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Village Playhouse stages an intimate, studio-theater production of an itinerant worker and a group of German nuns. Read more


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A cleaning woman who doesn’t like to clean teams up with a woman who loves cleaning, accidentally unearthing secrets in the laundry. Read more



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This week, Theatre Gigante offers a modern-day take on a centuries-old play by John Gay, and The Constructivists present Sam Shepard’s self-described “take-off on Republican fascism.” Read more

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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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Village Playhouse offers an amateur take one of the greatest scripts in French theater history, Tartuffe by Molière. Read more

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Molière’s classic theatrical comedy Tartuffe comes to Village Playhouse’s Inspiration Studios while American Players Theatre opens three new plays. Read more

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For some of the best acting in the Milwaukee suburbs, head over to West Allis’ Village Playhouse for Driving Miss Daisy, playwright Alfred Uhry’s Valentine to respect and friendship. Read more


Village Playhouse continues its 40th-anniversary season celebration with a production of Lucille Fletcher’s 1972 suspense mystery Night Watch. Read more

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Directed by Elizabeth M. Havican, 40 Carats is a comedy that follows Ann Stanley, a 40-year-old divorce who falls for Peter, a man half her age, while vacationing in Greece. Read more


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

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As the season nears its end, Paul Masterson assesses the Milwaukee theater scene’s LGBTQ-relevant works. Of note: Village Playhouse’s production of a new translation of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba. Read more


The Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa presents an ambitious new translation of Federico Garcia-Lorca’s poetic drama, The House of Bernarda Alba. Read more


Village Playhouse presents Oscar Wilde’s send-up of the British upper class, The Importance of Being Earnest, in a scaled-down but still charming production. Read more


This week, Village Playhouse divulges The Importance of Being Earnest; Cooperative Performance and Alejandra Gonzales share immigrants’ stories with Ellis in Alverno’s Pitman Theatre and more. Read more

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The small stage at Inspiration Studios lends an intimate atmosphere to Sabley Sabin’s first original play, everyone’s stories are true, a three-act play exploring the depth of human connections, isolation, truth and love. Read more


Village Playhouse’s annual One-Act Play Festival returns. Meanwhile, Sunset Playhouse, Waukesha Civic Theater and Memories Ballroom produce plays of their own, the Master Singers of Milwaukee sing o,Performing Arts Weekly Read more

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Three different theater companies present new plays running Feb. 3 through Feb. 19. The Skylight offers tales of love in DiPietro and Roberts’ I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; She Kills Dragons, replete with murderous fairies, evil o... Read more

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Eurydice is an exception. Wood nymphs aren’t generally given a whole lot of attention in myth and legend. They tend to lie outside the center of the frame in so many stories. Her dad was Apollo, the god of light, but the oak nymph Eurydice is give.. Read more


Jake Revolver: Freelance Secret Agent is a goofy detective parody mostly basing its humor on self-reference and word play. A lot of word play. Probably a bit too much word play. While quite funny at,Theater Read more


The Optimist Theatre presents Shakepeare’s Julius Caesar Aug. 4-21 at the Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater in Kadish Park. Read more