Theater, Comedy, dance...


Sept. 1, 6, 7, 8

Pride & Prejudice

This engaging new adaptation captures all the sophistication and romance of Jane Austen’s original novel.

SummerStage at Lapham Peak


Sept. 6-15

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Using songs and monologues, Hedwig tells her story of a smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just "an angry inch."

Next Act Theatre


Sept. 7

Becoming Kareem

The life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar from a child in the housing projects of New York to an internationally known athlete, author and activist.

Marcus Center


Sept. 7-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


Sep 13-30

The Musical Comedy Murders of  1940

A group reunites for a backer’s audition of their new musical. Unbeknownst to them, the “Stage Door Slasher” – a murderer who haunted their last Broadway flop, is also there.

Waukesha Civic Theatre


Sept. 18-Oct. 28

In The Heights

From Hamilton's creator, a salsa, merengue, soul, hip-hop and R & B infused story of a neighborhood on the brink of change, full of hopes and pressures, deciding which traditions to take and which to leave behind.

Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex


Sept. 21-Oct. 7

Skylight Music Theatre:


Pippin’s search to live an extraordinary life and find his “corner of the sky,” while learning that true happiness is more complicated than he thought.

Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center


Sept. 21-Oct. 14

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre:


A poignant, gentle Irish tale about rediscovering the importance of human connection.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center


Sept. 22-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


Sept. 23

King Solomon Lives: A Nubian Love Story

David tells his grandfather that he does not believe in love, so his Grandfather tells him the story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. While listening, David begins to dream.

Miller High Life Theatre


Sept. 26-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


Sept. 27-Oct. 21

Next Act Theatre:

Outside Mullingar

Two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony is an introverted farmer and Rosemary, next door, is the woman who secretly vows to have him at all costs.

Next Act Theatre


Sept. 27-Oct. 21

The Eagle in Me: An Evening of Carl Sandburg

Journey through America with one of its finest storytellers, Carl Sandburg.

InTandem Theatre




Sept. 8

Capitol Steps

Orange is the new Barack

Pabst Theater


Sept. 8

Hal Sparks

Northern Lights Theater


Sept. 9

Hasan Minhaj: Before The Storm

Pabst Theater


Sept. 13


Elder Millennial

Pabst Theater


Sept. 15

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

Pabst Theater


Sept. 21

Kathleen Madigan

Pabst Theater


Sept. 22

Jim Gaffigan

The Fixer Upper Tour ‘In The Round’

Fiserv Forum


Sept. 22

Hannibal Buress

Riverside Theater


Sept. 22

Eliot Chang

Northern Lights Theater


Sept. 27

Sebastian Maniscalco

Stay Hungry Tour

Riverside Theater




Sept. 28-29

Trinity Irish Dance

Wilson Center for the Arts