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Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)
Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team For Hilarious Tony Award-Winning Musical URINETOWN Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team For Hilarious Tony Award-Winning Musical URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced the cast, creative team and band for Urinetown, The Musical, running May 18 through June 10 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 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 A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
AMERICAN GIRL LIVE Comes to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts AMERICAN GIRL LIVE Comes to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical, coming to a city near you!  AMERICAN GIRL LIVE is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences.  Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home.  As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song.  Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship. (more...)
Milwaukee Rep's PTI Ensemble Performs LOST GIRL Milwaukee Rep's PTI Ensemble Performs LOST GIRL
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the World Premiere production of Lost Girl by Kimberly Belflower performed by the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble this July 19-22, 2018 in the Stiemke Studio.  PTI is 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 features sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools who received free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in this capstone performance  of Lost Girl where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)
THE MAGIC FLUTE to Bring Tuneful, Mystical Journey to Milwaukee in 2018 THE MAGIC FLUTE to Bring Tuneful, Mystical Journey to Milwaukee in 2018
by BWW News Desk on May 11, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Mozart's operatic fantasy delights audiences with its tuneful and mystical journey. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 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 TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
Stephen McKinley Henderson To Lead Ten Chimneys Foundation's 2018 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program Stephen McKinley Henderson To Lead Ten Chimneys Foundation's 2018 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Ten Chimneys Foundation is proud to announce Stephen McKinley Henderson as the 2018 Master Teacher for the nationally acclaimed Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at the Historic National Landmark, Ten Chimneys. (more...)
Florentine Opera Announces The Resignation Of General Director Florentine Opera Announces The Resignation Of General Director
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

The Florentine Opera announces the resignation of William Florescu, General Director. The Florentine has commenced a search for Mr. Florescu's replacement to begin the 2018/2019 season. (more...)
Join The BWW Milwaukee on Stage Facebook Group Join The BWW Milwaukee on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Milwaukee Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
Theater RED Teams With Untitled Productions For I'LL EAT YOU LAST Theater RED Teams With Untitled Productions For I'LL EAT YOU LAST
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

For the opening of their 2018 season, Theater RED joins with Untitled Productions for their inaugural production, another Milwaukee premiere. Written by John Logan, directed by Untitled Productions' Eric Welch (of K'Eric'ters fame) and starring Theater RED Co-Founder Marcee Doherty-Elst, 'I'll Eat You Last' marks the beginning of a sixth season for Theater RED, following smash hit collaborations, 'Bonny Anne Bonny' with Wisconsin Lutheran College, and 'A Chorus Line' with Cardinal Stritch University's Arts @ Stritch Program and Milwaukee Opera Theatre. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6
by Audition Roundup on May 06, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 6, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT, Makes World Premiere Photo Flash: JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT, Makes World Premiere
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Based upon the wildly popular Judy Moody series of children's books, the world premiere production of JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT comes to First Stage this May. A national collaboration with seven of the country's leading children's theaters, JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT finds third grader Judy Moody in a bit of a mood. She's been given a school assignment to create a 'Me' collage, and her know-it-all little brother Stink keeps getting in the way. When the Moody family drops anchor on 'Artichoke' Island for a weekend getaway, they meet Cap'n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the island in search of gold. That's when the fun and adventure begins! (more...)
JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT, A World Premiere With Excitement And Adventure JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT, A World Premiere With Excitement And Adventure
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Based upon the wildly popular Judy Moody series of children's books, the world premiere production of JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT comes to First Stage this May. (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play Milwaukee's Marcus Center for a one-week engagement on June 26-July 1. The North American tour launched in October 2016 and the Milwaukee engagement will mark the 58th and final city for the tour. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special on May 04, 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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)
Wilson Center Names Sharon Lynne Wilson Executive Director Wilson Center Names Sharon Lynne Wilson Executive Director
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Following a nationwide search, the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) has named Anna M. Thompson as its Executive Director. Thompson comes to the Wilson Center from the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where she served for two-and-a-half years as the Associate Vice President and Executive Director, overseeing a $4.8 million budget and producing and presenting more than 700 performances, residencies, and events annually. (more...)
Bronzeville Arts Ensemble Presents FLYIN' WEST By Pearl Cleage This Month Bronzeville Arts Ensemble Presents FLYIN' WEST By Pearl Cleage This Month
by BWW News Desk on May 01, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Bronzeville Arts Ensemble will debut its inaugural production of FLYIN' WEST by Pearl Cleage on May 24-27, 2018, at Wilson Theater in Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Shakespeare In The Park Returns To The Marcus Center's Peck Pavilion For The 2018 Production Of KING LEAR Headlined By Jim Pickering Shakespeare In The Park Returns To The Marcus Center's Peck Pavilion For The 2018 Production Of KING LEAR Headlined By Jim Pickering
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

???????Milwaukee's Free Shakespeare in the Park (SITP) is pleased to announce their 2018 production of "King Lear". Mr. James Pickering*, a legend of the Milwaukee stage, will appear in the title role and, in her return to Milwaukee, Ms. Lisa Gaye Dixon will direct. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More!
by BWW Special on April 27, 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Milwaukee Rep's Announces Annual Curtain Call Ball Milwaukee Rep's Announces Annual Curtain Call Ball
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Join Milwaukee Repertory Theater as they celebrate "A Night at the Cabaret" at the annual Curtain Call Ball on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 5:30pm at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex (108 E. Wells St).  Co-chaired by Laura and Adam Peck and Mara and Craig Swan, the 2018 Curtain Call Ball will feature dinner, dancing, live and silent auction, and a world-class theatrical experience Rep audiences have come to expect. (more...)
The Rep Seeks Tiny Tim And Other Young Performers For A CHRISTMAS CAROL The Rep Seeks Tiny Tim And Other Young Performers For A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is on the hunt for a "Tiny Tim" capable of delivering the most memorable and spirited line in  A Christmas Carol - "God Bless us everyone!"  In addition to the role of Tiny Tim, 15-18 other Young performer roles are available.  Young performers of all ethnicities, ages 7 - 17, are encouraged to audition for the rare opportunity of performing alongside seasoned professionals in this Milwaukee Holiday tradition. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 22 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 22
by Audition Roundup on April 22, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 22, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)