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Through Feb.11

Animal Farm

A timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power.

Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Through Feb.11

First Stage:

The Miraculous

Journey of Edward Tulane

With his silk suits, wide array of hats and gold pocket watch, Edward Tulane is an exceptional toy in Abilene’s room. But when he is thrown overboard from a ship, he begins a remarkable journey of discovery across Depression era America.

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center

 

Through Feb. 11

Renaissance Theaterworks:

Russian Transport

A rowdy Russian immigrant family scrambles to get by in Brooklyn’s underbelly. Family secrets emerge when their Uncle Boris arrives from Russia and begins exerting a sinister influence on the whole family. How far are they willing to go to achieve the American Dream?

Studio Theater, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Through March 18

Black Pearl Sings!

Music bridges racial divisions in this powerful story based on real life 1933 events.

Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Feb. 2-18

Skylight Music Theatre:

Zombies from the Beyond

As Cold War paranoia is raging in 1955, a flying saucer lands in Milwaukee, threatening the Milwaukee Space Center. Even worse, the budding romance of rocket scientist Trenton and Mary is jeopardized.

Cabot, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Feb. 1-4, 8-11, 15-18

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

William Shakespeare is the greatest playwright in history- but his plays are all so long! "This show solves that by bringing all 27 plays to life in only 97 minutes! waukeshacivictheatre.org

Waukesha Civic Theatre

 

Feb. 13

My Funny Valentine

A little silly and a little sweet, this cabaret features some WCT favorites who will take a hard and hilarious look at love.

Waukesha Civic Theatre

 

Feb. 15-19

Milwaukee Rep:

Rep Lab

One-of-a-kind night of theater featuring The Rep’s highly-lauded Emerging Professionals Ensemble.

Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Feb. 18

After The LOVE Has Gone

Bryson and Bianca are deeply in love and living happily ever after, until one decides to spend a lot of time on social media. Now this couple stumbles, and trouble creeps into their marriage.

The Pabst Theater

 

Feb. 20-25

Finding Neverland

The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan.

Marcus Center

 

 

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