Theater

  • On Stage with TCD

    7/15 – 7/21

    Milwaukee stages are jumping with fearless productions, including offerings from Youngblood, Danceworks, and Uprooted Theatre. If you're ready for something fresh, edgy and fabulous, get out there.

  • Review

    Savage in Limbo

    Youngblood’s eponymous crew delivers in this immersion theatre piece, performed at Landmark Lanes

  • Review

    Comedy of Errors

    If this interpretation appears over the top, the audience gathered at the Up the Hill outdoor stage assimilated quickly to this campy, if not nostalgic take on Shakespeare.

  • First Person

    Audition Idol at Boulevard Theatre

    The actor's nightmares: I know I had them.

  • 180, or 360 (updated)

    Skylight offers, Theisen nixes

    Skylight Opera's board responds to the outrage over recent firings with a surprising announcement. But the damage has been done. Or has it?

  • APT set to celebrate 30 years at July 12 dedication party

    A look at the troupe that winds words between the trees and rocks, going on for nigh 30 years now. Interviews with players and information before the Touchstone dedication on July 12.

  • Photo Gallery

    A Night at the Circus

    It may just be a boutique festival circus attached to a much larger parade, but on a cool summer night at Milwaukee's lakefront -- it's pure magic.

  • PODCAST

    Backstage with Mark Metcalf and Alice Austen

    This week on Backstage: Alice Austen is an award-winning Chicago playwright -- who lives in Milwaukee. It sounds like a contradiction, but it's not! Find out why.

  • On Stage with TCD

    July 7 to 13

    July stage work in Milwaukee comes back roaring like a tiger with a gaucho on its tail, a ballerina pirouetting to fireworks, three men in a foreign prison, and a @#%$^ Mamet couple. Confused? All becomes clear within our weekly highlight roundup.

  • Milwaukee Chamber Theater announces new Managing Director

    We're a little late on the news, but in case you are too, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre last week announced new Managing Director Kirsten Mulvey to replace former Managing Director David Todd, who left MCT in February after a short stint that began in the fall of 2007.

  • On Stage with TCD

    A Bye Week

    With the upcoming holiday weekend, there isn't much starting up, besides a few items of note. We look at what's going on and why the next few weeks are going to be huge, like an elephant big.

  • The Winter’s Tale, told in the dead of summer

    If the acting of Winter's Tale shines, then it's the APT stage design that intensifies the illumination. The production has been set in the late 19th (and early 20th) century.....Set changes are inventively pared down to the modified placement of a single and simple chair.