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Classical (and classical crossover) music hits it big with concerts by the Prometheus Trio and Black Violin. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Marcus Center celebrates the life of civil rights leader César Chávez, while a new open mic event centers around peace, crime and justice. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, The Phantom of the Opera returns to haunt the stage of Uihlein Hall; UWM’s Mainstage Theatre is populated by All My Sons; and Todd Wehr Auditorium hosts The Potting Shed. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score, Direction and Book, The Book of Mormon returns to the Marcus Center for a one-week engagement. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Milwaukee’s performing arts groups greet the season with an array of holiday-themed shows as Christmas approaches. Read more

A&E Feature

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About Milwaukee Ballet, Luz San Miguel says, “Right away, I felt this is my place. I found home.” She wraps up her Milwaukee Ballet career with Dracula. Read more

A&E Feature

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An interview with composer Carlisle Floyd about his opera Prince of Players, which will open the Florentine Opera’s season this month. Read more

A&E Feature

Even with many players added, the woodwinds showed just how good they are with expressive and colorful playing that remained balanced. Read more

Classical Music

In many ways, Milwaukee would seem blessed by its abundance of theaters and performance venues for both the fine and popular arts. But, is it an over-abundance? Read more

News Features

The Shepherd Express’ Performing Arts Week highlights live theater, dance and music performances in and around the city of Milwaukee. This week, we look at productions of The Fantasticks, Wait Until Dark and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and ... Read more

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“This production of The Magic Flute reprieves our 2009 production and remains colorful and picturesque in keeping with the spirit of Mozart’s sublime work,” says Florentine Opera’s William Florescu, though they will give it “a new original slant." Read more

A&E Feature

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Photo Credit: Nathaniel Davauer

With Beauty and the Beast, the Milwaukee Ballet’s Michael Pink adds another full-length ballet to a body of work that includes his original takes on varied literary sources. Read more

A&E Feature

Upcoming concerts this week include Canada’s Ensemble Caprice, Milwaukee Musaik, Master Singers of Milwaukee and Shen Yun. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

This week’s theatrical offerings in Milwaukee are highlighted by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s eighth annual Rep Lab Short Play Festival—featuring eight diverse plays acted and directed by The Rep’s own Emerging Professional Residents. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Wizard of Oz lands in the Miller High Life Theatre Dec. 29-31, and the new musical Waitress is served up at Uihlein Hall Jan. 2-7. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Florentine Opera’s season opener, Franz Lehár’s operetta masterpiece, The Merry Widow, turned out to be something of a mixed bag of delights offering a series of delightful plot and musical confections. Read more

Classical Music

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Photo credit: Colin Brennan

Sex with Strangers? Reformation-era music? A cat’s personal biography? All that and more on Milwaukee stages this week! Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Regretfully, 20 years after its premiere, Jonathan Larson’s Rent is still very relevant to our lives and culture. Read more

Theater

“Tessellate 2017" appears at UW-Milwaukee’s Kenilworth Square East; Beautiful: The Carole King Musical appears at the Marcus Center this month via a national tour company; the Wisconsin Philharmonic winds play, for the first time, in Ket... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The MSO had a successful concert with works of Mozart, Beethoven and Elgar. Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam was the guest soloist. Read more

Classical Music

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