Selena Milewski


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. 

UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara was well executed and well-chosen for our current socio-political moment. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:28 PM Theater

This fall, Renaissance Theaterworks promoted its longtime director of development, Lisa Rasmussen, to the position of managing director. more

Dec 12, 2017 1:11 PM Off the Cuff

Though teaching has long been associated with women, higher education—specifically administration—remains dominated by men. Three recently installed female college presidents share their thoughts on the future of higher education leadership. more

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Longtime Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theatre ensemble member Andrew Parchman makes his writing-directing debut with The Depths, a triumph of physical performance, existential questioning and stunning stage magic. more

Dec 5, 2017 3:23 PM Theater


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The production supplies a realistic dose of family drama along with a liberal helping of laughs; it runs through Dec. 17 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. more

Nov 28, 2017 1:04 PM Theater

Off the Cuff interviews UW-Milwaukee theater professor and internationally acclaimed artist Rebecca Holderness about her background, philosophy and upcoming production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara. more

Nov 28, 2017 12:58 PM Off the Cuff


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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater provides a thrilling mystery to sharpen your senses in the Midwest premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Holmes and Watson. more

Nov 21, 2017 4:39 PM Theater

Sure to provoke thought and reflection on familial bonds of all kinds, The Secret Mask runs Nov. 16-Dec. 10 at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. This will be the play’s American premiere. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:47 PM A&E Feature

Cabaret Milwaukee’s latest trilogy delivers a darkly comic second installment in The Heart of the Clockwork Man; see it through Nov. 19 at the appropriately atmospheric Astor Hotel Pub. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:53 PM Theater


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Milwaukee’s community storytellers, Ex Fabula, presents its first collaboration with the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, “Risking It,” Friday, Nov. 17. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:35 PM A&E Feature


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Sex, publishing, admiration, betrayal. Find them all in Renaissance Theaterworks’ sizzling 25th season opener, Sex with Strangers. more

Oct 25, 2017 10:51 AM Theater

Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 27, when the Marcus Center presents a multi-arts collaboration of epic proportions celebrating the centennial of seven artists instrumental to creating the Great American Songbook. more

Oct 24, 2017 2:10 PM A&E Feature


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Milwaukee Entertainment Group’s current production of Bell, Book and Candle is a well-chosen comedy for the Halloween season; its plot revolves around a witch who casts a spell on an ordinary professional man to make him fall in love with her. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:49 PM Theater


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In Tandem’s All the Great Books (Abridged) is a comedic marathon for its performers and an absolute treat for viewers. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:44 PM Theater


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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues its four-year cycle of plays by celebrated Brookfield native Ayad Akhtar with The Who and the What, a piece loosely based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. more

Oct 3, 2017 4:12 PM Theater


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All The Great Books (Abridged), a masterpiece in literature condensation by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, runs Oct. 5-29 at In Tandem’s Tenth Street Theatre. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:27 PM A&E Feature

Boulevard Theatre’s season opens with Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor’s gracefully written and insightfully performed Small Things. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:00 AM Theater

Key to Change, an initiative from Downtown Milwaukee, BID #21, aims to address chronic homelessness in the area. more

Sep 25, 2017 9:52 AM Off the Cuff

The Milwaukee Film Festival (MFF) continues to expand, but its core mission, according to director Jonathan Jackson, remains “[making] Milwaukee a center of film culture.?" more

Sep 19, 2017 4:18 PM News Features

Cabaret Milwaukee’s latest offering of 1930s radio play-style shenanigans, The Clockwork Man, origins, delivers a captivating World War I melodrama along with fantastically fun entr’acte entertainments of the century passed. more

Sep 19, 2017 1:40 PM Theater