Next Generation UPAF Events

Below is a listing of special events, offers and networking opportunities that are exclusive to Next Generation UPAF members. Through Next Generation UPAF, you can increase your engagement with the performing arts, expand your professional contacts and make a positive difference in our community.

2017-18 Season Samplers

The Season Sampler is a fantastic opportunity to see a show for only $20, network with like-minded peers and have a great night out while experiencing something new! Stay tuned for four new Season Sampler events in the 2017-18 season!

Milwaukee Repertory Theater – Animal Farm

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:30 p.m.


Among the most famous political novels of all time, 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. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published. Don’t miss the chance to see this show for only $20!






First Stage – The Wiz

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.


Join us for this timeless classic you know and love, with a modern, soulful twist. This fun, family-friendly Season Sampler is sponsored by Ahead LLC.






Florentine Opera- Florentine After Dark

Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:30 p.m.


This concert featuring a program of German, French and American cabaret songs takes place at the Florentine Opera’s Riverwest Opera Center. Florentine After Dark will expand musical horizons for both new and old audiences to the Florentine in a relaxed atmosphere.





2017-18 Past Season Samplers

Next Act Theatre / Silent Sky

Friday, October 6, 2017  7:30pm


Enjoy a spectacular performance of Next Act Theatre’s Silent Sky.

This innovative show rife with smart, infectious humor follows Henrietta Levitt and her female “computer” partners as they map the stars in galaxies beyond our own.

Fueled by insatiable curiosity, Henrietta’s brilliant work paves the way for modern astronomy in spite of a society determined to keep her “in her place.”





Upcoming Events

Executive Leadership Series

Women in Philanthropy Panel
with Cecelia Gore,
Kathryn Buono and
Katherine Gehl

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Miller Park

1 Brewers Way

Milwaukee, WI 53214



Past Events

Executive Leadership Series

Breakfast with
Peter Feigin, President,
Milwaukee Bucks

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

7:30 – 9 a.m.

Suite 414

1543 N. 2nd Street, 4th Floor

Milwaukee, WI 53212


Breakfast with
Betsy Brenner & Hannah Rosenthal

Tuesday, May 23

7:30 – 9 a.m.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

1360 N. Prospect Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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