The team reports back on their favorite movies, music and more from the year.
Bartell Theater’s newest queer-centered production “Act A Lady” graced the stage earlier this month in a flourish of feathers and exaggerated French accents. The production presents a real mind-bending viewing experience.
Ducking into the lowly-lit stage room of the Bur Oak a couple weeks ago, I was greeted by a comfortable small stage with chairs and tables. I could feel the intimacy of the space when I first walked in, which was daunting at first.
Recreational cannabis use is illegal in the state of Wisconsin and punishable by up to six months in prison.
From Oct. 19 to 29, Bartell Theater is showing the production “Bent.” The play, written by Martin Sherman in 1979, tells a story about the persecution of gay individuals in Nazi Germany. Following the life of Max, a gay man estranged from his wealthy family living in 1930s Berlin, the audience is immersed in the heart-wrenching representation of what life was like living as a queer person under Hitler’s rule.