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 Xavier Theatre Academy Presents "Seussical KIDS"
Thursday, August 3, 2017. 7 pm. Seussical KIDS brings Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life onstage in Seussical KIDS, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime). August 3, 4 at 7:00 pm August 5 at 1:00 pm Tickets available online at our website. By phone: Xavier box office (920) 733-8840 Adults $10 Senior Citizen $9 Child $8. Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton, Outagamie County. Call 920-733-8840. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Kids [E-106143]
 Xavier Theatre Academy Presents "Seussical KIDS"
Friday, August 4, 2017. 7 pm. Seussical KIDS brings Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life onstage in Seussical KIDS, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime). August 3, 4 at 7:00 pm August 5 at 1:00 pm Tickets available online or By phone: Xavier box office (920) 733-8840 Adults $10 Senior Citizen $9 Child $8. Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton, Outagamie County. Call 920-733-8840. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Kids [E-106144]
 Xavier Theatre Academy Presents "Seussical KIDS"
Saturday, August 5, 2017. 1 pm. Seussical KIDS brings Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life onstage in Seussical KIDS, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime). August 3, 4 at 7:00 pm August 5 at 1:00 pm Tickets available online at our website. By phone: Xavier box office (920) 733-8840 Adults $10 Senior Citizen $9 Child $8. Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton, Outagamie County. Call 920-733-8840. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Kids [E-106145]
 Magical Encounters - Alice in Wonderland
Saturday, August 19, 2017. 10:30 am. You're invited to the second installment of The Branch at 1501's Magical Encounters series as we celebrate a very un-birthday to us with Alice in Wonderland! Join us as we sit down for an enchanted tea party complete with treats, games and a visit from the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and Alice herself. We can't wait to see you! $25.00 per ticket. 1501 Washingron Avenue, 1501 Washingron Avenue, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-260-8390. Subjects: Kids, Families, Theater [E-106138]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Tuesday, October 3, 2017. 7:30pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105419]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday, October 4, 2017. 7:30pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105420]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Thursday, October 5, 2017. 7:30 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105421]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Friday, October 6, 2017. 8:00 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105422]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, October 7, 2017. 2:00 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105423]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, October 7, 2017. 8:00 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105424]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Sunday, October 8, 2017. 1:00 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105425]
 RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Sunday, October 8, 2017. 8:00 pm. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105426]
 Anna Deavere Smith presents "Notes from the Field"
Wednesday, October 11, 2017. 9 am - 11:30 am. Best known for her portrayal of Nancy McNally on The West Wing and Gloria Akalitus on Nurse Jackie, Anna Deavere Smith will present her one-woman show featuring characters based on her nationwide observations and interviews. Join us for an intimate journey into the lives of individuals affected by social issues such as homelessness, gun violence and racial inequality, then help us explore solutions with a panel of noted community leaders. $25 Students/Seniors (55+) & $75 General Admission. Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 262-317-6005. Subjects: Community, Education, Theater [E-105833]
 The Emperor's New Clothes
Saturday, October 28, 2017. 2:00 pm. Young Nicholas and his mother Louise petition the Emperor for more money to rebuild their theatre after a fire, but the Emperor refuses. So clever Nicholas and Louise devise a plan to appeal to the Emperor's vanity. They pretend to be weavers of exceptional cloth that will make him an extraordinary robe. Come see how this duo with cleverness and cunning create The Emperor's New Clothes. General Public: $7, Under 18: $5, UW-W Student w/ID: $5. Greenhill Center of the Arts, 950 W. Main Street, Whitewater, Walworth County. Call 262-472-2222. Subjects: Theater, Families, Kids [E-106074]
 Population: 485 Meeting Your Neighbors One Alarm at a Time
Saturday, January 27, 2018. 7:30 pm. New York Times best-selling author, humorist, singer/songwriter Michael Perry returns to the OAC stage with his new stage play based on his extraordinarily popular book, "Population: 485." Directed by Jake Lindgren and featuring original music by Sean Carey, the show made its debut in August, 2016 under the Lake Superior Big Top Chautauquatent near Bayfield, WI. $36 Adults $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel. Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E Forest Street, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County. Call 262-560-3172. Subjects: Theater [E-106060]
 One Night in Memphis Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley & Jerry Lee L
