Rocky Horror Picture Show

Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s musical Little Shop of Horrors is almost impossible to bring to the stage. The complex blend of horror, comedy, drama and music is made all the more difficult by the technical demands of a huge puppet and so ... more

Mar 7, 2017 3:41 PM Theater

Ruthie answers a question from a reader trying to determine whether his new boyfriend is abusive. Exciting upcoming events include a kink party at Hybrid Lounge, Jan. 13; The Rocky Horror Picture Show’s 39th anniversary at the Oriental Thea... more

Jan 10, 2017 3:03 PM Dear Ruthie

Dear Ruthie provides relationship advice to a teen and describes several events of interest to the Milwaukee area LGBT community during mid-June. more

Jun 14, 2016 3:45 PM Dear Ruthie

Remembering Dick Bacon, Milwaukee’s prominent nudist. more

Jun 9, 2015 7:50 PM A&E Feature 3 Comments


Right image: Lisa Schroeder

Like other Rocky Horror Picture Show troupes, Milwaukee’s Sensual Daydreams performs a “shadowcast” that gives an interactive performance with the film and audience every second Saturday of the month. more

Mar 17, 2015 8:47 PM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

One of the great casualties of last week's historic cold snap was the Oriental Theatre's boiler, which surrendered to the elements, closing the East Side theater for more than a week. The theater had been hoping to reopen yesterday; that didn't qu.. more

Jan 14, 2014 3:00 PM Around MKE

Popcorn and toilet paper: Don't be surprised if you see either of these items flying at the movie screens at the Oriental Theatre. Whether it's a screening of the interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show or an independent film, this theater ha... more

Aug 16, 2012 12:00 AM Around MKE

Eloy should be a familiar name to progressive-rock fans of a certain age. And now, thanks to the outstanding reunion album Visionary—the German band’s first studio record since 1998 and released to coincide with Eloy’s 40th anniversary&m more

Feb 16, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews 1 Comments

Since I started reviewing theatre, it’s become a personal goal to see productions of each of the complete plays of William Shakespeare. In the past five years alone, I’ve managed to mark quite a few different plays off the checklist. Oddly enough,.. more

Jun 11, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

The Rocky Horror Picture Show isn’t the only cult comedy to get the live, midnight r The Rocky Horror Picture Show ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 27, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 3 Comments

Barack won 'em all--Washington, Louisiana, Nebraska, Kansas,Maine. Hillary can't slow down the momentum. If she loses Virginia andWisconsin it's over. She should take comfort. No one could have defeated Barack Obama in this year. .. more

Feb 11, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

I'm not objective. won't endorse, of course, but on apersonal level, I support Barack. But whether you agree or you preferHillary, it was a hell of a night for Democrats. She won the popularvote by about 30,000; he won 14 states.. more

Feb 6, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Sensual Daydreams, the longest-running Rocky Horror Picture Showtroupe in the world, cele Red Pepper ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 12, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Sensual Daydreams, the longest-running Rocky Horror Picture Showtroupe in the world, cele Red Pepper ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 11, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee