Arts & Theater News

A panel discussion about the musical "Miss Saigon" scheduled for Overture Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday has been postponed indefinitely because of a misunderstanding among the participants about the goal of the discussion, according to a press release from the arts center.

For not growing up or going to college here, playwright Aaron Posner has a lot of Wisconsin connections. And Forward Theater Company is making sure its production of one of Posner’s acclaimed plays will, too.

Pauline Diayen’s most prized possession is actually a wall in her bedroom that she’s turned into a giant collage, using art that she’s collected or created herself.

The creative Madison theater company known as Theatre LILA labels its shows “inventions,” and for good reason: More often than not they are original works, with roots in real-life stories and collaborations.

Just a few years after moving from Madison to New York, Bern Tan got the sort of life-changing phone call that can happen in show business: Would Tan, the caller asked, join the touring Lincoln Center Theater production of “The King and I”?

A new series of murals with the broad theme of social justice will be unveiled on Saturday, Feb. 2, in the basement of The Crossing at 1127 University Ave.

Artist Jerry Butler created the work for the Central Library “Angels and Demons” show in less than a year. Butler wanted to show the “angels” who’d supported him — mostly women, like his late sister Ronnie and his Aunt Wilma who died in a car accident when she was in her 20s — and the demons…

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