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First Stage’s Young Company presents Girls in the Boat, a fast-paced retelling of the story of our country’s first female professional rowing team. more

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First Stage has produced The Best Christmas Pageant Ever nine times since 1990, as it is a popular story about compassion, empathy and love. This year, for the first time, the story has been adapted as a musical. more

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Anyone who has unwantedly endured the holiday season without a romantic partner will relate to Next Act Theatre’s The Twelve Dates of Christmas. more

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Milwaukee Rep’s The All Night Strut! is a tuneful tribute to the Greatest Generation’s songs, including novelty tunes, ballads, love songs and bebop hits. more

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Renaissance Theaterworks’ Native Gardens invites you to laugh and think about racism and prejudice. more

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A light-fingered thief seems to have made off with a young girl’s painting in the world premiere of First Stage’s musical, Nate the Great. more

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Some of the area’s best actors give life to characters that are undeniably quirky but also are deeply rooted in the rural, Irish soil. more

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In this gentle two-hander by Irish writer Christian O’Reilly, older adults must cope with the realities of their difficult, lower-class, everyday lives. more

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A familiar face in Milwaukee theater, Reese Madigan, will be seen this summer at APT in Spring Green. more

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Waukesha Civic Theatre strikes a chilling note for mystery buffs in Frederick Knott’s Wait Until Dark. more

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If the first few bars of a musical’s overture are greeted by a roar from the audience, chances are you’re sitting at a performance of Les Miserables. more

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Acacia Theatre’s revised version of The Hiding Place is a must-see event for those who need inspiration on how common people rise to the occasion and do the most uncommon things. more

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Hoping to come out a winner, Waukesha Civic Theatre lost too many turns while producing Clue: The Musical; through March 25. more

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In under two hours, The Wiz contains most of the key scenes of the 1978 film. more

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First Stage’s A Charlie Brown Christmas has everything you could want in a kid-themed special: The whole Peanuts gang is here—Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, Sally and, of course, Snoopy. It runs through Dec. 31 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater. more

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Skylight Music Theatre has pulled out all the stops to produce one of its finest offerings yet, and lucky audiences can look forward to an evening of enchantment at Annie—through Dec. 27 at the Broadway Theatre Center’ Cabot Theatre. more

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At the same time that Waukesha nightclubs were filled with costumed gypsies and scary monsters celebrating Halloween, another cast of costumed revelers was singing and dancing in unison in a fine production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. more

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream—The Musical gives proof to Dale Gutzman’s supposition that this is “Shakespeare’s most erotic play.” more

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“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, we love you!” sing a pair of children to their favorite car, and that’s likely to be the audience’s impression. more

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Young actors often make up in enthusiasm what they lack in experience; such is the case with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, which gets a high-energy production by The Company of Strangers Theater. more

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