We will examine the intersection of commerce, the arts and life through humanities-based inquiry and theatrical performance as part of the Working Lives Project, and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater. Following performances and workshops of a play about a struggling theater company, a panel of experts will explore the cultural anthropology of the performing arts in the United States, analyzing patterns of organization, economic impact and the role of the artist.
“Convenience!” – Combining comedy, opera and a walking tour of Schenk’s Corners, a pre-recorded play – produced by TapIt and Fresco Opera, “Convenience” tells the story of a fictionalized, east side convenience store and its eccentric customers. The play was recorded in audio in August 2014.
This happens to be the second Monday of the summer on-air Pledge Drive — But it really features “Weird Wisconsin,” a one-act play by TAPIT/New Works in collaboration with guest artists who have been working with the Whitehorse Middle School Drama club. It’s about the amazing history of little-known Wisconsin women. The play was for performance at Whitehorse […]