Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Milwaukee Awards!Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Milwaukee Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Milwaukee Awards!Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Milwaukee Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Milwaukee Awards!Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Milwaukee Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!Vote For The 2018 BWW Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)


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Playhouse Gallery Exhibit, Prelude Performance To Honor VeteransPlayhouse Gallery Exhibit, Prelude Performance To Honor Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to partner with In Good Company in honoring Veterans Day 2019 with a special Playhouse Gallery exhibit, "Veteran Print Project: The Transience of Narrative," and performance of "Ajax," which is supported by the center's Prelude program. (more...)

BWW Review: First Stage GOOSEBUMPS THE MUSICAL World Premieres TYA Chills and Thrills
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 28, 2016

In a world premiere commissioned by First Stage and Oregon Children's Theatre, R.L. Stein's famous 'Goosebumps' series comes to stage life in Milwaukee at the Todd Wehr Theater. First Stage Associate Artistic Director John Maclay and the award winning Danny Abosch wrote the original book, lyrics and music to Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium from one of more than his 62 books Stein wrote between 1992-1997. Stein's youthful horror fiction, often believed to be the second best selling children's series of all time, was created as he says so 'Children could use their own wit and imagination to escape the scary circumstances.' (more...)

BWW Review: Mime and Music Enchant Audiences at First Stage's A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 2, 2015

In the 50th anniversary year of the award winning, animated television special, the live production A Charlie Brown Christmas captured the imagination of Milwaukee audiences this past weekend. First Stage presents a theatrical interpretation of the beloved holiday classic, adapted by Eric Schaeffer and overflowing with young voices, which continues to light up the hearts and laughter in Peanuts' fans since 1965. (more...)

BWW Preview: First Stage Unwraps, Happiness, Humor and the Human Condition in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 17, 2015

Happiness and cheer come calling at First Stage with the debut of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The company's Artistic Director Jeff Frank had been writing this produciton on his own Christmas to-be-produced list in a continual effort to bring the1965 award-winning television special to the theater since he arrived in 1999. Only recently have the copyrights been released through Eric Schaeffer's stage adaptation, and Frank immediately seized the opportunity to warm Milwaukee's hearts and introduce a new generation to the world created by Charles Schulz. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang take over the Todd Wehr Theater beginning on Friday, November 27 for a superb holiday celebration. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS Scribe Keith Huff's New Play UP THE HILL Begins Tonight at Carthage College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Carthage College, a four-year, private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will stage the world premiere of 'Up The Hill', a new work by Keith Huff, one of the television industry's most sought-after writers and producers, and one of contemporary theater's most prominent and exciting playwrights. The play will be performed today, Feb. 27 - March 7 at the Wartburg Auditorium in the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences, 2001 Alford Park Drive. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS Scribe Keith Huff Writes New Play UP THE HILL for Carthage College in Kenosha
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Carthage College, a four-year, private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will stage the world premiere of 'Up The Hill', a new work by Keith Huff, one of the television industry's most sought-after writers and producers, and one of contemporary theater's most prominent and exciting playwrights. The play will be performed Feb. 27 - March 7 at the Wartburg Auditorium in the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences, 2001 Alford Park Drive. (more...)

BWW Reviews: First Stage Delivers Daring and Dynamic NANCY DREW at World Premiere
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 4, 2014

Daring, dramatic and dynamic. Words to describe the conclusion of First Stage's 27th season when the company presents a 50th World Premiere co-written by Artistic Director Jeff Frank and Associate Artistic Director John Maclay adapted from the classic series of mystery stories ghost writtne by Margaret Wirt-Benson in their play Nancy Drew and her Biggest Case Ever. Staged front and center in the Todd Wehr Theater, these three words, daring, dramatic and dynamic apply to the inventive theater company and their captivating new production featuring that famous feminine sleuth Nancy Drew. (more...)

KCACTF's 45th Annual Festival Kicks Off in D.C. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts previously announced national awardees for outstanding work from the regional festivals that were held January 8 through March 3, 2013. Individual awardees and a representative from each of the outstanding productions will travel to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for an expenses-paid trip to participate in the 45th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), today, April 15-20, 2013. (more...)

DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER AND A FLY Opens at First Stage Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

First Stage concludes its 25th anniversary season with DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER AND A FLY, a musical based on the popular book series by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss, today, April 13 - May 13, 2012 at the Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts at 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee. (more...)

KCACTF Announces National Awardees; 45th Annual Festival Set for 4/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced national awardees for outstanding work from the regional festivals that were held January 8 through March 3, 2013. Individual awardees and a representative from each of the outstanding productions will travel to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for an expenses-paid trip to participate in the 45th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), April 15-20, 2013. (more...)

DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER AND A FLY Opens at First Stage, April 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

First Stage concludes its 25th anniversary season with DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER AND A FLY, a musical based on the popular book series by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss, April 13 - May 13, 2012 at the Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts at 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Marcus Center box office at 929 N. Water Street, by phone at (414) 273-7206 or online at www.firststage.org. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents 5th Annual First Look Repertory of New Work Including Honest, Sex with Strangers & Ski Dubai 7/22-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the 5th annual First Look Repertory of New Work, featuring three developmental productions of new plays presented in rotation and accompanied by a series of events around the development of new work. First Look Repertory of New Work runs July 22 - August 9, 2009 in The Merle Reskin Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted St. All tickets are $20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf's FIRST LOOK REPERTORY OF NEW WORK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the 5th annual First Look Repertory of New Work, featuring three developmental productions of new plays presented in rotation and accompanied by a series of events around the development of new work. First Look Repertory of New Work runs July 22 - August 9, 2009 in The Merle Reskin Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted St. All tickets are $20. (more...)

First Look Rep Of New Work Brings The Big Apple To Chicago's Steppenwolf 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the 5th annual First Look Repertory of New Work, featuring three developmental productions of new plays presented in rotation and accompanied by a series of events around the development of new work. First Look Repertory of New Work runs July 22 - August 9, 2009 in The Merle Reskin Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted St. All tickets are $20. (more...)

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