Work the Act

TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater Announces 30th Anniversary Production. What do you get when you combine performance art with a Catskills attitude? You get Work the Act, a new comedy from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, marking the Company’s 30th year of developing and producing original theater. Work the Act follows the misadventures of the Rolling Bag […]

Return of the Zombie Apocalypse!

You know how it is with zombies – they keep coming back. True to form, the zombies featured in TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater’s one-act comedy, Now What, are hitting the comeback trail, and stopping off in coffee shops, restaurants and watering holes throughout Dane County. The next expected zombie outbreak is Saturday, April 19, at 8 […]

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30 years ago this unlikely adventure began, and we are still here. Celebrate with us!

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A Convenient Neighborhood Collaboration

Summer’s here, and the time is right for singing and acting in the streets – at least on Madison’s east side. Next-door neighbor arts organizations TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre are teaming up to celebrate their shared neighborhood in Convenience, a new production opening Friday, August 1. Combining comedy, opera and a […]

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Follow the Footsteps of an Original Hoofer!

Ralph Brown was an ace tap dancer, a virtuoso of what he called “heelology.”  Get trained in his technique in a special workshop with Katherine Kramer. Katherine Kramer is a tap dancer and multi-faceted performer whose artistic explorations have taken her from Brazil to Cuba to Prague to Anchorage, Alaska. She was the founder and […]

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You’re Invited to the Garden Party

Garden Party: A Comedy for Gardeners both Casual and Crazed Celebrate gardeners both casual and crazed with comedy, music, tap dance and garden slides. Wagering garden gnomes, battling plants, mustard researchers and members of Gardeners Anonymous explore the comic possibilities of America’s favorite hobby in this easy-traveling show.

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Mangia, Mangia on Tour!

It’s time for seconds! Treat yourself to a heaping helping of humor, heart and genuine Italian food when “Mangia, Mangia!” visits your community on tour. “Mangia, Mangia,” the hit play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, brings Madison’s legendary Greenbush neighborhood to life through comedy, drama, old family photos and more. Mangia Mangia, the story of time when less was […]

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Back By Popular Demand! “Mangia, Mangia!” Returns

It’s time for seconds! Treat yourself to a heaping helping of humor, heart and genuine Italian food when “Mangia, Mangia!” returned for two evening performances at the Elks Club, 711 Jenifer Street, Thursday, July 12, 2012, 7:30 PM and Friday, July 13, 8:00 PM.  Tickets were $15.00 for the show only or $35.00 for dinner […]

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Get The Food Connection!

Building healthy bodies and happy audiences Can you imagine children cheering for vegetables? They do when they’re watching The Food Connection: A BB Broccoli and Sweet Potato Adventure. This 45-minute musical adventure for children is full of action, humor and nutritional content; making it engaging entertainment for family series and school shows for kindergarten through […]

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Bullying: The Musical

Bullying is one of the most widespread and potentially serious problems facing Americans of all ages today.  But you can still sing about it. TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater tackles the issue with humor and heart in their production, Bullying: The Musical. Featuring an all-youth ensemble cast, Bullying: The Musical, is based on 50 workshops conducted by TAPIT/new […]

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Work the Act

TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater Announces 30th Anniversary Production. What do you get when you combine performance art with a Catskills attitude? You get Work the Act, a new comedy from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, marking the Company’s 30th year of developing and producing original theater. Work the Act follows the misadventures of the Rolling Bag […]

Return of the Zombie Apocalypse!

You know how it is with zombies – they keep coming back. True to form, the zombies featured in TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater’s one-act comedy, Now What, are hitting the comeback trail, and stopping off in coffee shops, restaurants and watering holes throughout Dane County. The next expected zombie outbreak is Saturday, April 19, at 8 […]

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TAPIT/new works

30 years ago this unlikely adventure began, and we are still here. Celebrate with us!

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A Convenient Neighborhood Collaboration

Summer’s here, and the time is right for singing and acting in the streets – at least on Madison’s east side. Next-door neighbor arts organizations TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre are teaming up to celebrate their shared neighborhood in Convenience, a new production opening Friday, August 1. Combining comedy, opera and a […]

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Follow the Footsteps of an Original Hoofer!

Ralph Brown was an ace tap dancer, a virtuoso of what he called “heelology.”  Get trained in his technique in a special workshop with Katherine Kramer. Katherine Kramer is a tap dancer and multi-faceted performer whose artistic explorations have taken her from Brazil to Cuba to Prague to Anchorage, Alaska. She was the founder and […]

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You’re Invited to the Garden Party

Garden Party: A Comedy for Gardeners both Casual and Crazed Celebrate gardeners both casual and crazed with comedy, music, tap dance and garden slides. Wagering garden gnomes, battling plants, mustard researchers and members of Gardeners Anonymous explore the comic possibilities of America’s favorite hobby in this easy-traveling show.

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Mangia, Mangia on Tour!

It’s time for seconds! Treat yourself to a heaping helping of humor, heart and genuine Italian food when “Mangia, Mangia!” visits your community on tour. “Mangia, Mangia,” the hit play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, brings Madison’s legendary Greenbush neighborhood to life through comedy, drama, old family photos and more. Mangia Mangia, the story of time when less was […]

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Back By Popular Demand! “Mangia, Mangia!” Returns

It’s time for seconds! Treat yourself to a heaping helping of humor, heart and genuine Italian food when “Mangia, Mangia!” returned for two evening performances at the Elks Club, 711 Jenifer Street, Thursday, July 12, 2012, 7:30 PM and Friday, July 13, 8:00 PM.  Tickets were $15.00 for the show only or $35.00 for dinner […]

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Get The Food Connection!

Building healthy bodies and happy audiences Can you imagine children cheering for vegetables? They do when they’re watching The Food Connection: A BB Broccoli and Sweet Potato Adventure. This 45-minute musical adventure for children is full of action, humor and nutritional content; making it engaging entertainment for family series and school shows for kindergarten through […]

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Bullying: The Musical

Bullying is one of the most widespread and potentially serious problems facing Americans of all ages today.  But you can still sing about it. TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater tackles the issue with humor and heart in their production, Bullying: The Musical. Featuring an all-youth ensemble cast, Bullying: The Musical, is based on 50 workshops conducted by TAPIT/new […]

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