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Based on Anna Leonowens’ memoirs, the classic musical has been a success from its very start. Read more


A feature interview with Shepherd Express Assistant Editor of Arts & Entertainment John Schneider on his 2018 Milwaukee Fringe Festival performance, Where or When: The Life and Songs of Lorenz Hart. Read more

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s final collaborative musical The Sound of Music continues to capture hearts young and old via Broadway, movies, live TV and theater showings. The stage musical version is particularly meaningful to Waukesha Civic Th... Read more


  Rodgers and Hammerstein had been writing music together for a very, very long time. Somewhere around the dawn of pop music when all kinds of fusion was going on between American music of various kinds, these two guys were producing some of th.. Read more


  In a different era it probably would've been titled State Fair: The Musical! As the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein film musical State Fair debuted in 1945. Years later in 1962, it was first adapted for the stage. It's the story of the Frake fam.. Read more


Freebies, entertainment and time-wasters abound this week as part of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, a hodgepodge of morale-boosting free events held throughout Downtown and the Third Ward. Today’s festivities include lunchtime office ... Read more

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In the light but crowd-pleasing 2007 independent Brazilian comedy Basic Sanitation, the small, orderly community of Linha Cristal is suddenly overwhelmed by the smell of sewage. They desperately need a new drainage ditch built, but the town... Read more

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