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Theater

 

Through April 14

First Stage

Big River The Adventures

of Huckleberry Finn

Travel along the Mississippi River as Huck helps Jim, a slave, escape to freedom. Their journey of discovery proves suspenseful and heartwarming.

Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center

 

Through April 21

Renaissance Theaterworks:

Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven

During a meteor shower, Annie, a 13-year-old science genius, meets Althea, an intergalactic supercomputer. Althea’s here to help Annie take humanity from the earth to the stars, but being the “Chosen One” isn't all glory.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Through May 26

Ring of Fire The Music of Johnny Cash

Painting a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin’, crowd pleasin’ salute to a uniquely American legend!

Stackner Cabaret,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

April 4-28

How to Write a New Book for the Bible

A story taken from Cain’s experiences of caring for his ailing, but oh-so-feisty, mother.

Next Act Theatre

 

April 5-7

Black Arts MKE Series

Just A Conversation Over Chicken And Dumplings

Marcus Center

 

Apr 5-13

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Millie, a small town girl from Kansas, arrives in New York ready to become a star. This madcap musical comedy is full of bright, 1920s music and dance.

Waukesha Civic Theatre

 

April 12-14

Main Street Song and Dance:

On The Corner Of Main Street And Broadway

Two hours of non-stop singing and dancing in a revue style show.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center

 

April 12-28

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre:

Ben Butler

The escaped slave who has demanded to see Major General Benjamin Butler must be returned to his owner. But this extremely singular individual makes quite a powerful case for himself.

Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

April 12-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. As the list grows, he learns the deep significance it has on his own life.

Stiemke Studio

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

April 16-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

 

April 25-28

Off Broadway Series:

The Secret Comedy of Women

Come celebrate the joy of the journey from girlhood to womanhood.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center

 

April 25-May 19

The Fabulous Lipitones

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

InTandem Theatre

 

April 26-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

 

Comedy

 

April 2-6

Ben Bailey

Northern Lights Theater

 

April 6

Giggles for Grown Ups

Enjoy cocktails and appetizers, and laugh with stand-up comedians.

InTandem Theatre

 

April 12

Tom Segura

Riverside Theater

 

April 13

Joe DeRosa

Northern Lights Theater

 

April 19

Steve Martin & Martin Short

Riverside Theater

 

April 19, 8-10pm

Brewery Comedy Tour

Three professional touring comedians will entertain you.

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Sprecher Brewery

 

April 20

Joey Diaz

Pabst Theater

 

April 27

The Dangerous Dames of Comedy

Northern Lights Theater

 

DANCE

 

April 4-7

Milwaukee Ballet:

Val Caniparoli's Lambarena

Marcus Center

 

April 26-28

Groove National Dance Competition

Miller High Life Theatre

 

Misc

 

April 3

Amor Towles

Author of A Gentleman in Moscow

Turner Hall

 

April 17

Deepak Chopra

The Nature of Reality

Pabst Theater

 

April 19

The Magic of Adam Trent

Pabst Theater

 

April 19

Tim Heidecker / Gregg Turkington – On Cinema Live

Turner Hall

 

April 20

The Underwater Bubble Show

Pabst Theater