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BWW Reviews: PPT Presents Chic AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie Photos BWW Reviews: PPT Presents Chic AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie
(7/23/2014) - Sit down for a sophisticated cocktail on the Green Bay shores at Door County's Peninsula Players Theatre (PPT) this weekend. Then enter through the theater doors at eight in the evening to enjoy the stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's best selling novel which has sold over 100 million copies to date: And Then There Were None. Considered one of Christie's masterpiece mysteries, the plot centers around a 'Ten Little Indians' poem. A poem eventually changed to 'Ten Little Soldiers' for an American version published around 1940, as the story continued to mesmerize readers and become the best selling mystery novel of all time.


Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/20/2014 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/20/2014
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Helen Reddy on Tour, Heads to Big Top Chautauqua, Tonight Photos Helen Reddy on Tour, Heads to Big Top Chautauqua, Tonight
(7/19/2014) - The 'Queen of '70s Pop' is back on tour after more than a decade off the road. Helen Reddy is one of the best known recording artists in the world. With more than a dozen Top 40 hits including the iconic anthem 'I Am Woman,' 'Delta Dawn,' and 'You and Me Against the World.' Helen Reddy was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award, host her own Television show and have three #1 hits in the same year in the USA. As recently as 2011, Billboard Magazine named Reddy the #28 best adult contemporary artist of all time. As a solo concert artist, she has played at New York's prestigious Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, as well as the Palladium and Royal Albert Hall in London. Her career covers all facets of the entertainment industry including film, television and the theatrical stage.


WCT Presents DYNAMITE COMEDY Tonight Photos WCT Presents DYNAMITE COMEDY Tonight
(7/18/2014) - The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents Dynamite Comedy tonight, July 18th, 2014.


BWW Reviews: AFT Reprises a Winning PACKER FANS FROM OUTER SPACE Photos BWW Reviews: AFT Reprises a Winning PACKER FANS FROM OUTER SPACE
(7/14/2014) - After attending American Folklore Theater's Packer Fans From Outer Space twice in one week, the smiles and laughter can still be remembered, a Door County memory to revisit regularly, even when the company's name changes next year to Northern Sky Theater. Lee Becker, Frederick Heide and James Kaplan collaborated as composers, lyricists, and writers of professional theater that brings to the Peninsula Park Stage this cadre of unforgettable characters in an unimaginable story. A story set in 1953 where one Juddville apple farmer, Harvey Keister, saves the intergalactic Packers from extinction by the intergalactic Bears, and in the battle, saves the earthly Green Bay Packers from their demise as Wisconsin's football team.


BWW Reviews: Love Arises with TAP's Transcendent TALLEY'S FOLLY Photos BWW Reviews: Love Arises with TAP's Transcendent TALLEY'S FOLLY
(7/14/2014) - There's magic in the summer air at Third Avenue Playhouse. Sturgeon Bay's Stage Door Theater Company opened their new season with Lanford Wilson's Talley's Folly. In this 1980 Pulitzer Prize winning play set in Lebanon, Missouri, with some resemblance to a Door County July, an age worn folly, a Victorian boathouse, conjures a moonlight rendezvous for two heartbroken cynics, Sally and Matt.


BWW Reviews: APT's Sarah Day Delivers Magnificent THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Photos BWW Reviews: APT's Sarah Day Delivers Magnificent THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
(7/18/2014) - Perhaps the power of American Players Theatre can be determined by an audience's silence when exiting the Touchstone Theater after a Sunday evening performance, the haunting quiet almost reverent appreciation for what had transpired minutes before. In Spring Green, Sarah Day illuminates the stage in an approximately one hour forty five minute no intermission performance. APT's one woman play retells award winning author's Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, a play she adapted in 2007 and based on her memoir from the year after her husband John Gregory Dunne died in 2003 A time when Didion simultaneously coped when her daughter Quintana suffered from septic shock, often lying n the hospital's ICU hovering between life and death.


Helen Reddy on Tour, Heads to Big Top Chautauqua, 7/19 Photos Helen Reddy on Tour, Heads to Big Top Chautauqua, 7/19
(7/13/2014) - The "Queen of '70s Pop" is back on tour after more than a decade off the road. Helen Reddy is one of the best known recording artists in the world. With more than a dozen Top 40 hits including the iconic anthem "I Am Woman," "Delta Dawn," and "You and Me Against the World." Helen Reddy was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award, host her own Television show and have three #1 hits in the same year in the USA. As recently as 2011, Billboard Magazine named Reddy the #28 best adult contemporary artist of all time. As a solo concert artist, she has played at New York's prestigious Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, as well as the Palladium and Royal Albert Hall in London. Her career covers all facets of the entertainment industry including film, television and the theatrical stage.


Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/13/2014 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/13/2014
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Music by the Lake to Welcome Beatles Tribute Band BritBeat, 7/19 Photos Music by the Lake to Welcome Beatles Tribute Band BritBeat, 7/19
(7/8/2014) - The annual summer entertainment festival Music by the Lake will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles American invasion with a July 19 concert featuring premier Beatles tribute band BritBeat. This will be BritBeat's Music by the Lake debut. Tickets are available for purchase at musicbythelake.com or by calling 262-245-8501.


MCT to Present MASTER CLASS, 8/7-24 Photos MCT to Present MASTER CLASS, 8/7-24
(7/8/2014) - Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally


Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/06/2014 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/06/2014
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BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's War of Love and Wit Enchant Audiences at APT Photos BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's War of Love and Wit Enchant Audiences at APT
(7/3/2014) - Outdoor theater experienced under Spring Green's star studded Wisconisn sky at American Players Theatre easily engages the audiences. When the renowned company alights on the Up the Hill Theatre with one of William Shakespeare's finest comedies Much Ado About Nothing for their summer 2014 season. the enthralling performance directed by David Frank electrifies the audience with charm and laughter.


Tony Winner Jack O'Brien Visits Ten Chimneys for Q&A Tonight Photos Tony Winner Jack O'Brien Visits Ten Chimneys for Q&A Tonight
(6/21/2014) - Tonight, June 21st, Ten Chimneys Foundation will welcome renowned Broadway director Mr. Jack O'Brien for a very special Conversation at Ten Chimneys. Mr. O'Brien will delight the audience with stories about his prolific life in the theatre. Mr. O'Brien's work can be seen in The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, which runs June 3rd through July 6th in Central Park. Just announced, he will be directing Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in a new version of Terrence McNally's It's Only A Play, opening on Broadway in September, 2014.


BWW Reviews: Mamet's Legacy of AMERICAN BUFFAFO Endures at APT Photos BWW Reviews: Mamet's Legacy of AMERICAN BUFFAFO Endures at APT
(6/19/2014) - The distinguished experience of Director Kenneth Albers returns to American Players Theatre (APT) in rural Spring Green for David Mamet's multiple award winning play, American Buffalo. First produced in 1975, the three person drama fills the indoor Touchstone Theater with the talents of Brian Mani, James Ridge and Brendan Meyer in perhaps one of the most poetic uses of profanity heard and placed on stage.