Results tagged with 'apt'
Published Aug. 21, 2018
In her director's notes, Risa Brainin writes that the last time she directed "Measure for Measure," it felt painfully relevant. That was 11 years ago - and in her latest iteration, onstage at APT through Oct. 6, she draws the modern comparisons are even more sharply.
Published Aug. 17, 2018
What would happen if George Bernard Shaw borrowed liberally from Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" and attempted to re-write the story "in the Russian manner, on English themes?" See "Heartbreak House" at American Players Theatre.
Published June 26, 2018
Audiences of Shakespeare's plays are frequently surprised to discover how relevant the stories feel and how timeless the conflicts are - a feeling that echoed in another (much more recent) period piece, APT's production of "Born Yesterday."
Published Aug. 16, 2015
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Edward Albee has theory of evolution, if not about the existence of man, at least about the way one man lives and gets along with another. "Seascape," the third Pulitzer play Albee wrote, opened at American Players Theatre in Spring Green over the weekend and like his other great works, it looks at the evolution of relationships with an unerring eye and sensibility.
Published March 21, 2015
Located on the banks of the Wisconsin River, Spring Green is small in population (about 1,600 people) but grand in reputation. And located only two hours from Milwaukee, it's a viable and enjoyable weekend getaway.
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