Playwright, Mickle Maher

“It looks like what I envisioned in my head. Michael Cotey is a born director.”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mike Fischer BEST OF 2010

“The stuff great theater is made of.”

Milwaukee Magazine, Paul Kosidowski

“Director Michael Cotey gets energy, precisions and imaginative flourishes out of his cast...But once the revels are ended, you feel like something earth-shattering has taken place...It’s unlike anything you’ve seen in Milwaukee in quite a few years. And it’s more than welcome.”

Third Coast Digest, Tom Strini

“Director Michael Cotey and his cast played it the way Edo de Waart and the [Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra] play Beethoven, with an ease and abandon borne of discipline and skill.”

After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reviewed our production, Mike Fischer wrote this follow-up commentary highlighting why ‘Spirits’ was such a unique offering in town:

‘Spirits’ makes us hungry for more - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 2010

Youngblood Theatre


by Mickle Maher


Evan Crain


Jason Fassl


Michael Cotey


Eleanor Cotey

Stage Manager:

Lillian Tillson


Grace DeWolff

Adrian Feliciano

Kyle Gallagher-Schmitz

T. Stacy Hicks

Daniel Koester

Mike Loranger

Cathlyn Melvin

April Paul

David Rothrock

Tess Rutkowski

Dustin Schmaus

Sara Zientek


Megan Peters

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