Rebecca Holderness

UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara was well executed and well-chosen for our current socio-political moment. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:28 PM Theater

Off the Cuff interviews UW-Milwaukee theater professor and internationally acclaimed artist Rebecca Holderness about her background, philosophy and upcoming production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara. more

Nov 28, 2017 12:58 PM Off the Cuff


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UW-Milwaukee’s Little Women: The Musical is lighthearted yet thoughtful with a cast that offered developed characterizations and embraced the show’s idea that being yourself helps you achieve things greater than you may have ever imagined. more

Mar 11, 2015 11:14 AM Theater

UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s upcoming show, Little Women: The Musical, is a heartwarming coming-of-age story about the four March sisters during the Civil War era. It runs March 4-8. more

Feb 24, 2015 10:38 PM Theater

UW-Milwaukee Theatre opens its Mainstage Theatre season with The Tragedy of King Lear. The production, in collaboration with Shakespeare & Company, features an interesting mix of professional and student talent... more

Oct 25, 2012 4:16 PM Theater

Sandra Strawn decorates the set in birch trees larger than loneliness. This is where UWM is staging Director Rebecca Holderness' Three Sisters. Strawn's set draws on the depth of UWM's main stage to bring a feel of immensity to the production.  .. more

May 4, 2012 7:48 PM Theater

One of the best dramas on local stages right now is, interesting enough a musical. As In Tandem's Thrill Me edges towards its closing performance this coming Sunday, the UWM theatre department is staging a pair of contemporary dramas every bit as.. more

May 11, 2011 8:37 AM Theater

Amanda J. Hull walks into the courtroom as Satan. It’s the beginning of rehearsal. Before a complete run through of the show, UWM’s Rebecca Holderness is working on giving further definition to one of the more creative interpretations she’s maki.. more

Mar 8, 2011 11:09 AM Theater

I’ve been given the opportunity for behind-the-scenes access for UWM’s latest upcoming main stage production. This is the first in a series of blogs . . .    Can You Forgive?New Yorker Rebecca Holderness has been working with UWM for a nu.. more

Mar 5, 2011 2:40 PM Theater

The tiny performance space at Kenilworth Square was relatively packedlargely with rising, young local theatre talent for a one-night-only performance of a program of shorts referred to as 5 Plays You Didn't Know.An evening of five shorts select.. more

May 11, 2010 4:40 AM Theater

Warmer weather after winter tends to bring with it both the end of the traditional theatre season, replaced by a barrage of shorts programs. Pink Banana Theatre’s next short program is a couple of weeks from its May 21st opening. This coming Mond.. more

May 8, 2010 3:39 PM Theater

There’s something really, really refreshing and refreshingly dramatic about a production of Noel Coward’s Hay Fever. I had the pleasure of seeing it for a third time last night. Directed by Rebecca Holderness, the UWM production compares favorabl.. more

May 7, 2010 11:49 AM Theater

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Oct 6, 2009 12:00 AM Books

Summer is rapidly approaching, and nothing satisfies or is easier to make than fresh guacamole. The key to a good guacamole is freshness, the perfect ripeness of the avocado, and the presentation. ,Just Cook It more

Jun 11, 2009 12:00 AM Eat/Drink 3 Comments

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May 16, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

 Locally, the name Kopp's means large burgers and plenty of frozen custard. Each of its three locations has a unique personality. The most interesting is at the corner of 76th Street and Layton A,None more

May 6, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

As its title suggests, John Patrick Shanley's 2008 drama Doubt is filled with ambiguity Doubt ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 28, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The cast members of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” are still touring behind the basic premise of that program, speaking to the continued popularity of improvisational comedy. Though the Alchemist Th,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 27, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Though the Waukesha Symphony Orchestra's Jan. 25 concert had the apt title "Rachmanin Captain Blood ,Classical Music/Dance more

Jan 27, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music