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BWW Review: BLACK PEARL SINGS! Brings Soulful Storytelling to the Milwaukee Repertory Theater BWW Review: BLACK PEARL SINGS! Brings Soulful Storytelling to the Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Kelsey Lawler on January 23, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Black Pearl Sings! drives home the power of song as a means of passing down a rich, storied past. It's a fascinating concept the idea of gathering words and melodies as a way to preserve and honor history. (more...)
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BEERS TO CHAMBER Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents BEERS TO CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk on January 23, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Join your friends at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre for this exciting happy hour event! At the inaugural Beers to Chamber, you'll get to socialize with MCT staff and supporters, while enjoying a pint or two at Brew City MKE, the new beer museum in downtown Milwaukee. (more...)
Marquette Theatre Will present STUDENT BODY Marquette Theatre Will present STUDENT BODY
by BWW News Desk on January 23, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Marquette Theatre will present Student Body at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Feb. 15-18, and Feb. 21-25. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21
by Audition Roundup on January 21, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's BLACK PEARL SINGS! Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's BLACK PEARL SINGS!
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Black Pearl Sings! stars Lynette Dupree (Film -Their Eyes Were Watching God) as Pearl, an African-American woman with an expressive voice and a passed down knowledge of spirituals and folk songs. Dupree's co-star is Colleen Madden (longtime American Players Theatre company member) as Susannah Mulally, an ambitious song collector for the Library of Congress who is searching for something of her own. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)
Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast For World Premiere of ONE HOUSE OVER Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast For World Premiere of ONE HOUSE OVER
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the cast of the World Premiere production One House Over, written by Catherine Trieschmann. One House Over features Zo Sophia Garcia (Goodman, Playwrights Horizon, Actors Theatre of Louisville) as Camila, (more...)
BWW Review: Hearts Open Wide for THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE at Milwaukee's First Stage BWW Review: Hearts Open Wide for THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE at Milwaukee's First Stage
by Kelsey Lawler on January 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Even on paper, Edward's story sounds enchanting: Can a toy rabbit, swept away on a decades-long journey of joy, loss, fear, and loneliness, truly come to know the miracle of love? First Stage delivers on that enchantment. (more...)
Waukesha Civic Theatre Will Screen Dirty Dancing as Part of PIX Flix Series Waukesha Civic Theatre Will Screen Dirty Dancing as Part of PIX Flix Series
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Waukesha Civic Theatre is bringing the Silver Screen back to the PIX! Once a month, for only $5 a ticket, come see a movie in this historic building! All movies will begin at 6:30 pm. The event will have Pop's Kettle Corn, cookies, pretzels, beef sticks, beer, wine, soda, water, and a variety of hot drinks at our concession stand! (more...)
Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents: MY FUNNY VALENTINE Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents: MY FUNNY VALENTINE
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents My Funny Valentine, performing on February 13, 2018. (more...)
Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents:  VINTAGE MIX THE ROAD TO GERMANY Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents: VINTAGE MIX THE ROAD TO GERMANY
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents Vintage Mix - The Road To Germany, on Saturday, February 3, 2018. (more...)
Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest playwright in history but his plays are all so long! The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (abridged) solves that by bringing all 37 plays to life in only 97 minutes! Plus, it's funny! (more...)
Waukesha State Bank Art Gallery presents Works from Waukesha South High School Waukesha State Bank Art Gallery presents Works from Waukesha South High School
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The Waukesha Civic Theatre will display the work of Waukesha South High School Drawing & Painting II from January 3 February 19, 2018 in the Waukesha State Bank Art Gallery. There will be an Artists' Reception from 4-6 pm on February 17, 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Robert Dubac Returns To The Marcus Center With THE BOOK OF MORON This April Robert Dubac Returns To The Marcus Center With THE BOOK OF MORON This April
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Robert Dubac's newest Off-Broadway hit, THE BOOK OF MORON, has been described as one of the most Hilarious Intelligent and Scorching satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. (And idiocracy isn't even a word. How dumb is that?) The New York Times raves, Riding shotgun with intelligence and absurdity, THE BOOK OF MORON crashes head first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. It may be offensive to some but there's laughter for all! (more...)
Broadway Veterans Featured at the Sidenotes Cabaret Broadway Veterans Featured at the Sidenotes Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Broadway veterans SUSAN AND ANDREW VARELA will be featured in a cabaret titled PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE: THE ROMANCE OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, February 15-18, 2018 at the Sunset Playhouse SideNotes Cabaret in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Timeless classics from OKLAHOMA!, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC, and other works by Rodgers & Hammerstein will be presented by these charismatic and gifted performers. The Varelas relocated to Wisconsin after two decades of successful appearances on Broadway and in touring companies. (more...)
BWW Review: ANIMAL FARM Makes for Relevant, but Rocky Theater at the Milwaukee Rep BWW Review: ANIMAL FARM Makes for Relevant, but Rocky Theater at the Milwaukee Rep
by Kelsey Lawler on January 17, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Bleak. Cold. Apocalyptic. Even before the house lights dimmed, the mood was already dreary. The stage is laden with a mess of concrete, metal, and a visual manifestation of shattered dreams for what would be a rather brain-wrenching, hope-dashing 90 minutes. Of course, that's just what Orwell's novel is meant to convey. (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Wins Theatre of the Year! Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Wins Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)
Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep presents ANIMAL FARM Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep presents ANIMAL FARM
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Leading the cast of Animal Farm will be Milwaukee Rep Associate Artists Jonathan Gillard Daly (Man of La Mancha andMousetrap) as Benjamin/Pilkington and Deborah Staples (A Christmas Carol and Harvey) as Clover. Rounding out the cast is Milwaukee native Brendan Titley (Penguin Rep Theatre's Trayf) as Snowball/Minimus, Melvin Abston(Broadway's Sister Act) as Napoleon, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart (Broadway's A Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-time) as Squealer/Mollie and Stephanie Weeks (Tennessee Shakespeare Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream) as Boxer/Major. (more...)
Surprise Ceremony Announces For MPS And Marcus Center Teacher Appreciation Award Surprise Ceremony Announces For MPS And Marcus Center Teacher Appreciation Award
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Public Schools and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts will honor a local elementary school teacher's long-standing support of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
VIDEO: Director May Adrales talks ANIMAL FARM at Milwaukee Rep VIDEO: Director May Adrales talks ANIMAL FARM at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Rep presents ANIMAL FARM, Ian Wooldridge's adaptation of the George Orwell novel, which opened January 9th, and runs through February 11th. (more...)
Greendale Community Theatre to Present [title of show] This January Greendale Community Theatre to Present [title of show] This January
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Join Greendale Community Theatre (GCT) as they take an inside look into the creative process of theatre with the hilarious one-act musical title of show . (more...)
HAMILTON Makes its Way to Milwaukee HAMILTON Makes its Way to Milwaukee
by BWW News Desk on January 10, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Milwaukee as part of the 2019-2020 season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and the Marcus Center as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. (more...)