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Six UPAF “Cornerstone Groups” will receive about 86% of the dollars allocated. more

Daily Dose

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Photo Credit: Ross Zentner

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz used the idea of a son growing up under the pressure of being the heir to the throne as the basis of a story about finding one’s own place in life. more

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Ross Zentner

The Milwaukee Rep presents Guards at the Taj; Skylight Music Theatre opens their season with Pippin; and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stages Chapatti. more

Performing Arts Weekly

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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. more

Fall Arts Guide

A feature interview with Shepherd Express Assistant Editor of Arts & Entertainment John Schneider on his 2018 Milwaukee Fringe Festival performance, Where or When: The Life and Songs of Lorenz Hart. more

A&E Feature

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

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

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/ more

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

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

A&E Feature

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

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

Theater

Coming up this week are Windfall Theatre and Milwaukee Entertainment Group’s Dancing With Hamlet, Acacia Theatre’s The Hiding Place, Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Opera Theatre’s The Tales of Hoffman and Memories Dinner Theater’s Are You Sure? more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Thirty-two years after its Skylight premiere, Zombies From the Beyond returns to the famed Milwaukee theater, providing a loving pastiche of Cold War era movies, romantic era operettas and raise-the-roof Broadway musicals. more

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Photo credit: Mark Frohna

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. more

Performing Arts Weekly

This fall, Renaissance Theaterworks promoted its longtime director of development, Lisa Rasmussen, to the position of managing director. more

Off the Cuff

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Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

Skylight Music Theatre has pulled out all the stops to produce one of its finest offerings yet, and lucky audiences can look forward to an evening of enchantment at Annie—through Dec. 27 at the Broadway Theatre Center’ Cabot Theatre. 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! more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Skylight’s season opener is a delight for the eyes, the ears and—especially in these tense times—the heart and (metaphorically speaking) the soul. more

Theater

Performing Arts Week spotlights artistic events September-October, including the Skylight’s Hot Mikado, Next Act’s Silent Sky and Theatre Gigante’s I Am My Own Wife. more

Performing Arts Weekly

To celebrate 20 years on the corner of Brady Street andArlington Place, Hi Hat Lounge willthrow a daylong, street-wide block party on Saturday Sept. 2 from 1-10 p.m.Local bands and DJs will perform. Lakefront Brewery will be on hand to.. more

Around MKE

The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre launches its new season with Ira Levin’s popular Deathtrap and a new branding campaign that affirms its commitment to storytelling. more

A&E Feature

Few musicals in the repertory have gained the respect among theater and music lovers as has Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. Fans of this landmark masterpiece―as well as anyone who wants an accomplished evening of theater―should make it to ... more

Theater

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

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