Performances

Strange Snow

Strange Snow

February 22nd, 2019 - March 17th, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

Strange Snow

March 1st, 2019 - March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

March 1st, 2019 - March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Andreas Delfs, conductor
Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist

Singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the past century of the song and the songstress. Etta James. Ella Fitzgerald. Carole King. Carly Simon. Adele. All exquisitely performed by this multi-platinum Broadway star.

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

March 1st, 2019 - March 3rd, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Andreas Delfs, conductor
Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist

Singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the past century of the song and the songstress. Etta James. Ella Fitzgerald. Carole King. Carly Simon. Adele. All exquisitely performed by this multi-platinum Broadway star.

The Velocity of Autumn

March 2nd, 2019
In Tandem Theatre

Alexandra is in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years. After locking herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the entire block, her estranged son, Chris, climbs in through the second-story window as the family’s unlikely mediator. A wickedly funny and wonderfully touching discovery of the fragility and ferocity of life. Some adult language and situations; best suited for ages 16 and over.

Running Time: 80 minutes, no intermission.

Jazz Heritage Festival

Jazz Heritage Festival

March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

Jazz combo performances by the young musicians in the Jazz Studies program as well as clinics led by professional jazz musicians.

 

Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Mark Twain's River of Song

Mark Twain's River of Song

March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

January 18 – March 17, 2019, By Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, Directed by Randal Myler. World Premiere Event. From the creators of The Rep’s hit production Back Home Again: On The Road With John Denver comes this exploration of the music and culture of America’s first superhighway, the Mississippi River. From the iron red water in Minnesota to the deep, dark Southern Delta, the river carries the stories and songs of the people. Come take a ride on the Mississippi— guided by the voices of the men and women who lived and worked on the river, tied together with the observations and insights of the Mississippi’s most famous traveler, Mark Twain. Performed by three world-class musicians, including David Lutken (Woody Sez, John Denver), it’s a journey through America’s Heartland and features traditional songs like “Dance Boatmen Dance,” “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child,” and “Deep River Blues.”

Strange Snow

Strange Snow

March 2nd, 2019 - March 3rd, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

The Chinese Lady

The Chinese Lady

March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

February 13 – March 24, 2019, By Lloyd Suh, Directed by May Adrales. A new play by a leading voice in American drama. In 1834, Afong Moy was brought from Beijing to America and put on display as the “Chinese Lady.”Over the next several decades, she performed in a side show that both defined and challenged her own view of herself as she witnessed stunning transformation in the US. Inspired by the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant, playwright Lloyd Suh unearths hidden history and questions the way we look at ourselves and others.

Things that go Ding!

Things that go Ding!

March 2nd, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre

Back by overwhelming demand! Skylight percussionist Michael “Ding” Lorenz will mesmerize you with his outrageous collection of vintage and vaudeville percussion instruments. This delightful show, which played to sold-out audiences in the Studio Theatre in 2012, will be on the Cabot Theatre stage for the first time! Ages 9 and up.

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele

March 2nd, 2019 - March 4th, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Andreas Delfs, conductor
Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist

Singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the past century of the song and the songstress. Etta James. Ella Fitzgerald. Carole King. Carly Simon. Adele. All exquisitely performed by this multi-platinum Broadway star.

Mark Twain's River of Song

Mark Twain's River of Song

March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

January 18 – March 17, 2019, By Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, Directed by Randal Myler. World Premiere Event. From the creators of The Rep’s hit production Back Home Again: On The Road With John Denver comes this exploration of the music and culture of America’s first superhighway, the Mississippi River. From the iron red water in Minnesota to the deep, dark Southern Delta, the river carries the stories and songs of the people. Come take a ride on the Mississippi— guided by the voices of the men and women who lived and worked on the river, tied together with the observations and insights of the Mississippi’s most famous traveler, Mark Twain. Performed by three world-class musicians, including David Lutken (Woody Sez, John Denver), it’s a journey through America’s Heartland and features traditional songs like “Dance Boatmen Dance,” “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child,” and “Deep River Blues.”

Strange Snow

Strange Snow

March 2nd, 2019 - March 3rd, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

The Chinese Lady

The Chinese Lady

March 2nd, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

February 13 – March 24, 2019, By Lloyd Suh, Directed by May Adrales. A new play by a leading voice in American drama. In 1834, Afong Moy was brought from Beijing to America and put on display as the “Chinese Lady.”Over the next several decades, she performed in a side show that both defined and challenged her own view of herself as she witnessed stunning transformation in the US. Inspired by the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant, playwright Lloyd Suh unearths hidden history and questions the way we look at ourselves and others.

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