Arts & Theater News
The Madison Municipal Building reopened to the public on Saturday and featured work by more than a dozen artists, including painters Pranav Sood and Katherine Rosing, photographers Tom Jones, Craig Wilson and Zane Williams, muralist Pete Hodapp and sculptor Aris Georgiades.
Two of the best-known names on the Madison theater scene make up the cast of “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins,” the latest from Four Seasons Theatre.
When staff at the Chazen Museum of Art began to install the museum’s latest exhibition – titled “Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home” – the subject was feeling particularly timely.
In the first few minutes of the new play “Infamous Mothers,” a character describes how she rose above the many challenges that life put before her: poverty, abuse, unexpected pregnancy, self-doubt.
“School of Rock,” which comes to Overture Hall next Tuesday through Sunday, requires a specialized set of skills from its young actors that other Broadway musicals don’t.
If the news of the day gets you down, the fate of the world appears dire, and the human condition seems so — well, inhumane — it’s time for a laugh with John Cleese.
Ken Fitzsimmons' World War I multimedia musical production plays the Barrymore Theatre Nov. 11, the 100th anniversary of the war's armistice.
With its Elizabethan costumes and setting, the 2015 Tony-nominated musical may look like "Masterpiece Theatre," but its heart is on the Great White Way. References to “West Side Story,” “Annie,” “Cats” and dozens of other musicals fly at the audience like a tsunami of Playbill magazines.
Retired curator invited to display new art project at Fermentation Fest's Farm/Art D'Tour
The university may bring artists here, but it’s the community they find that makes them stay. The four artists profiled in this story — 4D grad student Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, queer artist and educator Alaura Borealis, new photography professor Tomiko Jones and painter/entrepreneur Evan Gruzis — are all relatively new to Madison’s art scene.
When photographer Tomiko Jones travels, she likes to make cyanotypes — a simple, alternative photo process that involves chemically treated paper and UV light — using the water from a local reservoir or river. The natural water can make the picture cloudy if it was a little muddy, but Jones …
Friday marks two important occasions for Linda Leighton: The 20th anniversary of Higher Fire, her clay studio at 2132 Regent St., and the 30-year mark for Madison’s Fall Gallery Night.