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Skylight Music Theatre presents ‘The Gospel at Colonus,’ adapted from the ancient Greek ‘Oedipus at Colonus’ by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson, with direction by Sheri Williams Pannell. Read more

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Illustration by Anna Ward

This week, Matt Zembrowski’s latest creation, Dad’s Season Tickets, receives its world premiere in Fish Creek’s Northern Sky Theater. Read more

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Artistic director Ray Jivoff retires on a high note with the Cole Porter musical. Read more

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Skylight’s Michael “Ding” Lorenz offers a light-hearted performance with percussions in Things that Go Ding! Read more

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Critics have called Urinetown, The Musical at Skylight Music theatre “a laugh riot!” and “enormously entertaining!” with a “stunningly talented cast!” Read more

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There are many Easter eggs in Skylight Music Theatre’s production of Urinetown—some written into the book and score, and some added by this production’s creators/ Read more

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Skylight Music Theatre closes its season with Urinetown, a satire of both modern politics and the musical genre itself. Read more

A&E Feature

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This week, Zombies from the Beyond arrive in Milwaukee courtesy of Skylight Music Theatre, William Shakespeare engages in some Equivocation at Next Act Theatre and more. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Preview of Skylight Music Theatre’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Read more

A&E Feature

Skylight Music Theatre executive director Jack R. Lemmon announced yesterday that Ray Jivoff has been named Skylight Music Theatre's new artistic director. Read more

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Ray Jivoff, interim artistic director of Skylight Music Theatre, talks to the Shepherd Express about his career thus far and future plans with the company. Read more

Spring Arts Guide

Skylight Music Theatre stages La Cage aux Folles through Dec. 23 at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Cabot Theatre. Read more

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Skylight Music Theatre’s production of La Cage Aux Folles The Birdcage) runs Nov. 18-Dec. 23 and features an artistic team brimming with local and national talent. Read more

A&E Feature

Most people have a bad day on the job and they might get reprimanded. Police officers have a bad day on the job and people get killed. It’s stressful--the kind of job no one is ever able to live up to 100% of the time. Some are better than other.. Read more

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With stunning sets, masterful orchestration and impeccable performances, Skylight Music Theatre’s production of Into the Woods is a delight. Read more

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Michael Brosilow

“I wrestled with reality for over 40 years and I’m happy to say I finally won out over it.” So says Elwood, friend to the giant rabbit pooka, Harvey, when questioned by psychiatric doctors. Mary Read more

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Skylight Music Theatre closes its revolution-themed season with the 1968 classic, Hair. Creators James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot sought to capture the hippie spirit of their time in this work, which was deemed revolutionary for ... Read more

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“We’re reminding the audience to question why war exists, why are we sending young people to war, whose responsibility is that and when is that going to end?” says Stage Director Ray Jivoff of Skylight Music Theatre’s final Cabot show, H... Read more

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From high above the stage, a couple of rows of cymbal-banging monkey toys stand guard over the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre. The stage itself is filled with an eye-popping variety of instruments that make noise when struck. This... Read more

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The theatre season continues. Actors not yet attached with a project in the flurry of openings in the early part of the season may wish to consider some time in Elm Grove this fall. This weekend Elm Grove community theatre group Sunset Playhouse.. Read more

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