IntroBeing a theatre critic who attends 100kknd shows per year, my year is defined a bit differently than a standard calendar will allow for. My year starts in August with the first shows of the new theatre season,  continues through May as regu.. more

Aug 1, 2012 11:51 AM Theater

 Earlier today, Youngblood announced its next show . . . a show which will be staged March 1st through 17th at a venue yet to be announced. The play is being directed by Michael Cotey. The play is the Snow Romance. Which is to say that it is Fl.. more

Jan 6, 2012 9:46 PM Theater

Babes has ran one of the city's busier Bandcamp accounts this year. Since January, the one-man band has released a single (“Teeth” b/w “Roam”), an EP (Jets) and a short album (Sides), all of which collect concise, abstract pop songs built ar.. more

Aug 16, 2011 7:03 PM On Music

Michael Cotey has never really had the opportunity to play a character quite like Mickle Maher’s incarnation of Dr. John Faustus. As witnessed over the course of the play, An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered by Doct.. more

Jun 14, 2011 4:16 PM Theater

The month of Halloween brings with it an interesting mix of opportunities. Here are four different opportunities for the weekend of the 31st: On The 28th, the Oriental Theatre kicks-off Halloween Weekend with a production of Angry Young Men’s N.. more

Oct 5, 2010 8:41 PM Theater

Late last month, The Boulevard Theatre opened the Midwest premiere of It’s Your Mother with a pair of performances attended by the show’s playwrights Durante & Tuxill. It was interesting seeing the show knowing that they were in the audience and .. more

Apr 10, 2010 11:17 PM Theater

Andrew Voss’ phone goes straight to voicemail. With things being as busy as they had today, I hadn’t gotten word about the physical assault of the Youngblood Theatre co-founder until relatively late. As soon as I’d gotten word of the incident I’d.. more

Jan 26, 2010 12:27 AM Theater

Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter is a provocative exploration into the nature of human intimacy and theemotional end of sexuality. Though the plot is remarkably well constructed andthere are some really brilliant bits of dialogue, the play’s actio.. more

Jan 22, 2010 11:14 PM Theater

Recent UWM Theatre graduate and Youngblood co-founder Andrew Edwin Voss has been fortunate enough to be quite a busy. In addition to helping form the fledgling theatre group, he’s made some memorable appearances onstage in Milwaukee Chamber’s prod.. more

Jan 21, 2010 9:05 PM Theater

  Recent UWM Theatre graduate and Youngblood co-founder Andrew Edwin Voss has been fortunate enough to bequite a busy. In addition to helping form the fledgling theatre group, he’smade some memorable appearances onstage in Milwaukee Chambe.. more

Jan 20, 2010 11:09 PM Theater

Like their former literate counterparts, Neutral Milk Hotelor Clem Snide, weaving in humo ColonialDrones ,Concert Reviews more

Oct 27, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 2 Comments

  Ten years after the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, playwrightMoises Kaufman and his associates returned to the town. They had previouslybeen there working on a play about how the tiny Wyoming community of 27,000 wasdealing with the .. more

Sep 5, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Manypeople remember the popular Benjamin Briggs located in a former Schlitztavern, complete with a rare Schlitz mosaic on the exterior. The barprovided a comfortable setting and a back dining room fil,Dining Out more

Aug 27, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Not long ago, a group of UWM theater grads were sitting around in a café, talking about st David's Redhaired Death. ,Theater more

Jul 7, 2009 12:00 AM Theater

Hulkomania is no longer running wild, and thanks to the emergence of newer, more extreme sports like ultimate fighting that have captured Joe America’s imagination and the scandal that emerged after the death of wrestler Chris Benoit, profe... more

Jun 23, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

With his merry build and omnipresent, gee-whiz smile, Darius Rucker is more television personality than rock star, but that’s much of his charm. Love them or hate them, his exaggerated, from-the-belly croons were the reason for Hootie and t... more

Mar 22, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Legendary Milwaukee-area jazz singer Al Jarreau returns home tonight for an 8 p.m. concert A Charlie Brown Christmas ,Today in Milwaukee more

Dec 11, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Dec 11, 2008 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

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Dec 10, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 1 Comments

To close one's eyes in the theater is usually considered bad form. To do so during Acacia It ,Theater more

Dec 10, 2008 12:00 AM Theater