Themid-1990s musical Ragtime was an exploration into the lives ofthree different cultures in America at the dawn of the 20th century. Themusical concerns itself with an African American family, a group of immigrantsfrom Latvia and upper-class .. more

Jul 12, 2014 6:45 AM Theater

The Milwaukee Rep’s eagerly anticipated production of Ragtime lives up to its promise as an exhilarating, lavishly produced musical version of E. L. Doctorow’s much-praised 1975 novel. As Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements aptly demonstrat... more

Sep 25, 2013 12:32 AM Theater

Nothing in the nature of musical theater demands that it be superficial. Civilization’s first plays, the soul-expanding Greek tragedies, were musicals about nature, society and individual responsibility. more

Sep 5, 2013 4:38 PM A&E Feature

Put together a down-on-his-luck shoe salesman and a $6 million inheritance from an unknown uncle with very specific instructions in his will, and you have the makings of a screwball comedy. Add strong casting, solid more

Apr 25, 2013 4:40 PM Theater

The Milwaukee Brewers finish their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at Miller Park with a 7:05 p.m., then it’s off to Wrigley on Monday, where they’ll begin a series against the Cubs. more

Apr 11, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee