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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... more

Sep 20, 2016 4:10 PM 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... more

Apr 19, 2016 4:48 PM Theater

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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.. more

Jan 27, 2016 3:59 PM Theater

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

Nov 24, 2015 8:10 PM Theater

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.. more

Sep 21, 2015 2:44 PM Video Games are Dumb

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

Jun 22, 2015 9:55 PM 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... more

May 12, 2015 8:28 PM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

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... more

Mar 31, 2015 9:45 PM Around MKE

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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.. more

Feb 17, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

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

Aug 21, 2014 6:42 PM 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.. more

Aug 6, 2014 11:46 AM Theater

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... more

Apr 15, 2014 1:02 AM 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. more

Jul 17, 2013 12:05 AM 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.. more

Mar 15, 2013 11:00 AM Theater

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... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM 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 .. more

Jul 7, 2012 9:58 AM Theater

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.. more

Nov 29, 2011 2:11 AM More Sports

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.. more

Nov 4, 2011 11:58 AM I Hate Hollywood

As the Milwaukee Public Theatre was gearing-up for it 3rd Annual All-City People'™s Parade during Laborfest today, it has been setting it sights on establishing a resident ensemble to work out of its new space right in the heart of dowtown at t.. more

Sep 5, 2011 11:24 AM Theater

I read Dr. Timothy Leary’s Design For Dying a couple of years out of high school. It’s a remarkably gripping look at preparing for death by a man who was looking forward to the transformative properties of experiencing it. That’s just th.. more

Jul 23, 2011 8:28 PM Theater

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