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Skylight Musical Theatre’s production of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman’s Hairspray is a timely presentation of a big and bold story of a teenager who fights for everyone’s rights’ and of her own triumphant transformation. more

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Theatre Gigante hosts a moody, artistic tribute to one of the most iconic characters of early 20th century pop fiction: Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan. more

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Dubbed an “exotic drama,” award-winning Slovenian playwright Rok Vilčnik’s script reinvents the recognizable characters of Tarzan and Jane, in a world where anything is possible. more

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Theatre Gigante presents a new adaptation of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, and Milwaukee Entertainment Group divulges The Secret of Sherlock Holmes at the intimate Brumder Mansion. more

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Theatre Gigante brought back one act from its past seasons for its 30th-anniversary season: It was a great choice—David Gaines and his one-man comedic powerhouse, 7 (x1) Samurai, which ran at Kenilworth 508 Theatre Nov. 17-19. 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

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Kenilworth 508 Theatre hosts Theatre Gigante's presentation of I Am My Own Wife, through Oct. 7. more

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Live theater can be perfectly happy to tell a nice, little story with a beginning, middle and end. Every now and then, it decides to do something else. Every now and then, theater gets really, really direct. Theatre Gigante’s The Way Things Go is .. more

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In Theatre Gigante’s production of The Way Things Go, the cast is masterful in its movement, which is perfectly in sync. Members go from embodying a group therapy session to Sir Isaac Newton’s cradle to the night sky. It is a philosophy cla... more

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A collaboration between Present Music and the Milwaukee Public Museum headlines a week that features concerts by Early Music Now and Frank Pahl, dramatic and comedic plays and musicals produced by Outskirts Theatre, Luminous Theatre, Sunset... more

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In Before I Fall February 12 is just another day in the life of popular high school student Sam Kingston (Zoey Deutch)—except that it ends with she and her friends in a fatal car crash. Astonishingly, Sam awakens the following morning to di... more

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The 1-year-old Milwaukee Dance Theatre Network (MDTN) was finding its legs, or so it seemed to me, at its first anniversary gathering on Oct. 1 at Danceworks. The members are the artistic leaders of many of Milwaukee’s dance organizations a... more

A&E Feature

Theatre Gigante stages a delightfully fun and funny political satire this month with Mark Anderson’s Quorum. more

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Theatre Gigante revive’s Mark Anderson’s Quorum, originally written for Theatre X and premiered in 1993 in the aftermath of the Clinton-Bush race of ’92. Show runs Oct. 7-15 at Plymouth Church. more

A&E Feature

The Fringe Festival brings two days of music and arts to Downtown, while Mexican Fiesta brings the party to the Summerfest grounds. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Guy Klucevsek is a fantastic accordionist. It’s not just that he plays the accordion...it’s that he’s been able to distinguish himself playing the accordion. Typically an instrument as distinctive as the accordion pretty much steals the spot.. more

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It's a tragedy written in raspy shadow with the overwhelming weight of very human characterization. Tragic beauty spills out over graceful movements and silences between music of infectious mood and exaggerated sound effects. Theatre Gigante.. more

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Theatre Gigante revives their 2006 minimalist production of Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck, adapted for the hybrid performance company by collaborator James Butchart using songs written by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan for Robert Wilson’s product... more

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Poet Frank O’Hara’s voice echoes through a lot of contemporary writing. You might not be familiar with his work directly, but you’ll know it when you hear it. Early next month, Theatre Gigante plays tribute to the work of the American poet.. more

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Milwaukee’s Theatre Gigante presented actor Alessandro Renda in a masterful performance of Marco Martinelli’s searing Rumore di Acque (Noise in the Waters) with accompanying live performances by composer/accordionist Guy Klucevsek and Engli... more

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