Sunday, May 20, 2018. 4 pm. There's a whole lot of shakin' going on! Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950's rock androll with One Night in Memphis. The high energy concert takes the audience back to Dec 4, 1956, the night when four of the biggest names in early rock and roll - Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash - gathered together for an impromptu jam session at the legendary Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in Memphis. T $36 Adults $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel. Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E Forest Street, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County. Call 262-560-3172. Subjects: Music, Theater [E-106070]
 Xavier Theatre Academy Presents "Beauty and the Beast Jr"
Sunday, June 23, 2024. 1 pm. Beauty and the Beast Jr is a fantastic adaptation of the story of true love and transformation, featuring some of the most popular songs ever written, such as "Be Our Guest", "Belle" and "Beauty and the Beast", by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. June 21, 22, 23 at 7:00 pm June 23, 24 at 1:00 pm Tickets available online. By phone: Xavier box office (920) 733-8840 Adult $10 Senior Citizen $9 Child $8. Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton, Outagamie County. Call 920-733-8840. Subjects: Musicals, Theater [E-105936]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Deathtrap
Thursday, August 10, 2017 through Sunday, August 27, 2017. 7:30 om. Acclaimed but cash-strapped writer Sidney Bruhl has an exceptional new thriller in his hands. There's just one problem: It was written by one of his students. Sydney and his wife quickly come up with a solution -- offer to collaborate with the young writer, and they can split the profits 50/50. No need to consider more - lethal solutions. Dripping with twists and turns, Ira Levin's Tony-nominated play is both a spellbinding thriller and a devilishly clever comedy. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater, Art [E-105944]
 Open Auditions
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 through Wednesday, August 30, 2017. 6:30 pm. Open auditions for Birder Players 2017-18 season for "A Christmas Carol" (ages 8 and older) and "Monty Python's Spamalot" (ages 16 and older). Please sing 32 bars from the Broadway repertoires. Dance/movement auditions may be conducted. An accompanist is provided. Auditions will be at 6:30pm each day. Broadway Theatre, 123 S Broadway St, De Pere, Select One County. Call 920-445-5669. Subjects: Theater, Musicals [E-106259]
 Church Basement Ladies
Thursday, July 27, 2017 through Sunday, September 10, 2017. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. In Church Basement Ladies we meet the pastor, three cooks and one daughter who run the kitchen and care for the congregation. We watch as the four women handle a Lutefisk Dinner, a funeral, an Easter Fund Raiser, and, of course, a wedding. They stave off potential disasters, have loads of fun, share and debate recipes, instruct the young, and keep the pastor on a steady course. This funny, heart-warming, nostalgic, and down to earth musical comedy has charmed audiences all over the nation. $70.95 plus tax and processing for dinner and show; $45.95 for Youth Package. Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Musicals [E-104741]
 Theory of Relativity Encore Scholarship Fundraiser
Saturday, September 9, 2017 through Sunday, September 10, 2017. Sat. 7:30 pm/Sun. 2 pm. Theory of Relativity is a joyous & moving look about our surprisingly interconnected lives. Through a seemingly unrelated collection of songs, scenes & monologues, Relativity introduces an array of characters experiencing the joys & heartbreaks, the liaisons & losses, & the wonder of human connection. Tickets on sale Sept. 5. Online. In person/phone orders during box office hours Sept. 5-8; 1:00-4:30 pm & one hour prior to each performance. General admission. $25 adults; $22 seniors/non UWL students; $15 UWL students. Toland Theatre, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Call 608-785-8522. Subjects: Musicals, Theater [E-106200]
 Br!NK New Play Festival
Thursday, September 7, 2017 through Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The Br!NK Festival is unlike a traditional theatrical evening. These staged readings are all about the playwright's work. At Br!NK, audience members are encouraged to stick around after the show and give feedback to the playwrights. You'll meet the actors and directors, and hang out with a community of people passionate about creating and enjoying art. Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater [E-106124]
 BR!NK New Play Submission
Friday, September 8, 2017 through Wednesday, September 13, 2017. 2pm and 7pm. Br!NK is a weeklong residency with Renaissance Theaterworks dedicated to advancing the work of Midwestern women playwrights. Playwrights will workshop their script with a director, dramaturg, and full cast; a team dedicated to researching and considering the play from every angle. A staged reading of the script is toured to Milwaukee-area venues, culminating in a weekend reading festival at the Broadway Theatre Center. Afterward is a guided talkback with the playwright. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800 x202. Subjects: Theater, Women, Writing [E-104450]
 Boeing Boeing
