Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 1/13/2013

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in Broadway CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Bartell Theatre
Unaware that he is dying of cancer, disturbed by the childless marriage of his favored alcoholic son, Brick, Big Daddy Pollitt, brings his family together to celebrate his 65th birthday. Brick's beautiful wife, Maggie unable to lure her husband away from the bottle, swings wildly between seduction and taunts about his obsession with his deceased best friend Skipper. Let Stroller's Theatre heat up your cold winter nights with this classic, steamy drama - by one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams's third significant play was a huge commercial success, running for 694 performances on Broadway. It won Williams his third New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and his second Pulitzer Prize (his first being for Streetcar). Running on the Evjue stage, the tension between Brick, Maggie, Big Daddy and the whole clan, including the "endless line of no-neck monsters," will be palpable.
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On the Corner of Clark and Vine in Broadway ON THE CORNER OF CLARK AND VINE
Broom Street Theater
There's water running in the bathroom... I have forgotten why I turned it on." Sometimes the memories of our lives are told in the faces of strangers we meet. Two of these strangers, both needing connection, find each other... and in finding each other, they find themselves. Is it an excuse to live or a reason to die?
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Broom Street Theater
Class is a spoof, inspired by a true story. The Monday after Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968, Riceville, Iowa third-grade teacher, Jane Elliott, set out to teach her students a lesson about prejudice. In this fictional re-telling, the teacher is confronted by a parent angry over the unusual lesson, but the parent and the principal - quickly become students themselves, and learn the lesson with hilarious and tragic consequences.
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