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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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Laughter is a key ingredient to the success of this new production of one of America’s most endearing recent musicals. Read more

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This week, the Florentine Opera Company’s Baumgartner Studio Artist Showcase opens with Leonard Bernstein’s one-act, semi-staged opera, Trouble in Tahiti. Read more

, Performing Arts Weekly

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In the bleak mid-winter that is Wisconsin in January, there’s a “fire burnin’” on stage at the Skylight Music Theatre, and it’s reached a fever pitch with its red-hot production of 'The Gospel at Colonus.' Read more

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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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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

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

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As 2019 ends, it’s time to look back at highlights of all the great theater that took place in our city; the nicely produced shows with career-defining performances, as well as both regional and world premieres. Read more

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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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Elvis Costello and ‘The Band’s Visit’ are the main headliner this week in Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

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'Newsies' is a real-life story that made front-page news at that time; now, it comes back to life on the Skylight Stage—a hit for all ages. Read more

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The scaled-down version of Oklahoma! Skylight offers includes a highly talented, multi-racial cast of 12, a small, on-stage band and superbly evocative set design and costumes. Read more

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Jill Anna Ponasik, director of Skylight Music Theatre’s upcoming production of Oklahoma!, promises a more authentic look at the time and place. Read more

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Two Broadway musicals, The Rep’s ‘West Side Story’ and Skylight’s ‘Oklahoma!’ Read more

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Broadway Theatre Center hosts a conversation between Kate Baldwin and Skylight Music Theatre’s Michael Unger. Read more

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Skylight Music Theatre prepares for its 60th season by announcing new leadership. 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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Miscast is a musical revue in which Waukesha Civic Theatre performers sing songs for characters they would never have the chance to play in real life due to their sex, ethnicity or age. Read more

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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

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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

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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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