Samuel Beckett


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Home to American Players Theatre (APT) is a magical natural outdoor amphitheater on a hill in the middle of the woods that lies two hours from Milwaukee in Spring Green. APT is a repertory theater company of 37 years that pays tribute to Sh... more

Jun 28, 2016 3:57 PM A&E

Steve Bachmann proselytizes for the author in the cartoon-illustrated Proust for Beginners, a useful handbook situating Proust in history and explicating his merits. more

Jun 14, 2016 4:17 PM Books 1 Comments

Early next month, World’s Stage presents a program of short works by Samuel Beckett. The World’s Stage has been asked to work with students at Pius XI High School on a Theatre of the Absurd project which will include shorts by Beckett. Works on th.. more

Nov 19, 2015 12:00 PM Theater

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When it comes to the kind of philosophically scientific stories the program explores, Radiolab has a huge home-field advantage with their chosen medium, where a little audio magic can transport lis,Concert Reviews more

Oct 14, 2013 11:07 AM Concert Reviews

Luciano Berio’s Sinfonia for eight voices and orchestra, composed in 1968, captures the atmosphere of that turbulent year. It reverberates with the angst engendered by the war and the spirit of rebellion that arose more

Mar 18, 2013 4:31 PM Classical Music

  Sameuel Beckett's Rockaby is the kind of dark piece that ideally traps an audience inside the skull of an old woman waiting to die. It's a very, very haunting piece when executed in the right way. At month's end, experimental playwright and a.. more

Aug 9, 2012 11:15 AM Theater

Fools for Tragedy's current staging of Jordan Gwiazdowski's Waiting, a deconstruction of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, plays like an existential funhouse, with metaphorical mirrors strewn everywhere in a story that is both emotionally more

Feb 15, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Experimental noise artist and playwright Peter J. Woods is doing some frightfully interesting stuff. Has been doing so for quite some time. Experimental artists operating outside established university structures don’t often get a whole lot of r.. more

Mar 1, 2011 1:31 AM Theater

Until his double-disc eighth album, Killer , went platinum two years ago, Kansas City hardcore rapper Tech N9ne struggled for recognition outside of underground circles. N9ne’s commercial success has only further catalyzed the more

Sep 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

In the winter Sabathia leftas a free agent for the mega-money of the New York Yankees, an The Milwaukee Brewers began the 2009 seasonconfidently. Six months earlier they had reach ,Sports more

Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM More Sports 1 Comments

Anyone living in Milwaukee in the '60s and old enough to be aware will recall a time of sh The Selma of the North: Civil Rights Insurgency in Milwaukee ,Books more

May 12, 2009 12:00 AM Books

Yesterday's picture of Prince Fielder rounding the bases (shown below) caused quite a furor over the apparent Brewers underwear Prince was wearing. I actually first noticed the blue sticking out of the pants in this picture. Check out Bill Hall.We.. more

Sep 25, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports has Manny Parra doing a demonstration on how to wear your pants high. Good stuff. more

Jul 30, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

In typical Samuel Beckett fashion, very little happens in the one-act play Endgame. Two c Endgame ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 10, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In typical Samuel Beckett fashion, very little happens in the one act play Endgame. Two c Endgame ,Today in Milwaukee more

Mar 25, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee