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Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
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Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season

Newly Named Artistic Director Ray Jivoff Launches Exciting Season With the Question: "Do You Want to Have Some Real Fun?"

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series staged reading of Christmas in Babylon by James DeVita
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series staged reading of Christmas in Babylon by James DeVita

Monday, March 20, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. at the Skylight Bar & Bistro in the Broadway Theatre Center.

Skylight Music Theatre Presents a Vibrant New Version of Andre Grétry’s Heartwarming Opera Beauty and the Beast (Zémire et Azor)
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Skylight Music Theatre Presents a Vibrant New Version of Andre Grétry’s Heartwarming Opera Beauty and the Beast (Zémire et Azor)

Featuring Larger-than-Life Puppetry and Direction by Obie Award-Winner James Ortiz. Seven Performances Only! March 17 - 26, 2017 in the Beautiful Cabot Theatre

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Skylight Music Theatre presents the Second-longest Running Off-Broadway Musical in History <em>I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change</em>
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Skylight Music Theatre presents the Second-longest Running Off-Broadway Musical in History I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents LOBBY HERO by Kenneth Lonergan
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents LOBBY HERO by Kenneth Lonergan

November 23 – December 18 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre

Dining: The Loveliest of Meat Markets
Dining

The Loveliest of Meat Markets

Bavette La Boucherie is a butcher shop and restaurant with far more than meat to eat.

Theater: ‘Drowning Girls’ Is Dry-Eyed Drama
Theater

‘Drowning Girls’ Is Dry-Eyed Drama

Three brides victimized by serial killer tell their stories. It isn’t pretty.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast for Tony Award-winning Musical La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage)
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Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast for Tony Award-winning Musical La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage)

Cast led by Milwaukee favorites Ray Jivoff and Norman Moses, Project Runway's Chris March returns as costume designer. Performances November 18 - December 23, 2016

Final Poetry in the Park with Br!NK at Juneau Park, Sept. 13
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Final Poetry in the Park with Br!NK at Juneau Park, Sept. 13

The staged reading at Juneau Park is part of the tour culminating in a weekend reading festival at the Broadway Theatre Center.

Theater: Actresses Amuse in Chamber Theater Opener
Theater

Actresses Amuse in Chamber Theater Opener

Wanasek and Hitchcock anchor uneven staging of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.”

MCT welcomes staff changes for 2016-17 season
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MCT welcomes staff changes for 2016-17 season

Marcella Kearns becomes associate artistic director, and Matthew Reddin new marketing director

Theater: Skylight’s “Pirates” A Boatful of Laughs
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Skylight’s “Pirates” A Boatful of Laughs

Buoyed by nifty staging, fine singing, gags aplenty, it’s a huge hit with audiences.

Creative Alliance Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee Announce Near West Side Neighborhood as Location for Walk the Talk TALK 2016, New Speaker Series
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Creative Alliance Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee Announce Near West Side Neighborhood as Location for Walk the Talk TALK 2016, New Speaker Series

The partners today also announced the addition of a four-part Walk the Talk Speaker Series leading up to the fall conference.

Skylight Music Theatre Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Swashbuckling Comedy <i>Pirates of Penzance</i>
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Skylight Music Theatre Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Swashbuckling Comedy Pirates of Penzance

Performances May 20 - June 12, 2016 in the beautiful Cabot Theatre

Theater: Sex? We Are Shocked!
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Sex? We Are Shocked!

Chamber Theatre stages Coward's comedy, ‘Fallen Angels’, which once outraged viewers.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
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Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season

Tony Award Winners and Premieres Highlight Season

Local Collaboration Unveils Song From the Uproar
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Local Collaboration Unveils Song From the Uproar

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company present Milwaukee premiere

Noel Coward friend & expert Geoffrey Johnson to speak at MCT on April 20
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Noel Coward friend & expert Geoffrey Johnson to speak at MCT on April 20

After graduating from the Yale School of Drama, Geoffrey Johnson began his theatre career briefly off and on Broadway as an actor and then became a stage manager where he worked with Noël Coward on two of his American productions.

MCT announces its 2016-2017 Season
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MCT announces its 2016-2017 Season

The 2016-2017 Season will feature five exciting productions.

Theater: Whole World In a Hat
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Whole World In a Hat

Skylight musical, ‘Crowns’ is dramatic musical about the role of hats in African American culture.

Skylight Music Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of Acclaimed Gospel Musical <i>Crowns</i>
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Skylight Music Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of Acclaimed Gospel Musical Crowns

Jubilant Musical Celebrates Community, Heritage and Dazzling Church-Going Hats (aka Crowns). Performances March 4-26

Skylight Music Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of Acclaimed Gospel Musical <em>Crowns</em>
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Skylight Music Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of Acclaimed Gospel Musical Crowns

Jubilant Musical Celebrates Community, Heritage and Dazzling Hats (aka Crowns)

Classical: Sex, Lies and Opera Arias
Classical

Sex, Lies and Opera Arias

The Skylight presents steamy opera about the “dirty duchess” of Argyle.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents SLOWGIRL by Greg Pierce
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents SLOWGIRL by Greg Pierce

Milwaukee Premiere! February 24 – March 20, 2016

Theater: The Mystery of “Agnes of God”
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The Mystery of “Agnes of God”

Renaissance Theater’s “dream cast” takes on ‘80s play about strange nun with a dead child.

