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To brighten up the dreary days of January, I recommend the whipped-up fun of Ruddigore, a joint production of Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre. Read more

Theater

Innovative staging of ‘Ruddigore’ and performances at Saint Kate Hotel are on the calendar. Read more

Arts News

Twenty-nineteen was a big year for Milwaukee’s largest dance institutions, as well as for individual dancers, directors and choreographers who brought a great year of live dance performance to the city. Read more

Dance

This week, Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre collaborate to create an imaginatively reinvigorated performance of William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s gothic melodrama Ruddigore. Read more

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Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Aperi Animam and Cadance Collective create a hybrid music-theater performance from Renaissance and postmodern song cycles. Read more

Theater

WPCA continues its tradition and local groups make a performance out of ancient prophecies, modern revelations and a Renaissance motet. Read more

Arts News

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Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Danceworks Performance Company and Chant Claire Chamber Choir present Carmina Burana as a visual and aural spectacle full of boisterous energy. 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

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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

Theater

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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

Theater

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

Theater

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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

Theater

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

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