She’s Back! The monologues of Ruth Draper (1884-1956), the most famous actress you never heard of, will be brought to life again on Sunday, October 20, at 5 pm at The Winnebago Cafe, 2262 Winnebago Street, Madison. Door opens at 4:00 PM for cash bar and for hors d’oeuvres. Show at 5:00 PM. Show tickets: $20. Please contact […]

“Fish Fry” captures the recipe for a cultural touchstone BY JAY RATH MAY 16, 2019 in Isthmus Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen” — the opera cycle with the Viking helmet woman — features gods, golden apples, a dwarf and a giant who (spoiler alert) is turned into a dragon. So who’s to say a new opera […]

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Fish Fry – Comedy, Opera, & a Secret Recipe, a TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre collaboration, is coming to the Café Carpe for a free performance at 6:30 pm Friday, July 12. In this production, Sal, the long-time proprietor of the nearly-legendary Sal’s Place, home of the best fish fry on Lake Cattywompus, plans to join the […]

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The fish fry may not have been invented in Wisconsin, but this is where we turned it into an art form. TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre join forces to celebrate this beloved tradition in a new production, Fish Fry – Comedy, Opera, & a Secret Recipe, running for 10 performances, May 23 – […]

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She’s Back! The monologues of Ruth Draper (1884-1956), the most famous actress you never heard of, will be brought to life again on Saturday, February 16, at 7:30 pm at the Café Carpe, 18 South Water Street, Fort Atkinson TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater is bringing its production of Wit & Wisdom: Monologues of Ruth Draper to the Café Carpe following […]

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A summer arts & nature adventure.  Through experiential education in music, visual arts, movement, drama, and nature studies, Kaleidoscope provides children ages 6 – 10 with new and creative ways to understand the world and express themselves. Fusing learning and fun, this one week program educates as it inspires, with a dynamic team of professional teaching […]

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Madison, Meet Ruth Draper Picture an evening with your funniest and most interesting women friends, chock full of laughter, unexpected revelations, and sparkling commentary on the human condition. That’s Wit & Wisdom: Monologues of Ruth Draper, an upcoming production from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, running October 5-7 in the Wisconsin Studio at the Overture Center, […]

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What do an Irish immigrant cook in the early 1900s, a French-Canadian flight attendant in the 1980s, and a mysterious 21st century outbreak striking foreign students and mosque attendees have in common? Find out in Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor, the latest play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater, playing, for one performance […]

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WE ARE: Performance and Discussion about Cultural Diversityis a multidisciplinary project developed by TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater to bring artists of varying cultural backgrounds to Wright Middle School, Wednesday, January 24, 1:30 PM, Whitehorse Middle School, Thursday, January 25, 1:00 PM, and Memorial High School, Tuesday, January 30, time TBA. Through performances and facilitated group […]

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