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Michael Fischer

Mike Fischer is a Milwaukee-based dramaturg and a member of the Advisory Company of artists for Forward Theater in Madison. For 15 years, he saw more than 200 plays and reviewed more than 40 books each year on behalf of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, for which he began reviewing in 2003. Mike served as chief drama critic for the Journal-Sentinel from 2009-2018. Mike’s book reviews have appeared in newspapers throughout the United States and Canada; he has also written essays and educational materials for numerous Wisconsin theater productions. Mike is also a host of Theater Forward (a bimonthly theater podcast).


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