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  • November 22, 2012read more

    by Matthew Reddin, Third Coast Digest; ...Yet with a play as focused on family relationships as Collected Stories is, it’s hard not to see some serendipity there. The play follows two characters, Ruth (Sarah Day), a reclusive Jewish writer in her 60s, and Lisa (Laura Frye), a WASP-y grad student in her late 20s, over six years. The two women may not be literally related, but Wright says their dynamic is nonetheless a family one...

     
  • November 14, 2012read more

    Come celebrate the holidays at the Broadway Theatre Center on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m! Wear your best ugly holiday sweater and enjoy drink specials, festive treats, a celebratory photo-op and our Ugliest of the Ugly sweater contest at 6:45 p.m. PLUS you can get $10 OFF tickets!

     
  • November 13, 2012read more

    Check out the MCT Blog for a behind-the-scenes look at our production and rehearsal process.

     
  • November 9, 2012read more

    MCT will be holding auditions for its 2012-2013 Young Playwrights Festival on Monday evening, December 3, 2012, from 6:00pm-10:00pm, by appointment only.

     
  • November 2, 2012read more

    by Laura Loving, MCT Guest Educator; ... Margulies, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, has created an emotionally gripping play that pits the insecurities and pride of a seasoned writer from one generation (Ruth Steiner, played by Sarah Day) against the insecurities and panache of her young protégée (Lisa Morrison, played by Laura Frye) ...

     
  • September 30, 2012read more

    by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Every home remodeling project is also about starting over, but I'll wager that nobody reading these words has taken this idea quite as far as Vern and Wally, the two brothers featured in Wisconsin playwright Kurt McGinnis Brown's "Broken and Entered."

     
  • September 27, 2012read more

    Lake Effect interview - WUWM 89.7 FM; Bonnie North interviews playwright Kurt McGinnis Brown, director Suzan Fete and actress Marti Gobel.

     
  • September 26, 2012read more

    by Matthew Reddin, Third Coast Digest; Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, through its Montgomery Davis Play Development Program, has brought a number of new plays by Wisconsin writers to the stage. The latest, Kurt McGinnis Brown’s Broken and Entered, opens Friday at the Broadway Theatre Center.

     
  • September 25, 2012read more

    by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Milwaukee theaters open two new plays this weekend that tackle stories of economic dislocation, but with distinctly different tones. At the Broadway Theatre Center, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents the world premiere of Madison playwright Kurt McGinnis Brown's "Broken and Entered," a moody, intimate drama of brothers down on their luck who turn to burglary, and a rich woman who becomes involved with them.

     
  • September 21, 2012read more

    by Mike Muckian; Madison playwright Kurt McGinnis Brown, like most authors, was originally counseled to write about what he knew. One of the results of that advice is “Broken and Entered,” a play with roots in his figurative as well literal experiences.

     

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