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Summit Players perform Romeo and Juliet on Marquette Campus to open their 2019 tour in Wisconsin State Parks. Read more

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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... Read more

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.. Read more

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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.. Read more

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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 .. Read more

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"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.. Read more

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

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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.. Read more

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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... Read more

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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.. Read more

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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.. Read more

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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... Read more

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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.. Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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- Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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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.. Read more

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