Our new column, Booked Up, explores a variety of books, author readings and more.
Books & Literature
The director returns for his second take on “A Christmas Carol,” celebrating its 38th production in a row.
The Skylight’s production is the first professional staging in the region, and Rhode’s planned an extra-theatrical approach that emphasizes its singers.
Jared McDaris’ “A Thousand Times Goodnight,” getting the royal treatment at Sunset Playhouse, is an adaptation of the Arabian Nights in Elizabethan verse style.
The Sauk City-based publishing house never rose to financial success, but the Wisconsin imprint is nonetheless responsible for publishing the first works of major sci-fi and horror writers including H.P. Lovecraft and Ray Bradbury.
Director Laura Gordon explains the Stiemke’s opening show, a two-person show about sexual dynamics more complex than it looks on the surface.
Leda Hoffmann directs an all-female cast in Margaret Atwood’s retelling of Homer’s “Odyssey” from Penelope’s point of view.
The local director will stage a production of Margaret Atwood’s “Penelopiad,” a female-focused look at the characters of Homer’s “Odyssey,” in the pop-up park.
Shakespeare’s royal family tragedy is given a realistic, nuanced staging by director Leda Hoffmann and a talented cast of Alchemist regulars and guests alike.
Kadish Park may be where this year’s Shakespeare in the Park show begins, but you leave this exquisite production from a veritable Forest of Arden.