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Photos: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Milwaukee Repertory Theater PhotosPhotos: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(12/1/2022) - Get a first look at photos of Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, which has returned for the 47th Anniversary, playing now through December 24, 2022 in the historic Pabst Theatre.


Photos: First Look at THE NATIVITY VARIATIONS World Premiere at Milwaukee Rep PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE NATIVITY VARIATIONS World Premiere at Milwaukee Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(11/17/2022) - Get a first look at Milwaukee Repertory's world premiere of The Nativity Variations, by Catherine Trieschmann, running November 16 – December 11, 2022 in the Quadracci Powerhouse.


Photos: First Look at ARTHUR & FRIENDS MAKE A MUSICAL at First Stage PhotosPhotos: First Look at ARTHUR & FRIENDS MAKE A MUSICAL at First Stage
by Blair Ingenthron - Milwaukee, WI

(10/9/2022) - First Stage has released production photos from its world premiere production of ARTHUR™ AND FRIENDS MAKE A MUSICAL!, written by First Stage Resident Playwright, lyricist and actor John Maclay, with Music and Lyrics by actor, composer/lyricist, writer and First Stage alum Brett Ryback, adapted from the books and characters created by Marc Brown and directed and choreographed by Bay Area Children’s Theatre Artistic Director Khalia Davis. 


Photos: Meet the Company of the LES MISERABLES National Tour PhotosPhotos: Meet the Company of the LES MISERABLES National Tour
by Jennifer Broski - Broadway

(9/20/2022) - Cameron Mackintosh's production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, is about to hit the road. The show will relaunch its tour of North America in October 2022 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH and will play more than 60 week-long and multi-week engagements through the next two years and beyond.


Photos: See Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West), Niki Metcalf & More in Rehearsals for PhotosPhotos: See Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West), Niki Metcalf & More in Rehearsals for the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(8/26/2022) - The HAIRSPRAY North American tour, helmed by Jack O'Brien and Jerry Mitchell, will kick off at The Carson Center in Paducah, KY, prior to visiting more than 55 cities in its second touring season. Get a first look inside rehearsals here!


Photos: First Look at MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Milwaukee Repertory Theate PhotosPhotos: First Look at MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(6/3/2022) - Get a first look at photos of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and Directed by Annika Boras, Murder on the Orient Express takes eight suspects on one thrilling ride. The production will run in the Quadracci Powerhouse, through July 1, 2022.


Photos: First Look at Angela Ingersoll in GET HAPPY at Stackner Center PhotosPhotos: First Look at Angela Ingersoll in GET HAPPY at Stackner Center
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(5/9/2022) - Milwaukee Rep will present an Artists Lounge Live Production of Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland in the Stackner Cabaret May 5 - July 1, 2022.


Photos: Sneak Peek at First Stage's LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET PhotosPhotos: Sneak Peek at First Stage's LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET
by Marissa Tomeo - Milwaukee, WI

(5/7/2022) - Along the way, CJ wonders why  they don’t own a car, or headphones or an iPad like his friends. Most of all he wishes they  didn’t have to journey to the scary last stop on Market Street. Their trip through the bustling  city becomes an exciting magical adventure which helps CJ solve a mysterious riddle and make  unexpected special friends as he discovers a wonderful new way to see the world! Sponsored  by PNC. Performance run time is approximately 55 minutes, with no intermission. Suggested for  families with young people ages 3 – 7+. 


Photos: In Rehearsal for THE AMAZING LEMONADE GIRL World Premiere at First Stage PhotosPhotos: In Rehearsal for THE AMAZING LEMONADE GIRL World Premiere at First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(4/22/2022) - First Stage presents the world premiere  production of THE AMAZING LEMONADE GIRL, written by award-winning playwright/ author, First Stage Resident Playwright and Wisconsin actor James DeVita and directed by First  Stage alum and Northern Sky Associate Artistic Director Molly Rhode, with costume design by  Austin Winter, sound design by Josh Schmidt and scenic and lighting design by Jason Fassl,  USA.


Photos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN PhotosPhotos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Tour
by Alan Henry - Broadway

(4/20/2022) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge, now playing at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The limited engagement runs through May 14.


Photos: Inside Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's TITANIC PhotosPhotos: Inside Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's TITANIC
by Marissa Tomeo - Milwaukee, WI

(4/9/2022) - Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the five-time Tony Award-winning musical Titanic The Musical with story and book by Peter Stone, Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston and Orchestrations by Joshua Clayton in the Quadracci Powerhouse, April 6 - May 14, 2022. Opening Night is Saturday, April 9.


Photos: First Look At MY WAY At Milwaukee Rep's Stackner Cabaret PhotosPhotos: First Look At MY WAY At Milwaukee Rep's Stackner Cabaret
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(3/7/2022) - Milwaukee Rep presents My Way, a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra in the Stackner Cabaret March 4 - May 1, 2022.


