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Selena Milewski

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Selena Milewski is a staff writer and copy editor for the Shepherd Express. Her writing contributions include theater reviews, A&E feature articles, Off the Cuff interviews and articles for special issues such as the Best of Milwaukee Winners Guide. In addition to her work for the Shepherd, Selena is a local actor, performs at ComedySportz and is a member of the long-form improv troupe Good Landers. 

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. more

A&E Feature

Renaissance Theaterworks’ Br!NK New Play Festival brings the work of Midwestern women playwrights to the greater Milwaukee area, Aug. July 31-Aug. 5, while Danceworks presents “Ignite: A Hip Hope Dance Experience,” July 28-29, showcasing the ... more

, Performing Arts Weekly

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Optimist Theatre’s King Lear proves to be a timely production about politics and personality. more

Theater

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Last weekend’s Untitled Productions/Theater RED production of I’ll Eat You Last starred Marcee Doherty-Elst in a spot-on performance as Hollywood super agent Sue Mengers. more

Theater

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The Broadway touring production of An American in Paris is every inch a dance lovers’ musical. more

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Written in a style that perfectly melds the fun and excitement of super hero comic books with the heightened artistry of opera, this piece truly is a great choice for all ages. more

Theater

This week, we preview the summer theatre seasons of four different production companies: American Players Theatre, The Peninsula Players, Northern Sky Theatre and SummerStage of Delafield. more

, Performing Arts Weekly

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This week, we go Off the Cuff with Ananda Walker, coleader and fire safety manager of Milwaukee fire performance troupe, Prismatic Flame. more

Off the Cuff

This week, we preview the murder mystery send-up Any Number Can Die and Heathers: The Musical—a rock musical based on the 1988 cult film, Heathers. Both shows are in current production at Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse. more

, Performing Arts Weekly

The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin about her accomplishments in the Senate as well as her plans for the upcoming election. more

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

There are many Easter eggs in Skylight Music Theatre’s production of Urinetown—some written into the book and score, and some added by this production’s creators/ more

Theater

Off the Cuff interviews Tessa Koller, owner of Tessa’s Tailoring and Alterations, and advocate for the genetic disorder 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. more

Off the Cuff

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

Skylight Music Theatre closes its season with Urinetown, a satire of both modern politics and the musical genre itself. more

A&E Feature

Windfall Theatre stages a successful (and nostalgic) version of Celebration, a little known gem by the authors of The Fantasticks. more

Theater

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A small town in Missouri is the setting for an exploration of patriarchy and modern mores. more

Theater

The Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa presents an ambitious new translation of Federico Garcia-Lorca’s poetic drama, The House of Bernarda Alba. more

Theater

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Saturday’s preview performance of Renaissance Theaterworks’ Top Girls, was a smashing success and a doorway to the important ongoing dialogue on gender parity in the workplace. more

Theater

“What has one accomplished if success is achieved in a destructive manner and at great personal cost?” asks Renaissance Theaterworks Artistic Director Suzan Fete. more

A&E Feature

The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet and strongly encourages readers to get out and make their voices heard. more

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We spoke to Edwin Olvera, internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, instructor and longtime member of Pilobolus Dance Theatre, about his personalized training program, the Edwin Olvera Method (EOM), geared toward male Wisconsin CEOs. more

Off the Cuff

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