Friday, September 15, 2017 through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Bernard juggles his three stewardess fiancees, Gabriella, Gretchen, and Gloria. He expertly changes his routine to fit each woman's decor choices, taste in food, and airline timetable. He is able to keep each blissfully unaware of the other until all three women unexpectedly arrive in town on the same evening. Catastrophe looms and chaos erupts as he attempts to regain control with the help of his maid, Berthe, and friend, Robert. $13-$18. Racine Theatre Guild, Inc, 2519 Northwestern Ave, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-633-4218. Subjects: Theater, Comedy [E-106302]
 Escanaba in da Moonlight
Friday, September 29, 2017 through Sunday, October 8, 2017. 7:30 pm & 2:00 pm. Grab yer pasties and Leinenkugel's and join us for a weekend with the Soady Boys at deer camp. Albert, Reuben, Remnar and the rest of the gang are back in Jeff Daniels' hilarious tribute to the traditions of bagging the great buck. WRCT first produced "Escanaba" in 2005. Performances are on Sept. 29 & 30 and Oct. 5, 6, 7 and 8. Evening performances are at 7:30pm and Sunday matinee is at 2:00pm. $15. Gilbert & Jaylee Mead Auditorium - Centralia Center, 220 3rd Ave. So. Suite #6, Wis. Rapids, Wood County. Call 715-421-0435. Subjects: Theater [E-106298]
 Toil and Trouble
Monday, October 9, 2017 through Saturday, October 14, 2017. Oct. 9-14 7:30 pm Oct. 15 2 pm. Toil And Trouble is award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson's gothic, comic rewrite of Shakespeare's Macbeth. A smart, sassy romp through unemployment, capitalism and murder, it features fortune cookies that really tell your fortune, an island full of mini-vicunas, and three friends jostling for power Greenhill Center of the Arts, 950 W. Main Street, Whitewater, Walworth County. Call 262-472-2222. Subjects: Theater, Community, Schools [E-106073]
 Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 through Sunday, October 15, 2017. 7:30 pm. Restaurant coworkers Frankie and Johnny have been on one date, and they've slept together, and that's IT - as far as Frankie is concerned. Johnny, a compulsive romantic, has other ideas. He's decided they're in love. As the night goes on, the duo's sometimes-touching, sometimeshilarious conversation leads both to question whether the paths of their lives might be more changeable than they believe. Terrence McNally (writer of MASTER CLASS) shines yet again in this bittersweet comedy. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater, Art [E-105945]
 Roust About
Monday, October 9, 2017 through Wednesday, October 18, 2017. 7pm & 2pm. Historical fact & fiction blend together to resurrect the stories of 5 unknown circus performers who met their fate when an American military train plowed through a circus train outside of Chicago in 1918. Auditions: Thurs., Sept. 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at UW Fox Theatre. Be prepared to read from the script and dress for movement. As the show is about circus people if you have a special skill we want to see it! $12 - Student/Senior 60+, $15 - Adult. UW Fox Theatre, 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, Outagamie County. Call 920-832-2857. Subjects: Theater [E-106133]
 Kids Theatre Camp
Monday, October 23, 2017 through Friday, October 27, 2017. 5pm-7pm. Students grades 1-6 are encouraged to register. No advance preparation is necessary. Students will learn basic theatrical terms and practices in a fun, fast-paced workshop setting. The camp culminates in a final showcase Friday night at 7:00 p.m. Register on our Google Form today! If you have any questions or would like to order tickets give us a call at 920-832-2646 or visit the UW-Fox Theatre website. $60. UW Fox Theatre, 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, Outagamie County. Call 920-832-2857. Subjects: Theater [E-106132]
 Elvis Lives
Thursday, September 14, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. 250,000 Elvis Lives fans can't be wrong. The King of Rock 'n' Roll lives on in an unforgettable live musical journey across Elvis' life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today's artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Featuring champions and finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, a live band, and exciting singers and dancers; audiences "Can't Help Falling in Love" with this phenomenal theatrical concert experience. $70.95 plus tax and processing for dinner and show. Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Music, Rock [E-104742]
 Guys and Dolls
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. 7:30 pm. This celebrated musical comedy follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck, from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana., Cuba. This granddaddy of American musicals has it all - show-stopping numbers, a timeless story, and some of the best show tunes ever, including "Luck Be a Lady," and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat." It's a sure bet you'll leave the theater with a smile on your face! Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Quadracci Powerhouse), 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105996]
 The Who & The What
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 through Sunday, November 5, 2017. 7:30 pm. Growing up Muslim with her close knit family in Atlanta, Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative family discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. The Who & The What is a look at a family divided by faith, bonded by love, and searching for truth in contemporary America. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Stiemke Theater, 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-106002]
 Sex With Strangers
