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This week, we preview the summer theatre seasons of four different production companies: American Players Theatre, The Peninsula Players, Northern Sky Theatre and SummerStage of Delafield. Read more

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Coming up this week are Windfall Theatre and Milwaukee Entertainment Group’s Dancing With Hamlet, Acacia Theatre’s The Hiding Place, Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre’s The Tales of Hoffman and Memories Dinner Theater’s Are You Sure? Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

This week, Village Playhouse divulges The Importance of Being Earnest; Cooperative Performance and Alejandra Gonzales share immigrants’ stories with Ellis in Alverno’s Pitman Theatre and more. Read more

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The Shepherd Express presents its Holiday Arts Guide 2017, a compilation of holiday-themed music and theater performances for the season. Read more

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Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa presents everyone’s stories are true; 5 Blue-Haired Ladies Sitting on a Green Park Bench comes to Memories Dinner Theater; Next Act hosts The Comedy of Othello…Kinda Sorta; Alchemist Theatre presents Fool For ... Read more

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Photo By John Nienhuis

New shows at Milwaukee Repertory Theater and Milwaukee Chamber Theater highlight this week's theater scene in Milwaukee. Read more

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A writer puts a sign in his window advertising psychic readings for $25. The sign draws a number of people into the man’s life including a gangster by the name of Johnny Bubbles. Naturally, it’s a weird, little contemporary comedy by Sam B.. Read more

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I overheard someone self-identifying as a screenwriter last night. Every time I hear someone refer to themselves as a screenwriter, I hear the voice of Tony Shalhoub from Barton Fink-- the Cohen Brothers movie about a screenwriter. At one .. Read more

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Memories Dinner Theater has the right idea with Door to Door. Take mom to a dinner theater show about motherhood. Sounds like a nice evening, actually. Not too much to worry about with dinner and a show both in the same spot. The fact that it’.. Read more

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Murdered to Death.  It’s a spoof of ’30s Agatha Christie that debuted just over 20 years ago. Since then, Peter Gordon’s fun murder/mystery comedy has found its way to a number of stages. The latest local manifestation of the comedy makes .. Read more

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Sometimes you’re onstage performing. Sometimes you’re onstage performing for people at dinner tables. This month, Memories Dinner Theater will be hosting auditions for its upcoming production of the holiday musical An L.M. Montgomery Chistma.. Read more

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Jeff Daniels’ Escanaba In Da Moonlight is one of a few prominent comedies celebrating life in rural Wisconsin. Like Guys on Ice , the show has been produced all over the country and continues to be quite popular. I personally love these shows beca.. Read more

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MemoriesDinner Theater in port Washington is hosting auditions for its upcoming season.The season includes three comedies. Harris Cashes Out (Oct. 31– Nov. 9) is the story of a down-on-his-luck composer andlyricist who encounters a woman livin.. Read more

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It’s Pink Banana Theatre’s One Acts Festival season again! This year’s theme: “The Honeymoon is Over.” More than 160 plays—the most the theater has ever received—were submitted from all over the country and Pink Banana chose eight unique... Read more

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"Money! Like manure, you've got to spread it around to make things grow!"Does that sound like Washington D.C.'s philosophy for the past two or three years? Or decades for that matter? Read more

A&E Feature

By the time of The Slider’s release in 1972, David Bowie (aka Ziggy Stardust) had absorbed T. Rex’s fey extraterrestrial vibe, and the band’s glam rock main man, Marc Bolan, had already passed his creative peak. But even though The Slide Read more

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Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok, the Milwaukee Rep’s production of My Name is Asher Lev plays out on an almost bare stage as it tells the story of a young artist with a great deal of talent, played here by Rep newcomer Jonathan Read more

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We’re asking you to vote on Nov. 2.The last election for president brought a lot of hope for change in the way Washington—and politics in general—works. But democracy is a very messy process, especially in the American system of govern Read more

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Welcome Home: Milwaukee Chapter 102 of Veterans for Peace (VFP) hosted a lively fund-raiser at Derry Hegarty’s Irish Pub, complete with a raffle and entertainment to benefit Milwaukee’s homeless veterans. The event drew former military pers... Read more

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A Waukesha-based singer-songwriter and drummer with an affinity for the sounds of world music, Scott Berendt largely performs solo these days, but a few years ago he reconnected with his longtime former band The Us Project, a loose collecti... Read more

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