Congratulations to long-time Theater RED friend, collaborator, Artistic Associate, and actor alum Eric Welch and actor alum Tim Albrechtson on the launch of their new company: Bombshell Theatre Company! We look forward to continued collaborations with K'Eric'ters and the new opportunities Bombshell Theatre Company brings to Milwaukee artists and audiences!
Be sure to check out their website and follow them on social media for their upcoming announcements - we know they have more "bombshells" of exciting news to drop in the weeks ahead!
Theater RED received several Awards for Outstanding work from the Footlights 2018 Ceremony!
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The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Company of Chicago brought the First Folio style to Milwaukee in a madcap production of Shakespeare's classic "Twelfth Night" to make Theater RED's premiere a rousing success.
The first of two new unrehearsed productions brought the First Folio style to Milwaukee in a tale of mistaken identities that brought audiences laughter and love.
The third collaboration was certainly the charm when Theater RED brought The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Company back to Milwaukee for another First Folio performance of Shakespeare!
Shakespeare met Arabian Nights in this world premiere, Elizabethan 5-act comedy written and directed by Jared McDaris.
Liz Shipe wrote and co-starred in this world premiere of an adventurous twist on the tale of Robin Hood, told from a unique womens perspective.
With a cast of Milwaukee's best Unrehearsed-style actors, Theater RED brought the madcap style to the Cedarburg Art Museum's summer Arts festival.
Written and directed by Milwaukee theatre titan Angela Iannone, THE SEEDS OF BANQUO offered a look into the life of Edwin Booth as he grappled with questions — onstage and off — of honor, ambition, and inheritance.
A fiendish collaboration with The Musical Masquers of West Bend, Wisconsin. Christopher Elst directed this story of Victorian horror, focused on the puritanical view of sex, repression, and fear of the foreign.
Fueled by jealousy and resentment, the girls embark on a night of debauchery that goes from playfully wasted to devastatingly destructive. A wicked comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
With a cast of swashbuckling women at the forefront, BONNY ANNE BONNY brought professionals alongside students at Wisconsin Lutheran College to promote collaboration in Milwaukee's rich performing arts community.
A new Elizabethan five-act comedy by Jared McDaris, The Wayward Women is a comedy-pastoral about generational norms, fluid morality (and gender roles), and good-old-fashioned sex.
Featuring an all-star cast of Milwaukee veteran performers, and in collaboraton with Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Arts @ Stritch, A CHORUS LINE brought a new perspective to the classic, pitting performers over 40 years of age against an upstart director and his hot-shot choreographer.
A collaboration with Untitled Productions and The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel! As Sue Mengers waits to receive a fateful call from Barbra Streisand, indulging in illicit intoxicants and explicit gossip, her world begins to crumble around her.
This Prison Where I Live recalls Edwin Booth as he rehearses his production of Shakespeare's Richard the Second. As he readies himself to play, the ghosts of his past, including that of his notorious brother, interrupt rehearsals with their requests and mock the crown of America's "Prince of Players."
NINE tells the story of a famous film director who is suffering from a creative block -- and personal difficulties with his wife, mistress, the actress who serves as his muse, and his female producer -- in Maury Yeston, Arthur Kopit and Mario Fratti's musical adaption of the Federico Fellini film 8 1/2.
A musical comedy with an outrageous French accent! It's 1953 in Waldenford, USA, where girdles are tight and morals even tighter. Middle-aged Ethel Evans meets Girard, a famous French artist who wants her to pose for him. In the nude. Ooh la la!
An adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, this musical comedy has music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer.
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