Performances

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

September 21st, 2019
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When Elephant Gerald and Piggie the Pig get together, anything is possible. These two pals and their devotion to each other through ups and downs will remind you of how good it feels to put friends first. Bring your “bestus” friends and share in all of the pachydermal peril and swiney suspense as Mo Willems’ cherished characters make the leap from page to stage in this rollicking musical adventure.

Performance runtime is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 3 – 7+

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

September 21st, 2019
First Stage

When Elephant Gerald and Piggie the Pig get together, anything is possible. These two pals and their devotion to each other through ups and downs will remind you of how good it feels to put friends first. Bring your “bestus” friends and share in all of the pachydermal peril and swiney suspense as Mo Willems’ cherished characters make the leap from page to stage in this rollicking musical adventure.

Performance runtime is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 3 – 7+

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play"

September 21st, 2019
First Stage

When Elephant Gerald and Piggie the Pig get together, anything is possible. These two pals and their devotion to each other through ups and downs will remind you of how good it feels to put friends first. Bring your “bestus” friends and share in all of the pachydermal peril and swiney suspense as Mo Willems’ cherished characters make the leap from page to stage in this rollicking musical adventure.

Performance runtime is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 3 – 7+

West Side Story

West Side Story

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

One musical changed theater forever and it will be making its triumphant Rep debut in a rare professional production. Two rival gangs struggle for control of their New York City neighborhood. When Tony falls for Maria, the star-crossed lovers find themselves wrenched between their worlds. This passionate adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of the most unforgettable songs including “Maria,” “Tonight,” “I Feel Pretty,” and “America” telling the greatest love story ever told in this larger-than-life musical. Add dances that smolder and sizzle with energy and you have an experience you’ll never forget!

2 Pianos 4 Hands

2 Pianos 4 Hands

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

For anyone who ever dreamed big—and then didn’t quite make it—comes the riotous story of two childhood friends who spent years chasing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious portrayal of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, and the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good musicians. Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the right notes; it tickles the ivories and your funny bone too.

2 Pianos 4 Hands

2 Pianos 4 Hands

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

For anyone who ever dreamed big—and then didn’t quite make it—comes the riotous story of two childhood friends who spent years chasing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious portrayal of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, and the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good musicians. Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the right notes; it tickles the ivories and your funny bone too.

Fires in the Mirror

Fires in the Mirror

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Featuring Elyse Edelman & Marti Gobel. In 1991, in the Crown Heights section of Brookyln, a Hasidic man’s car jumped a curb, killing a seven-year-old black child. Shortly after, a Hasidic rabbinical student was stabbed and killed in what appeared to be an act of retaliation, sparking riots that made national headlines and exposed a growing friction in racial and cultural relations. But behind the headlines, there are people – politicians, activists, religious leaders, victims, and perpetrators alike – who each have their own story to tell. Anna Deavere Smith’s landmark work of documentary theatre, presented here with two actors playing 26 roles, is a theatrical event that cannot be missed – an illuminating exploration of identities in conflict.

Hadelich Performs Sibelius

Hadelich Performs Sibelius

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

“Fate, that fatal force” is the driving theme of Tchaikovsky’s astounding Fourth Symphony, whose emotional finale builds from darkness to light. “If you cannot discover reasons for happiness in yourself,” the composer wrote, “look at others… Look what a good time they have simply surrendering themselves to joy.” Augustin Hadelich, a musician of “scarcely believable commitment” (New York Times), returns to perform Sibelius’s wildly challenging Violin Concerto; Music Director Ken-David Masur conducts.

West Side Story

West Side Story

September 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

One musical changed theater forever and it will be making its triumphant Rep debut in a rare professional production. Two rival gangs struggle for control of their New York City neighborhood. When Tony falls for Maria, the star-crossed lovers find themselves wrenched between their worlds. This passionate adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of the most unforgettable songs including “Maria,” “Tonight,” “I Feel Pretty,” and “America” telling the greatest love story ever told in this larger-than-life musical. Add dances that smolder and sizzle with energy and you have an experience you’ll never forget!

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