Theater, comedy and dance

 

 

 

May 3-12

The Odd Couple (The Female Version)

Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic.

Next Act Theatre

 

May 7-12

Come From Away

The true story of 7,000 airline passengers stranded by the events of 9/11, and the town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, enduring friendships grew.

Marcus Center

 

May 14-19

American Girl Live

Celebrates the power of girls and strength of friendship. Audiences join five spunky campers and their fearless counselor at Camp American Girl, an overnight camp in the North Woods.

Marcus Center

 

May 16-25

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime.

Next Act Theatre

 

May 17-June 16

Skylight Music Theatre:

Kiss Me, Kate

Passions run high onstage and off as a tempestuous couple struggle to present a musical version of Taming of the Shrew.

Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

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Through May 5

Every Brilliant Thing

A young boy attempts to ease his mother's depression by creating a list of all the best things in the world. Stiemke Studio

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Through May 12

Two Trains Running

It’s 1969 and change is in the air. But for the owner of a rundown diner in a dying Pittsburgh neighborhood, the Civil Rights movement may just be an impractical dream.

Quadracci Powerhouse

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Through May 19

The Fabulous Lipitones

A hilarious take on tolerance, preconceived notions and the perfect path to harmony.

InTandem Theatre

 

Through May 26

Ring of Fire The Music of Johnny Cash

Musical portrait of The Man in Black, a foot-stompin’ salute to a uniquely American legend.

Stackner Cabaret,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Through June 2

First Stage

Tinker Bell

See the world of Neverland through the eyes of the feisty fairy, Tinker Bell.

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center