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It'S A Wonderful Life

Few holiday films attract the kind of attention that Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life has enjoyed for about half a century. Now the perennially popular classic film can be enjoyed live, onstage at Next Act Theatre. The show, a more

Dec 18, 2013 1:37 AM Theater

A Google image search for "sentimental Christmas movie" pulls up many images from Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life. Next Act Theatre does a brilliant job of bringing the sentimental story to the stage in a breathtakingly refreshing more

Nov 20, 2012 12:50 PM Theater

Philip Van Doren Stern was a 20th-century historian and editor who compiled short story collections and worked with the letters of such giants as Lincoln, Poe and Thoreau. He also wrote a 4,000-word short story called more

Nov 8, 2012 3:33 PM Theater

  In 1946, RKO released possibly the only film ever to be based on a Christmas card. The short story The Greatest Gift, which appeared only in 200 Christmas cards the author sent to friends and family in the early ‘40’s. A film producer hea.. more

Nov 28, 2010 10:21 AM Theater

Just a couple of hours ago, I got an email from Mark Salentine—Artistic Director of the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove. Evidently, due to “severe financial difficulties,” the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove has decided to eliminate the position o.. more

Nov 20, 2010 7:29 PM Theater

The Wisconsin Area Music Industry announced today the nominees for its 30th awards show. The WAMI Awards have made great strides toward becoming less insular over the last several years, and by and large this year's list of nominees is pretty astu.. more

Feb 19, 2010 1:20 PM On Music

Beaujolais is the quintessential "gateway wine." Many casual wine drinkers who f billion ,The Naked Vine more

Apr 6, 2009 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

The Milwaukee Public Museum followed up its popular “Body Worlds” exhibitition with another high-profile exhibit that has broken records at museums around the world, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” This loaded exhibit tells the more

Apr 6, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 7 Comments

Though the parts about a failing band may ring a little bit too close to home during these It’s A Wonderful Life ,Today in Milwaukee more

Dec 24, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

Though the parts about a failing band may ring a little bit too close to home during these It’s A Wonderful Life ,Today in Milwaukee more

Dec 21, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 9 Comments

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