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Here's a comprehensive list of all of the theater performances scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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Milwaukee native Will Durst brings a comedic take on his generation, the Baby Boomers, to Sturgeon Bay’s Third Avenue Playhouse. Read more



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The cozy space of Third Avenue Playhouse hosts ‘The Dig,’ in which a family’s history and a nation’s history are intertwined. Read more

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From The Bard’s works in Door County to lighter, contemporary fare, Wisconsin offers a great summer of live theater. Read more

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Third Avenue Playhouse presents Billy Bishop Goes to War, and SMPAC’s season kicks off with a presentation of The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi by John Pinero. Read more

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This week, we preview Forty Carats by the Village Playhouse and The Flesh Trade by The Alchemist Theatre. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

This week, we preview Lungs (Third Avenue Playhouse), I’ll Eat You Last (Theatre RED) and the summer 2018 Door Shakespeare season. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

This week, we preview an all-Bach concert by Great Lakes Baroque, as well as theatrical productions of The Madwoman of Chaillot (by Off the Wall) and Fortuna the Timebender vs. the Schoolgirls of Doom (by Milwaukee Metro Voices). Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Laughter will ring through the city as the Milwaukee Comedy Festival returns next week. DanceMKE brings a three-week dance competition to Downtown Milwaukee’s Peck Pavilion, while Danceworks DanceLAB presents Ignite! A Hip Hop Experience, t... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Outskirts Theatre goes Bare, Third Avenue Playhouse turns Red, Wisconsin Philharmonic takes a hike for veterans, and DanceCircus splashes around Milwaukee’s Lakefront. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Wild Space Dance Company’s latest site-specific work, Into the Garden, takes place at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Sept. 8, 11, 13, 14 (rain date: Sept. 18). Director Debra Loewen wants us to see in particular the museum’s featured... Read more


Sturgeon Bay’s Third Avenue Playhouse (239 N. Third Ave.) presents its second production of their ongoing summer-fall season, the musical Madame Sherry, a standout hit back in 1910. Read more


It’s the offbeat story of one man, an elf costume and a late ’80s/ early ’90s holiday job in SantaLand at Macy’s in New York. They asked him why he wanted to be an elf. He told them it was the most ridiculous thing he could imagine. He wrote.. Read more


In the past, Katherine Duffy has appeared onstage with the Milwaukee Rep and the Skylight Music Theatre. This month she’s playing a dog in Door County. Yes, late this summer, the actress is starring as the title character in a production of A.R... Read more


July welcomes new productions from Greendale Community Theatre, The Off-Book Players and Third Avenue Playhouse. Read more


Carroll University undergraduate student Ryan Albrechtson and his peers were asked to create a fictional arts organization over the course of a semester in a fine arts administration class and Albrechtson, who fully connected with the proje... Read more


■ Halloween comes early thanks to Peninsula Players. The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful is a madcap romp that takes us on a journey through multiple settings in which two actors play eight characters of both sexes and take on more th... Read more


Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theatre will close out its second season with Brian Rott’s original theatrical adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Rott, Quasimondo’s founding artistic director, will also be directing the show that he s... Read more


Blaming the contractor is an easy excuse for why a 13-ton concrete slab on the fa%uFFFDade of the O’Donnell Park parking structure fell in a fatal June accident. But are the improperly installed concrete slabs the only cause of that tragedy... Read more

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Hot Music: A humid, sun-drenched summer afternoon didn't deter a crowd from packing the “Sinkhole de My-Oh” concert held in the North Avenue parking lot for Chubby's Cheesesteaks, Sil's Drive-Thru and the Hotch-A-Do restaurant. To support t... Read more

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