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The Improvised Musical continues. This coming Thursday, the musical improv show returns for the next in its long-running series. An extended piece of musical theatre is performed on the spot. Musical theatre is kind of a parody of itself to begin.. more

Dec 16, 2013 11:00 AM Theater

Anything that ever found an audience will receive a second and probably even a third act. “Mission Impossible,” a clever TV show from the spy-mad \'60s, was the inspiration for the big budget Tom Cruise movies of the \'90s and the \'00s. In b.. more

Nov 17, 2011 1:33 PM I Hate Hollywood

The children\'s story “In the Small, Small Pond” may seem a million miles from David Lynch\'s Blue Velvet, but they share one thing: Laura Dern. Dern narrates the animated short with evident delight. Maybe it would have been a bedtime story .. more

Nov 17, 2011 1:12 PM I Hate Hollywood

 Oconomowoc’s Theatre On Main will be staging a production of Beauty & the Beast Junior this coming February and they’re looking to cast it this month. This would be the stage adaptation of the musical based on the animated feature from the ear.. more

Nov 16, 2011 8:24 PM Theater

The long (feeling) national nightmare that was Mark Kotsay (in CF) is over. He signed a one-year contract with the Padres, meaning Brewers fans will never again have to worry about Ron Roenicke starting Kotsay in CF in games that matter. Kotsay .. more

Nov 15, 2011 9:17 PM More Sports

Matheny is just 41 and has no coaching experience - he was a minor-league instructor. However, the Cards interviewed 5 men for their head job and just one of them had major-league managing experience. Matheny received a two-year contract with .. more

Nov 15, 2011 2:23 AM More Sports

Team USA, which featured two current Badgers and three former Badgers, got some Olympic revenge on Team Canada by winning the Four Nations Cup in Sweden this weekend.Current Badger Hilary Knight and Brianna Decker as well as former Badgers Jessie.. more

Nov 15, 2011 2:14 AM More Sports

 With Soulstice Theatre opening the first show of the new season last week, Milwaukee Theatre rolls into New Year's . . . the Milwaukee Theatre year starting in August with the first new shows of the new theatre season and closes at the end of th.. more

Aug 2, 2011 3:44 PM Theater

For nearly a century, the building at 234 West Florida Street housed massive knitting machines. The big cream city brick was home to a couple of different companies over the years. A few years back, when the last knitting machine vanished from t.. more

Apr 24, 2011 2:25 PM Theater

This week, Morning Star Productions presents a contemporary drama by Morningstar Artistic Director Alan Atwood. The company, which was founded as the Drama Ministry at Eastbrook church, has developed some interesting work in the past couple of.. more

Apr 9, 2011 3:51 AM Theater

To watch A Summer in Genoa (2008) is to understand why Colin Firth was ideally cast in his Oscar-winning role as George VI in The King's Speech. He plays Joe, a British expatriate professor in Chicago whose wife (Hope Davis) is killed in a car .. more

Mar 27, 2011 12:38 PM I Hate Hollywood

As the Milwaukee Rep’s Bomb-itty Of Errors brings a Shakesepare/old-school hip-hop fusion to the stage of the Stackner Cabaret, Renaissance Theaterworks presents another tribute to the playwright to a much smaller stage a few blocks further sout.. more

Mar 26, 2011 6:08 PM Theater

Though he wrote numerous bits of prose that weren’t  A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens seems to be fused with the holiday season in American popular culture. It’s not that difficult to imagine a point in the future where one might expect parents.. more

Nov 30, 2010 11:44 AM Theater

Going to downtown Waukesha can feel very much like going home for anyone who grew-up in a suburban Midwestern town. I’d never been there prior to only a couple of years ago and there’s something really strangely familiar about it. Home to that k.. more

Nov 27, 2010 4:23 PM Theater

Though thoroughly accepted as a perfectly valid way to acquire fish, most people think of ice fishing as more than a bit odd. Fishing in a wooden closet above a hole in the ice has been described with horror, admiration and, often, equal amoun.. more

Nov 26, 2010 3:03 PM Theater

In addition to being the day before Thanksgiving, it’s also the 60th anniversary of the first ever performance of Guys & Dolls. It was the first of some 1,200 performances in the popular musical’s original run. Having been produced countless tim.. more

Nov 24, 2010 9:49 PM Theater

Seldom has the concept been less essential to a conceptalbum than on Ne-Yo’s new Libra Scale, which the R&B singer conceived as anepic sci-fi romance about star-crossed superhero lovers. A short film meant toaccompany the album was aborted, but.. more

Nov 23, 2010 2:51 PM On Music

ART TALK:  ALBERTO ALESSI & ART OF THE TABLE @ MAM Alberto Alessi visited the Milwaukee Art Museum this past weekend to deliver a lecture on European Design. As a premiere design manufacturer in the 20th century passed on to him from his G.. more

Nov 23, 2010 5:03 AM Visual Arts

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