Thursday, November 29, 2012
Brookfield East's shows this weekend of The Wizard of Oz will include special rigging effects so Glinda the Good Witch will float down to Oz, the monkeys will fly, the balloon will lift and a bike will peddle in the tornado.
Click your heels together and repeat: there's no show like this, there's no show like this.... Tonight, the Brookfield East High School Drama Department kicks off four shows of The Wizard of Oz at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, compete with unique special effects, courtesy of a Chicago theater flying rigging company. "Glinda the Good Witch will float down to Munchkin Land and the Emerald City," parent volunteer Jim Mirda tells Patch. "Almira Gultch will peddle her bicycle through the tornado. Professor Marvel will float away in his balloon to the upper reaches of the stratosphere and Flying Monkey will be dropping in to do the Wicked Witch's evil biddings." East believes it will sell out four shows or 2,500 seats over the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Tickets are still available for the final two shows Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center. Come and see the talented and hard-working kids put on a great show. Shakespeare meets Elvis.
Friday, July 20, 2012
An armed gunman raided a movie theater in Colorado during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," killing at least 12 people and wounding many more.
Though it happened several states over — in Colorado — the news of at least 12 people dead and dozens of people injured during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," really hit home for some Milwaukee area residents. "It's scary. I know people that went to the midnight show here and if I was able to I would have gone to one," Stephen Milek posted on the Greendale Patch Facebook page. "What should have been an exciting weekend for movie fans is now overshadowed by this senseless tragedy. " Lisa Miller wrote on the Greenfield Patch Facebook page that she would actually be hesitant to hit the theaters after hearing the news. "Tragedy can strike anywhere, any time, and no one is immune," Miller wrote. "We can't …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Check out the show and share your (non-flash) photos of the performances, actors, stage setting and crew.
Upload your photos from 'Our Town' here Brookfield Central High will present its spring play 'Our Town' through Saturday at the school's 115-seat Black Box Theater. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26, 27 and 28 at the school, 16900 W. Gebhardt Rd., Brookfield. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students. Tickets can be purchased during lunch hours at BCHS Black Box Office or ordered through cast/crew members. If the shows don't sell out, tickets will be sold at the door. The theater students worked with the Elmbrook Historical Society on setting the stage for 'Our Town,' a three-act play by Thornton Wilder that includes settings from 1901 to 1913. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Brookfield East students perform a humorous, compassionate show about the lives of four developmentally disabled men. Actors collaborated with East's Best Buddies program to breathe life into the characters. Final show is Sunday.
<---- Upload and add your photos from the show here! Putting on a high school theater production about the lives of developmentally disabled men was "risky," Brookfield East High Drama Department Director Joshua Grant-Konegni concedes. But he adds, "I can honestly say that the actors and crew have risen to the occasion." The Brookfield East High School Drama Department is presenting its spring theatrical production 'The Boys Next Door' by Tom Griffin. After opening the run Friday night, performances continue at 7:30 p.m. tonight (March 31) and 2 p.m. Sunday (April 1) at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in the Kuttemperoor Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased online or through the Wilson Center Box Office: 262-781-9520. …
A cast at Hillside performed a three-day run of 'Alice and Wonderland.'
Hillside Elementary had a fantastic three day run of Alice in Wonderland. The cast and crew did a great job. Thank you to Mrs. Hopfensperger, Mrs. Jakubowski, and Mrs. Misfeldt, who came out of retirement, for giving so much of your time and dedication to our kids! — at Hillside Elementary School.