On Stage with TCDAug 3rd, 2009 by Brian Jacobson
It's muggy, and the performing arts world gets a little crazy--crazier than usual--as a month-long Phantom of the Opera rolls in, the surreal Missoula Oblongata arrives, and a full-on puppet parade. Includes footnotes of Milwaukee auditions, news, and more.
ReviewJul 31st, 2009 by Peggy Sue Dunigan
Before there was American Idol, Making the Band, High School Musical and other insights into becoming a star -- there was the 1980 ensemble docudrama about New York's High School for the Performing Arts. Now it's a new musical.
Jul 30th, 2009 by Brian Jacobson
The Florentine is getting ready to open up new rehearsal digs, is in the midst of a popular lakefront program, and is getting ready to open themselves up to the "old" punk spirit of opera.
ReviewJul 29th, 2009 by Michael Madden
Youngblood finishes its summer season with an intriguing, absurdist original work that shows off acting chops.
Sneak PreviewJul 28th, 2009 by Paul Masterson
Boulevard opens its 24th season with the Milwaukee premiere of New York playwright Douglas Carter Beane's 1997 award-winning comedy satire.
ReviewJul 27th, 2009 by Ryan Findley
A local staging of RENT rises to the challenge
On Stage with TCDJul 27th, 2009 by Brian Jacobson
What's the bigger opener this weekend: the world-influencing Emergence by Milwaukee Ballet, or Cats (not the broadway musical but actual performing felines) at Alchemist?
SkylightJul 24th, 2009 by Brian Jacobson
At 8 a.m., 70+ concerned Skylight supporters gathered in Catalano Square. At 9, a beleaguered Eric Dillner and interim board president Terry Kurtenbach came out to face them.
SkylightJul 24th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
In a baffling emergency session Thursday evening, the Skylight board elected, in a close vote, to retain current management, namely Eric Dillner.
SkylightJul 23rd, 2009 by Brian Jacobson
As of this writing, the board of Skylight Opera Theatre met in emergency session after losing two more major players. Herein lies a look at the institution and how a 50th Anniversary season is in peril.
Skylight OperaJul 22nd, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
There may be a place for your approach, Mr. Dillner, a place that embraces your psuedo-businessman style. But it's not here. You had your chance and you blew it.
Skylight OperaJul 21st, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
TCD hopes that this family can be brought back together again. Major morning update on Wednesday, July 22.