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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; All In's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; All In's NEXT TO NORMAL Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Cast, Creative Team Complete for ANNIE, Now Extended at Skylight Music Theatre Cast, Creative Team Complete for ANNIE, Now Extended at Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The full cast, creative team and orchestra for the upcoming holiday production of Annie at Skylight Music Theatre was announced today by Skylight Artistic Director Ray Jivoff. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at HOLMES AND WATSON at Milwaukee Rep Photo Flash: First Look at HOLMES AND WATSON at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, now through December 17. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
BWW Review: MURDER FOR TWO Delivers Laugh-Out-Loud Murder & Mayhem at Milwaukee Repertory Theater BWW Review: MURDER FOR TWO Delivers Laugh-Out-Loud Murder & Mayhem at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Kelsey Lawler on November 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

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WAITRESS THE MUSICAL in Milwaukee On Sale This Friday! WAITRESS THE MUSICAL in Milwaukee On Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee is thrilled to announce WAITRESS will play the Marcus Center for a limited one week engagement on January 2-7, 2018. (more...)
HOLMES AND WATSON to Make Midwest Premiere Next Month at Milwaukee Rep HOLMES AND WATSON to Make Midwest Premiere Next Month at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, November 14 December 17. (more...)
Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep Kicks Off MURDER FOR TWO Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep Kicks Off MURDER FOR TWO
by BWW News Desk on November 12, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Murder for Two is co-written and stars Milwaukee High School of the Arts Alumni Joe Kinosian (Murder for Two Off-Broadway at New World Stages) as The Suspects. Kinosian is a Milwaukee native and was introduced to theater as a child during a visit to The Rep. Kinosian's co-star in this murder mystery is Matt Edmonds (Theo Ubique's RENT) as Marcus Moscowicz. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12
by Audition Roundup on November 12, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 12, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Julie Andrews Tribute Returns to SideNotes Cabaret Julie Andrews Tribute Returns to SideNotes Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Back by popular demand, OUR FAVORITE THINGS, a retrospective of the incredible career of Dame Julie Andrews, will be presented December 13-17, 2017 in the SideNotes Cabaret at Sunset Playhouse. Featuring TARYN WHIPPLE and DON LOBACZ, the revue showcases music from MY FAIR LADY, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MARY POPPINS, and other Julie Andrews classics. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan on November 09, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)
ON THE VERGE (OR THE GEOGRAPHY OF LEARNING) to Be presented By Marquette Theatre ON THE VERGE (OR THE GEOGRAPHY OF LEARNING) to Be presented By Marquette Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. (more...)
Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The evergreen Bellamy Brothers hit song, 'Let Your Love Flow,' written by Larry Wilson, was featured in AMERICAN MADE, a major release from Universal Pictures this year, with the duo taking their eponymously titled tour to Africa later this month. (more...)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee Rep A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on November 02, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's hit new A Christmas Carol adaptation, written and directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, is a tale of love, hope and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 December 24, 2017 in the Historic Pabst Theater. It is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 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 LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
BRITBEAT: A Tribute To The Beatles Comes To The Marcus Center! BRITBEAT: A Tribute To The Beatles Comes To The Marcus Center!
by BWW News Desk on November 01, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History' tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium, onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. The entire concert plays to the backdrop of immersive and captivating moving multimedia that intertwines with the moods and emotions of the Beatles' iconic music catalog. (more...)
WAITRESS Tour Holds Auditions For 'Lulu' In Milwaukee Next Week WAITRESS Tour Holds Auditions For 'Lulu' In Milwaukee Next Week
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at the Marcus Center on January 2-7 for a limited engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of Lulu for the duration of the engagement. (more...)
Black Violin Is Coming to Milwuakee This October Black Violin Is Coming to Milwuakee This October
by BWW News Desk on October 28, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Black Violin is coming to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall for one night only today, October 28 at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on October 27, 2017 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 BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
ON THE VERGE (OR THE GEOGRAPHY OF LEARNING) to Be presented By Marquette Theatre ON THE VERGE (OR THE GEOGRAPHY OF LEARNING) to Be presented By Marquette Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 23, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. (more...)
BWW Review: THE MERRY WIDOW Romances Milwaukee at The Florentine Opera Company BWW Review: THE MERRY WIDOW Romances Milwaukee at The Florentine Opera Company
by Kelsey Lawler on October 22, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

As a sometimes-self-identifying Millennial, it may come as little surprise that opera is relatively new territory for me. I've grown up as a lover of musical theater, but classic opera is a whole other ball o' wax. Mainstream media doesn't exactly drop Verdi, Mozart, Leh r, or even Gilbert & Sullivan into one's lap. I've had to seek out the experience of opera, going into it knowing that there's a risk involved. A risk of disappointment and of the experience affirming what current trends seem to have decided for me: that opera's rightful place is in the past. (more...)
Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Judy Moody is ready for the spotlight. Since 2000, the Judy Moody books have delighted millions of children worldwide. Now, children will have a real-live Judy Moody thanks to seven children's theaters across the nation that are collaborating to adapt the story for the stage. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)
Glenn Miller Orchestra to Arrive at Marcus Center This October Glenn Miller Orchestra to Arrive at Marcus Center This October
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The band is making a stop in Milwaukee at the Wilson Theater at Vogel today, October 20 at 7:30 pm. (more...)