Local actors Carrie Hitchcock and Norman Moses embody lifelong friends and poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, telling their own sort of love story through the letters they exchanged for more than 30 years.
For years, Aaron Kopec has been terrifying audiences with haunting Halloween shows at his theater, the Alchemist — tales of paranormal horror, devilish dealings and general terror. That all ends this year. Kopec’s declared this fall’s Halloween show will be the theater’s last, and they’re going out with a bang.
Vice that masquerades as virtue is the stuff of which comedies and revolutions are made — one usually funnier than the other.
Little can contain the new, electrifying version of “Spring Awakening” now on Broadway.
Actors use their faces, mouths and hands to communicate. Projections offer song lyrics and dialogue. Performers run through the theater aisles, even occupying a box seat. Musicians roam the stage with their instruments. At one point, incense fills the theater.
Turn on the news on any given night of the week and the struggles of the Syrian refuges stare back at you. They are individuals clinging to a hope for survival by crossing the Mediterranean.
When the Milwaukee Rep opens its season with Dreamgirls on the Quadracci Powerhouse stage, the company will take another step toward fulfilling two continuing commitments made by artistic director Mark Clements.
The biggest, splashiest thing about the Milwaukee Rep's season-opening musical is the ensemble of performers, who use a mostly bare stage to sing their hearts out.
In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, Arab-American writer Khaled receives a visit from two government agents. Their friendly demeanor turns aggressively suspicious as the pair attempts to connect Khaled to the worst terrorist act ever to take place on U.S. soil.
In the opening of her Netflix special, I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine), comedian, author and podcaster Jen Kirkman tells a story about overhearing someone ordering a drink and slowly realizing that person cannot tell the difference between a lemon and a lime. It’s like she’s a dear friend venting her frustrations with the world already, and it’s only been a few minutes.