Performances

Home for the Holidays

December 20th, 2019 - December 21st, 2019
Florentine Opera

Starring the 2019-2020 Baumgartner Studio Artists

Experience opera, up-close.

By day our Riverwest opera center is a light-filled rehearsal space. But at night, it transforms into an intimate, black box theater perfect for our second-stage series. Starring the Baumgartner Studio Artists, the @ The Center Series has something for everyone.

Purchase tickets online, or order by phone 1-800-32-OPERA, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.  Single show tickets are $25 or subscriber packages are available for purchase, 5 show package – $115 or a 3 show package – $69.

Elf The Musical

Elf The Musical

December 21st, 2019
First Stage

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Buddy the Elf has spent his entire life at the North Pole. When he discovers that he is not really an elf, he sets off for New York City to find his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his real father is on the naughty list and his half-brother does not even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the magic of Christmas. Based on the beloved 2003 holiday film, this Broadway holiday musical is sure to have everyone embracing their inner elf.

Performance runtime is approximately two hours, including intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 8 – 18+

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Rep’s hit new adaptation is a tale of love, hope and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. It’s a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love.

Nunsense

Nunsense

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in dire need of emergency funds after a culinary disaster nearly wipes out the convent. The nuns pull out all the stops in a fundraising variety show featuring tap dancing, habit humor, an audience quiz and a special appearance by convent cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. The clever story has an unabashed desire to make you laugh. With songs and comic interludes paced at break-neck speed, it’s a must see musical adventure!

Elf The Musical

Elf The Musical

December 21st, 2019
First Stage

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Buddy the Elf has spent his entire life at the North Pole. When he discovers that he is not really an elf, he sets off for New York City to find his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his real father is on the naughty list and his half-brother does not even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the magic of Christmas. Based on the beloved 2003 holiday film, this Broadway holiday musical is sure to have everyone embracing their inner elf.

Performance runtime is approximately two hours, including intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 8 – 18+

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Rep’s hit new adaptation is a tale of love, hope and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. It’s a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love.

Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Venue Information and availability: These performances are at The Basilica of St. Josaphat.

The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever conceived. Handel’s Messiah, with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Experience music’s most powerful message of faith. It’s the Messiah of the season!

Home for the Holidays

December 21st, 2019 - December 22nd, 2019
Florentine Opera

Starring the 2019-2020 Baumgartner Studio Artists

Experience opera, up-close.

By day our Riverwest opera center is a light-filled rehearsal space. But at night, it transforms into an intimate, black box theater perfect for our second-stage series. Starring the Baumgartner Studio Artists, the @ The Center Series has something for everyone.

Purchase tickets online, or order by phone 1-800-32-OPERA, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.  Single show tickets are $25 or subscriber packages are available for purchase, 5 show package – $115 or a 3 show package – $69.

Jeeves at Sea

Jeeves at Sea

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Featuring Matt Daniels, Kathryn Hausman, Chris Klopatek, Josh Krause, Diane Lane, Michael Stebbins. Bertie Wooster and Jeeves return for a new adventure on the high seas – or, at least, off the coast of Monte Carlo. Bertie and his chum Sir Percival Everard Crumpworth (aka Crumpet) are reveling in life aboard the fetching Lady Stella Vanderley’s yacht… until Crumpet discloses that he may or may not have murdered a prince. In the blink of an eye, Bertie is masquerading as a romance novelist, Crumpet is posing as his own long-lost twin, and a foreign count is challenging Bertie to a duel! In Margaret Raether’s fourth adaptation of the classic P.G. Wodehouse stories, appearing for the first time in our Studio Theatre, can Jeeves prevent his master from being murdered – or worse, married?

Nunsense

Nunsense

December 21st, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in dire need of emergency funds after a culinary disaster nearly wipes out the convent. The nuns pull out all the stops in a fundraising variety show featuring tap dancing, habit humor, an audience quiz and a special appearance by convent cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. The clever story has an unabashed desire to make you laugh. With songs and comic interludes paced at break-neck speed, it’s a must see musical adventure!

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