Theater Reviews


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First Stage transforms Mercer Mayer’s popular Little Critter books into a musical, which runs through March 13. more

Feb 16, 2016 5:00 PM Theater

 The standard workweek ends in another Friday the 13th. (Again.) This is the second month in a row. Being a well-adjusted, non-superstitious person, I can’t stress enough that this has no significance to me at all. That being said, I am out of tow.. more

Mar 13, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Notably missing from this week's Shepherd Express cover story on rockabilly: Any real discussion of the music itself. I was admittedly less interested in actual rockabilly music than exploring the related culture and values, and how those long-hel.. more

Mar 5, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Every screening I saw over the holidays—and I went to many in a desperate scramble to keep up with year-end Oscar bait—was packed. And big box office wasn’t just happening in Milwaukee.Over the four-day holiday weekend alone, American moviegoer.. more

Jan 5, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

With a headline like that on a night like this, I realize I run the risk of sounding a bit like a snow cancellation, but nothe ever-popular Catholic comedy starring a man playing a nun to an audience/classroom was scheduled to be staged at the Tur.. more

Dec 18, 2008 5:00 AM Theater

The long-rumored move was finally made and the Brewers class A club will now be located in Appleton.The Crew's single-A affiliate had been in West Virginia, but that team recently signed on with the Pittsburgh Pirates.Rumblings had been going on f.. more

Sep 23, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

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Jul 30, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  Oneof two Insurgent Theatre shows to open at the Alchemist Theatre this pastweeke Paint the Town ,Theater more

Jul 15, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

   OnFriday night AcaciaTheatre opened its production of Pride and Prejudice at Pride and Prejudice ,Theater more

Jul 15, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

   There’sa new kid on our theater block. Lake Geneva Theatre Company pre Private Lives ,Theater more

Jul 9, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  Eventhough sketch comedy can be perilously inconsistent, there’s something v Broadminded: Now in 3-D! ,Theater more

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

The rumor mill is churning this morning with renewed vigor on the possibility of a Tony Gwynn for Greg Maddux trade with the Padres.It's no secret that Gwynn would like to be playing full time and the Gwynn's are royalty in San Diego.It's also no .. more

Jun 3, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

Kurt Cobain's ashes have reportedly been stolen from Courtney Love, who says she is "suicidal" over the lose.  That's about all the information  that's  known, although surely there's much more behind this bizarre story. Right now NME has the m.. more

Jun 2, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

  Castingan unwavering gaze at the darker side of human nature, Joe Orton’s En Entertaining Mr. Sloane ,Theater more

May 28, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  RobbSmith plays an American college professor working overseas in Beirut who is ca Two Rooms ,Theater more

May 20, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  Inthe intimate Alchemist Theatre located on Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bay View, Pink PinkBanana One Acts: The Next Big Thing.” ,Theater more

May 20, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  William Finn’s NewBrain is an interesting adventure into the contemporary Am NewBrain ,Theater more

May 6, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

TheBoulevard Theatre closes its season with the premiere of local playwright ChadM. Ross Eureka!, ,Theater more

Apr 15, 2008 12:00 AM Theater