Performances

IT’S TOO DARN HOT: COLE PORTER

IT’S TOO DARN HOT: COLE PORTER

May 17th, 2018 - May 20th, 2018

Cole Porter’s parties were lavishly extravagant and someties even a little scandaloous.  That Red Hot Mama, BECKY SPICE, is back to sing Cole’s witty and sassy songs, such as “Let’s Misbehave,” “What Is This Thing Called Love?” and “I Get A Kick Out Of You.”

 

Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom Competition

Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom Competition

May 19th, 2018

You’re invited to the Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom Dance Competition! Come see how dance is impacting the next generation of Milwaukee’s superheroes!

Free & open to the public!

Join us at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday, May 19th as 5th and 6th graders from 50 Milwaukee area schools come together to compete in salsa, tango and swing dance!

Competition starts at 9:30am
Finals & Awards start at 12:30pm
Stop by anytime!

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

May 19th, 2018

Third grade has put Judy Moody in a mood. She’s got to figure out what to include in her “Me” collage, and her know-it-all little brother Stink keeps getting in the way. When the Moody family drops anchor on “Artichoke” Island, they meet Cap’n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the island in search of gold. But they’re not the only salty dogs lookin’ for loot! Can Judy Moody and Stink outwit their competition in time? Will Judy finish her project? Set sail on this world premiere and find out! Suggested for families with young people ages 5 – 9+ 

String Serenade

String Serenade

May 19th, 2018

The all-string ensembles Prelude Orchestra, String Orchestras South & West and String Orchestras North & Central will be featured.

Tickets: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

May 19th, 2018

Third grade has put Judy Moody in a mood. She’s got to figure out what to include in her “Me” collage, and her know-it-all little brother Stink keeps getting in the way. When the Moody family drops anchor on “Artichoke” Island, they meet Cap’n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the island in search of gold. But they’re not the only salty dogs lookin’ for loot! Can Judy Moody and Stink outwit their competition in time? Will Judy finish her project? Set sail on this world premiere and find out! Suggested for families with young people ages 5 – 9+ 

Always...Patsy Cline

Always...Patsy Cline

May 19th, 2018

Always…Patsy Cline.  A returned favorite event created and originally directed by Ted Swindley.  March 23-May 20, 2018. Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St.  After a record-breaking sold-out engagement in 2012, The Rep is bringing back this true story play about music legend Patsy Cline and her remarkable friendship with devoted fan Louise Seger.  Filled with two dozen unforgettable hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Returning to reprise the role of Patsy is Rep favorite Kelley Faulkner (Guys & Dolls) who dazzled audiences in 2012 earning her rave reviews that helped create Always…Patsy Cline in being an all time greatest Stackner hit. Joining her is Milwaukee favorite Tami Workentin in the role of Louise Seger.  Always…Patsy Cline celebrates the life and music of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century.    

Doc Danger and the Danger Squad

Doc Danger and the Danger Squad

May 19th, 2018

From the mind that created Fortuna the Time Bender vs. the Schoolgirls of Doom comes Doc Danger and the Danger Squad!

Classic pulp adventurers from a bygone era: Brilliant scientist Doc Danger! Jesai of the Jaguars, protector of the jungle! Lunar cowgirl Satellite Sally and her sidekick, Clare de Lune! The enigmatic detective known only as The Lady in Black! Appearing for the first time in one magnificent musical! The stakes are high as these formidable and beautiful heroines are faced with the reality-warping genius of Professor Z, who threatens to un-make the entire universe.

Join us for this sneak peek reading at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre!

158 N Broadway, Milwaukee

Saturday, May 19 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sunday May 20 ​at 2:00 PM

Music, Book, and Lyrics by Jason Powell

Stage Direction by Jill Anna Ponasik
Music Direction by Donna Kummer

Featuring Melissa Anderson, Becky Cofta, Karen Estrada, Ana Gonzalez, Hailey Hentz, Sean Jackson, Briana Rose Lipor, Harper Navin, Samantha Sostarich, Stephanie Staszak, Eric Welch

All tickets $12! To purchase, call the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office at 414-291-7800 or visit: https://cart.broadwaytheatrecenter.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=41797

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

May 19th, 2018

The Sinfonia Philharmonic and Wind Ensemble will be featured.

Tickets: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25.

Doc Danger and the Danger Squad

Doc Danger and the Danger Squad

May 19th, 2018

From the mind that created Fortuna the Time Bender vs. the Schoolgirls of Doom comes Doc Danger and the Danger Squad!

Classic pulp adventurers from a bygone era: Brilliant scientist Doc Danger! Jesai of the Jaguars, protector of the jungle! Lunar cowgirl Satellite Sally and her sidekick, Clare de Lune! The enigmatic detective known only as The Lady in Black! Appearing for the first time in one magnificent musical! The stakes are high as these formidable and beautiful heroines are faced with the reality-warping genius of Professor Z, who threatens to un-make the entire universe.

Join us for this sneak peek reading at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre!

158 N Broadway, Milwaukee

Saturday, May 19 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sunday May 20 ​at 2:00 PM

Music, Book, and Lyrics by Jason Powell

Stage Direction by Jill Anna Ponasik
Music Direction by Donna Kummer

Featuring Melissa Anderson, Becky Cofta, Karen Estrada, Ana Gonzalez, Hailey Hentz, Sean Jackson, Briana Rose Lipor, Harper Navin, Samantha Sostarich, Stephanie Staszak, Eric Welch

All tickets $12! To purchase, call the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office at 414-291-7800 or visit: https://cart.broadwaytheatrecenter.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=41797

Urinetown

Urinetown

May 19th, 2018

Winner of three Tony Awards, this outrageous satire takes on the legal system, social irresponsibility, corporate mismanagement… and musical theatre! In a Gotham-like city, a drought leads to a ban on private toilets, regulated by a malevolent company.

Always...Patsy Cline

Always...Patsy Cline

May 19th, 2018

Always…Patsy Cline.  A returned favorite event created and originally directed by Ted Swindley.  March 23-May 20, 2018. Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St.  After a record-breaking sold-out engagement in 2012, The Rep is bringing back this true story play about music legend Patsy Cline and her remarkable friendship with devoted fan Louise Seger.  Filled with two dozen unforgettable hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Returning to reprise the role of Patsy is Rep favorite Kelley Faulkner (Guys & Dolls) who dazzled audiences in 2012 earning her rave reviews that helped create Always…Patsy Cline in being an all time greatest Stackner hit. Joining her is Milwaukee favorite Tami Workentin in the role of Louise Seger.  Always…Patsy Cline celebrates the life and music of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century.    

Sensuous Ravel

Sensuous Ravel

May 19th, 2018

Once seduced by Ravel’s intoxicating Daphnis et Chloé, Igor Stravinsky declared it “one of the most beautiful products of all French music.” Ken-David Masur leads a rare performance of the sensuous Second Suite, an undisputed masterpiece from early in the last century. Plus, Vaughan Williams’s tender Flos Campi, and American works by Augusta Read Thomas and Aaron Copland.

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