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Zie Magic Flute is a whimsical and playful adaptation of Mozart’s famous opera, supported by genuine talent and dedication to the opera’s spirit. Read more

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In collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Quasimondo Physical Theatre and Cadence Collective, Zie Magic Flute returns this month to a story-appropriate setting—Historic Tripoli Shrine Center. Read more

A&E Feature

“With Antiology, we are making the development process into art. It’s jumping inside the process of developing a new work in a way that’s both entertaining and sharable,” says MOT’s Jill Anna Ponasik about their upcoming production. Read more

A&E Feature

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After raising the profile of the Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Jill Anna Ponasik was invited to join the staff of one of the city’s venerable performing arts groups, the Skylight Music Theatre. Read more

Fall Arts Guide

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Milwaukee Opera Theatre’s Doc Danger and the Danger Squad unfolds in the pages of “Breathtaking Tales #17” where we meet some favorite archetypes of the pulp fiction. 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

SummerStage of Delafield presents Pride and Prejudice; Doc Danger and the Danger Squad receives its premiere via Milwaukee Opera Theatre; and Theater RED presents This Prison Where I Live. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Written in a style that perfectly melds the fun and excitement of super hero comic books with the heightened artistry of opera, this piece truly is a great choice for all ages. Read more

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The extraordinary co-production by Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company of composer Ana Sokolovic’s ferociously challenging a capella opera Svadba-Wedding shouldn’t disappear after three weeknight shows. Read more

Classical Music

Two of Milwaukee’s most eligible performance companies, Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company, are remarried in the Milwaukee premiere of the unusual one-act opera, Svadba-Wedding. Read more

A&E Feature

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A touch of steampunk, along with excellent voices, uplifts an entertaining Tales of Hoffman by Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theater. Read more

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Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Theater RED present A Chorus Line; William Shakespeare’s immortal Romeo and Juliet comes to SummerStage in Delafield; and SueMo Dance Company explores what it means to self-identify in a performance at Danceworks... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

We picnicked near Olympus . Afterwards, our two little daughters played with another kid and his stuffed stegosaurus by Ancestor . The Lynden Sculpture Garden is an interesting space for children. Both of my daughters (one in pre-k, the other ente.. Read more

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Handel’s operas are teeming with animals! Stroll the grounds of the Lynden Sculpture Garden in search of the lion, bee, nightingale, snake, elephant, frog, dove, stag, tiger – even a phoenix! Come explore the menagerie created when Danceworks Perf.. Read more

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George Frideric Handel’s animal characters from his splendid operas and oratorios take to Lynden Sculpture Garden June 16 and 17 in a collaborative event by Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Danceworks Performance Company called “Handel’s Bestiar... Read more

A&E Feature

Milwaukee Metro Voices teams with composer Jason Powell at Next Act Theatre (May 12-21), a timely musical comedy that satirizes partisanship and strives to start a real conversation. Read more

A&E Feature

It’s about doomed love, capital punishment, and bureaucracy. And it’s a comedy. Blindingly bright colors clash against the darkness as love mingles with the impending threat of death in musical comedy that feels very, very big on a very small stag.. Read more

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Milwaukee Opera Theatre presents its topsy-turvy new version of The Mikado at Next Act Theater, March 16-26. Read more

A&E Feature

The simple fact that Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Quasimondo Physical Theatre’s latest show is called Zie Magic Flute and not Die Zauberflöte is an indication that this is not be your typical Wolfgang Mozart opera production. Read more

Classical Music

It’s probably going to be Hillary. I mean it’s DEFINITELY probably going to be Hillary. When analysis from certain sources start saying things like, “obviously people still have to vote, but...” it’s more or less set. It’s historic, yes. .. Read more

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