Music Reviews
Wisconsin Dells has been called the Vegas of the Midwest for its collection of attractions that could keep a visitor busy from sun up to sun down. Nashville legends and rock & roll greats perform at the Crystal Grand Music Theatre.

Interview Recommendations

  • Cary Brandt, Crystal Grand Music Theatre, was a former Disney Entertainment Manager and is a Wisconsin Dells native
  • Jesse Defosse, Showboat Saloon & Mama's Garage, owner and entrepreneur

Round-Up/Trend/Sidebar Story Ideas

  • They don't call it Broadway for nothing. The main street downtown is named Broadway and it is hopping with live, nightly entertainment
  • Local talent developed in an intimate setting

A Lesson in Illusions
Rick and Suzan Wilcox are master illusionists who've been fixtures in Wisconsin Dells since opening Rick Wilcox Theater in 1999. Visitors to their show can expect to see people completely disappear or float on thin air. This year, Rick Wilcox will make a full-size helicopter appear on stage.

Interview Recommendations

  • Rick Wilcox has performed internationally in Africa, Peru, London and Russia
  • Suzan Wilcox left a career in real estate to slither out of tight spots

Round-Up/Trend/Sidebar Story Ideas

  • Entertainment that crosses generational lines at Jeremy Allen's Grand Illusions