Friday, October 20, 2017 through Sunday, November 12, 2017. by Laura Eason When frustrated forty-ish novelist, Olivia, meets fast-talking, twenty-something, blogger and memoirist, Ethan - known more for his sexual prowess than his prose - she worries that she will become just another chapter in his little black book. Their funny and passionate union blurs the lines between rewrites, romance and royalties - proving you can't judge a book by its author. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800 x202. Subjects: Theater [E-106121]
 Elf The Musical
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 through Monday, November 27, 2017. . Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7121. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Art [E-103430]
 1959 Pink Thunderbird
Monday, December 4, 2017 through Saturday, December 9, 2017. Dec. 4-8 7:30 pm, Dec. 9 2 pm. Roy and Elizabeth marry after high school and still dream of those summer nights in the 1959 Pink T-Bird. Hattie and Amy bring catty tension to an afternoon filled with Laundry & Bourbon, a one-act with the girls' side of the story. In Lone Star, the boys' version, Roy and his brother Ray tie one on outside Angel's bar. Roy's different since his return from Vietnam and the night takes a wrong turn when Cletis shows up with horrible news. General Public: $12, Over 65: $10, Under 18: $7.50, UW-W Student w/ID: $5.50. Greenhill Center of the Arts, 950 W. Main Street, Whitewater, Walworth County. Call 262-472-2222. Subjects: Theater, Community, Seniors [E-106075]
 Holmes and Watson
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017. 7:30 pm. Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes, and charlatans who have popped up all over the world claiming to be Sherlock Holmes following his "death" at Reichenbach Falls. Watson travels to a remote mental asylum where three men have recently been admitted, each claiming to be the late detective and matching his physical description. Watson must confront the men and figure out which one is the real Holmes. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Quadracci Powerhouse), 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105997]
 Miracle on South Division Street
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017. 7:30 pm. Buffalo, NY might be depressed, but Clara Nowak is not. The devout Catholic is a mother of three, an organizer for her soup kitchen and the caretaker of her family's local claim to fame: a 20-foot shrine to the Blessed Mother commemorating the miraculous night in 1942 when she appeared to Clara's father in his barbershop. But when daughter Ruth announces one fateful Christmas Eve that she plans to create a one-woman show about her Grandpa's story this family's foundations are shaken to the core. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater, Art, Holidays [E-105946]
 The Christmas Angel
Friday, December 8, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017. 7:30 pm & 2:00 pm. Any family who has ever experienced a chaotic holiday gathering will appreciate this delightful comedy by Wisconsin author James DeVita. Grandpa recently passed away, and poor Grandma is trying to cope and keep everyone happy at the same time. In the midst of total chaos and mayhem, they receive a visit from a very special, very quirky angel. Performances are on December 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 and 17. Evening performances are at 7:30pm and Sunday matinee is at 2:00pm $15. Gilbert & Jaylee Mead Auditorium - Centralia Center, 220 3rd Ave. So. Suite #6, Wis. Rapids, Wood County. Call 715-421-0435. Subjects: Theater [E-106299]
 Miracle on 34th Street
Thursday, November 2, 2017 through Saturday, December 23, 2017. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade needs a new Santa. Enter Kris Kringle - a sweet and jolly old man who claims that he is the real Santa Claus. Thus begins this funny, warm, tuneful, and inspirational musical as Kris has to prove his claim in court and teach his cynical neighbor and her daughter to believe in the goodness and love that is Christmas. Written by Meredith Willson, the creator of The Music Man, Miracle On 34th Street is an unforgettable musical version of the beloved Christmas film. $70.95 plus tax and processing for dinner and show; $45.95 for Youth Package. Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Hockey [E-104743]
 A Christmas Carol
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 through Sunday, December 24, 2017. 7:30. The Rep's hit new adaptation, which broke box office records last December, is a tale of love, hope, and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. It's a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. Visit our website to purchase tickets. The Pabst Theater, 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-286-3663. Subjects: Theater, Holidays [E-106005]
 Murder for Two
Friday, November 10, 2017 through Sunday, January 14, 2018. 7:30 pm. Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe Kinosian, Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem, and murder that has played to sold-out audiences all over the country! In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play 13 roles - not to mention the piano - in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. Called "ingenious" by The New York Times, this fast-paced whodunit is a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Stackner Cabaret), 108 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105993]
 Animal Farm
