Will Durst

So listen, what with the school days back on the docket for our youth, I surely do hope that the Badger State educational standards for our young Einsteins includes those grim Grimm brothers’ fairy tales for the learning. Read more

Art for Art's Sake

Cripes, I don’t think I’ve seen a motion picture in the theater since Leaving Las Vegas around 1995. Read more

Art for Art's Sake


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Milwaukee native Will Durst brings a comedic take on his generation, the Baby Boomers, to Sturgeon Bay’s Third Avenue Playhouse. Read more



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The new Milwaukee Bucks arena hosts its first comedy show, while Bay View hosts one of the city’s great neighborhood festivals. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Jealous Revolver opens this week at the Astor Bar in the historical Astor Hotel, and Muskie Love is back by popular demand starting Aug. 31 at the Door Community Auditorium. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Milwaukee-born political satirist Will Durst has been called half-therapist, half-comedian. His new show, “Durst Case Scenario," brings comfort to those with similar political frustrations in a,Off the Cuff Read more

Off the Cuff

Off the Wall Theatre stages an original adaptation of E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India, Sept. 22-Oct. 2.Milwaukee-born political humor columnist and radio talk show host Will Durst brings his irreverent, no-holds-barred, no-politician-unsc... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Milwaukee-made, California-based political comedian Will Durst used to come back to Milwaukee every year to perform for Summerfest. He still comes back every once in a while for a show. This month he returns to the Sunset Playhouse for Elect t.. Read more


Carroll University undergraduate student Ryan Albrechtson and his peers were asked to create a fictional arts organization over the course of a semester in a fine arts administration class and Albrechtson, who fully connected with the proje... Read more


Milwaukee-born satirist Will Durst has weighed in on the fractured state of the country for The New York Times, NPR and CNN, though his soapbox of choice is the Internet, where he posts regular commentary to Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival opened at Next Act Theatre's space this past weekend. It continues through Aug. 11. The 2012 festival feels a bit more organized than previous festivals, as stand-up, sketch and improv comics, pr... Read more


Several years ago, I ran into Will Durst at Linneman’s in Riverwest. “Will Durst, right? Clawed yourself to the middle and all of that?” He nodded, smiled and said hello. It couldn’t’ve seemed more casual a meeting for someone who had been on na.. Read more


In the theater world, the holiday season looks much the same all over the nation. Seasonal favorites take the stage year after year, along with a few independent offerings that add variety.The Milwaukee Rep returns to the Pabst Theater with... Read more


Trapped in a season that gets worse by the week, the Milwaukee Brewers hope to score at least a couple easy wins this weekend, when they play a trio of home games against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The first is tonight at 7:05 p.m.,Today in Mi... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Affirming Victor DeLorenzo’s status as perhaps the most musically adventurous of all the Violent Femmes, the drummer’s new project, Prestige Atlantic Impulse, is an experimental jazz trio worlds removed from the Femmes’ signature folk-pu Read more

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This Week in Milwaukee

I'll be on Ryan Miller's "Indie Soundcheck" program this Sunday night at 11 to discuss my favorite indie-rock albums of 2009 and to play some of my favorite indie-rock singles of the year. We've got some amazing songs lined up, some of which will .. Read more

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