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Theater: Reflections Within a Riot
Theater

Reflections Within a Riot

‘Fires in the Mirror’ propels power of documentary theater

Theater: The Tangled Roots of Racism
Theater

The Tangled Roots of Racism

Next Act’s “Blood at the Root” hits hard, but lacks subtlety and shading.

Theater: Don’t You Be My Neighbor
Theater

Don’t You Be My Neighbor

Renaissance staging of ‘Native Gardens’ pits a white couple against the Hispanic couple next door.

Renaissance Theaterworks’ Opens 2018-2019 Season with a Hot-Button Comedy
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Renaissance Theaterworks’ Opens 2018-2019 Season with a Hot-Button Comedy

Cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies in Karen Zacarías’ new play, NATIVE GARDENS running October 19 – November 11, 2018 at Renaissance Theaterworks. Scenic Designer & Props Master work to maintain a living garden in the Broadway Theatre Center’s “Black Box” Studio Theatre this autumn

Final Nominees Announced for 2018 Footlights People’s Choice Awards
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Final Nominees Announced for 2018 Footlights People’s Choice Awards

Congrats to all our nominees!

Theater: ‘The Brothers Size’ Upsets Expectations
Theater

‘The Brothers Size’ Upsets Expectations

Play by rising black playwright mixes dance, music and more in potent MCT production.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney

February 21 – March 18, 2018 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre

Theater: ‘Sex With Strangers’ Scores
Theater

‘Sex With Strangers’ Scores

Play by ‘House of Cards” writer is a witty, gritty and erotic battle of the sexes.

Theater: The Weight of Words
Theater

The Weight of Words

Renaissance staging of ‘The Violet Hour’ dramatizes the golden days of American publishing.

Next Act Pokes Fun at the Political Landscape this Fall
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Next Act Pokes Fun at the Political Landscape this Fall

THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson is a refreshing antidote to today's punditry and non-stop squabbling.

Marquette Theatre to present <I>Wine in the Wilderness</I>
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Marquette Theatre to present Wine in the Wilderness

Set during the Harlem race riots of 1964, Wine in the Wilderness deals with treatment of African-American women within their community and the struggle to define true beauty and perfection.

Theater: Growing Up Irish In Milwaukee
Theater

Growing Up Irish In Milwaukee

In Tandem offers solid staging of local playwright Mike Neville's bittersweet memory play.

Theater: A Nation at Urban War With Itself
Theater

A Nation at Urban War With Itself

Next Act offers powerful production of ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’

Black Souls Matter

Black Souls Matter

Can challenging shows like ‘The Ballad of Emmett Till’ change how we think about race?

Theater: The Short Happy Life of Emmett Till
Theater

The Short Happy Life of Emmett Till

Renaissance production captures the joys and tragic end of the teen whose death inspired civil rights activists.

Theater: The Killing of Emmett Till
Theater

The Killing of Emmett Till

Shocking murder in 1955, which ignited the civil rights movement, becomes moving drama.

The Season Ahead: Next Act Theatre
The Season Ahead

Next Act Theatre

David Cecsarini opens the season with "Perfect Mendacity," a complex play about truth and deception, but it's just one of Next Act's diverse offerings this year.

Joy and laughter fuel the Rep’s “Christmas Carol”

Joy and laughter fuel the Rep’s “Christmas Carol”

A new director and new Scrooge are just the most noticeable changes that enliven Dickens' classic tale.