Backstage with Mark Metcalf
Mark Metcalf interviews local artists, musicians, filmmakers, arts administrators, writers and other members of Milwaukee’s cultural movement.
Holiday Tales, pt. 5Dec 23rd, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. This week, Mark Metcalf reads "The Gift of the Magi," O. Henry's beloved tale of love, sacrifice and the true meaning of Christmas.
PODCASTDec 16th, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. This week, David Begel recalls one particularly magical Christmas involving an elf, a letter to Santa and a beloved family secret.
PODCASTDec 9th, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. This week, Ex Fabula's Rebecca Segal shares the endearing story of one very madcap Hanukkah celebration overseas.
PODCASTDec 2nd, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. This week, Sunset Playhouse Managing Director Jonathan West tells the story of how he found creative salvation in a talking reindeer.
PODCASTNov 24th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Two Rufus King students share the creative challenges they face on stage as "kids" and the harsh off-stage reality for young performers.
PODCASTNov 18th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Two high school students find their creative salvation on the stage and struggle to be taken seriously - as teenagers and in the world of high art theatre.
PODCASTNov 11th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
There are many medical treatments for breast cancer, but where can women go to heal the emotional trauma of the disease? The answer is as simple as ABCD.
PODCASTNov 4th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Cancer diagnosis alone is devastating. For some women, the "M" word - Mastectomy - is just as terrifying. Or, in Regina Aringer's case, oddly liberating.
PODCASTOct 28th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
A new test can sometimes tell women with a family history of breast cancer if they're predisposed to the disease. If you had the gene, would you want to know?
PODCASTOct 21st, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Backstage begins a new series talking to Milwaukee women in various stages of their own battles with breast cancer.
PODCASTOct 14th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Real-life superheroes -- are they asking for trouble, or empowering communities? Backstage talks to The Watchman about why he got involved in the movement.
PODCASTOct 7th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
And real-life superheroes aren't going to take it anymore. Backstage and TCD go inside the movement with author Tea Krulos.