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Ryan H. Nelson

I love listening to old radio. It’s an interesting bit of trivia: back in 1943, NBC debuted a show sponsored by Pabst Brewing Company called Blue Ribbon Town . Hosted by Groucho Marx, it was set in a fictional town. Glance around online and .. more

Jan 31, 2016 12:00 PM Theater

Put together a down-on-his-luck shoe salesman and a $6 million inheritance from an unknown uncle with very specific instructions in his will, and you have the makings of a screwball comedy. Add strong casting, solid more

Apr 25, 2013 4:40 PM Theater

Summer is always a really nice opportunity to try new things. There’s inevitably some new ideas that make it to various stages that end up making for interesting, off-center theatre experiences.To this end, local theatre people will be staging .. more

Jul 25, 2011 7:44 PM Theater

Renaissance Theaterworks opens its season with Reasons to Be Pretty , the final chapter in contemporary playwright Neil LaBute’s thematic trilogy about society’s obsession with physical appearance. Having debuted in New York in 2008 more

Oct 7, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Afro-beat might sound like an obscure style of music (especially for those who haven’t recently lived on college campuses, where it’s become especially popular) but it’s actually quite accessible. It’s a horn-fueled blend of Africa more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

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