"Ain't Too Proud" uses the timeless music of The Temptations to tell the complex, compelling story of the group.
Hey, Westerburgers! There’s a new kid in town…
Broadway lovers and Madisonians alike had the chance to catch “Hairspray” at the Overture Center for the Arts from Feb. 22-27.
The DEIB Festival could be a big step towards diversity for the Mead Witter School of Music.
Adapting the life of playwright August Wilson to the screen, director George C. Wolfe captures the heart of Wilson’s story, creating a film with terrific performances that clearly feels like it’s in the wrong medium.
“The Book of Mormon” fails to evolve, persisting racism in a controversial political climate. Is it time to pull the curtain?
Tony® Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters comes to Madison to dazzle the audience with some of her hit performances on stage and television.
After spending years on the stage, Cyra K. Polizzi is switching roles to create a sustainable, accessible, feminist theater practice — from play programs to accommodating tour locations.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” might take the cake when it comes to virtually fossilized, ethnocentric, and downright offensive pieces of American theatre. Maybe its “white savior” narrative and hyperbolic representation of Thai culture were considered all fine and dandy when this show debuted in 1951. But in our wanting-to-be-woke society of today, there was no justifiable reason for this show’s revival tour and subsequent stent at the Overture Center from Feb. 26 to March 3.
‘A Raisin in the Sun’ celebrates 60th Anniversary: A look at Broadway’s first African-American woman playwrightBy Lauren Souza | Mar. 11, 2019
UW-Madison alumna Lorraine Hansberry debuted her play "A Raisin in the Sun," making her the first African-American female playwright on Broadway.
The inaugural Black Arts Matter Festival will be held from March 3-9 at multiple locations throughout downtown Madison. The goal of the festival is both to provide a platform for black artists and to get the community thinking a little more about curing a noticeable lack of representation in a largely white city.
"Into the Woods" is a tremendous experience that combines the musical magic of different fairy tales into one theater performance that you will never forget.
Glorified 80s rock ‘n’ roll takes the audience back in time at the Overture Center on Feb. 7 as part of the Broadway’s tenth anniversay tour of the classic musical, “Rock of Ages.”
Braving the fierce, dangerous conditions were some 2,000 plus fans of EDM royalty Dillon Francis and Alison Wonderland – two of the genres biggest and best acts performing today.
The theater industry is notorious for being difficult to find steady work, no matter what aspect of the field one is pursuing.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is more than an objectively bad movie-musical from the ‘70s to the Madison-based shadow cast at Velvet Darkness; it’s a legacy, a cultural monument and a beacon for anyone who feels outcasted. The director of the group, Lantry, has been involved with Velvet Darkness for over 25 years.