Marquette Wire

REDDIN: Theater Appreciation 101

Matthew Reddin

September 23, 2010

Lights up on our protagonist, sitting in the theater’s audience, waiting for the show to start. Behind him, two girls sit, chattering about the show they are about to see. GIRL 1: Okay, so Professor so-and-so said we have to...

Curtain up on Milwaukee Rep’s ‘Cabaret’

Jennie Jorgensen

September 16, 2010

Willkommen to Berlin, 1931. Bienvenue to life amidst economic adversity and political turmoil. Welcome to “Cabaret.” The Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s first show of the season, and the first full-scale musical to be...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Barrett’s approval of Arts Board budget necessary

November 10, 2009

When Mayor Barrett decides the future of the Milwaukee Arts Board next Wednesday, let’s hope he aims to nurture, not strangle the arts community. Barrett originally slashed the 2010 Arts Board’s budget by 75 percent ($110,000),...