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BWW Review: MCT's LOBBY HERO Pursues Relevant Ethical Questions through Bright ComedyBWW Review: MCT's LOBBY HERO Pursues Relevant Ethical Questions through Bright Comedy
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 7, 2016

A late night, New York lobby, courtesy of Scenic Designer Stephen Hudson-Mairet, features one security guard and his captain supervisor who delve into current moral dilemmas during Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's Lobby Hero. Director C. Michael Wright challenges his audience through witty humor and gender controversy from Kenneth Lonergan's play underscoring a women cop working in a man's world--and a male cop working the system and also trying to achieve heroic glory. (more...)

BWW Review: MCT Channels a Crazy Chekhov in Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEBWW Review: MCT Channels a Crazy Chekhov in Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 16, 2016

What happens in Bucks County, Pennsylvania-Upper Back Eddy, Bucks County to be specific? Playwright Christopher Durang called Bucks Country home and set his award winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike in their country house right there. A place where almost nothing happens except a blue heron visits a pond on the property each morning that Vanya and Sonia wait for while drinking their morning coffee. Milwaukee Chamber Theater opens their 2016-2017 season in the Cabot Theatre with this 2012 Tony Award for Best Play that captures three siblings, one adopted, contemplating their midlife regrets and revelations. Or as Durang would say: 'Their hidden reservoirs that haven't been tapped.' (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Could Lose Home at Broadway Theatre Center; Issues StatementMilwaukee Chamber Theatre Could Lose Home at Broadway Theatre Center; Issues Statement
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

While recent press announcements have disclosed that the Skylight Music Theatre is considering the sale of the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's home for 23 years, MCT will remain focused for the 2016-17 season on achieving its mission of producing intimate and accessible theatrical works that highlight local talent. (more...)

Eldarion Announces 'Hands-free DevOps' Powered by KubernetesEldarion Announces 'Hands-free DevOps' Powered by Kubernetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Announces Staff ChangesMilwaukee Chamber Theatre Announces Staff Changes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

As Milwaukee Chamber Theatre prepares for its 42nd season, the company is excited to announce two changes within its administrative team. Beginning this summer, education & literary manager Marcella Kearns will become MCT's associate artistic director, working directly with producing artistic director C. Michael Wright. Additionally, MCT has added Matthew Reddin as the company's marketing director. (more...)

Musicals at Richter's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins TomorrowMusicals at Richter's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 32nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, kicks off the summer June 10 with a visit from irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Levi in Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's classic 'Hello, Dolly!' playing through June 25. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars today through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, June 16 and 23. (more...)

Musicals at Richter's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins TomorrowMusicals at Richter's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 32nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, kicks off the summer June 10 with a visit from irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Levi in Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's classic 'Hello, Dolly!' playing through June 25. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars today through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, June 16 and 23. (more...)

Eldarion Open Sources its DevOps Platform as a Service for Django and PythonEldarion Open Sources its DevOps Platform as a Service for Django and Python
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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Eldarion Open Sources its DevOps Platform as a Service for Django and PythonEldarion Open Sources its DevOps Platform as a Service for Django and Python
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at BLITHE SPIRIT at The Sherman PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at BLITHE SPIRIT at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

On Today, April 29, The Sherman Playhouse will kick off its 2016 Season with the premiere of Noel Coward's classic comedy, BLITHE SPIRIT. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BLITHE SPIRIT at The Sherman PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at BLITHE SPIRIT at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

On Friday, April 29, The Sherman Playhouse will kick off its 2016 Season with the premiere of Noel Coward's classic comedy, BLITHE SPIRIT. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/24/2016Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/24/2016 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

BWW Review: Misbehave with MCT and Succumb to Coward's Fanciful FALLEN ANGELSBWW Review: Misbehave with MCT and Succumb to Coward's Fanciful FALLEN ANGELS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 19, 2016

One of the hidden elements entwined in Noel Coward's wry play Fallen Angels becomes the French love song 'Memes les Anges'--which translates the first line to: 'Even the angels succumb to love.' On stage in the beautiful Cabot Theatre,  Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's  (MCT) delightful production of Coward's 1925 play, written when he was in his 20's, use this love song's words combined with the lyrics to Cole Porter's 'Let's Misbehave' to underpin the deceptive meaning of the scintillating humor in Coward's words.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's FALLEN ANGELSPhoto Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's FALLEN ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre closes it 2015-2016 season with the stylish, witty and sparking classic, FALLEN ANGELS by the master of comedy Noe?l Coward, April 14 - May 1, 2016. Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright will direct MCT favorites Kay Allmand, Matt Koester, Beth Mulkerron, Rick Pendzich, Molly Rhode and Chase Stoeger. FALLEN ANGELS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Sherman Playhouse's BLITHE SPIRIT to Open 4/29Sherman Playhouse's BLITHE SPIRIT to Open 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

?On Friday, April 29, The Sherman Playhouse will kick off its 2016 Season with the premiere of Noel Coward's classic comedy, Blithe Spirit. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four-week run. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/10/2016Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/10/2016
by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/10/2016 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

MCT's FALLEN ANGELS to Run 4/14-5/1MCT's FALLEN ANGELS to Run 4/14-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre closes it 2015-2016 season with the stylish, witty and sparking classic, FALLEN ANGELS by the master of comedy Noel Coward, April 14 - May 1, 2016. Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright will direct MCT favorites Kay Allmand, Matt Koester, Beth Mulkerron, Rick Pendzich, Molly Rhode and Chase Stoeger. FALLEN ANGELS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

BLITHE SPIRIT to Play The Sherman PlayhouseBLITHE SPIRIT to Play The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

On April 29, The Sherman Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with its premiere of Noel Coward's classic comedy, Blithe Spirit. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/13/2016Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/13/2016 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

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