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The performing arts have a real and meaningful effect on the lives of thousands of people in Southeastern Wisconsin every year. Whether it’s a child finding her voice, an elderly man reconnecting with music or a mother watching her son come out of his shell, these stories show us just how important the arts are to our well-being.
Find out all the latest news about UPAF, our Member Groups and all the performing arts happenings in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Next Act Theatre continues its 2017-18 season with the United States Premiere of THE SECRET MASK by Rick Chafe, a funny and heart-war
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series staged reading of The Prisoner of Zenda
Bel Canto Chorus Expands Senior Singers Program to Mequon, Rebecca Renee Winnie Named New Director
"All the Great Books" Press Release
Pick of the Patch – SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN Kicks off First Stage’s Popular First Steps Series
Theatre Gigante I Am What I Am Press Release
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