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First Stage's Annual ImpACT Event Highlights Community Impact And Commitment Photo First Stage's Annual ImpACT Event Highlights Community Impact And Commitment
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, held its 9th Annual ImpACT Event on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center. The event is held annually to introduce new supporters to First Stage and showcase its impact in the community.

First Stage's Amplify - BIPOC Short Play Series Continues This Fall With STEP KIDS Photo First Stage's Amplify - BIPOC Short Play Series Continues This Fall With STEP KIDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

The second play in First Stage's fall 2021 Amplify -BIPOC Short Play Series will be STEP KIDS, a new one-act musical by Tyrone L. Robinson and Postell Pringle with orchestrations by Wilkie Ferguson and drums by Deonte Malique Ellis.

Milwaukee's First Stage Announces A Return To Live Performances for 2021/22 Season Photo Milwaukee's First Stage Announces A Return To Live Performances for 2021/22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021

First Stage has announced its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season. First Stage has announced the full 35th season kicking off in November at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater with the perennial and beloved holiday favorite, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS.

AMPLIFY - First Stage's BIPOC Short Play Series - to Return This Fall Photo AMPLIFY - First Stage's BIPOC Short Play Series - to Return This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, is delighted to announce the second season of their new Amplify - BIPOC Short Play Series beginning on September 1, 2021.

37th Annual Marcus Performing Arts Center Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebr Photo 37th Annual Marcus Performing Arts Center Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Goes Virtual
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021

The 37th Annual Marcus Performing Arts Center Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2021. This free program will begin at 1:00 PM via digital streaming and highlight the youth in our community who interpreted Dr. King’s works through art, speech, and writing contests.

VIFF Announces Participants for Short Forum & Catalyst Program Photo VIFF Announces Participants for Short Forum & Catalyst Program
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 15, 2020

Vancouver International Film Festival 2020 (VIFF) is delighted to announce the complete programming lineup for the Canadian short film series VIFF Short Forum, coupled with the cohort for the Catalyst mentorship program.

FROM OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Programming Continues at Milwaukee Rep Photo FROM OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Programming Continues at Milwaukee Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Milwaukee Rep continues From Our Home to Your Home online programming through September thanks to the support of Donald & Donna Baumgartner, Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family and the donors to the Double-Down for Artists Challenge which raised a total of $109,000 to support Milwaukee Rep's artists that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

BLACK NATIVITY By Langston Hughes Celebrates 5th Anniversary At Marcus Center's Wils Photo BLACK NATIVITY By Langston Hughes Celebrates 5th Anniversary At Marcus Center's Wilson Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2019

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes will run December 5-15 with a special Community Night preview performance on Thursday, December 5 at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall. 

Black Arts Mke Presents A Cue The Sun Production: HIP HOP DNA VOLUME I Photo Black Arts Mke Presents A Cue The Sun Production: HIP HOP DNA VOLUME I
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2019

Black Arts MKE Presents A Cue The Sun Production of Hip Hop DNA Volume I, at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater  in Vogel Hall on September 13, 2019, at 7:30pm.  

BLACK NATIVITY Returns to Marcus Center Photo BLACK NATIVITY Returns to Marcus Center
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes will run December 7-16 with a special Community Night preview performance on Thursday, December 6 at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater in Vogel Hall. 

BLACK NATIVITY By Langston Hughes 2018 Returns To The Marcus Center Photo BLACK NATIVITY By Langston Hughes 2018 Returns To The Marcus Center
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes will run December 7-16 with a special Community Night preview performance on Thursday, December 6 at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater in Vogel Hall. 

BWW Reviews: BIG NATE Rocks First Stage with Big Middle School Magic
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Mar 4, 2015

Rock out with First Stage this March when BIG NATE: THE MUSICAL blasts through the Todd Wehr Theater. A dynamic young performer cast recreates Lincoln Peirce's popular cartoon characters set in Kristen Ellhert's magical stage design where lights flash, videos display Nate's drawings and sets swing from classroom to home in mere seconds.

Pandora Productions Presents OH MY GODMOTHER 1/7/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

A New Year filled with laughter, music, and entertainment galore is Pandora Productions' resolution as they ring in 2010 with the regional premier of Ron Lytle's award-winning musical Oh My Godmother!, a sassy, satirical spin on the classic tale of Cinderella and the show's first-ever performances outside its home city of San Francisco.

Pandora Productions Presents OH MY GODMOTHER 1/7/2010
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 9, 2009

A New Year filled with laughter, music, and entertainment galore is Pandora Productions' resolution as they ring in 2010 with the regional premier of Ron Lytle's award-winning musical Oh My Godmother!, a sassy, satirical spin on the classic tale of Cinderella and the show's first-ever performances outside its home city of San Francisco.