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Photo Credit: Art Montes

Executive director Megan McGee discusses Ex Fabula, and Festival City Symphony talks about upcoming concerts. Read more

Arts News

Here's a comprehensive list of all of the classical music performances scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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Here's a comprehensive list of all of the theater performances scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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“The best thing to do is to purchase a one- or two-day pass and bask in it!” John Schneider says of the 2019 Milwaukee Fringe Festival. Read more

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Illustration credit: Anna Ward

Shakespeare’s classic romantic tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’ has been morphed into a comedy by Patrick Schmitz for a new production at the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater. Read more

, Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo credit: Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade

Directed by Darko Tresnjak, the musical’s next stop on its North American tour is the Marcus Center in Downtown Milwaukee. Read more

A&E Feature

Florentine Opera’s Summer Residency Program Artists perform their first concert together, ‘Summer Love,’ as part of the company’s ‘@ The Center Series.’ Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

“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

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