Skylight Music Theatre Presents Wisconsin Premiere of <i>Powder Her Face</i>, Groundbreaking Chamber Opera about Duchess Margaret of Argyll
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Skylight Music Theatre Presents Wisconsin Premiere of Powder Her Face, Groundbreaking Chamber Opera about Duchess Margaret of Argyll

Inspired by Real-Life Tabloid Sex Scandal and 1963 Divorce Trial of ‘Dirty Duchess’

Skylight Music Theatre presents POWDER HER FACE
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Skylight Music Theatre presents POWDER HER FACE

Inspired by Real-Life Tabloid Sex Scandal and 1963 Divorce Trial of 'Dirty Duchess'

Theater: Moses Scales the Mountain
Theater

Moses Scales the Mountain

Skylight’s sparkling staging of ‘My Fair Lady” paced by Norman Moses’ unforgettable Henry Higgins.

Theater: Three Kinds of Love
Theater

Three Kinds of Love

Chamber Theatre offers a real-life couple performing three different one acts about love.

My Fair Lady at Skylight Music Theatre Showcases High Fashion and Stunning Visual Design
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My Fair Lady at Skylight Music Theatre Showcases High Fashion and Stunning Visual Design

Project Runway's Chris March Creates Show-Stopping, One-of-a-Kind Costumes

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents LOVE STORIES
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents LOVE STORIES

November 25 – December 20, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre

My Fair Lady at Skylight Music Theatre  Showcases High Fashion and Stunning Visual Design
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My Fair Lady at Skylight Music Theatre Showcases High Fashion and Stunning Visual Design

Milwaukee Actor Norman Moses Celebrates Return to Skylight Stage as Henry Higgins

Classical: Present Music Has a Carnival
Classical

Present Music Has a Carnival

A daringly updated version of Schumann was among several crazy things at this concert.

Classical: Send In The Clowns
Classical

Send In The Clowns

Present Music turns Schumann's Carnaval into a real circus, with help from Quasimondo theater.

City Streets: Broadway, the Street of Tragedies
City Streets

Broadway, the Street of Tragedies

Three of the most tragic incidents in city history happened on Broadway.

From NYC to MKE
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From NYC to MKE

Wisconsin playwright brings Off-Off-Broadway short play to Milwaukee for one night only

Fire Your Imagination. Enter Present Music’s Carnival
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Fire Your Imagination. Enter Present Music’s Carnival

8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center

Theater: On the Brink of Greatness
Theater

On the Brink of Greatness

Renaissance Theaterworks picks two of the best women playwrights in the Midwest for staged readings.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents DEAR ELIZABETH
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents DEAR ELIZABETH

DEAR ELIZABETH by Sarah Ruhl. September 23- October 18, 2015

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents Second Annual Br!NK New Work Festival
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Renaissance Theaterworks Presents Second Annual Br!NK New Work Festival

New play staged readings September 8-14

Theater: Chamber Theater Presents Slapstick Romp
Theater

Chamber Theater Presents Slapstick Romp

Boeing Boeing, once a runaway hit in London, lands here, and our photos capture the action.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BOEING BOEING
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BOEING BOEING

August 13 - 30, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Cabot Theatre

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BOEING BOEING
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BOEING BOEING

August 13 - 30, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Cabot Theatre

Milwaukee Architecture: A City of Theaters
Milwaukee Architecture

A City of Theaters

Since the 19th century’s German language playhouses, the city has built and renovated countless facilities for theater.

Review: Going Crazy in Cleveland
Review

Going Crazy in Cleveland

Chamber Theatre deftly handles the antic farce, Lend Me a Tenor.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s LEND ME A TENOR
Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE UNDERSTUDY
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Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE UNDERSTUDY

A bitingly witty backstage comedy

Milwaukee Arts Board recognizes Outstanding Artists of the Year
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Milwaukee Arts Board recognizes Outstanding Artists of the Year

The Milwaukee Arts Board will honor the recipients of its Outstanding Artists of the Year award on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Plenty Of Horne: The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t
Plenty Of Horne

The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t

A bit of fake Milwaukee history, some questionable MATC ads, and debunking a war on pot.

MCT, Parkside unite for a complex, resonant “Bus Stop”

MCT, Parkside unite for a complex, resonant “Bus Stop”

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's third university collaboration pays off, as students and professional give powerful performances.

Marquette/Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s “Lion in Winter”

Marquette/Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s “Lion in Winter”

Pointed comedy and royal rivalries, as succession to the British throne plays out against Christmas, 1183.