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Why 9 CIRCLES?

WHY 9 CIRCLES By David Cecsarini, Producing Artistic Director They say this COVID year has crept along, seeming more like a decade. But then again, I find my eldest daughter will turn 18 this month and, come September, will go off to some midwest university soon to be named. I gotta say: wow, that was […]

Spotlight on Board of Directors Member Terri Alioto

Spotlight on Board of Directors Member Terri Alioto Terri is a lifetime resident of Wisconsin, growing up in Oconomowoc and attending college in Milwaukee. She currently lives in Wauwatosa with her husband, Jim, with whom she shares four daughters and four grandchildren. Terri developed a love of travel at an early age, pursuing a long […]

The Gauntlet Was Thrown

The Gauntlet Was Thrown By Jane Flieller, Development Director Once upon a time, the illustrious Inbusch Foundation and everyone in the land found themselves in the midst of a terrible pandemic. Lords and Ladies of the Foundation who loved arts and culture, feared for the well-being of local arts groups and the communities they serve. […]

Next Act (Home) Theatre

Next Act (Home) Theatre By A.J. Magoon, Marketing Director It’s fitting that our upcoming second production, PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE, is all about learning: it seems like we’ve been doing nothing but learning for the last year! We’ve been learning how to work, go to school, have happy hours and celebrate holidays from home. We’ve been learning […]

From Good to Excellent: One Teacher’s Journey

From Good to Excellent: One Teacher’s Journey By Marti Gobel, director, PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE There is a vast difference between becoming a teacher and actually becoming good at teaching. I am sure that all of us can recall a specific teacher who moved us forward in our education process with skill and palpable joy. How to […]

Next Act is Whipping Up a Virtual Theatre Event!

Next Act is Whipping Up a Virtual Theatre Event! Bravo Next Act 2021 will be a little different this year: Virtual, halfway through the season — and still a soup pot full of fun! Bravo Next Act: Now We’re Cookin’! Saturday, March 13, 2021 Beginning at 6:30pm with a special Happy Hour! Your Emcee and […]

In Memory of Board Member Tom Gauthier

In Memory of Board Member Tom Gauthier The theatre world recently lost one of its finest gentlemen, Thomas Allen Gauthier. Back in the days of live theatre, Tom could be spotted in just about every audience in town and around the state. He deeply loved and respected the art form and its practitioners, and had […]

The Host of Bravo Next Act 2021, Doug Jarecki

And now, here’s the host of BRAVO, NEXT ACT 2021, actor, playwright, arts educator & bonafide goofball – DOUG JARECKI Next Act Theatre is thrilled to announce that Doug Jarecki will be the emcee of Next Act’s virtual Bravo event on March 13, 2021. Says Jarecki of the honor, “Even as I type these words, […]

Why PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE?

WHY PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE? By David Cecsarini, Producing Artistic Director “How much do we owe the teachers who care that we learn? Our educational system is not without its challenges, but the playwright encourages us to root for those engaged in the struggle and who teach us that the most important thing is learning itself.” –Next […]

Making the Most of Your Home Theatre Experience

Making the Most of Your Home Theatre Experience By A.J. Magoon, Marketing Director You can watch our virtual productions on your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer or a number of other devices. For the most enjoyable viewing experience, however, why not create a full home theatre experience using your television? There are a few ways […]