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Professional and Non-Professional Arts Groups Both to Be Awarded at Footlights Performing Arts Awards
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Professional and Non-Professional Arts Groups Both to Be Awarded at Footlights Performing Arts Awards

The results will be announced at the live awards ceremony June 22, 2017 at Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Quadracci Powerhouse.

Theater: Regrets, They Have a Few
Theater

Regrets, They Have a Few

Four actors deftly stretch time and memory in “Bloomsday.”

Ray Jivoff Named Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre
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Ray Jivoff Named Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre

Ray Jivoff has been active in the Milwaukee theatre community as an actor, teacher and director since moving here in 1988.

In Tandem Theatre Presents its Biggest Musical to Date
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In Tandem Theatre Presents its Biggest Musical to Date

Let In Tandem take you back to 1920’s France to the magic of the carnival!

Footlights Announces John McGivern as Ceremony Host for 2017 Footlights Performing Arts Awards
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Footlights Announces John McGivern as Ceremony Host for 2017 Footlights Performing Arts Awards

The first-ever Footlights Performing Arts Awards ceremony is set for Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Quadracci Powerhouse.

Footlights Announces Footlights Performing Arts Awards for 2017 for the Greater Milwaukee Area
Theater: Next Act’s Christmas Play Is Uneven
Theater

Next Act’s Christmas Play Is Uneven

1950s Milwaukee radio setting is grabby, but acting is a tad flat.

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

Danceworks Performance Company invites audience to the first concert of its 20th anniversary season: Dance In or Take Out?
City People: Architect Revitalizes, Repurposes and Builds Community
City People

Architect Revitalizes, Repurposes and Builds Community

Allyson Nemec specializes in working with existing buildings, rather than new construction.

Danceworks Performance Company celebrates 20 years!
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Danceworks Performance Company celebrates 20 years!

Season Subscriptions on sale now.

Next Act Pokes Fun at the Political Landscape this Fall
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Next Act Pokes Fun at the Political Landscape this Fall

THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson is a refreshing antidote to today's punditry and non-stop squabbling.

Wild Space Dance Company Announces 30th Season
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Wild Space Dance Company Announces 30th Season

Wild Space Dance Company will celebrate its 30th season in Milwaukee with two major performances

Jen Kirkman to Headline Milwaukee Comedy Festival
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Jen Kirkman to Headline Milwaukee Comedy Festival

Comedian and Best Selling Author to Headline closing night at Historic Turner Hall.

Next Act Theatre Celebrates 26 Seasons with Annual Fundraiser
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Next Act Theatre Celebrates 26 Seasons with Annual Fundraiser

The evening kicks off with an exclusive VIP meet and greet with artists from the 2015-16 Season and Producing Artistic Director, David Cecsarini.

Danceworks Performance Company invites audiences to embark on an enchanted adventure in: The Quest
Theater: A Nation at Urban War With Itself
Theater

A Nation at Urban War With Itself

Next Act offers powerful production of ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’

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

In Tandem Theatre Brings the Illuminating “Lamps for my Family” to the Tenth Street Theatre
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In Tandem Theatre Brings the Illuminating “Lamps for my Family” to the Tenth Street Theatre

In this poignant and funny play, Jack Duddy returns to his childhood home only to find a houseful of relatives – all of them deceased and wanting to talk his ear off!

Next Act Hires New Development Director
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Next Act Hires New Development Director

Anne is a people-oriented fundraising professional and manager, raising money in the non-profit sector since 2005.

Milwaukee Opera Theatre presents: THE STORY OF MY LIFE
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Milwaukee Opera Theatre presents: THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Music and Lyrics by Neil Bartram / Book by Brian Hill

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

Veterans Bond as they Perform ‘Julius Caesar’
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Veterans Bond as they Perform ‘Julius Caesar’

Actors from Feast of Crispian will present their first large-scale public performance at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 and 2 p.m. Nov. 1, at Next Act Theatre’s Performance Space, 255 S. Water St.

In Tandem Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with New Musical Spoof
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In Tandem Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with New Musical Spoof

Now in its 18th season, In Tandem Theatre has been bringing alternative holiday hilarity to the stage since its beginning.

Theater: The Arab Among Us
Theater

The Arab Among Us

Next Act’s ‘Back of the Throat’ offers angry, absurdist look at post 9/11 fears.

Danceworks Performance Company delves into the mysterious for season opener:  Footsteps, Shadows and Whispers
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

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

In Tandem Theatre Opens 2015-16 Season With Award Winning Dark Comedy
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In Tandem Theatre Opens 2015-16 Season With Award Winning Dark Comedy

In Tandem Theatre opens their 18th season with Any Given Monday

Milwaukee Comedy Festival Offers Laughs

Milwaukee Comedy Festival Offers Laughs

10th annual fest offers huge line-up of comics over four days with most shows at Next Act 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

Review: Lives of the Radium Girls
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Lives of the Radium Girls

Umbrella Group’s staging of true story about 1920s women working at the Radium Dial Company becomes a harrowing, human tragedy.

Danceworks Performance Company announces 2015-16 season
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Danceworks Performance Company announces 2015-16 season

Season subscriptions on sale now

Theater: Next Act Commits <i>Heresy</i>
Theater

Next Act Commits Heresy

A. R. Gurney’s futuristic parable offers strong views and weak drama, but a stellar cast does its best.

Dance: Fashion Through the Ages
Dance

Fashion Through the Ages

Danceworks’ latest show spanned recorded time, from dinosaurs to Victorian dresses to today’s weddings.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s LEND ME A TENOR
Danceworks Performance Company and Present Music: Temptation’s Snare
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Danceworks Performance Company and Present Music: Temptation’s Snare

March 6-9, 2014 • Next Act Theatre

Next Act puts faith in “Grace”

Next Act puts faith in “Grace”

Director David Cescarini talks about his season's last play, an exploration of how we believe what we believe in. Plus: Next Act's 2013-14 season announced.

Next Act’s “Microcrisis” yields huge dividends

Next Act’s “Microcrisis” yields huge dividends

The satire of our global financial system finds the humor in its ironies – and the danger that still remains.