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This month Sunset Playhouse opens an Elm Grove production of the popular musical comedy The Producers directed by Tommy Lueck. Read more

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Brian Scott Mednick's biography, Gene Wilder: Funny and Sad (published by BearManor Media), was a labor of love. While other kids in his '80s middle school hung posters of Madonna or Tom Cruise in their lockers, he felt that the frizzy-haired c.. Read more

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Heidi Spencer, a rootsy Milwaukee folk singer whose sweet voice belies her brutally sad songwriting, has signed to the United Kingdom record label Bella Union, Bobby Tanzilo of OnMilwaukee.com confirmed today. The label is the British home to act.. Read more

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In addition to its massive success on Broadway and beyond, Mel Brooks’ screwball musical The Producers has had a particularly remarkable amount of local popularity in the past couple of years, having had something like three different productions.. Read more

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Unseasonably Spring-like weather hung in the air. The Third Ward was alive with the strange energies of Gallery Night activity. In the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks was opening its new dramaDavid Harrower’s Bla.. Read more

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The story of two guys who try to make a fortune bycreating a ridiculously large Broadway Cabaret ,Theater Read more

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The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center (703 S. Second St.) doubles quite nicely as the living room Regrets Only ,Theater Read more

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Skylight Theatre’s Artistic Director Bill Theisen and comic talent Brian Vaughn star The Producers ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Skylight Theatre’s Artistic Director Bill Theisen and comic talent Brian Vaughn star The Producers ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Will Smith is one of contemporary Hollywood's most likable stars; alas, Seven Pounds is pe Seven Pounds ,Film Read more

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Skylight Theatre’s Artistic Director Bill Theisen and comic talent Brian Vaughn star in the title roles of the Mel Brooks/Thomas Meehanhit musical The Producers, which continues its run tonight with a,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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The core appeal of the now-classic show The Producers is the perennial fascination with it The Producers ,Theater Read more

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The Producers has a strange history in my memory. I vaguely seem to remember being in second or third grade when I first saw Mel Brooks’ original 1968 film on television. It was an independant station that played it quite often, so I saw a number.. Read more

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Veils, both physical and metaphorical, can conceal individuals, places and communities. This highly recognizable, emotionally charged garment provides the theme for the latest exhibition at the UW-Milwaukee,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Taking on lead vocals in addition to his lead guitar duties, Kim Simmonds is the only original member of what was once known as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, now billed at Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds. Since the group made its name touring in... Read more

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A few days ago, I found myself sinking into a show on the documentary channel. Jeffrey Blitz’s 2002 documentary Spellbound was one of the first films I’d ever seen on critics’ advance screening. The story of eight teenagers competing in the nation.. Read more

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As mentioned before, there are a lot of shows opening this weekend. Trying to figure out a pattern to openings in the Milwaukee theatre season can be a strange kind of Rorschach test. I’m not quite sure of what it says about the local theatre com.. Read more

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