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Ross Zentner

The Milwaukee Rep presents Guards at the Taj; Skylight Music Theatre opens their season with Pippin; and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stages Chapatti. more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo Credit: Paul Ruffolo

The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its season with a fast-paced Sherlock Holmes adventure. more

Theater

In many ways, Milwaukee would seem blessed by its abundance of theaters and performance venues for both the fine and popular arts. But, is it an over-abundance? more

News Features

This week, we preview an all-Bach concert by Great Lakes Baroque, as well as theatrical productions of The Madwoman of Chaillot (by Off the Wall) and Fortuna the Timebender vs. the Schoolgirls of Doom (by Milwaukee Metro Voices). more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

Skylight Music Theatre closes its season with Urinetown, a satire of both modern politics and the musical genre itself. more

A&E Feature

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Photo credit: Mark Frohna

This week, Zombies from the Beyond arrive in Milwaukee courtesy of Skylight Music Theatre, William Shakespeare engages in some Equivocation at Next Act Theatre and more. more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo credit: Mark Frohna

Local theatrical productions this week are headlined by Annie by Skylight Music Theatre and Theatre Gigante’s one-man show, 7 (x1) Samurai. But, there’s much more, too! more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo credit: Mark Frohna

Skylight’s season opener is a delight for the eyes, the ears and—especially in these tense times—the heart and (metaphorically speaking) the soul. more

Theater

Rep Lab, something of a theater student’s version of boot camp, takes place in the Stiemke Studio Theater April 13-17. Also, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Great Expectations in Gale Childs Daly’s 1993 adaptation in the Cabot Theatre Ap... more

Performing Arts Weekly

Zémire et Azor, an operatic version of Beauty and the Beast, appears at the Cabot Theatre; Between Two Worlds, a concert of Slovenian music by Master Singers of Milwaukee and Carthage Choir, appears at North Shore Congregational St. John’s ... more

Performing Arts Weekly

Three different theater companies present new plays running Feb. 3 through Feb. 19. The Skylight offers tales of love in DiPietro and Roberts’ I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; She Kills Dragons, replete with murderous fairies, evil o... more

Performing Arts Weekly

Ray Jivoff, interim artistic director of Skylight Music Theatre, talks to the Shepherd Express about his career thus far and future plans with the company. more

Spring Arts Guide

Skylight Music Theatre’s production of La Cage Aux Folles The Birdcage) runs Nov. 18-Dec. 23 and features an artistic team brimming with local and national talent. more

A&E Feature

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Photo by Mark Frohna

Skylight Music Theatre’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Violet is a potent psychological and societal exploration. more

Theater

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s staging of Anton Chekhov’s spoof, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, is strong enough to overcome the script’s tedious moments. more

Theater

The Milwaukee theater season doesn’t have an official start. The first show of Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s season might as well be the opening of a new season, though. They always have that first show in August, which gives them a really n.. more

Theater

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre performs Christopher Durang’s comedic play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Aug. 11-28, a work that won a Tony Award for Best Play three years ago. more

Theater

The Third Ward has come a long way in the 20 years since Nancy O’Keefe took charge as executive director of the Historic Third Ward Association (HTWA). The Shepherd Express interviews her about her experience with the organization, progress... more

News Features

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Photo by Angela Morgan

Present Music isn’t the most likely series to hear a piano recital. Pianist Cory Smythe was astoundingly good in a bold, innovative program he created on Saturday evening at the Cabot Theatre. He played Schumann and Sciarrino. Quasimodo Phy... more

Classical Music

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Paul Ruffolo

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its season with a cleverly energetic production of the 20th-century farce, Boeing Boeing. more

Theater

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