The Rep's "Groucho" misses the great comedian's hallmark

Published March 27, 2017

"Groucho" has a character actor who doesn't give the audience the very thing that made the revered comedian great - a sense of "I just thought of this" - and doesn't shed any light on the complexities of his life.


The Rep meets incredible demand with summer run of "McGuire"

Published March 7, 2017

If you are one of the hundreds of fans who couldn't get a ticket to see "McGuire," reach for your wallets because The Rep announced today that the show is coming back in June for a limited run in the Stackner Cabaret.


CNN ranks Milwaukee fourth best basketball town in America

Published March 31, 2009

The Final Four is here and even though the Marquette men aren't hooping it up in Detroit, CNN has ranked the top cities for basketball in America. And, Marquette and Milwaukee sits pretty at No. 4 on its list of "Great College Basketball Towns."


New CD offers snapshot of McGuire wit and wisdom

Published March 22, 2006

Robert Byrd, the last player recruited by Marquette Warriors basketball coach Al McGuire and a member of the Warriors' 1977 NCAA championship team, has released a CD that brings to life the words, wisdom and wit of Al McGuire.


"Hardwood" catalogues high points of MU basketball

Published Jan. 2, 2006

Once Marquette made it to the Final Four in the 2003 NCAA basketball tournament, the school's hoops program was bound to get some attention. One of the fruits of that attention is the book, "Tales from the Marquette Hardwood," written by MU alum Mike Neufeldt and TV sports announcer Tom Pipines.


March Madness reminds us of McGuire

Published April 4, 2003

With more than 70 photos and 146 pages of both heart-warming and hilarious quotes, "Cracked Sidewalks and French Pastry -- The Wit and Wisdom of Al McGuire," by Tom Kertscher is the ultimate coffee table collectable for any college hoops fan.


'03 Golden Eagles vs. '77 Warriors

Published April 4, 2003

The Golden Eagles, who play Kansas in the Final Four Saturday, compare favorably with the Marquette 1977 NCAA championship team. Read about it, Opening Day and The Brew Crew Review, and other sports in The State Sports Buzz.