Spring green


Urban spelunking: Haas' colossal Downtown mural

Published June 29, 2020

Though it's only been mentioned in passing during the exciting renovation of the 1930 Warner Grand Theater into the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's new home and performance venue, the 1981 mural on the east side of the building's tower will get a much-needed facelift as part of the massive project.


"Death of a Salesman" gets exquisite treatment under the stars at APT

Published June 20, 2016

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" receives a spectacular, blistering treatment at American Players Theater in Spring Green. There are many who claim this is the greatest of all American plays and, after seeing this production, it'd be hard to argue.


Cave of the Mounds is a Wisconsin wonder

Published Aug. 22, 2015

It seems to always happen in a farm field. A kid sees the mother of God, a white buffalo is born, an astonishing cave full of prehistoric paintings is accidentally uncovered. That's where Wisconsin and the world stumbled upon one of the state's most stunning natural attractions, Cave of the Mounds, too, in 1939.


12 Spring Green hot spots

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.


American Players Theatre stages O'Neill's "Journey"

Published Sept. 3, 2009

"A Long Day's Journey into Night" is an American classic, and Spring Green's American Players Theatre opened a high octane staging of it last week. OnMilwaukee.com's Damien Jaques checks in on the production and also catches up with Dawn Helsing Wolters, the new managing director of the Milwaukee Rep, and the Skylight Opera, too.