Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION to Launch National Tour This Fall
(3/5/2015) - Producer Eva Price is proud to announce that The Lion, the gripping, highly acclaimed autobiographical solo show written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, will play the Portland Center Stage (128 NW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209) from May 2 through June 14, 2015, with the national tour officially launching on August 22, 2015 at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell, Massachusetts (50 East Merrimack Street).
Lake Country Playhouse to Present INCORRUPTIBLE, Begin. 3/13
(3/4/2015) - Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse brings to the stage Incorruptible (A Dark Comedy about the Dark Ages) starting March 13, 2015 with the promise of delighting audiences with its satiric wit that constantly risks absurdity, starring an all-star cast of Lake Country Playhouse veterans. Featuring Bob Hurd, Mike Crowley, Carl Liden, James Baker, Jr., Emily Sandoval, John Riley, Kim Flowers and Mare Stenz, directed by Rebecca Schilling.
BWW Reviews: BIG NATE Rocks First Stage with Big Middle School Magic
(3/4/2015) - Rock out with First Stage this March when BIG NATE: THE MUSICAL blasts through the Todd Wehr Theater. A dynamic young performer cast recreates Lincoln Peirce's popular cartoon characters set in Kristen Ellhert's magical stage design where lights flash, videos display Nate's drawings and sets swing from classroom to home in mere seconds.
BWW Reviews: MCT's THE TRAIN DRIVER Presents Fugard's Masterful Prayer for Humanity
(3/3/2015) - A master playwright, Athol Fugard, presents one of his mastepieces at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's Midwest Premiere of The Train Driver. When the 2010 play opened this weekend in the city's Studio Theatre, the intimate stage created an intense conversation between the audience and two astounding actors, American Players Theatre's David Daniel and Chicago's accomplished Michael Torrey. These veteran professional masters bring Fugard's darkest revelations buried in his script to the surface of the human conscience.
Marcus Center For The Performing Arts to Present WICKED, Milwaukee Premiere of KINKY BOOTS, and More in 2015-2016 Season
(2/27/2015) - The Marcus Center and Broadway Across America invite you to experience the sounds and splendor of Broadway at the Marcus Center throughout 2015-2016. This season your spirits will be raised to new high-heeled heights with the 2013 Tony Award-winner for best musical, KINKY BOOTS. We invite you to have the time of your life at DIRTY DANCING; see the smash hit direct from Broadway, NEWSIES; the return of the acclaimed masterpiece, CABARET; the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, ONCE. WICKED will make its anticipated return to Milwaukee as part of a six-show season package option.
Photo Flash: First Look at MCT's THE TRAIN DRIVER
(2/27/2015) - Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 40th Anniversary season, with the Midwest premiere of THE TRAIN DRIVER by Athol Fugard. MCT Producing Artistic Director C.Michael Wright, who has collaborated with Fugard in the past, directs this hard-hitting new drama. Performances are February 25 - March 15, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
Skylight Music Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More
(2/27/2015) - Skylight Music Theatre announces its productions for 2015-2016 season - a celebration of women. Through five incredible theatre productions Skylight will explore the strength, ingenuity, and resilience of women as they passionately fight both internal and external forces of human nature. Artistic Director, Viswa Subbaraman has selected five equally brilliant female directors. 'I truly believe these women have unique insights into the stories our female characters have to tell,' said Subbaraman.
HOUSE OF CARDS Scribe Keith Huff's New Play UP THE HILL Begins Tonight at Carthage College
(2/27/2015) - Carthage College, a four-year, private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will stage the world premiere of 'Up The Hill', a new work by Keith Huff, one of the television industry's most sought-after writers and producers, and one of contemporary theater's most prominent and exciting playwrights. The play will be performed today, Feb. 27 - March 7 at the Wartburg Auditorium in the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences, 2001 Alford Park Drive.
BWW Reviews: Off the Wall Shines GOD OF CARNAGE in Combative and Comedic Light
(2/23/2015) - Milwaukee's Off the Wall Theatre stages a pared down production of a 2009 Tony Award winning play--God of Carnage. Yasmina Reza originally wrote the script in French, which Christopher Hampton then translated for British and American audiences, a popular production until this day. The four person cast streamlines the performance to two sets of parents attempting to reconcile their sons after a physical playground incident knocks 'two incisors' from one of the boy's mouth.