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Often while I’m playing host in the lobby before a show, patrons will come up to me with thoughts about plays for future production. I always try to listen politely and take in their ideas, even when some suggestions are quite beyond our means. But every so often, someone comes forward with a recommendation that is a little piece of gold. Such is the case with HEROES.
by Jacque Troy, Education Director/Literary Manager; ...To quote the astute summation of his work by one journalist, “Stoppard is always written about as if he were an intellectual acrobat. But behind the intellectual high jinx there lurks an often passionate humanist whose writing betrays an increasing concern both with the abuse of freedom and the nature of love.”
by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Trusting a stellar cast and the script they're charged with interpreting, Wright and the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre give us a "Daisy" worth driving downtown to see.
WUWM's Bonnie North interviewed Ruth Schudson for Lake Effect
by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Ruth Schudson, stepping into her 65th role for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, has played in Shaw and Shakespeare, "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "Hay Fever," T.S. Eliot and Neil Simon. But she will tell you flat out there is one part she hates to play: the role of Ruth Schudson in the spotlight.
Jonathan West returns to MCT after appearing in TALLEY'S FOLLY in 2008. He is currently the managing director of Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove. An actor, director and theatre administrator, he has worked at companies including Bialystock & Bloom, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Skylight Opera Theatre and Next Act Theatre. To gain further insights about Jonathan, we asked him a few questions about himself and his upcoming performance as Boolie.
Michael Torrey makes his MCT debut in DRIVING MISS DAISY as Hoke Coleburn. Past Milwaukee appearances include shows at Next Act Theatre and First Stage Children’s Theater. A Chicago resident, Michael has performed with numerous Chicago companies and other regional theatres. To gain further insights about Michael, we asked him a few questions about himself and his upcoming performance as Hoke.
by Nancy Weiss-McQuide, Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle; Many actors — and painters and musicians — have felt that their art was somehow “in my blood.” Actor Ruth Schudson, co-founder of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, is one of them.
Director C. Michael Wright shares details about his collaboration with scenic designer Steve Barnes to create the world of DRIVING MISS DAISY.