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Through Nov. 4

Songs for Nobodies

Share in the life-changing encounters between legendary divas and the everyday women whose lives they touched. Songs for Nobodies shows the magical power of song.

Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Through Nov. 4

First Stage

The Very Hungry Caterpiller

Four timeless stories and 75 magical puppets bring Eric Carle’s iconic creatures to life.

First Stage Main Stage


Through Nov. 4

Guards at The Taj

Explores the friendship of two imperial guards assigned to protect the Taj Mahal. This boldly funny and deeply moving play examines the true meaning of beauty and the cost of transcendence in a world that confuses the value of both.

Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Through Nov. 11

First Stage

Nate the Great

Nate's friend Annie has just painted a picture, and she can’t find it anywhere. Armed with an appetite for justice and for pancakes, Nate vows to solve this baffling elementary school mystery.

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center


Through Nov. 11

Renaissance Theaterworks:

Native Gardens

New, friendly neighbors spiral into a full-out horticultural feud over a delicate disagreement about a long-standing property line in Karen Zacarias’ hot-button comedy.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center


Nov. 2

One Man Stranger Things A Parody

A Parody will recreate and spoof season one of Stranger Things, reminding audiences why they loved it.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center




Nov. 2-4, Nov. 9-10

Billy Elliot The Musical

Eleven-year-old Billy trades in his boxing gloves for ballet shoes, defying the norms of his small, Northern England town.

Waukesha Civic Theatre


Nov. 3

One Man Star Wars Trilogy

Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation, One-Man Star Wars Trilogy, to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind of a show.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center


Nov. 9-Jan. 13, 2019

The All Night Strut!

An Energy Filled Musical Revue Featuring five triple theater actor/musician/dancers take you on a musical journey through hits from the 1930s and 1940s.

Stackner Cabaret Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Nov. 10-11

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA

Miller High Life Theatre


Nov. 15

MST3K Live!

Riverside Theater


Nov. 15-Dec. 9

Next Act Theatre:

The Twelve Dates of Christmas

Dumped on Thanksgiving Day by her fiancé, Mary stumbles back into the dating world, where “romance” ranges from weird and creepy to absurd and comical.

Next Act Theatre


Nov. 16

Rock of Ages: Tenth Anniversary Tour

Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, and Whitesnake, among many others.

Miller High Life Theatre


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