by Matthew Reddin, Wisconsin Gazette; They don’t have a snappy portmanteau nickname like “Bennifer” or “Brangelina,” but C. Michael Wright and Ray Jivoff qualify as one of Milwaukee’s cultural power couples. In their roles at two of Milwaukee’s most critically acclaimed theater companies, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Skylight Music Theatre, the couple has helped shape the city’s artistic landscape over the better part of three decades.
FALLEN ANGELS is featured on CBS 58 Sunday Morning! Director C. Michael Wright and actors Kay Allmand and Beth Mulkerron are interviewed - plus a sneak peek at the show!
Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, spoke on WUWM's Lake Effect when he was in Milwaukee on April 20.
by Richard Davis, Urban Milwaukee; It is difficult these days to appreciate just how radical a playwright Noel Coward once was. We think of him today as a writer of frothy comedies, but they had a frankness that made them seem positively immoral to many people of the day.
On Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 pm MCT welcomes Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, as he shares personal reflections on the playwright. From Ten Chimneys to Jamaica, New York to London, we'll be treated to an intimate look at the last decade of Coward's life.
by Michael Stebbins; To our dearest MCT audiences: You will be meeting Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll very soon, two of the characters in Noël Coward’s FALLEN ANGELS, MCT’s 2015 – 2016 season closer. The best of friends, Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll have both been married for five years, and they have shared many things—one in particular.
by Marcella Kearns; In the 1990s, the labyrinth, an ancient spiritual symbol with roots around the globe, enjoyed a resurgence and renaissance in disparate communities of retreat, healing, and faith. Now, with Greg Pierce’s SLOWGIRL, MCT brings its own labyrinth to the Milwaukee stage. Both literally and figuratively, Pierce etches a labyrinthine journey into the heart of his piece. For your enjoyment, here’s a primer on this evocative symbol ...
For just $50 per person enjoy dinner at Cubanitas and a ticket to SLOWGIRL on March 16th or 17th!
The Story of LOVE STORIES, by Jake Voss; A retrospective glance at the life of LOVE STORIES reveals something innate about life: it’s never short on surprises. One must expect the unexpected. And what one carries forward from the past will undoubtedly influence the present and future. The LOVE STORIES of today was carried from the East Coast to the Midwest over the course of more than twenty years. It’s a journey of unexpected twists and turns, and of how artists fuse the old with the new to create the original. The story begins with a student.
During LOVE STORIES, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is partnering with Divine Intervention Ministry to the Homeless, an intra-faith ministry of more than 46 communities hosted by the Outreach and Justice Ministry of Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church of Milwaukee. This inspiring organization was brought to our attention by actors Tami Workentin and James Pickering who are ardent supporters of Divine Intervention and Tippecanoe Church.