Jeff Jordan

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Theater: The Rep Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald
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The Rep Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald

Musical bio ‘The First Lady of Song’ features Alexis Roston singing Fitzgerald’s songs.

Theater: Help Plan the Future of Theater
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Help Plan the Future of Theater

New group holding meetings to create safer, more diverse theaters in Milwaukee. You can participate.

Theater: The Library As Portal To The World
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The Library As Portal To The World

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents ‘Underneath The Lintel’ by Emmy-winning writer Glen Berger.

Theater: Stories My Aunt Told Me
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Stories My Aunt Told Me

Renaissance Theaterworks revives ‘Neat,’ with Marti Gobel playing 24 characters.

Theater: The Enduring Power of Athol Fugard
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The Enduring Power of Athol Fugard

Milwaukee Chamber Theater presents, The Island, which deals with racism and freedom in South Africa under apartheid.

Theater: A Month of Unique Fairy Tales
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A Month of Unique Fairy Tales

Theatre Gigante offers 31 days of fairy tales by an award-winning Slovenian writer.

Theater: Skylight Presents New Show By Paul Williams
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Skylight Presents New Show By Paul Williams

‘Fortunate Sons,’ set in the 1960s has music by the Oscar and Grammy winning songwriter.

Theater: Young Playwrights Take the Stage
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Young Playwrights Take the Stage

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s 9th Young Playwrights Showcase features three plays by high school writers.

Theater: Human Trafficking in Slinger, WI
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Human Trafficking in Slinger, WI

The Constructivists theater presents new play, a psychological thriller by a local playwright.

Theater: Funny, Dark and Feminist
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Funny, Dark and Feminist

Constructivists Theatre streams performance of ‘Women Laughing Alone While Eating Salad’.

Theater: Constructivists Will Present Dark Comedy
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Constructivists Will Present Dark Comedy

And APT presents an entertainment experience, ‘If These Trees Could Talk’.

Theater: Local Theaters Find Ways to Perform
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Local Theaters Find Ways to Perform

Innovative productions rely on zooming, outdoor performances or small cast shows.

Theater: MCT Offers Milwaukee Black Theater Festival
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MCT Offers Milwaukee Black Theater Festival

A three week run of three readings of plays about contemporary Black culture.

Theater: Regional Companies Want to Stay In Touch
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Regional Companies Want to Stay In Touch

American Players and Milwaukee Rep seek ways to perform in a pandemic.

Theater: The Show Must Go On. Eventually
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The Show Must Go On. Eventually

Milwaukee Rep and several other theaters are planning a season beginning as early as August

Theater: Dark Days for Local Theater. Literally
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Dark Days for Local Theater. Literally

Local theaters cancel shows, try virtual productions, try to map out a future.

Theater: Kaczmarek Returns for Gigante’s ‘Crave’
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Kaczmarek Returns for Gigante’s ‘Crave’

Milwaukee native and ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ star performs in edgy British play.

Theater: New Company Takes on The World
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New Company Takes on The World

And the future, as The Constructivist Theatre produces a play called ‘The Nether’.

Theater: Milwaukee Rep Takes On Acclaimed Play
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Milwaukee Rep Takes On Acclaimed Play

‘Eclipsed’ tells the tale of women warriors fighting for democracy in modern day Liberia.

Theater: MCT Premieres Play by Wisconsin Writer
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MCT Premieres Play by Wisconsin Writer

‘No Wake’ is about a man with a mission to save the loons.

Theater: Call it “Hamlet for Women”
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Call it “Hamlet for Women”

Renaissance Theaterworks will stage Beckett’s powerful play, ’Happy Days’.

Gateways: The Port’s Potential
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The Port’s Potential

Once the top transit option, Milwaukee’s lakefront could become a more important player. Third in a series.

Gateways: Our Downtown Hub
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Our Downtown Hub

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is much closer to the Downtown action than you might think. Part II of a series.

Gateways: The Airport Story
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The Airport Story

How Milwaukee welcomes -- and doesn’t welcome -- visitors to the city. Part I of four-part series.