Stephanie Staszak


Photo credit: George Katsekes Jr.

On a relatively modest budget, the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove stages an emotional production of Alan Menken’s Beauty and the Beast. more

Dec 5, 2017 3:19 PM Theater

Greendale Community Theatre offers an emotionally resonant staging of Alan Menken’s The Little Mermaid. more

Jul 26, 2016 2:31 PM Theater

A party at a Manhattan apartment goes bad. A gun is drawn. It is shot. It’s a musical. They’re looking for people for a production of it. All-In Productions will be holding auditions for Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party midway through next mo.. more

Apr 30, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, based on the original opera by Giuseppe Verdi, has met with tremendous success since its debut in 2000. The story of love and politics in ancient Egypt is... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Somewhere in the 1980’s, screenwriter Dale Launer (Ruthless People) was approached by David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Evidently they wanted to be in a film together and they wanted him to write it. He’d suggested a remake of an old 1964 Marlon Bran.. more

Jul 22, 2011 11:16 AM Theater

On the right there was a picture of Jordan Gwiazdowski looking particularly hirsute. On the left there he was completely hairless with fangs and no pigmentation in either eye. It was a poster for Greendale Community Theatre’s production of Batboy.. more

Jan 8, 2011 3:32 PM Theater

Near the center of a very clean, traditional domestic set lies a coffin-shaped metal tank. This odd juxtaposition of familiar and foreign elements serves as a symbolic backdrop for In Tandem’s production of Joe DiPietro’s Art of Murder.The ... more

Oct 26, 2010 12:00 AM Theater

Red Knife Lottery opened their debut EP, So Much Drama, withthe plotted rape and torture So Much Drama ,Cover Story more

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 4 Comments

Recalling at times Cracker, another band with a shared love of both Americana and alternative rock, Milwaukee’s Union Pulse lean roots-rock also draws inspiration from storied Minnesotan rock bands like The Replacements and Soul Asylum. Aft... more

Apr 19, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee