by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Given Milwaukee's thriving theater scene, it's hard to imagine the landscape in 1975, when Montgomery Davis and Ruth Schudson launched the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre as what was then only the second year-round Milwaukee theater company — along with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater — hiring Equity actors...
by Michael Muckian, Wisconsin Gazette; Terrence McNally’s Master Class imagines a lesson that three fictitious students might have received from 20th-century operatic legend Maria Callas at New York’s The Juilliard School in the 1970s. Although the play has some basis in fact, it uses the characters and the teaching concept to present lessons that McNally wants his audiences to learn...
An Interview with Paula Suozzi; by Marcella Kearns ; Terrence McNally’s play MASTER CLASS takes us into the world and history of a renowned artist of the world of opera, but it’s also an exploration of the discipline, specificity, craft, and toil necessary to navigate the art. MCT spoke with Paula Suozzi, a Milwaukee-based director of both theatre and opera, about traversing the two art forms.
"Insights on Maria Callas" by Corliss Phillabaum Want to know more about Maria Callas before coming to see MASTER CLASS? Listen to an audio presentation by local opera and theatre expert Corliss Phillabaum and learn more about Callas' remarkable life and career. Click 'more info'
MCT invites you to join us for this year’s Montgomery Davis Play Development Series readings in October 2014 and May 2015. Click 'more info' to learn about Richard Kalinoski's THE BOY INSIDE and Michelle Lopez-Rios' 500 YEARS.
Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright talks about our 2014-2015 Season...our 40th Anniversary! Click "more info" to watch!
Click "more info" to watch the LEND ME A TENOR behind-the-scenes preview video!
Chip Brewster from Fox 6 "Real Milwaukee" visited Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's LEND ME A TENOR! Chip hangs at the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to get a preview of Lend Me A Tenor — which provides a comical look at one day in the life of the “Cleveland Grand Opera Company.”
by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; For several years now, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre has collaborated with local university theater talents to stage some of its shows. It's pulling that trick again for a new production of Ken Ludwig's farce "Lend Me a Tenor."
The annual UPAF Ride for the Arts will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014. As a member of UPAF, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre greatly benefits from the efforts of friends who join our team! Click 'more info' for details -- and to sign-up!