First Stage


Illustration: Anna Ward

We may be decking our halls with holly and placing mistletoe in strategic places, but there are many holiday reasons to leave the house this season. Music, theater, dance—it’s all a celebration of the most wonderful time of the year. Read more

A&E Feature

This month: First Stage, the Marcus Center, Present Music and Cabaret MKE talk to hosts Dave Luhrssen and John Schneider. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express


PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Ruffalo

When the scent of her late Abuelita starts fading from her rebozo, 10-year-old Pilar has to deal with grief in this bilingual production. Read more


First Stage is putting on a bilingual, intimate and profound show amidst the monarch butterflies’ annual migration and Día de los Muertos celebrations. Read more

A&E Feature