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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

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The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre showcases the true Wisconsinite on stage. Read more

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Director Ryan Schabach and artistic director Michael Wright discuss Paul Slade Smith’s play and Wright’s pending retirement. Read more

A&E Feature

Miscast is a musical revue in which Waukesha Civic Theatre performers sing songs for characters they would never have the chance to play in real life due to their sex, ethnicity or age. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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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

Theater

In this week’s performing arts’ scene, First Stage goes into Locomotion, Five Guys Named Moe grace the Cabot Theatre’s stage and Red Priest gives quite a show in, appropriately enough, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Skylight Musical Theatre’s production of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman’s Hairspray is a timely presentation of a big and bold story of a teenager who fights for everyone’s rights’ and of her own triumphant transformation. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Dear Ruthie shares her social schedule of LGBTQ-themed Halloween events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

Dear Ruthie

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Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz used the idea of a son growing up under the pressure of being the heir to the throne as the basis of a story about finding one’s own place in life. Read more

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

Performing Arts Weekly

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

Performing Arts Weekly

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

A&E Feature

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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. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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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! Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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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. Read 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... Read 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 ... Read 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... Read more

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