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“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare, and in the times we live in, that holds more true than ever. In Milwaukee, at least, our stages present some incredible theater. Read more

Spring Arts Guide

First Stage fuels the imaginations of audience members with its mainstage production of A Wrinkle in Time, based on the bestselling book by author Madeleine L’Engle and adapted for the stage by John Glore. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

In the bleak mid-winter that is Wisconsin in January, there’s a “fire burnin’” on stage at the Skylight Music Theatre, and it’s reached a fever pitch with its red-hot production of 'The Gospel at Colonus.' Read more

Theater

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To brighten up the dreary days of January, I recommend the whipped-up fun of Ruddigore, a joint production of Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre. Read more

Theater

This week, Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre collaborate to create an imaginatively reinvigorated performance of William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s gothic melodrama Ruddigore. Read more

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Great acting and well-paced direction by C. Michael Wright that keeps this 'Jeeves' afloat and a delight to watch. Read more

Theater

This week, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Jeeves at Sea, Margaret Raether’s fourth adaptation of the classic P.G. Wodehouse Jeeves stories. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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'Newsies' is a real-life story that made front-page news at that time; now, it comes back to life on the Skylight Stage—a hit for all ages. Read more

Theater

This week, the Milwaukee Ballet presents Léo Delibes’ glorious music set to great choreography in the comic ballet, Coppélia. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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The scaled-down version of Oklahoma! Skylight offers includes a highly talented, multi-racial cast of 12, a small, on-stage band and superbly evocative set design and costumes. Read more

Theater

This week, the MacDowell Club’s “Grand Finale” farewell concert takes place at Villa Terrace with works by Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin and more. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Broadway Theatre Center hosts a conversation between Kate Baldwin and Skylight Music Theatre’s Michael Unger. Read more

Theater

Ben Yela—local musician and actor—talks about getting involved in the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and his experiences as an independent artist in the city. Read more

Off the Cuff

Dear Ruthie offers advice to a reader and shares her social calendar of events of interest to members of Milwaukee’s LGBTQ community for the second week of August. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee’s prestigious women’s theater, will leave the Broadway Theatre Center to the Next Act Theatre building. Read more

Arts News

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Artistic director Ray Jivoff retires on a high note with the Cole Porter musical. Read more

Theater

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Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Danceworks Performance Company and Chant Claire Chamber Choir present Carmina Burana as a visual and aural spectacle full of boisterous energy. Read more

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Photo Credit: Ross Zentner

Skylight’s Michael “Ding” Lorenz offers a light-hearted performance with percussions in Things that Go Ding! Read more

Theater

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Photo Credit: Paul Ruffolo

Vietnam War veterans are struggling to survive back home in Strange Snow, an Off-Broadway show presented by Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. Read more

Theater

Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, Strange Snow falls in the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre and In Tandem Theatre Company takes the gauge of Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn, which blows into the Tenth Street Theatre. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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