WE ARE: Performance and Discussion about Cultural Diversity

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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Blaming and shaming

A new play looks at public health pariahs By Holly Henschen in Isthmus, October 25, 2017 In a very Madison course of events, playwright Danielle Dresden found an authority on the subject of her latest work within city limits. “I happened to be writing this play that involved Typhoid Mary, and a world-renowned expert on […]

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Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor Premieres October 5

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, opening Thursday, October 5, […]

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Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor Premieres

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, opening Thursday, October 5, […]

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Building Social Connection Through the Arts

St. Mary’s Care Center and the Verona School District’s Functional Vocational Program (VSDFVP) are joining together with TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater to address a major public health hazard, striking as many as one in five people and linked to early death in older adults. The health problem is loneliness, and the three partners are showing […]

Founding Fathers Hold Forth – in Drag!

Interested in finding out how the Founding Fathers might react to contemporary controversies? Head out to Fort Atkinson for a special performance of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board on Saturday, February 25, at 7:30 pm at the Café Carpe, 18 South Water Street West. In this original play […]

Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board

What would the Founding Fathers think? Democracy is a messy business, and no one knows that better than Ben Franklin and Baron von Steuben. Find out just what these two Revolutionary War heroes have to say about contemporary controversies in Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play […]

A democracy lesson — in drag

TAPIT/new works tackles school censorship By Chelsey Dequaine in Isthmus, April 28, 2016 Baron von Steuben, the Revolutionary War hero credited with transforming the Continental Army into a force capable of beating the British, was never asked and didn’t tell: By many accounts, von Steuben was a gay man. In Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben […]

Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board

Individuals of all political persuasions invoke the “Founding Fathers” to justify their positions – but have you ever wondered what the Founding Fathers themselves would think? That’s the question at the heart of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater opening Friday, May […]

Comedy, Controversy, and History Featured in New Play

Individuals of all political persuasions invoke the “Founding Fathers” to justify their positions – but have you ever wondered what the Founding Fathers themselves would think? That’s the question at the heart of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater opening Friday, […]

WE ARE: Performance and Discussion about Cultural Diversity

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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Blaming and shaming

A new play looks at public health pariahs By Holly Henschen in Isthmus, October 25, 2017 In a very Madison course of events, playwright Danielle Dresden found an authority on the subject of her latest work within city limits. “I happened to be writing this play that involved Typhoid Mary, and a world-renowned expert on […]

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Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor Premieres October 5

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, opening Thursday, October 5, […]

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Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor Premieres

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, opening Thursday, October 5, […]

Filed under Reviews · Tagged with ,

Building Social Connection Through the Arts

St. Mary’s Care Center and the Verona School District’s Functional Vocational Program (VSDFVP) are joining together with TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater to address a major public health hazard, striking as many as one in five people and linked to early death in older adults. The health problem is loneliness, and the three partners are showing […]

Founding Fathers Hold Forth – in Drag!

Interested in finding out how the Founding Fathers might react to contemporary controversies? Head out to Fort Atkinson for a special performance of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board on Saturday, February 25, at 7:30 pm at the Café Carpe, 18 South Water Street West. In this original play […]

Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board

What would the Founding Fathers think? Democracy is a messy business, and no one knows that better than Ben Franklin and Baron von Steuben. Find out just what these two Revolutionary War heroes have to say about contemporary controversies in Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play […]

A democracy lesson — in drag

TAPIT/new works tackles school censorship By Chelsey Dequaine in Isthmus, April 28, 2016 Baron von Steuben, the Revolutionary War hero credited with transforming the Continental Army into a force capable of beating the British, was never asked and didn’t tell: By many accounts, von Steuben was a gay man. In Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben […]

Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board

Individuals of all political persuasions invoke the “Founding Fathers” to justify their positions – but have you ever wondered what the Founding Fathers themselves would think? That’s the question at the heart of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater opening Friday, May […]

Comedy, Controversy, and History Featured in New Play

Individuals of all political persuasions invoke the “Founding Fathers” to justify their positions – but have you ever wondered what the Founding Fathers themselves would think? That’s the question at the heart of Ben Franklin & Baron von Steuben vs. the Paine County School Board, the latest play from TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater opening Friday, […]