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Off the Wall’s Small Craft Warnings is an adaptation of one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known plays, full of melancholy and LGBTQ themes. Read more

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Off the Wall Theatre’s new production, Small Craft Warnings, is one of Tennessee Williams’ more experimental plays about homosexuality. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Dale Gutzman and Jeremy C. Welter, as Noel Coward and Cole Porter, offer a witty, musical show for the holidays. Read more

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Dear Ruthie shares advice about Christmas trees and her social calendar in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

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Milwaukee’s performing arts groups greet the season with an array of holiday-themed shows as Christmas approaches. Read more

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Off the Wall Theatre stages a gritty production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy The Taming of the Shrew. Read more

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Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader troubled by pressure to marry and shares her social calendar of fun events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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Ross Zentner

The Milwaukee Rep presents Guards at the Taj; Skylight Music Theatre opens their season with Pippin; and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stages Chapatti. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Ruthie answers a question from a young reader interested in moving to Milwaukee to pursue a drag career. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Milwaukee theater veteran Marilyn White stars as a resilient Parisian in an intimate staging of Jean Giraudoux’s The Mad Woman of Chaillot at Off the Wall Theatre. Read more

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This week, we preview an all-Bach concert by Great Lakes Baroque, as well as theatrical productions of The Madwoman of Chaillot (by Off the Wall) and Fortuna the Timebender vs. the Schoolgirls of Doom (by Milwaukee Metro Voices). Read more

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Off the Wall Theatre closes out the winter with a production of Dale Gutzman’s adaptation of Christopher Marlow’s Dr. Faustus; through March 18. Read more

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This week’s theatrical openings in the greater Milwaukee area are highlighted by Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show, Until the Flood, and Off the Wall Theatre’s modern interpretation of The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. Read more

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Off the Wall Theatre’s production of Joseph Kesselring’s 1941 classic Arsenic and Old Lace is a holiday delight for those with a morbid sense of humor. Read more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader looking for tips on how to look her holiday best on a budget. Read more

Dear Ruthie

A Midsummer Night’s Dream—The Musical gives proof to Dale Gutzman’s supposition that this is “Shakespeare’s most erotic play.” Read more

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Maybe it’s the chill in the air. Maybe it’s the frivolity of Halloween. Maybe it’s the moon. Whatever it is, people are horny in Cream City. Read more

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Sister Act to be performed Oct. 12-Nov. 5 at Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove.

Coming up this week is Sunset Playhouse’s production of the stage musical, Sister Act, Off the Wall Theatre’s unique take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream and more. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

A look ahead at a plentiful season of LGBTQ-themed plays in Milwaukee theaters. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Off the Wall Theatre turns its tiny stage over to Blanche and Jane Hudson as it remounts Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Once again, Dale Gutzman’s campy adaptation of the 1962 movie features loca, Read more

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