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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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As artistic director Jeff Frank says, “We are very excited to have Girls in the Boat premiere at First Stage. The play was written specifically with the teens in our Young Company in mind.” Read more

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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s Christmas in Babylon gives a lesson in familial love when a blue-collar family clashes with the father’s ex-fiancée of 25 years, now a wealthy self-help guru. Read more

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Milwaukee’s performing arts groups greet the season with an array of holiday-themed shows as Christmas approaches. Read more

A&E Feature

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In this gentle two-hander by Irish writer Christian O’Reilly, older adults must cope with the realities of their difficult, lower-class, everyday lives. 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

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The Shepherd Express goes “Off the Cuff” with Angela Iannone about the upcoming premiere of her latest Edwin Booth series drama, The Prison Where I Live, at Theatre RED. Read more

Off the Cuff

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

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Coming up in Milwaukee’s performing arts world are Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s production of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, Danceworks on Tap’s performance Tapology and SueMo: A Dance Experience’s fifth anniversary show, FI(V)E. Read more

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No clear answers are possible in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s nail-biting production of Doubt. Read more

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Among this week’s performing arts openings are Doubt: A Parable at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Pericles, Prince of Tyre at Marquette University, Secrets from the Wide Sky at Danceworks, and a concert and masterclass by organist Jon Gillock at the ... Read more

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As the season nears its end, Paul Masterson assesses the Milwaukee theater scene’s LGBTQ-relevant works. Of note: Village Playhouse’s production of a new translation of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

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In Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s production of The Brothers Size, the bonds that bind us as family can free us but also imprison us. Read more

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This week’s theatrical offerings in Milwaukee are highlighted by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s eighth annual Rep Lab Short Play Festival—featuring eight diverse plays acted and directed by The Rep’s own Emerging Professional Residents. Read more

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The Shepherd Express Spring Arts Guide 2018 features interviews with six arts professionals who received training in Milwaukee. Read more

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We take a closer look at three additional MPS schools that go above and beyond their state-mandated curricula. Read more

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The production supplies a realistic dose of family drama along with a liberal helping of laughs; it runs through Dec. 17 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. Read more

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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

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Marcella Kearns and Todd Denning play two people sharing an evening together in 1987 as Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune. Read more

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Terrence McNally wrote thescreenplay for Frankie and Johnny (1991), drawing it from his 1987 off-Broadwayproduction, Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune . With the help of directorGarry Marshall ( Pretty Woman ), McNally transformed a two-.. Read more

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