All politics are theater. The goal of rallies, debates and campaign ads is less a nuanced discussion of public policy, and more a frenzied attempt at grabbing voters’ attention. Tonight, Joe Biden will square off against Donald Trump in the first presidential debate of the general election. But this particular case of political theater is […]
Today on the show, we take a look at the impact of coronavirus on theater arts with Jennifer Uphoff Gray, artistic director of Forward Theater Company, and Carey Cannon, associate artistic director at American Players Theatre. Together with Carousel, they share personal stories about how theater has affected their lives and discuss the importance of […]
In the world of Christopher John Francis Boone, logic and reason reign supreme. He knows the capitals of every country in the world, can understand the statistical probability behind the famed Monty Hall problem, and has a certain fondness for prime numbers, but when it comes to human emotions, even his own, his world starts […]
The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives’ annual Line Breaks Festival is comprised of performances, lectures, and discussions by First Wave students and invited professional artists engaging with the local campus community. Inaugurated through OMAI’s sponsored Marc Bamuthi Joseph Arts Institute Residency in the spring of 2007, the Line Breaks project culminated in a final performance […]
Director Noami Bielefeldt and actor Emily Morrison-Weeks discuss A Sky Painted Brown, an original play by Madison-area playwrights, which exposes the daily indignities a bullied student endures in tandem with the well-meaning but sometimes misguided responses from friends, parents, and teachers.
A musical about the dawn of your favorite media, radio. The director and some of the cast of InterMission Theater’s production of “Broadcast” joins the Monday Buzz with a live musical number about telegraph operators reporting on the sinking of the Titanic.