The Skylight

Now in its fourth year, Skylight MusicTheatre’s Taste of the Ward sampling event offered a strong showing lastThursday. Fourteen local restaurants, craft brewers and distillers cametogether in the Broadway Theatre Center’s elegant second.. more

Sep 19, 2016 2:29 PM Around MKE

Cocktails, theater, beverages, markets and drinks are on tap for this week’s social calendar…and there’s nothing wrong with that, sugar! Wanna sink your teeth into a more

May 20, 2014 2:22 AM Hear Me Out

Leslie Fitzwater stands onstage as legendary French diva Edith Piaf. There's a beautifully tragic tone to her voice. Notes cascade out into the theater. Rick Rasmussen's set strikes the same simple elegance as the singer herself and the sin... more

Jan 31, 2013 3:35 PM Theater

Local actress/singer Leslie Fitzwater has been captivating Milwaukee audiences for decades. From Jan. 15 through Feb. 10, Skylight Music Theatre (158 N. Broadway) mounts the final run of Fitzwater’s original signature more

Jan 23, 2013 5:06 PM Off the Cuff

Life for many can be an emotional train wreck, a collision of experiences and ideologies from which we stumble to pick up the pieces and get back on track. Try as they might, the three characters in American Players Theatre's striking produ... more

Jul 11, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

From high above the stage, a couple of rows of cymbal-banging monkey toys stand guard over the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre. The stage itself is filled with an eye-popping variety of instruments that make noise when struck. This... more

May 2, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Based on Jean Webster's progressive novel from 1912, John Caird and Paul Gordon's Daddy Long Legs has the potential to be a deep, socially conscious romantic-comedy musical. Preliminary outings of this story about a woman earning a college ... more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

With its finger-picked guitars and cozy acoustic arrangements, J Mascis's new solo album Several Shades of Why is a significant departure from his roaring Dinosaur Jr. reunion albums, but the singer sounds similarly revitalized here. Recorded with.. more

Mar 16, 2011 7:10 PM On Music

Another football weekend, another pair of victories for the state to savor. The Badgers marched up and down Ann Arbor, 48-28, and moved one win away from the Rose Bowl. Then the Packers settled things for good with Brett Favre, racing to a ... more

Nov 25, 2010 12:00 AM More Sports

You know there’s nothing I love more than poring over the campaign finance reports of candidates. And you know there’s always something juicy in Sen. Jeff Plale’s reports, because he’s the right wing’s go-to Democrat for killing legislatio.. more

Jul 28, 2010 3:44 PM Daily Dose

The Skylight closes its 49th season with a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's swashbuckl The Pirates of Penzance. ,Theater more

May 21, 2009 12:00 AM Theater

What with the economy being the way it is, local theatre companies continue to look for ways to keep afloat. Between grants, subscriptions and single tickets sales, funds can still end up being relatively tight. In the interest of supplementing fu.. more

Apr 12, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Bucks game or the opera? Bar crawl or the symphony? TiVo or a play? With endless options for consumers, arts organizations are in fierce competition for your time. To keep ahead, they are reaching out to audiences lik,A&E Feature more

Feb 25, 2009 12:00 AM A&E Feature 6 Comments

The Producers has a strange history in my memory. I vaguely seem to remember being in second or third grade when I first saw Mel Brooks’ original 1968 film on television. It was an independant station that played it quite often, so I saw a number.. more

Dec 1, 2008 5:00 AM Theater

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Nov 29, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Presented by the MSO League's Evening Associates, the Symphony Style Fashion Show Gala is the original premier couture fashion event in Wisconsin. For 44 years, the world's finest design houses have gra,Symphony Style more

Sep 23, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music

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Aug 10, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Here’s hoping you’ve worked up an appetite, because it’s cream-puff eati Hi Infidelity ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jul 31, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Taking on lead vocals in addition to his lead guitar duties, Kim Simmonds is the only original member of what was once known as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, now billed at Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds. Since the group made its name touring in... more

May 8, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments