by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

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Milwaukee's First Stage to Present A WRINKLE IN TIME Milwaukee's First Stage to Present A WRINKLE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

First Stage will fuel the imaginations of audiences young and old with their next 2019/20 mainstage production, A WRINKLE IN TIME, based on the bestselling book by author Madeleine L'Engle, adapted for the stage by John Glore and directed by First Stage Artistic Director Jeff Frank. The play explores the adventures of female protagonist Meg Murry with her brother Charles Wallace and their new friend Calvin O'Keefe. On a dark and stormy night, a mysterious stranger arrives at Meg Murry's home and she embarks on a wild, empowering journey of self-discovery. Joining forces with Charles, Calvin, Mrs. Whatsit, and many more, they travel through space and time to battle the forces of evil so Meg can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. This fantastical adventure of a lifetime will propel the imaginations of First Stage audiences and help them discover what a tesseract is. Sponsored by Enerpac Tool Group. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Stage's Young Company Presents THE WINTER'S TALE Photo Flash: First Stage's Young Company Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

First Stage's Young Company, the Theater Academy's award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present William Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE as their first Performance Project for the 2019/20 season. The play explores multiple facets of the human condition – from false assumptions and lost children to truths revealed, redemption found and the appearance of marvelous wonders. As one of Shakespeare's late plays, it tells the story of wandering and separation leading eventually to tearful and joyous reunion. Sponsored by United Performing Arts Fund.  (more...)

First Stage's Award-Winning Young Company Presents THE WINTER'S TALE First Stage's Award-Winning Young Company Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

First Stage's Young Company, the Theater Academy's award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present William Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE as their first Performance Project for the 2019/20 season. Directed by Marcella Kearns, the play explores multiple facets of the human condition - from false assumptions and lost children to truths revealed, redemption found and the appearance of marvelous wonders. As one of Shakespeare's late plays, it tells the story of wandering and separation leading eventually to tearful and joyous reunion. Sponsored by United Performing Arts Fund. (more...)

BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes To Milwaukee's First Stage BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes To Milwaukee's First Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Adapted for family audiences from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the story of Huck and his friend Jim, a slave, as they travel along the mighty Mississippi River. Huck tries to help Jim escape to freedom and reunite with his family. (more...)

BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes To Milwaukee's First Stage BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes To Milwaukee's First Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Adapted for family audiences from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the story of Huck and his friend Jim, a slave, as they travel along the mighty Mississippi River. Huck tries to help Jim escape to freedom and reunite with his family. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's OUR TOWN VIDEO: Get A First Look At Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast of Our Town, the closing play of the 2017/18 Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse running April 10 - May 13. This large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create anOur Town for our town. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's OUR TOWN VIDEO: Get A First Look At Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast of Our Town, the closing play of the 2017/18 Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse running April 10 - May 13. This large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create anOur Town for our town. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OUR TOWN at Milwaukee Rep Photo Flash: First Look at OUR TOWN at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  concludes the 2017/18 Season with the great American classic, Our Town, a powerful and moving drama, in the Quadracci Powerhouse, running April 10 through May 13.  Directed by Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, this large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create an Our Town for our town.  (more...)

VIDEO: Preview Milwaukee Repertory Theate's OUR TOWN VIDEO: Preview Milwaukee Repertory Theate's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast of Our Town, the closing play of the 2017/18 Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse running April 10 - May 13. This large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create anOur Town for our town. (more...)

OUR TOWN Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep Next Month OUR TOWN Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  concludes the 2017/18 Season with the great American classic, Our Town, a powerful and moving drama, in the Quadracci Powerhouse, running April 10 through May 13.  Directed by Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, this large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create an Our Town for our town.  (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces Final Casting For OUR TOWN Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces Final Casting For OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast of Our Town, the closing play of the 2017/18 Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse running April 10 - May 13. This large ensemble brings together some of Wisconsin's greatest theatre talent on one stage to create anOur Town for our town. (more...)

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