Photos: First Stage's Production of THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS Opens To PhotosPhotos: First Stage's Production of THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS Opens Today
by Marissa Tomeo - Milwaukee, WI

(3/5/2022) - First Stage is set to stage its mainstage production of THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, a world premiere co-commission with Oregon Children’s Theatre, which originally premiered in March of 2020. The production features clever, original music from classic rock to dance pop as well as fantastical costumes, sets and puppets that will entertain the entire family. Based on the bestselling book by Drew Daywalt with illustrations by Adam Rex, First Stage Resident Playwright John Maclay wrote the book and lyrics and Eric Nordin wrote the music and lyrics.


Photos: Milwaukee Rep Presents A Swingin' 60s AS YOU LIKE IT PhotosPhotos: Milwaukee Rep Presents A Swingin' 60s AS YOU LIKE IT
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(2/17/2022) - Milwaukee Rep presents As You Like It by William Shakespeare, adapted & directed by Daryl Cloran, conceived by Daryl Cloran & the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, February 15 – March 20, 2022 at Quadracci Powerhouse.


Photos: Milwaukee's First Stage and Ko-Thi Dance Company Present THE DANCING GRA PhotosPhotos: Milwaukee's First Stage and Ko-Thi Dance Company Present THE DANCING GRANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(2/14/2022) - Next up in First Stage’s 2021/22 season will be THE  DANCING GRANNY, a play by Mansa Ra adapted from the children’s book by beloved author/illustrator Ashley Bryan. The production is part of First Stage’s First Steps Series which introduces younger audiences to live theater.


Photos: Milwaukee Rep Presents ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON PhotosPhotos: Milwaukee Rep Presents ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(1/27/2022) - Milwaukee Rep presents Antonio’s Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez, directed by Mark Clements. Running January 26 — March 6, 2022.


Photos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(1/26/2022) - BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast of Ain't Too Proud in action! Leading the cast of Ain't Too Proud as The Temptations are Jalen Harris as 'Eddie Kendricks,' Harrell Holmes Jr. as 'Melvin Franklin,' James T. Lane as 'Paul Williams,' and joining directly from the Broadway company are Marcus Paul James as 'Otis Williams,' and Elijah Ahmad Lewis as 'David Ruffin.'


Photos: First Stage Presents THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM PhotosPhotos: First Stage Presents THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(1/21/2022) - First Stage, one of the nation’s leading theaters for young  people and families, returns to live performances this January with a heartwarming production  of THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater. 


Photos: First Look at PIANO MEN at Milwaukee Rep PhotosPhotos: First Look at PIANO MEN at Milwaukee Rep
by Stephi Wild - Milwaukee, WI

(1/9/2022) - What happens when you put two pianos onstage, add two virtuoso piano players, and throw in a limitless songbook that defies genre and decade? You get Piano Men! Equal parts concert and sing-along, this exhilarating and entertaining musical revue will have you clapping, laughing and calling out requests for your favorite songs.


Photos: First Look at THE LARAMIE PROJECT From First Stage's Young Company PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE LARAMIE PROJECT From First Stage's Young Company
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(12/6/2021) - First Stage’s Young Company, the Theater Academy’s  award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, present THE LARAMIE PROJECT as their first Performance Project for the 2021/22 season and first in-person  production since the pandemic began.


Photos: Milwaukee Rep Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL PhotosPhotos: Milwaukee Rep Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(12/3/2021) - Make up for lost time with family and friends this holiday season as Milwaukee Rep's full ensemble production of A Christmas Carol joyfully returns to the historic Pabst Theater with Lee E. Ernst as Scrooge, November 30 - December 24, 2021.


Photos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at First Stage PhotosPhotos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(11/19/2021) - This holiday season brings the joyful return of First  Stage’s production of Charles M. Schulz’s A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS to the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater.


Photos: First Look at the National Tour of OKLAHOMA! PhotosPhotos: First Look at the National Tour of OKLAHOMA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/11/2021) - The North American tour of Rogers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! began performances at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on November 9, 2021 and will continue to play over 25 cities during the 2021-2022 season including stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Chicago and Nashville, and more. 


Photos: First Look at STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Milwaukee Rep PhotosPhotos: First Look at STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Milwaukee Rep
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(11/9/2021) - Steel Magnolias will be the first play with a live audience in Milwaukee Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse in over 18 months. As a way to say THANK YOU, Milwaukee Rep is offering free tickets to local Healthcare Workers to performances on November 10 at 7:30pm, November 11 at 7:30pm and November 14 at 7pm.


Photos: Get a First Look at the National Tour of THE PROM! PhotosPhotos: Get a First Look at the National Tour of THE PROM!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/2/2021) - The National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM begins performances tonight at Playhouse Square in Cleveland.


PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour PhotosPHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Broadway

(10/28/2021) - Get a first look at the non-equity national tour of Tootsie in all new photos and videos! The cast includes Drew Becker as Michael Dorsey, Ashley Alexandra as Julie Nichols, Payton Reilly as Sandy Lester, Lukas James Miller as Max Von Horn, Jared David Michael Grant as Jeff Slater, Kathy Halenda as Rita Marshall, Steve Brustien as Stan Fields, and Adam du Plessis as Ron Carlisle.


