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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

“The challenge for us is making this art form relevant; if you’re excited by what we do and attend, we’re delighted to have you,” says Maggey Oplinger. Read more

A&E Feature

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Writer Bill Zaferos will discuss his first novel on May 15 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Proceeds go to the Milwaukee chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Read more

Books

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Photo Credit: Paul Ruffolo

J.M. Barrie’s children’s classic Peter Pan is told from Tinker Bell’s perspective in this exciting new production. Read more

Theater

Tinker Bell comes to the Marcus Center to tell the story of Peter Pan, et al from her own unique perspective in a fun new musical. Read more

, Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy

Musical tells the true story of what happened when 38 passenger jets landed unexpectedly in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, following 9/11. Read more

A&E Feature

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Photo credit Joe Karr

Dan Kiley’s design is no longer a grove. It’s a mausoleum. Read more

Happening Now

The Historic Preservation Committee ruled against the Marcus Center Monday, but the debate over accessibility continues. Read more

Happening Now

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Photo Credit: Paul Ruffolo

First Stage’s production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn transforms the stage into the Mississippi River, the waterway Huck and Jim travel by raft in search of freedom. Read more

Theater

Bard and Bourbon plays William Shakespeare with drunk actors, and their current production is a fun and irreverent Julius Caesar. Read more

Theater

Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, First Stage’s production of Big River flows into the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater; and Ronn McFarlane and Paul O’Dette “lute” the Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The United Performing Arts Fund kicks off their 2019 fundraising campaign in support of Milwaukee-area arts organizations on Monday, March 4, with a gala event. Read more

News Features

Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, The Phantom of the Opera returns to haunt the stage of Uihlein Hall; UWM’s Mainstage Theatre is populated by All My Sons; and Todd Wehr Auditorium hosts The Potting Shed. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

We're slapping temporary historic status on everything this week, and discussing an absolutely dispiriting month for digital media. Read more

On Music

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Highlighting this week’s performing arts’ scene, The Chinese Lady appears at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Torch and Glamour takes to Danceworks’ stage, and Florentine Opera’s studio artists sing “Con Amore.” Read more

, Performing Arts Weekly

Harley-Davidson Museum's electric motorcycle exhibit, the value of public spaces, Milwaukee's new food halls and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

Will anybody really miss that chestnut grove outside of the Marcus Center? Read more

On Music

Last year, the Marcus Center’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration was listed on the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center’s calendar. This year, the event’s 35th anniversary, it is not. It’s an unfortunate lapse for many reasons. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Groups across the city honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while a number of elected officials host town hall meetings. Read more

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This week’s highlights include Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s Young Playwrights Festival Showcase, which returns to Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre for an eighth year. Read more

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The Marcus Center’s development plans, the spread of cannabis stores in Milwaukee, First Stage’s Matilda and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

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