Staged Reading

Most people have a bad day on the job and they might get reprimanded. Police officers have a bad day on the job and people get killed. It’s stressful--the kind of job no one is ever able to live up to 100% of the time. Some are better than other.. more

Oct 5, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

It’s got a plot with shades of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Red Dwarf and every cheesy pulp-era space exploration story that had been so lovingly ripped-off by the Star Trek franchise. It’s called Ten Thousand Moons.. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Several years back, Nora and Delia Ephron wrote a stage adaptation of Ilene Beckerman’s 1995 book Love, Loss, and What I Wore. It’s a series of 28 stories about women told from their own perspectives. It’s a diverse group of characters. Ther.. more

Jul 31, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

More than just a social art form, theater is a dialogue. Alvaro Saar Rios welcomes that dialogue with This is Washington Park. This is Milwaukee. His new project has UWM theater students engaged in telling the story of the Washington Park .. more

Mar 21, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is nearly 200 years old. The enduring classic of American literature makes its way to the stage once more at the end of the month as the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum plays host to a stage.. more

Oct 23, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Next month, Soulstice Theatre presents a one-day Monday FunDay staged reading of the Bess Wohl comedy American Hero. The premise for the comedy is simple: a teenager, a single mom and a former corporate banker all find themselves working a.. more

Sep 22, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Later-on this month, Giant Spider Productions, LLC hosts a staged reading of Death Ship 666! The screwball Titanic parody welcomes all who are (possibly morbidly) interested. It’s a chance to hear what is being billed as a “brand new to America x9.. more

May 12, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

  Born in a province of Czarist Russia, Kadya Molodowsky tutored children in Kiev in the early days after the Bolshevik Revolution. She went on to become a schoolteacher in Warsaw for children who lived in utter poverty. Chance, circumstance an.. more

May 3, 2012 11:49 AM Theater

 Staged reading have been flourishing of late. It’s a fun opportunity to get a taste of a script live and in person. In Tandem Theatre is hosting an opportunity to see a staged reading of a work in progress by UW-Oshkosh Resident Playwright Rich.. more

Feb 23, 2012 10:41 PM Theater

Most of us know about the annual patterns of migratory birds that head south to escape the bone-chilling winters of northern climates, but even devout nature lovers may be unfamiliar with a similar flight by butterflies. Mariposa Road, by l... more

Dec 6, 2010 12:00 AM Books

Jeff Flashinski does not have the disposition of a born performer. He’s soft-spoken and shy, and he tellingly cites among his heroes Jacques Brel, the French singer so nervous he famously threw up before every concert. Flashinski’s anxiety ... more

Nov 17, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

July 5, 2010—not only the first day of the much-discussed statewide smoking ban, but also a unique opportunity for Milwaukee bars to finally cleanse their somewhat neglected interiors of decades of indoor smoking. While many places have sin... more

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2010

Turner Hall Ballroom’s periodic Mondo Lucha events are among the city’s oddest entertainment bills, packaging Mexican wrestling, burlesque performances and music together. Among the dancers at the latest event are Lola van Ella more

Sep 11, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Some of the most exotic creatures on Earth are found not on land but in the sea. The visually stunning IMAX documentary Under The Sea travels to the Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, and the Coral Triangle islands to film some of more

Sep 1, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

As Neon Indian, 21-year-old Alan Palomo makes lo-fi, danceable songs that are essentially Daft Punk tunes played over an 8-bit video game console. They click and pop, smothered in reverb, drowned in noise and washed in keyboards... more

Jul 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Perhaps themost unique insight of this captivating book is that nearly all modernrecordi Perfecting Sound Forever: AnAural History of Recorded Music ,Books more

Oct 5, 2009 12:00 AM Books

The UWM Union Theatre pays tribute tonight to one of Japan’s most interesting contemporary animators as part of its Tuesday night Experimental Tuesdays series. A 60-minute program collects the recent works of Naoyuki Tsuji, whose cloudy, pe... more

Sep 15, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

As a part of The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents a staged reading of a new play by Jennifer Uphoff Gray tonight. A Thousand Words is a new mystery by Gray which mingles the past with the present as a Ne.. more

Mar 16, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

  RebeccaStenn will bring her New York dance company toMilwaukee laterthis week fo Blue Print Redux, ,Classical Music/Dance more

Jul 16, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music