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In the News


‘Bizarre Intrusive Thoughts’: A Creative Show About Mental Health

May 1, 2024

Check out Elizabeth Lintonen's write-up for Bizarre Intrusive Thoughts for the Shepherd Express!

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Pink Umbrella on Positively Milwaukee

July 3, 2023

Read and hear Positively Milwaukee's segment about Pink Umbrella!

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Magical Realism: Reflections on a WPW Weekend

April 26, 2023

Read Mike Fischer's recap of WPW from the August 22nd weekend - including BITh!

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Shedding Light on the Shadowman

April 24, 2023

Mike Fischer, WPW Festival Journalist, reviews BITh in conversation with Playwright John Van Slyke

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CanvasRebel: Meet Katie Cummings

February 13, 2023

CanvasRebel in conversation with Founder & Director Katie Cummings!


Review of Milwaukee Rep's Sensory-Friendly Performance

February 9, 2023

WUWM 89.7: Milwaukee Rep offers first sensory-friendly performance

Watching TVs

Interview with Jim Fletcher - WISN

July 24, 2021

ARTS AVENUE of WISN interviews director, Jim Fletcher about SHINE!


Article: Broadway World

July 20, 2021

Broadway World wrote an article about SHINE!

Watching TVs

Interview with Vince Vitrano - WTMJ4

July 19, 2021

Vince Vitrano talks with actors, founder and board members to learn more about our upcoming production, SHINE!

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Podcast: Arts Forward MKE

November 19, 2020

Lindsay Sheridan with Imagine MKE

interviews founder, Katie Cummings for her podcast, ARTS FORWARD MKE.


Article: Shepherd Express

November 6, 2020

Off the Cuff with Pink Umbrella's Katie Cummings by Jean-Gabriel Fernandez 

Watching TVs

You've Got A Thing

Nov 10, 2020

Join Michael Unger from Skylight Theatre as he interviews Katie Cummings about Pink Umbrella and the Digital Donor Drive.

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Nonprofits and Java

Oct 12, 2020

Listen in as Bryce Lord interviews Katie Cummings about the journey that lead her to opening Pink Umbrella Theater.


Article: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

June 8, 2020

Amy Schwabe interviews families and teachers to capture what life is like under the Virtual Umbrella.

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Milwaukee's Philanthropic Community Podcast

April 12, 2020

Jill Economou at Ellenbecker Investment Group interviews Pink Umbrella Theater along with community partner, Balance Inc.  Originally aired on News Talk 1130 WISN.

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Listen Up MKE Podcast

April 14, 2020

Steve Italiano of Listen Up MKE, interviews Katie to find out more about Pink Umbrella. Listen Up MKE covers a wide variety of topics.  Check them out!

Watching TVs

Sunday Morning CBS 58 TV Spotlight

July 1, 2019

CBS 58 interviewed board member, Chris R, teaching artist, Jim F, and founder, Katie C.  The spotlight features our Musical Theater Class lead by teaching artist, Paula T.  


Article: Milwaukee Companies to Watch

June 27, 2019

Footlights featured Pink Umbrella Theater in their Summer Issue.

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Interview:  Move On with Disability Rights

July 16, 2019

Dawn Green, Milwaukee's Lady Advocate, and Katie Cummings talk about stories and finding your voice on her weekly show, Disability Rights.

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