Photo: First Look At Kyla Stone As Anya In ANASTASIA On Tour PhotosPhoto: First Look At Kyla Stone As Anya In ANASTASIA On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(10/19/2021) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kyla Stone as Anya in the non-equity National Tour of ANASTASIA!


Photos: Get A First Look At The New Cast Of RENT On Tour PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At The New Cast Of RENT On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(10/18/2021) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast of the RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Non-Equity Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson.


Photo Flash: AN ILIAD Opens at American Players Theatre PhotosPhoto Flash: AN ILIAD Opens at American Players Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(6/28/2021) - An Iliad featuring Jim DeVita and Alicia Storin opened at American Players Theatre on June 25 and will run through August 15. 


Photo Flash: First Look at THE FISHERMAN'S DAUGHTERS at Northern Sky PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at THE FISHERMAN'S DAUGHTERS at Northern Sky
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(6/17/2021) - The Fisherman’s Daughters, by Katie Dahl, tells the story of two sisters in 1908 Fish Creek who must reckon with their differences when Wisconsin’s governor decides to turn their homestead into part of Peninsula State Park.


Photo Flash: First Stage Young Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE PhotosPhoto Flash: First Stage Young Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(2/17/2021) - Next up in First Stage's Through Our Lens 2021 Virtual Season of Plays will be Arthur Miller's powerful and timely drama THE CRUCIBLE. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, the play takes audiences back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials that took place during the years 1692 and 1693. It is a tale of lies, revenge and mass hysteria as the citizens of Salem turn against each other as gossip becomes fact, lies become truth and innocence becomes guilt. Miller explores how public hysteria combined with fear can destroy people's lives.


Photo Flash: First Stage Presents ESCAPE FROM PELIGRO ISLAND PhotosPhoto Flash: First Stage Presents ESCAPE FROM PELIGRO ISLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(1/27/2021) - First Stage's next virtual offering is ESCAPE FROM PELIGRO ISLAND. The virtual production starts livestreaming this Friday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m.


Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's Streaming of The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEB PhotosPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's Streaming of The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(12/3/2020) - Porchlight Music Theatre's latest virtual offering, The Ruffians' Burning Bluebeard, back in its 9th year, a Chicago tradition for many, as recorded from the 2019 performance at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. 


Photo Flash: First Stage Presents Virtual Play THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON'S TREASURE PhotosPhoto Flash: First Stage Presents Virtual Play THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON'S TREASURE
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(10/7/2020) -  First Stage begins its 2020/21 Virtual Season of Plays  with THE QUEST FOR SOLOMON’S TREASURE, an exciting new historical adventure web series that will stream exclusively for First Stage audiences.


Photo Flash: LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS Opens Tonight at First Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS Opens Tonight at First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(3/6/2020) - THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, a family- friendly, fun world premiere musical, comes to First Stage tonight! 


Photo Flash: Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents ECLIPSED PhotosPhoto Flash: Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents ECLIPSED
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(3/4/2020) - Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Eclipsed written by Black Panther and 'Walking Dead' star Danai Gurira in the Quadracci Powerhouse, March 3 - 29, 2020.


Photo Flash: GRETEL! at Milwaukee's First Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: GRETEL! at Milwaukee's First Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(2/24/2020) - This past weekend First Stage opened GRETEL!, a new folk rock musical developed as part of the First Stage Foundry Stage Series. It combines the tale of HANSEL AND GRETEL with VASILISA THE BRAVE (the Russian Cinderella) into a story family audiences will find both compelling and inspiring. Directed by Artistic Director Jeff Frank and showing First Stage's commitment to developing new work, this folk rock musical runs now through March 22 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.


Photo Flash: Check Out Production Photos of Milwaukee Rep's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY PhotosPhoto Flash: Check Out Production Photos of Milwaukee Rep's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(1/28/2020) - Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Hedwig and the Angry Inch will run January 28 - March 8, 2020 in the Stiemke Studio.  Matt Rodin will perform the title character Hedwig with Rep favorite Bethany Thomas (Songs for Nobodies, Milwaukee Rep) as Yitzhak.


Photo Flash: First Stage Presents A WRINKLE IN TIME PhotosPhoto Flash: First Stage Presents A WRINKLE IN TIME
by A.A. Cristi - Milwaukee, WI

(1/24/2020) - First Stage will fuel the imaginations of audiences young and old with their next 2019/20 mainstage production, A WRINKLE IN TIME, based on the bestselling book by author Madeleine L'Engle and adapted for the stage by John Glore.


Video: First Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's CHASIN' DEM BLUES PhotosVideo: First Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's CHASIN' DEM BLUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Milwaukee, WI

(1/20/2020) - Milwaukee Repertory Theater is presenting Chasin' Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records, running January 17 thru March 22, 2020 to the Stackner Cabaret.