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Suzan Fete

Female veterans lend acting skills to Renaissance Theaterworks play

Jennifer Rupp and Suzan Fete, co-artistic directors at Renaissance Theaterworks, knew Ravel and attended a reading of "Censored on Final Approach" about 15 years ago. They loved the play, but with nine characters it was too big for the small theater company, which often chooses plays ...

Theater Directors must learn the ropes, too

Then living in Cleveland, Suzan Fete was a young actor "who had no desire to be anything else" when theater teacher Tom Fulton suggested she consider directing. But it wasn't until Fete moved to Milwaukee and began acting at Mark Bucher's Boulevard Ensemble Theatre that the seed Fulton ...

Theater Review 'Belle of Amherst' best when profiling Emily Dickinson's poetry

... the attraction and the inherent limitation of playwright William Luce's "The Belle of Amherst," a one-actor account of Dickinson's life that once won Julie Harris a Tony and is now being revived here by Renaissance Theaterworks, in a production directed by Suzan Fete and starring Jenny Wanasek...

Meet Emily Dickinson in 'The Belle of Amherst'

" Suzan Fete directs, with Jenny Wanasek portraying Emily. (Her dog, by the way, was Carlo, believed to be a brown Newfoundland. ) Performances take place Friday through Nov. 10 at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. Tickets are $28 (preview performances) and $36. Visit ...

'Anne Frank,' 'Irena's Vow' relate heroism of those facing Holocaust

Renaissance's Suzan Fete directs the production. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and Nov. 2-4 at Cardinal Stritch, 6801 N. Yates Road. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and $6 for students. Call (414) 410-4171. Jeannie Smith, Gut Opdyke's daughter, will ...

OnMilwaukee.com Arts & Entertainment: Metoxen grows from student to director in The Understudy

About two and a half years ago, she got in with Renaissance Theaterworks, working in the office and house managing until she eventually asked Suzan Fete – one of the company's co-founders – if she could assistant direct her 2012 one-woman show "Neat. " Fete said yes. "I had a lot ...

"Road to Mecca" lined with heart-wrenching performances

Add Renaissance Theaterworks’ The Road to Mecca , a tale about an aging outsider artist from South Africa directed by Suzan Fete, to the list of powerful stories brought to you simply by talented, heart-wrenching performances. Renaissance enlisted local artist Katie Martin to help build ...

Marti Gobel brings the characters of "Neat" to life ...

Director Suzan Fete does an admirable job of keeping the pacing on track, but she still can’t keep the play’s sudden ending from seeming an ... Renaissance Theaterworks’ Neat runs through Feb. 5 at the Broadway Theatre Center.

A one-man show? Women's theater expands its scope

Suzan Fete says that "In Acting Shakespeare" brings an outsider viewpoint, fitting in with Renaissance Theaterworks' mission. Renaissance Theaterworks, we thought we knew you. You were the women's theater company. Performing plays written by women, directed by women, acted by women. Not ...

OnMilwaukee.com Arts & Entertainment: Theater companies and ...

"They asked us how to start a theater," Renaissance co-founder Suzan Fete recently explained. "When we started (in 1993) people were so nice to us, and we wanted to pass it on, share our knowledge and experience. " About that time, Johnson, Knight and Gobel were involved in the ...

Lake Effect: Renaissance Theaterworks' 20 Years of Plays Made By Women

Suzan Fete (far left) and Jennifer Rupp (far right) are two of the founding members of Renaissance Theaterworks. Lake Effect | Apr 5, 2013 A little more than 2 decades ago, 5 women decided to start a theater company in Milwaukee that would celebrate women’s voices and experience. They ...

The Season Ahead: Renaissance Theaterworks

“This is the journey of a woman who was passionate and had a huge heart,” said director Suzan Fete. “She believed in the good of mankind and also saw things clearly—she could find the exact image to get her point across. She’s a genius; it’s amazing. We really love her.” Jenny Wanasek ...

Classical: The Last Art Form to Recognize Women?

Panelists include Suzan Fete from Renaissance Theaterworks and Lisa Schlenker from Skylight Music Theatre, who discussed the issue of gender disparity and its impact The heavily electronic new music from Zosha Di Castri, a Canadian composer, will also be featured in the Women in the ...

Lake Effect

By Suzan Fete

Renaissance Theaterworks' final play for the season is about one eccentric neighbor and her yard of elephants. Music composition and technology student Sebastian Valenzuela founded a student organization that encourages composition students to think outside the box. UW-Milwaukee alum Andrew ...

Wisconsin Events at WISCONLINE®

This production, a Milwaukee premiere, is a collaboration with Milwaukee's Renaissance Theaterworks. Renaissance Artistic Director Suzan Fete will direct and professional actors Julie Swenson and Drew Brhel will play the roles of Irena and Major Rugemer.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Suzan Fete, of Renaissance Theaterworks, directed the reading here in 2010, and I'm excited she's directing the full production too. Linda: Our 2012-2013 season bears the title "Rebels."

Renaissance Theaterworks' "Neat" in Milwaukee, WI

RTW Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director Suzan Fete will direct this play featuring UPROOTED Theatre Co-Founder. Running January 13-February 5 2012 at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, tickets can be purchased for $34 in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at ...

“Irena’s Vow” Fox Point-Bayside Theater Events on ...

Renaissance Artistic Director Suzan Fete will direct and professional actors Julie Swenson and Drew Brhel will play the roles of Irena and Major Rugemer. For more information or to order tickets, call (414) 410-4171 ...

Renaissance Theaterworks Hosts Party to Celebrate 20th Season ...

In addition, Co-Founders Marie Kohler, Suzan Fete and Jennifer Rupp have experienced and shared many personal milestones over the company’s twenty years of history. “I am the luckiest woman,” says Suzan Fete. “I get to do work I love with my best friends. Amazing! I was pregnant ...

Renaissance Theaterworks receives first Schubert grant

Suzan Fete, Renaissance’s co-artistic director, and Lisa Rasmussen, the company’s full-time development director, were instrumental in securing the funding. “The grant will be used to further our mission of creating moving theater that awakens our recognition of what it is to be human – ...

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