Milwaukee Public Theatre

A conversation about environmental justice, the Museum of Wisconsin Art and the demise of In Tandem and Milwaukee Public Theatre. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

Milwaukee Public Theatre will say goodbye with a big public party titled “Passing the Torch” on Sunday, April 28. Read more

A&E Feature

With nearly 30 years as an actor, director and social justice activist in Milwaukee, Carolina Soza brings a wealth of ideas and experience to her new job as executive director of the Milwaukee Public Theatre. Recently, Soza sat down with Of... Read more

Off the Cuff

Milwaukee Public Theatre, Marquette Theatre and the Milwaukee branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) present a concert reading of Most Dangerous Women by Jan Maher and Nikki Nojima Louis, an inspiring socia... Read more



Most Dangerous Women

The big picture of recent history can be difficult to connect-up with. Jan Maher’s Most Dangerous Women looks to use musical theatre to allow audiences the opportunity to gain some insight into the Peace Movement through telling the storie.. Read more


Milwaukee Public Theatre brings impressive puppetry and Native American tales together with Stories from the Medicine Wheel. Read more


Nintendo’s New President Gets Down On The Dance Floor, Tokyo Game Show Boogies, and Shovel Knight Plague Of Shadows Struts Its Stuff!AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think. Le.. Read more

Video Games are Dumb

An interview with Ron Scot Fry of Milwaukee’s annual Shakespeare in the Park. Read more

Off the Cuff

This week Off the Cuff sat down with Julie Borouchoff, director of Milwaukee Public Theatre’s SuperStars Summer Arts Camp, a fun-filled two-week experience for young people (ages 4 and up) on the autism spectrum and their friends and family... Read more

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Boris and Doris attended a number of events, including Milwaukee Public Theatre’s presentation of Stories from the Medicine Wheel, Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Beauty in Bloom” and “Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair,” and op... Read more

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Milwaukee Public Theatre continues in its ongoing program of producing theatre for all people with a stage adaptation of traditional aboriginal stories from the last cultures to inhabit this area of the continent.Directed by Ron Scot Fry (of Opt.. Read more


Milwaukee Public Theatre calls its upcoming 40th birthday party “The Steampunk Circus of Metamorphosis.” “Steampunk” for its setting amid the Victorian trappings of Read more

A&E Feature

Withthe Steampunk aesthetic movement getting as big as it has in recent years, itwas really only a matter of time before Milwaukee dove into the movement in abig way. The Milwaukee Steampunk Society was founded a couple of yearsback. It has be.. Read more


Barbara Leigh was recently named co-Artist of the Year by the Milwaukee Arts Board. The co-founder and lynchpin of Milwaukee Public Theatre has more than 100 original works to her name and has spent four decades acting, teaching, leading wo... Read more

Off the Cuff

Temporary public art grounded in neighborhoods is thriving in Milwaukee. Originally part of In-Site’s 2011 “Century City Project,” Faith Purvey’s dynamic installation, “Refoundation,” has stood the test of time. Read more

Visual Arts

They had Les Mis . You knew it. I knew it. Crickets in Bangladesh knew it. Everybody knew it. Somehow every one knew that the Skylight would be doing Les Miserables for its 2013-2014 season. (And only a few months after Greendale Community Theatre.. Read more


With a giant cardboard bullet on my head, I menaced citizens in 2009. The following year, I caused a giant puppet Mother Earth to rise up healed. Last year, I cavorted to Aztec music... Read more

Classical Music

 The Gordon Park Energy Independence Day parade may be behind us for another year, but as always, Milwaukee Public Theatre rolls on.The next big MPT-aided parade is the Summer of Peace All City Parade and Peace Rally on July 27th from Mary Ryan .. Read more


With Matt Schaub out for the season, the Texans had to go to Matt Leinart. Unfortunately for them, he broke his collarbone late in the first half. That meant rookie QB T.J. Yates was now the "starter." Yates played his college ball at North Caroli.. Read more

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When Ben, a campy yet cruel aesthete, mimes to Roy Orbison\'s “In Dreams,” a window opens onto the mystery of Blue Velvet. David Lynch\'s 1986 classic of the id is often like a dream and a nightmare. But the peculiar logic of dreamtime is onl.. Read more

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