This has been a weird summer.
And that’s a good — no, a great — thing.
Eat. Drink. Repeat.
The flavors and cultures of Wisconsin are back with countless opportunities for taste buds to celebrate during this year’s Taste of Wisconsin.
Laura Chartrand is no stranger to a gender-swapped role.
But despite her theater background, she was still surprised to be cast as Hamlet in Lakeside Players’ upcoming production of the Shakespeare classic.
Milwaukee is welcoming all things German to the Summerfest grounds this weekend for German Fest: “Milwakee’s Original Haus Party.”
The ethnic festival includes German traditions, entertainment, music and food, with a variety of authentic German cuisine from well-known German restaurants and food services from southeast Wisconsin.
RACINE — Should people write about heinous criminals in an attempt to educate the general public, or does a publication about a serial killer’s crimes give him immortality?
The heavy, debatable question is the core conflict of Sixth Street Theatre’s summer production of “Down the Road,” opening tonight.
The WGTD Radio Theater, now in its 10th season, presents three comedies, starring members of the 91.1 Players starting at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (July 26) at Room 120 of the BioScience Building at Gateway Techincal College.
Opening the trio of comedies is America’s favorite high school teacher, Constance Brooks, in another original episode of “Our Miss Brooks,” where Connie takes on a job at “Java Joe’s,” since there were no summer teaching jobs at Madison High School.
The Racine Concert Band continues its summer season with a 7:30 performance Sunday evening (July 27) in the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St.
Admission is free.
You may have seen Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blockbuster musical “The Phantom of the Opera” years ago — perhaps even several times.
But you haven’t seen the version playing at Milwaukee’s Marcus Center for the Performing Arts through Aug. 3.
Thompson Square duo Keifer and Shawna Thompson should take up residence in Wisconsin this summer. The award-winning artists recently performed at Summerfest and will help kick off the first night of Country Thunder with their show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
But if you don’t have a single-day ticket or a four-day pass to the annual Twin Lakes festival, fear not. Thompson Square returns to Wisconsin for the Country on the River Music Festival in Prairie du Chien Aug. 8.
When Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1988 hit “The Phantom of the Opera” rolls into Milwaukee Wednesday, the cast will include Brad Oscar, a theater veteran who is excited to return to Milwaukee.
“I was there in ‘The Producers’ in 2004,” he recalled — he was headlining the national touring company as Max Bialystock — “and I’m hoping this time to get a chance to see more of the city.”
RACINE — The Racine Theatre Guild is introducing its 77th season with a contemporary, Tony Award-winning musical comedy.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” tells the story of six nerdy, adolescent overachievers as they face off in the spelling championship of a lifetime. Adjudicating the competition are a nostalgic former spelling bee winner, a mildly insane vice principal, and the official “comfort counselor,” an ex-con completing his community service.
American rock musician Uncle Kracker, country singer Jana Kramer and southern rock group the Charlie Daniels Band are the headliners at this year’s Racine County Fair, which runs Wednesday through Sunday (July 23-27).
The fairgrounds are one-quarter mile west of the intersection of highways 45 and 11 in Union Grove. Fair hours are 8 a.m to 11:30 p.m. daily.