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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup on September 24, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale! Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale!
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

For one day only, Monday, September 25th, save up to 25% off of tickets to Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, using promo code DICKENS. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
BWW Photo Exclusive: First Look at Nicholas Rodriguez, Emma Rose Brooks, Kelley Faulkner and Richard R. Henry in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep BWW Photo Exclusive: First Look at Nicholas Rodriguez, Emma Rose Brooks, Kelley Faulkner and Richard R. Henry in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Guys and Dolls, a Tony Award-winning musical in the intimate Quadracci Powerhouse, running now through October 29. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)
Milwaukee Rep Receives $1M Gift to Renovate Stackner Cabaret Milwaukee Rep Receives $1M Gift to Renovate Stackner Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater has announced that it has received two major gifts totaling $1 million to help fund a complete renovation of the Stackner Cabaret. The generous gifts come from two longtime Rep supporters, including a $750,000 gift by former Board President Vince Martin and his wife Jan and a $250,000 gift from the Stackner Family Foundation. (more...)
Tickets on Sale Friday for SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center Tickets on Sale Friday for SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock The Musical is coming to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on November 21-26. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 22 at 10 am. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the March Sisters in LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL at Lake Country Playhouse Photo Flash: Meet the March Sisters in LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL at Lake Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, follow the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. (more...)
Starry GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Tonight at Milwaukee Rep Starry GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Tonight at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse tonight, September 19, through October 29. (more...)
Performers Announced for LAKE COUNTRY SINGS DISNEY Benefit Performers Announced for LAKE COUNTRY SINGS DISNEY Benefit
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Lake Country Playhouse announced the performer line up for its annual benefit concert, Lake Country Sings..., this year featuring the magical music of Walt Disney. This one night only benefit event showcases tunes from more than 20 Disney favorites sung by nearly 50 of Lake Country's greatest talents. Lake Country Sings Disney is directed by LCP veteran Nate C. Adams, with music direction by Jim Van Deusen. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Billy McGuigan's ROCK SHOW Comes to the Marcus Center Billy McGuigan's ROCK SHOW Comes to the Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Part rock concert...part rock tribute...all rock n' roll. Billy McGuigan's Rock Show combines these elements to create a high-engergy show featuring the greatest music ever made from the 50's, 60's and 70's! (more...)
Talent Search Continues with 19 Local Acts Advancing to The Finals Talent Search Continues with 19 Local Acts Advancing to The Finals
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The final round of Overture's Rising Stars, The Finals, is open to the public and will be held in the historic Capitol Theater on Sat., Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. with each of the advancing acts performing in front of a live audience and judges Barbara Bolan, Clyde Mayberry, DJ Pain 1, Jessica Lanius, Scott O'Donnel. Hosted by Tim Sauers, Overture's vice president of programming and community engagement, the ceremony will include a performance by Lost Lakes, featuring Overture's 2014 Rising Star winner Corey Mathew Hart and Paul Mitch. Tickets ($10-15) are available at overture.org, 608.258.4141, or at Overture's ticket office at 201 State Street. (more...)
Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep's SOUVENIR Tells the Tale of Florence Foster Jenkins Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep's SOUVENIR Tells the Tale of Florence Foster Jenkins
by BWW News Desk on September 09, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret. Directed by Milwaukee Native Laura Braza (Grounded), Souvenir stars Marguerite Willbanks Beauty and the Beast) as Florence Foster Jenkins and Jack Forbes Wilson (Liberace!) as Cosme? McMoon. (more...)
ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Returns to The Stackner Cabaret at Milwaukee Rep ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Returns to The Stackner Cabaret at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's previously announced World Premiere of Mark Twain's River of Song by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman in the Stackner Cabaret will be postponed due to unforeseen performer conflicts. (more...)
SOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee Rep SOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
2017/18 Professional Training Institute Ensemble Announced 2017/18 Professional Training Institute Ensemble Announced
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble, an advanced actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble includes Elliott Brotherhood, Juliana Garcia-Malacara-Flynn, Lindsay Gleason, Durran Goodwin Jr., Kamani Graham, Meguire Hennes, Nathan Kabara, Maricella Kessenich, Logan Muñoz, Bradley Nowacek, Reese Parish, Dominic Schiro, Payton Elizabeth Stovall, Kenyon Terrell, Saleaqua Winston, and Mainyia Xiong.  These sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools will receive free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in a capstone summer performance where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)
Black Violin CLASSIC BOOM Tour Comes to Milwaukee Black Violin CLASSIC BOOM Tour Comes to Milwaukee
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Black Violin has announced their US Classical Boom Tour, which kicks off on Aug. 23 in Martha's Vineyard, MA. The 29 market tour is a follow up to the successful Unity tour, which saw 28 sold-out public performances. The tour will make a stop in Milwaukee at the Marcus Center on Saturday, October 28 for one performance only at 7:30 pm. Tickets are currently on sale at the Marcus Center Box Office and can be purchased in person at 929 North Water Street, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at Ticketmaster.com or MarcusCenter.org. Groups 10 or more including student groups should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x201 or x213. This special event is presented by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and Black Arts MKE. (more...)
Marquette Theatre Presents WORKING Marquette Theatre Presents WORKING
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Marquette Theatre will present Working at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, and Oct. 4-8. As tribute to the American workforce, Working shines the spotlight on everyday workers. (more...)
Jill Anna Ponasik Named Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Jill Anna Ponasik Named Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Associate
by BWW News Desk on September 01, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced that Jill Anna Ponasik will join Skylight as Artistic Associate effective Sept. 5, 2017. (more...)
Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT to Begin This Fall at Milwaukee Rep Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT to Begin This Fall at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents The Who & The What, a brilliant new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar in the Stiemke Studio beginning September 27 through November 5.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 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 My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
Il Divo Adds Fall Dates to New North and South American Tour Il Divo Adds Fall Dates to New North and South American Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

The multi-platinum group announces their next great tour, A NIGHT WITH THE BEST OF IL DIVO. Carlos Marin, Urs Buhler, David Miller and Sebastien Izambard will embark on a North and South American tour on August 30, 2017 and will make stops in nearly 20 cities including San Diego, Atlanta, Ontario, Buenos Aires and more to be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)
Milwaukee Musician Derek Sallmann to Release Lyric Video Today Milwaukee Musician Derek Sallmann to Release Lyric Video Today
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee musician Derek Sallmann (A recent Wisconsin Area Music Industry nominee for 'Best New Artist') is determined to get his music heard. (more...)