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A Streetcar Named Desire

John Ridley is the great success story to come out of Milwaukee in recent years. The writer-director earned an Oscar for his carefully calibrated screenplay, 12 Years a Slave . He returns with a dramatization of a year in the life of Jimi Hendrix.. more

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 Theword “fan” is derived from fanatic, and a fanatic is someone holding to extremebeliefs. Those dark roots of fandom are all over Room 237 , a documentary on theelaborate, convoluted, mad interpretations some fans have spun around Stan.. more

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The domestic drama of Tennessee Williams’ classic A Streetcar Named Desire has an explosive intensity in Carte Blanche’s intimate studio environment. This is a Streetcar that billows with cigarette smoke and bursts with sudden anger.Katrina... more

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Renaissance Theaterworks has a question on a current survey asking, “If Renaissance Theaterworks was a person, how would you describe her personality?” An interesting idea. While each theatre group has it own personality, it’s difficult to disti.. more

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Being really strange, new and novel, Youngblood Theatre’s Spirits To Enforce (which opens next week) has been foremost in my mind going into this month, but there are a number of really good plays that have opened in addition to it. Next Act’s Th.. more

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If Tennessee Williams’ classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire sometimes feel cliché, it’s because the 65-year-old play helped establish some of those clichés. The 1955 drama has had such a profound effect on theater, drama,Today more

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It’s all too easy to get the impression that TennesseeWilliams’ classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire is a bit overrated. Very few modern plays have the kind of longevityand high profile awarded the story of Stella, Stanley and Blanche. Havi.. more

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It's hard to predict the ramifications of the recent economic meltdown. For Milwaukee's architectural scene, what was widely considered the best of times may rapidly de,A&E Feature more

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The Championship and Father Phoenix are two of the more popular offerings from Milwaukee’s music scene, but aside from that, they don’t have too much in common. The Championship specialize in m,Today in Milwaukee more

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When the journalistic pack bitesinto a tasty cliche, it often refuses to let go, lazily c %uFFFD 2008 Creators Syndicate Inc. What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment ,News Features more

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The science of nowadays envisions a cosmos wider and weirder than the science of a century or even a quarter century ago. It�s hard for most of us to keep up with the changing theories or fully grasp their implications. The History Channel s.. more

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