Liesel Collazo, West Side Story, Milwaukee Rep

Theater, comedy and dance

Theater

 

Through Sept. 7

Rumors

The Deputy Mayor has just shot himself at a gathering. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce.

SummerStage of Delafield

 

Sept. 1

King Solomon Lives!

Featuring Tony Hightower

A love story between the wise and wealthy King Solomon and the exotically beautiful Queen of Sheba.

Riverside Theater

 

Sept. 6-Nov. 3

2 Pianos 4 Hands

For anyone who ever dreamed big—and didn’t quite make it—comes the riotous story of two childhood friends who spend years chasing the same goal: concert pianist stardom.

Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater

 

Sept. 7-8

Renaissance Theaterworks:

6th Annual BR!NK New Play Festival

New works of Midwestern women playwrights.

NŌ Studios, 1037 W. McKinley Ave.

 

Sept. 12-29

The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupery's story of an Aviator lost in the desert who learns what it is to be tamed. This show deals with the themes of love, loss, and friendship.

waukeshacivictheatre.org

Waukesha Civic Theatre

 

Sept. 17-Oct. 27

West Side Story

Milwaukee Repertory Theater artistic director Mark Clements stages a production of the classic musical for the 21st century, with Latinx actors as the Sharks and with new choreography by Jon Rua.

Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

Sept. 20

We Will Rock You

Follows two revolutionaries, on a quest to save rock n’ roll in a post-apocalyptic world where there are no musical instruments and rock n’ roll has died.

Miller Highlife Theater

 

Sept. 20-Oct. 13

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre:

Fires in the Mirror

Drawn from interviews with African American and Hasidic Jewish  people following the Crown Heights conflict in 1991. Actors Elyse Edelman and Marti Gobel speak the words of 26 different characters.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Sept. 24-29

Dear Evan Hansen

Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, this is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Marcus Center

 

Sept. 25-Nov. 3

The Niceties

A  young black student and her white professor discuss their differing views on her paper about slavery and the American Revolution.

Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Sept. 26-Oct. 20

Next Act Theatre:

The Revolutionists

Four beautiful, badass women struggle to keep their heads in this female-powered comedy set during the French Revolution.

Next Act Theatre

 

Sept. 27-Oct. 13

Skylight Music Theatre:

Oklahoma!

Rodgers & Hammerstein Landmark Musical

Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

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