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Montgomery Davis Play Development Series

I used to consult the Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg like it was some kind of oracle. Think about a problem, flip to a page at random and read the poem. Invariably it would relate. This month, Jonathan Gillard Daly pays tribute to Sandburg’s .. more

Oct 15, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Ahhh, the things we do for love: awaking early to serve breakfast in bed, proclaiming oneself Supreme Head of the Church of England to annul our current marriage and marry Anne Boleyn, attempting to assassinate Reagan in order to impress J... more

Oct 8, 2014 2:27 AM Theater

There’s a tremendous amount of appeal in Jane Martin’s dark 1990s comedy Cementville. Just looking at the stage as one enters the theater, one might not guess as much. It’s a rancid locker room, the sole setting for the comedy more

Feb 26, 2014 10:50 PM Theater

Somewhere in the midst of starring in Renaissance Theaterworks’ The Understudy, actor Ken T. Williams started rehearsing for the next play that would be produced on the same stage by a different company altogether. He’s switching from theat... more

Feb 9, 2014 6:59 PM Theater

When tragedy strikes away from home, it can be difficult enough waiting for the mobile phone call from a loved one to find out they’re okay—the facebook update or whatever it is that lets you know that the person you care about managed to escape.. more

Sep 8, 2011 3:26 PM Theater

Continuing its dedication to the development of new material, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents the latest in its Montgomery Davis Play Development Seriesa staged reading of Eric Appleton’s new comedy Among The Squirrels. The cast for the r.. more

Mar 4, 2011 11:27 AM Theater

Wisconsin has a strange dynamic for creative types. Those born in the general area often leave for some time . . . sometimes leaving for good (Houdini, Willem DaFoe,) sometimes coming back and managing to make a fairly decent living. After bounc.. more

Sep 13, 2010 1:19 PM Theater

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