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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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Not many are challenged like the family in Next to Normal—an award-winning musical presented by All-In Productions that takes an intimate look at how mental illness affects not just the patient, but also everyone within that person’s univer... more

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A new play written in Shakespearean verse by Chicago playwright Jared McDaris, called Wayward Women, is playing at the Alchemist Theatre. more

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This year’s Rolling Thunder took 100 Wisconsin bikers on a journey from the Harley-Davidson Museum to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. more

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First Stage’s Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook! Is a 90-minute show that is a fun and helpful glimpse into some of the situations real kids will find themselves in as they mature, whether Junie, herself is around or not. more

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The saying, “truth is stranger than fiction" immediately comes to mind when considering the main characters in Acacia Theatre’s The Best of Enemies ... more

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Playwright Donald Margulies examines what’s fair in love and war in Time Stands Still, a powerful play that focuses on Sarah, a photojournalist who’s returned home from Iraq after being injured by an IED blast. It’s currently being shown by... more

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Windfall Theatre’s The Metromaniacs is a frothy farce; a delight to watch from start to finish as seven well-versed actors tackle a modern adaptation of a 1700s French play. more

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This past week Skylight Music Theatre opened its production of the hilarious musical revue, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (through Feb. 19), Next Act Theatre opened The Other Place, a smart, cleverly crafted and wonderfully acted p... more

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In the world premiere of Welcome to Bronzeville, First Stage creates a vibrant, vivid and delightfully rendered look at a once-famed area that was the heartbeat of Milwaukee’s African American community. more

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