsin. Sleeping in the Aviary is an inspired choice for the honor,Tod... more

Sep 7, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Thekitchen shows its creativity with the starters and salads. Thebuttermilk onion rings ($6) arrive in a foot-high stack. The crispbatter makes these thick rings far better than the norm. Stuffedjala,Dining Out more

Aug 19, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

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Jul 30, 2009 12:00 AM Sexpress 2 Comments

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