Michael Stebbins


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Great acting and well-paced direction by C. Michael Wright that keeps this 'Jeeves' afloat and a delight to watch. Read more



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Kenilworth 508 Theatre hosts Theatre Gigante's presentation of I Am My Own Wife, through Oct. 7. Read more


In a dream move, Optimist Theatre will present the eight season of its free outdoor Shakespeare in the Park at the Marcus Center’s Peck Pavilion, the state of the art outdoor stage in Downtown Milwaukee. Read more

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Theatre Gigante stages a delightfully fun and funny political satire this month with Mark Anderson’s Quorum. Read more


Theatre Gigante revive’s Mark Anderson’s Quorum, originally written for Theatre X and premiered in 1993 in the aftermath of the Clinton-Bush race of ’92. Show runs Oct. 7-15 at Plymouth Church. Read more

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It's a tragedy written in raspy shadow with the overwhelming weight of very human characterization. Tragic beauty spills out over graceful movements and silences between music of infectious mood and exaggerated sound effects. Theatre Gigante.. Read more


Poet Frank O’Hara’s voice echoes through a lot of contemporary writing. You might not be familiar with his work directly, but you’ll know it when you hear it. Early next month, Theatre Gigante plays tribute to the work of the American poet.. Read more


Theatre Gigante Presents the Milwaukee premiere of Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus. Read more

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Actor Michael Stebbins talks about moving back to Milwaukee and the allure of David Sedaris’s holiday essays. Read more

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Thisholiday season TheatreGigante hosts performer Michael Stebbins’ staging of Holidayson Ice. David Sedaris now classic holiday tales will be delivered tothe stage by someone who is not David Sedaris. This is an important distinctionthat I f.. Read more


Theatre Gigante opens its season by reprising its 2004 theater-dance hybrid, My Dear Othello. Inspired by Noh drama and featuring painted panels by the late Schomer Lichtner, the ornately stylized production centers on the final moments of ... Read more


Repairers of the Breach provides vital services to the city’s neediest residents. Led by MacCanon Brown, this pioneering program serves between 130 and 150 homeless adults each day. In addition to a health clinic that opened earlier this mo... Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2010

The blessing and the curse of representing the politically engaged 3rd District is that, well, it’s so politically engaged. But we think that Alderman Nik Kovac has handled the issues of the East Side and UW-Milwaukee community well. He ask... Read more

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Joe Kessler is making a point with his debut album as a bandleader. The Boston fiddler, who has played with everyone from Robert Plant to Morphine, recorded a collection of largely traditional songs with a klezmer flair but a wider perspect... Read more

Album Reviews

Gregory Rodriguez counts himself “lucky enough to be born into a migrant family.” The painter, who now lives in Stoughton, Wis., was born in Texas to Mexican-American migrant farmers and came north with them to Wisconsin to work in the fiel... Read more

Visual Arts