The Little Black Dress, Marcus Center

Theater, comedy and dance

Through Jan. 5

First Stage

Elf The Musical

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center


Through Jan. 12


A clever story that has the unabashed desire to make you laugh. Dancing and singing nuns for the holidays – what could be better?

Stackner Cabaret,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Jan. 3-19

Milwaukee Opera Theatre:


Skylight Music Theatre and MOT collaborate to create an imaginatively reinvigorated performance of the gothic melodrama Ruddigore, celebrating Skylight’s long history of producing.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center


Jan. 14-Feb. 9

The Legend of Georgia McBride

Casey is a broke Elvis impersonator with a baby on the way when the owner of the run down bar where he works hires a drag show to attract more customers. This new play is a reminder that the path to prosperity may sometimes take an unexpected turn.

Quadracci Powerhouse,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Jan. 17-March 22

Chasin’ Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records

This exuberant musical celebration of some of the greatest jazz and blues music features four sensational quadruple performers guiding the journey through story and song.

Stackner Cabaret,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Jan. 24-Feb. 16

Renaissance Theaterworks:

Happy Days

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare of the inevitable. (See p. 22)

Studio Theatre,

Broadway Theatre Center


Jan. 25-Feb. 23

First Stage

A Wrinkle In Time

It was a dark and stormy night. When a mysterious stranger arrives at Meg Murry’s home, she embarks on a wild, empowering journey of self-discovery.

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center


Jan. 28-March 8

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

A Trailblazing Rock-Musical. Hedwig escapes the iron curtain to begin life. When her American husband leaves her, she returns to her first love — music.

Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Jan. 30-Feb. 02

Little Black Dress – The Musical

The story of best friends Mandy and Dee. Witness the girls' major life events in their little black dresses - first job interview, first date, first awkward sexual experience (which happens more than once), first funeral, and more. A full original musical with improv.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center


Jan. 30-Feb. 23

Next Act Theatre:

A Small Fire

Emily, a successful business woman, suddenly begins to lose her senses – smell, sight, then hearing. She must now rely on her husband, whom she has always taken for granted. John must decide if he will provide Emily the hope she needs.

Next Act Theatre


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