Kenilworth 508 Theatre


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A dual-layered ‘Beggar’s Opera’ makes its way across an intimate stage as the opening show in Theatre Gigante’s season. Read more



Photo Credit: Robert M Powell

Theatre Gigante celebrates the life of a great American spoken-word artist with a studio theatre performance of Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell. Read more


Theatre Gigante hosts a moody, artistic tribute to one of the most iconic characters of early 20th century pop fiction: Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan. Read more


This week’s theatrical openings in Milwaukee are highlighted by First Stage’s “Theatre for Young Audiences” take on the 1974 Tony Award-winning musical, The Wiz. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Seat of Our Pants Readers Theatre Troupe and Milwaukee Entertainment Group present a staged reading of Nilo Cruz’s 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics; live Latin music will also be performed by three UW-Milwaukee staff members. Read more

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Theatre Gigante presents a new adaptation of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, and Milwaukee Entertainment Group divulges The Secret of Sherlock Holmes at the intimate Brumder Mansion. Read more

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Theatre Gigante brought back one act from its past seasons for its 30th-anniversary season: It was a great choice—David Gaines and his one-man comedic powerhouse, 7 (x1) Samurai, which ran at Kenilworth 508 Theatre Nov. 17-19. Read more



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! Read more

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