Review

Dining: Company Brewing Was a Disappointment
Dining

Company Brewing Was a Disappointment

Nice atmosphere, impressive list of craft beers but food was so-so.

Theater: Whodunit? Who Cares
Theater

Whodunit? Who Cares

Rep derails ‘Orient Express’ with ham acting, exaggerated accents and technical gimmicky.

Dining: Wicked Hop Is a Crowd Pleaser
Dining

Wicked Hop Is a Crowd Pleaser

Good food, good service, big portions, fun atmosphere.

Theater: Rose Kennedy As She Never Quite Was
Theater

Rose Kennedy As She Never Quite Was

Renaissance one-woman show is a wonderful production of a play that will surprise you.

Theater: Skylight Soars With ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’
Theater

Skylight Soars With ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Potent music by Dennis DeYoung of Styx, big cast, great voices and period atmosphere.

Dining: Al Pastor Offers Meaty Mexican Fare
Dining

Al Pastor Offers Meaty Mexican Fare

West Allis restaurant goes beyond popular Tex-Mex fare with a lot of heart and heat.

Theater: To Be Or Not To Be Hamlet
Theater

To Be Or Not To Be Hamlet

Next Act’s fun staging of ‘The Last White Man’ imagines three actors competing for role under guidance of Black female director.

Theater: Skylight Stages 1970s Musical ‘Raisin’
Theater

Skylight Stages 1970s Musical ‘Raisin’

But the musical version often loses power of watershed play ‘Raisin in the Sun.’

Theater: Rep’s ‘Titanic’ Is a Triumph
Theater

Rep’s ‘Titanic’ Is a Triumph

A massive undertaking with terrific performers that never misses the show’s humanity or intimacy.

Theater: Rach Meets Rachmaninoff
Theater

Rach Meets Rachmaninoff

Milwaukee Opera Theatre’s "Preludes" is a unique yet disappointing musical theater work about the composer.

Theater: Rep’s ‘New Age’ Is Not So New
Theater

Rep’s ‘New Age’ Is Not So New

Show celebrating the power of women covers familiar territory, but hits home.

Theater: “Babel” Offers Disturbing View of Future
Theater

“Babel” Offers Disturbing View of Future

Uneven production by The Constructivists imagines society with genetic laws that decide who lives and dies.