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Theater: ‘Scarecrow’ Is All About Wisconsin
Theater

‘Scarecrow’ Is All About Wisconsin

Heidi Armbruster's skilled writing and performance of one-woman play offers humor, drama and an uneven ending.

Young Performer Casting announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Christmas Carol
Uplifting world premiere production DREAM, QUICKIE! DREAM! opens at Marcus Performing Arts Center’s Todd Wehr Theater this October
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Uplifting world premiere production DREAM, QUICKIE! DREAM! opens at Marcus Performing Arts Center’s Todd Wehr Theater this October

Inspired by the life of Donald Driver and celebrating the idea to dream big

First Stage announces Artistic and Creative Teams for 2023/24 season
Deep Lake Future Exhibition Opens July 21

Deep Lake Future Exhibition Opens July 21

Immersive art experience at Small Works gallery in Walker's Point takes you under the surface and into the future of the Great Lakes.

Theater: Chamber Theatre Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Theater

Chamber Theatre Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Revival of Albee’s caustic classic is well acted, powerful and intriguing.

First Stage celebrates the holidays with Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer™: The Musical
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First Stage celebrates the holidays with Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer™: The Musical

The beloved TV classic soars off the screen and returns to the Todd Wehr this holiday season

Theater: Rep’s ‘Titanic’ Is a Triumph
Theater

Rep’s ‘Titanic’ Is a Triumph

A massive undertaking with terrific performers that never misses the show’s humanity or intimacy.

Classical: Florentine’s Smaller Show Is Charming
Classical

Florentine’s Smaller Show Is Charming

Two early 20th century mini-operas, 'Cinderella,' and a Ravel work about a naughty child, are well performed.

Theater: Skylight’s ‘Shackleton’ Is a Wild One
Theater

Skylight’s ‘Shackleton’ Is a Wild One

Elusive, fascinating, hypnotic musical with terrific performances. It will linger in your mind.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team for Regional Premiere of Award-Winning Off-Broadway Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me
The Florentine Opera Presents Weill’s Little Mahagonny
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The Florentine Opera Presents Weill’s Little Mahagonny

Return to Stage with a Grand Opera Performance and Small Orchestra

Theater: Mankind Was My Business
Theater

Mankind Was My Business

The Rep offers ‘Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol.’ It’s Dickens with a twist.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Holds One Day Sale for the Holiday Hit A Christmas Carol on Monday, July 22
Winners for the 2019 Footlights People’s Choice Awards Announced
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Winners for the 2019 Footlights People’s Choice Awards Announced

Non-professional and professional recipients honored in each category

Final Nominees Announced for 2019 Footlights People’s Choice Awards
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Final Nominees Announced for 2019 Footlights People’s Choice Awards

And the nominees are...

Theater: “Annie Jump” Is a Technical Triumph
Theater

“Annie Jump” Is a Technical Triumph

New play premiered by Renaissance has great atmosphere, but mawkish scenarios.

Theater: Skylight’s ‘Carmina Burana’ Will Wow You
Theater

Skylight’s ‘Carmina Burana’ Will Wow You

The most original and mesmerizing production I’ve seen this season.

Theater: The Tangled Roots of Racism
Theater

The Tangled Roots of Racism

Next Act’s “Blood at the Root” hits hard, but lacks subtlety and shading.

First Stage announces complete casting for Roald Dahl’s MATILDA The Musical
Theater: Skylight’s ‘Pippin’ Is a Puzzle
Theater

Skylight’s ‘Pippin’ Is a Puzzle

All that energy and pizzaz for musical set in Middle Ages, but what does it all mean?

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team for Pippin
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Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team for Pippin

First Time at Skylight for Iconic Musical from the Composer of 'Wicked' and 'Godspell.' September 21 – October 7, 2018 in Skylight’s Cabot Theatre

Final Nominees Announced for 2018 Footlights People’s Choice Awards
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Final Nominees Announced for 2018 Footlights People’s Choice Awards

Congrats to all our nominees!

Theater: ‘The Brothers Size’ Upsets Expectations
Theater

‘The Brothers Size’ Upsets Expectations

Play by rising black playwright mixes dance, music and more in potent MCT production.

Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre Unite Forces for The Tales of Hoffmann
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Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre Unite Forces for The Tales of Hoffmann

A Newly Translated and Freshly Re-orchestrated Version of Offenbach’s Otherworldly Tales Directed by Jill Anna Ponasik. Performances March 16-29, 2018

Theater: A Russian Comic Mystery Drama
Theater

A Russian Comic Mystery Drama

Renaissance production of ‘Russian Transport’ covers all the bases powerfully.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney
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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney

February 21 – March 18, 2018 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre

Theater: “Guys and Dolls” Smacked Too Hard
Theater

“Guys and Dolls” Smacked Too Hard

Rep production overplays a worthy musical.

“Guys and Dolls” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater September 19
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“Guys and Dolls” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater September 19

Guys and Dolls is directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements.

Theater: ‘Sweeney Todd’ Is Grisly Fun
Theater

‘Sweeney Todd’ Is Grisly Fun

Skylight’s take on Sondheim musical has inventive staging and strong voices.

Theater: Regrets, They Have a Few
Theater

Regrets, They Have a Few

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical returns to First Stage this holiday season!
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical returns to First Stage this holiday season!

November 25 – December 31, 2016 at the The Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Milwakee Repertory Theater’s Tony Award-Winning Musical <i>Man of La Mancha</a>
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Cast and Creative Team Announced for Milwakee Repertory Theater’s Tony Award-Winning Musical Man of La Mancha

Broadway Star and Hometown Favorite Nathaniel Stampley stars as Don Quixote.

Theater: The Rep Tries Agatha Christie
Theater

The Rep Tries Agatha Christie

Its production of ‘The Mousetrap’ is fun but long on melodramatics.

First Stage’s 29th season begins with family favorite Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach
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First Stage’s 29th season begins with family favorite Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

October 16 – November 15, 2015 at the Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

The Season Ahead: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
The Season Ahead

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

C. Michael Wright talks about his company's season of "Our Friends and Neighbors," and gives an on-set video interview about their first show, "'Art,'" where he plays Serge. Video by Gene Cawley.