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Skylight Music Theatre
Performances covering the full spectrum
of music theatre from musicals to opera.
158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 291-7800
Comedy Cafe
Milwaukee’s five-star comedy club has
been bringing comics direct from
television, cable and the movies to
Milwaukee for nearly two decades.
Performances Wednesdays through
1033 N. Old World 3rd Street
Telephone: (414) 271-5653
Milwaukee’s longest-running comedy
show offers improvisational comedy based
on audience suggestions. Originating in
Milwaukee, the show has expanded to 23
U.S. cities, Berlin and Manchester,
England. Performances Fridays and
Saturdays; Saturday matinees geared
toward kids. Reservations recommended.
420 S. 1st St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 272-8888
Original, topical, multimedia dance-theatre
performances and collaborations.
527 N. 27th St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 277-8151
Danceworks, Inc.
Danceworks’ mission is to enhance the joy,
health and creativity of the community
through performances, classes and
outreach activities that integrate dance
and other art forms.
1661 N. Water St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 277-8480
Ko-Thi Dance Company
Celebrating 48 years in 2017, the dance
company has earned an international
reputation for innovative African and
Caribbean dance. The adult ensemble
produces two major shows per year. Ton
(Little) Ko-Thi, is the children’s ensemble.
342 N. Water St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 273-0676
Milwaukee Ballet
Milwaukee Ballet’s 47th season breathes
new life into an incredible collection of
19th century literary classics, including
The Nutcracker
La Sylphide/Sans
Mirror Mirror
, and
504 W. National, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 902-2103
UWM Peck School
of the Arts - Dance
Offers several opportunities to experience
live contemporary dance and the only
African Diaspora program in the country.
2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 229-4308
Wild Space
Dance Company
Led by 2011 Milwaukee Arts Board Artist
of the Year Debra Loewen, Wild Space
Dance Company has intrigued audiences
for three decades, merging dance with
visual art, architecture and music to create
inventive choreography and emotionally-
charged performances.
820 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 271-0307
Early Music Now
In its 30th season, Early Music Now
continues to present the area’s only series
devoted to historically informed period
instrument performances by Medieval,
Renaissance, and early Baroque ensembles
from around the world. The 2016-17
season offers six ensembles performing in
Milwaukee landmark venues.
759 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 225-3113
Florentine Opera Company
Milwaukee’s three-time grammy award-
winning Florentine Opera is one of
Wisconsin’s oldest professional performing
arts organizations.
930 E. Burleigh, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 291-5700
Milwaukee Musaik
Milwaukee Musaik (formerly the
Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra) is a
consortium of diverse, versatile musicians
and premier ensembles drawn from a
broad musical spectrum.
c/o Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W.
Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee
Farmers Markets
The Milwaukee area is home to a variety of
farmers markets that offer everything from
produce to arts and crafts. They are great
places to savor fresh produce, see people and
enjoy the outdoors. One of the oldest and
most popular is the
West Allis Farmers’
(, which is held
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from May
through November. Milwaukee neighborhood
markets include
Cathedral Square Park
East Side Green
Westown Summer Farmers’
NEWaukee Night
Schlitz Park/Fondy Food Center Market
Suburban markets worth exploring include the
South Shore Farmers’ Market
in Bay View
Port Washington
Holy Hill Art & Farm Market
in Hubertus
Elm Grove
( and
There’s a winter market at the
Mitchell Park
Horticultural Conservatory
(the Domes), which
is open from November through April
( and the year-round
Great Lakes
Farmers’ Market
in Racine
For details about area farmers markets go to:
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