PostHeaderIcon History the Way it Was or Was It?

Goodman Theater's "Blind Date" stages the 1985 high-stakes summit between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary, Mikhail Gorbachev. Playwright Rogelio Martinez takes us behind the diplomatic negotiations the predated the meeting as well as the actual summit.

PostHeaderIcon A Boy’s Pursuit of Love & Identity

"Boy", the new play at Timeline Theatre, tackles the theme of gender identity and its many manifestations. It is a sensitive and gripping true story of a boy's search for love and his true identity.

PostHeaderIcon 200 Years of Master Drawings

While museums seem reluctant to mount shows of prints and drawings, the Milwaukee Art Museum is featuring a rich, chronological exhibit of master drawings that cover all the famous names and many worthy lesser-knowns.

PostHeaderIcon My Favorite Christmas Music

This year, in countless coffee shops, every McDonald’s and department store, the din of treachly tunes like “All I Want for Christmas is You” and “Santa Baby” serenades us. For me, even such classics as, “Twelve Days of Christmas” and”Little … Read more

PostHeaderIcon Falling Under Wagner’s Spell

Three score and ten years. It’s taken that long for me to have seen two segments of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.  I resisted for so long yet fell completely under the composer’s spell this week! I did see a … Read more