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Bronzeville arts ensemble
The Wisconsin theater season generally begins in early summer when The American Players Theatre opens in Spring Green, shortly after the previous Milwaukee season comes to an end in spring. The 2015-16 season is now over and it's time for Dave Begel's annual list of the best plays of the season.
Once I got a chance to sit down and think about it, I was full of marvel at the female actor talent that I saw on stage over the weekend. One spectacular performance after another proved one fact: The ladies rule!
"What happened that night?" A lead in, certainly, to a mystery, one to be solved at the end of a night as the audience finally goes, "Oh, yeah. That's what happened that night." The play opened at the Rep Thursday night.