Theater, Comedy, dance...

 

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. waukeshacivictheatre.org

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

 

Nov. 16-Dec. 23

Skylight Music Theatre:

Hairspray

You can’t stop the beat in this big, bold, beloved story of a teenager’s triumphant transformation from social outcast to TV star who fights for everyone’s rights.

Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Nov. 21-Dec. 23

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre:

Christmas in Babylon

From Wisconsin's own James DeVita comes this World Premiere comedy about two people trying to find a way to forgive each other - and themselves - for the past.

Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center

 

Nov. 13-Dec. 16

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Based on a classic. told with exceptional modern wit and dazzling period style, this romantic comedy will delight Austen aficionados and newcomers alike.

Stackner Cabaret Quadracci Powerhouse,

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Complex

 

Nov. 27-Dec. 24

Milwaukee Rep:

A Christmas Carol

A tale of love, hope and  redemption with beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects.

Pabst Theater

 

Nov. 29-Dec. 16

Candy Cane Tales And Holiday Carols

Celebrate with a cast of all ages acting, singing, and dancing through classic seasonal songs and stories. .

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Waukesha Civic Theatre

 

Nov. 29-Jan. 6

Merry Chris-Mess

The perfect concoction of silly songs, hilarious sketches and a one-act parody. This show is best suited for ages 16 and over.

InTandem Theatre

 

comedy

 

Nov 2

Randy Rainbow Live

Pabst Theater

 

Nov. 3

Martin Lawrence Lit AF Tour

Featuring DeRay Davis, Rickey Smiley, Michael Blackson and Benji Brown

UWM Panther Arena

 

Nov. 3

Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens

Pabst Theater

 

Nov 6

The FUN Show with Cat & Nat

Pabst Theater

 

Nov 6

Judd Apatow

Turner Hall

 

Nov 7

Adam Devine

Pabst Theater

 

Nov. 9

Trevor Noah

Riverside Theater

 

Nov. 10

Joe Machi

Northern Lights Theater

 

Nov. 15

Gary Gulman: Must Be Nice!

Turner Hall

 

Nov. 16

Napoleon Dynamite

A Conversation with

Jon Heder “Napoleon Dynamite”, Efren Ramirez “Pedro” and Tina Majorino “Deb”

Riverside Theater

 

Nov. 18

Impractical Jokers

The Cranjis Mcbasketball World Comedy Tour

Fiserv Forum

 

Nov. 24

Joe Yannety

Northern Lights Theater

 

Nov. 27

Celeste Barber

Turner Hall

 

Nov 28-Dec. 2

Twas the Month Before Christmas

Milwaukee playwright and actor Doug Jarecki delivers a hilarious and heartwarming holiday treat.

Marcus Center

 

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

More Holiday Tales with John McGivern

Northern Lights Theater

 

Nov. 30

Conan and Friends:

An Evening of Stand‑Up and Investment Tips

Riverside Theater

 

Dance

 

Nov. 10

Flatley: Lord of the Dance

Riverside Theater

 

Nov. 27

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Riverside Theater

 

Nov. 29

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Miller High Life Theatre