Arts & Theater News
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.
When “Joel Shapiro: The Bronzes” opens with a reception at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday, even the artist himself will be seeing many of the monumental sculptures together for the first time.
Forward Theater's 2018-19 season gets underway with the Wisconsin premiere of “Skeleton Crew,” set in 2008 in the break room of a failing Detroit automobile parts plant.
John Harbison, a renowned composer with a Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship and professorship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), turns 80 this December. He and Rose Mary started the Token Creek festival in 1989 in a renovated barn on 110 acres.
Melisa Pereyra as Isabella is furious and desperate, a Shakespearean Antigone, forced to appeal for her brother despite believing him a sinner herself.
“Little Miss Sunshine” is about a journey, in more ways than one. The musical play got its start as a movie – filmed with an $8 million budget, grossing more than $100 million and winning two Academy Awards in 2006 – then a few years later was retooled into a stage show by William Finn and J…
American Players Theatre will host a "pay what you like" performance and panel about "Blood Knot" on Sunday Aug. 12 to discuss a controversial casting choice.
Coon was interviewed by Cap Times arts writer Lindsay Christians as part of the American Theatre Critics Association's annual conference.