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 through Sunday, February 11, 2018. 7:30 pm. Animal Farm is a timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. When the animals of Manor Farm drive out their abusive farmer, they take over running the farm for themselves. Their experiment in collective leadership succeeds-until the pigs step into the vacuum of power created by the farmer's expulsion, and betray the ideals of freedom and equality for all animals. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Quadracci Powerhouse), 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105998]
 Russian Transport
Friday, January 19, 2018 through Sunday, February 11, 2018. by Erika Sheffer A rowdy Russian immigrant family living and hustling in Brooklyn's underbelly, scrambles to get by. Dark family secrets emerge when their dangerously charming Uncle Boris arrives from Russia. Just after bear hugs and shots of vodka are exchanged, Boris begins exerting a sinister influence on the whole family. How far are they willing to go to achieve the American Dream? Renaissance Theaterworks, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-0800. Subjects: Theater [E-106122]
 A Doll's House
Friday, February 9, 2018 through Sunday, February 18, 2018. 7:30 pm & 2:00 pm. Nora Helmer lives with her husband Torvald and her three children in 1879 Norway. Torvald is ambitious and keen to keep up appearances in a strict 19th century society. Together they create a facade of a life until fate intervenes. Performances are on Feb. 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2018. Evening performances start at 7:30pm, Sunday matinee is at 2:00pm. $15. Gilbert & Jaylee Mead Auditorium - Centralia Center, 220 3rd Ave. So. Suite #6, Wis. Rapids, Wood County. Call 715-421-0435. Subjects: Theater [E-106300]
 Dream Role 7
Thursday, February 22, 2018 through Sunday, February 25, 2018. 7pm & 2pm. 90 minutes of show-stopping hits! Dream Role will be an experience you don't want to miss! Over 100 of the area's BEST talent will come together once again to bring the house down with their favorite Broadway songs! Come and enjoy the fun! You won't believe the energy of the night. Auditions: Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Please come prepared with 16-32 bars of a musical number. $12 - Students and Seniors 60+, $15 - Adults. UW Fox Theatre, 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, Outagamie County. Call 920-832-2857. Subjects: Theater [E-106134]
 Finding Neverland
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 through Sunday, February 25, 2018. 7:30pm, 8pm, 2pm, 1pm, 6:30pm. The winner of Broadway Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash "captures the kid-at-heart," says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, "It's a must-see you'll remember for years to come!" Directed by visionary Tony-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award winning film, "Finding Neverland" tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N Water St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-273-7206. Subjects: Theater [E-105764]
 Street Scene
Sunday, February 25, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018. Feb 25Mar 3 2pmFeb 27Mar1 7:30. Street Scene takes place in the 1930s outside a steamy New York City tenement building, but the heat generated inside fuels neighborhood gossip. Anna Maurrant is a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who seeks refuge in the arms of another man, ending in tragedy. This opera explores jealousy, infatuation, lust, and love set to a jazz-inspired score that reflects the multi-ethnic population of NYC. General Public: $14, Over 65: $12, Under 18: $9.50, UW-W Student w/ID: $6. Greenhill Center of the Arts, 950 W. Main Street, Whitewater, Walworth County. Call 262-472-2222. Subjects: Theater, Opera, Musicals [E-106076]
 Black Pearl Sings!
Friday, January 19, 2018 through Sunday, March 18, 2018. 7:30. It's 1933: an ambitious song collector for the Library of Congress visits a Texas prison where she meets Pearl, an African-American woman with a soulful voice and steely spirit. Featuring more than a dozen beautiful acappella renditions of spiritual and American folk songs, Black Pearl Sings! explores what it means to be a woman in a man's world, being black in a white world, and fighting for one's soul in a world where anyone can be a commodity. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Stackner Cabaret), 108 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105994]
 The Brothers Size
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 through Sunday, March 18, 2018. 7:30 pm. Ogun Size is focused and straightforward, dedicating himself to his career running an auto repair shop. His younger brother Oshoosi wanders aimlessly after his recent release from prison, uninterested in following Ogun's disciplined path. Each seeks to be free -- Ogun of worry for his brother and Oshoosi simply of the bayou country of Louisiana. Tarell Alvin McCraney's profound play is a tough and tender drama about what it means to brother and be brothered. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater, Art, Ethnic [E-105947]
 One House Over
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 through Sunday, March 25, 2018. 7:30 pm. When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly father, Joanne breathes a little easier. She needs their help and they need jobs. But she can't anticipate the complications that arise when "the help" starts to feel like family-and act like it. A brilliantly funny and provocative new piece, it's an empathetic but searing examination of boundaries, power, privilege, and fear in a single backyard. Visit our website to purchase tickets. Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Quadracci Powerhouse), 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-105999]
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