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Liz Lauren

Four women create a fascinating study on desire and relationships in Tennessee Williams’ “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.” It’s at American Players Theatre’s indoor Touchstone through Sept. 26. Read more

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Michael Brosilow

American Players Theatre opened its indoor summer season last weekend with “The Man of Destiny,” an excellent comedy of wits and power by George Bernard Shaw. Read more

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Ross Zentner

And the award for best categories goes to … Isthmus theater critic Gwendolyn Rice, who looks back at an exciting year on Madison stages — from “best big musical in a small space” to “best use of a sandwich as a dramatic device.” Read more

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Liz Lauren

American Players Theatre delivers an excellent balance of comedy and tragedy in its “Measure for Measure,” set in the present day and bursting with relevance in the #metoo era. Read more

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Liz Lauren

A top-notch ensemble playing multiple roles elevates American Players Theatre’s production of “Our Country’s Good,” playing in the Touchstone Theatre through Oct. 7. Read more

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Liz Lauren

Garson Kanin’s 1946 play “Born Yesterday” features an uncouth and unscrupulous businessman who takes Washington, D.C., by storm. This uncanny and relevant show opened at American Players Theatre on June 23. Read more

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Isthmus theater critic Gwendolyn Rice talks to American Players Theatre artistic director Brenda DeVita about crafting a blockbuster summer/fall season. Read more

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