Romeo And Juliet

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Theater RED present A Chorus Line; William Shakespeare’s immortal Romeo and Juliet comes to SummerStage in Delafield; and SueMo Dance Company explores what it means to self-identify in a performance at Danceworks... more

Aug 22, 2017 1:50 PM Performing Arts Weekly

Summer can be full of surprises. Like when Shakespeare suddenly pops-up out of nowhere. Turn around and suddenly there are Capulets and Montagues and things. Weird. This week Voices Found Repertory is opening its inaugural production at th.. more

Aug 11, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Romance and alcohol love each other very much. The two make a dramatic appearance onstage together this month as Bard & Bourbon presents Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo & Juliet. The group performs a fully-rendered production of the clas.. more

May 13, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Not too long ago, I saw a production of Edward Albee’s Zoo Story that had been staged at Marqeutte University’s Engineering Hall Visualization Lab. It was an interesting experiment: a play about a couple of guys meeting in a park was staged .. more

Apr 10, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

"For never was a story of more woe than this of Madeline and her Andrea." (Or words to that effect.)It’s recently been announced that this coming September, The Ganymede Ensemble will be staging a free outdoor production of Shakespeare’s R.. more

Jul 21, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

This summer Door Shakespeare stages an intimate outdoor Romeo and Juliet seeped in the look and feel of the early 20th century. more

Jul 8, 2015 12:23 AM Theater

Thesummer theater season continued to wind down with three openings this pastweekend. One of the three shows was scheduled for this past weekend only:Patrick Schmitz's The Comedy of Romeo & Juliet...Kinda Sorta.One of the most interesting name.. more

Aug 26, 2014 12:57 PM Theater

American Players Theatre (APT) stages three shows in the coming weeks. Opening on June 21 is Much Ado About Nothing, a play considered to be one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. And opening on June 28 are the infamous Romeo & Juliet and Joan... more

Jun 19, 2014 9:16 PM Theater

Thelovely, young talented Emilie Lozier will be playing Juliet. The equallylovely, equally young and every bit as talented Joey Flegel-Mishlove will beplaying Romeo. It will be a comedy. It will be a parody of Shakespeare’sclassic written by M.. more

May 23, 2014 12:34 PM Theater

Sofar this season, Milwaukee audiences have seen Shakespeare’s Romeo andJuliet staged with actors of advanced age (with Off the Wall Theatre) andwith actors of very young age (with First Stage’s Young Company). Later on thissummer, Patrick Sch.. more

May 22, 2014 3:30 PM Theater


Photo by Paul Ruffolo

First Stage’s Young Company production of Romeo and Juliet did justice to the drama and served as an education for much of its cast. Shakespeare’s tragedy was enacted at the Rosa Parks Auditorium at Golda Meir School right around the corner... more

May 22, 2014 12:55 AM Theater

Writer/directorPatrick Schmitz (best-known for Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer ) has anew project for the summer. It’s a comic take on Shakespeare’s Romeo &Juliet . Schmitz is a very witty guy, which should be reason enough to lookforward to t.. more

May 5, 2014 1:00 PM Theater

Inspired by Denis Glover’s “The Magpies,” a poem well known in playwright Gary Henderson’s homeland of New Zealand, Skin Tight explores the passionate and extraordinary love shared between Tom and Elizabeth. We are drawn into their rela... more

Mar 26, 2014 4:28 PM Theater

Bad actions have terrible consequences when a lavish-living lawyer (Michael Fassbender) falls into the orbit of the drug traffickers he represents. Written by Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men) and directed by Ridley Scott, The Counse... more

Mar 15, 2014 4:15 AM Home Movies

Trusting us to silence our mobile devices, Michael Pink replaced his customary preshow speech with jolting thunderbolts and a recording of Shakespeare’s spoken prologue to Romeo and Juliet. Against the dread- more

Nov 6, 2013 12:59 AM Classical Music

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet unfolds over six days. The teenage lovers meet on Monday and on Saturday they’re dead. “Many productions miss the pivotal moments more

Oct 23, 2013 12:11 AM A&E Feature

Longtime Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and critic Douglas Armstrong has left newspapers behind to pursue fiction writing full time. His debut novel is Even Sunflowers Cast Shadows , which follows four more

Nov 22, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Through Oct. 31, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stages Main-Travelled Roads , a musical based on Hamlin Garland’s stories about rural farm life in late-19th-century Wisconsin, at the Broadway Theatre Center. The deep family tradition of more

Oct 29, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Hat tip to my friend Beth, who alerted me to the news in an e-mail titled "Wow ... Another Milwaukee Radio Station that Plays 'Whatever.'" In a confounding move, one of the few Milwaukee radio stations that played contemporary-pop music, WK.. more

Jun 2, 2010 10:00 PM On Music

The playoff-bound Milwaukee Bucks take on the Memphis Grizzlies with a 2 p.m. afternoon game today at the Bradley Center. more

Mar 28, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee