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Sunstone Studios to present world premiere of Whirligig of Time by Rick Bingen


By - Nov 30th, 2022 04:26 pm

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Milwaukee, WI (November 29 , 2022)Sunstone Studios is thrilled to present the world premiere of Whirligig of Time by Kenosha native Rick Bingen. Whirligig of Time is directed by Maggie Marks and performed by an ensemble cast at the intimate Sunstone Studios space at 127 E Wells St. in Milwaukee. Tickets are $33 and available online at The show will also be filmed and available streaming on-demand.

Whirligig of Time follows a woman named Olivia at a Shakespearean-themed pub who ends up traveling through time and hatching a plot to steal a theatre. A wild and comedic adventure filled with heart, laughter, and plenty of Shakespearean nuance to delight any audience member this holiday season. Director Maggie Marks said of the production “What more could you want from a Holiday production than a little Shakespeare, a little cheer, and the uncertainty that going through one door in the present might take you into the past?”

Bingen, who has performed at Sunstone Studios previously, is thrilled for his very first world premiere play. “I’m honored to see this play come fully to life at Sunstone Studios. To go from an idea, to dialog on paper, to this – It’s a dream come true!” Said Bingen.

Guided by Maggie Marks, the production features scenic and lighting design by Colin Gawronski, sound design by Alan Piotrowicz, and performances by Samantha Biatch, Steve Decker, Sean Duncan, Adam Raul Medina, Alicia Rice, Keighly Sadler, and Liz Shipe.


  • December 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 28th, 29th, & 30th @ 7:00pm
  • December 18th, 2022 @ 2:00pm
  • Filmed performance streaming on-demand (details coming soon)


  • Tickets are $33.00 for all performances.
  • Season “flex passes” (four admissions) are also available for $99.
  • Tickets are on sale now and available online (, by phone (414-763-5720), or at the door up to 30 minutes prior to showtime. Seating is limited to 50 people per performance; we recommend purchasing tickets early, if possible.

Sunstone Studios MKE is a small, independent theater space conveniently located in downtown Milwaukee, WI, bursting with personality and quirk with an art-deco vibe. We are passionate about our craft and about sharing the magical experience of live theatre in an equitable and ethical way. We boast a full season of shows, and our space is rentable – if you have your own idea for a production, open mic, or community arts event, we welcome you to our space to give you the opportunity to showcase the creativity of the city of Milwaukee on our intimate stage. For more information, visit

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