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Milwaukee
Symphony Orchestra
Music Director Edo de Waart returns
for his final season, which will highlight
masterpieces from Beethoven,
Rachmaninoff and Mozart, as well as
Bruckner’s 7th Symphony and Mahler’s
Symphony No. 3; special performances
include: Gershwin and Friends, Sounds
of Simon & Garfunkel, Classic FM,
Tango Caliente, and a “Secret
Symphony” at the Milwaukee Public
Museum.”
1101 N. Market St., #100 Milwaukee.
Telephone: (414) 291-7605
mso.org
Milwaukee Youth
Symphony Orchestra
(MYSO)
Celebrating more than 59 years of
musical excellence, MYSO has grown
to become one of the nation’s largest
youth orchestra programs with more
than 1,000 of southeastern
Wisconsin’s finest young musicians,
ages 8 to 18. Concerts are held from
October through May at various area
venues.
325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 267-2950
myso.org
Present Music
Celebrating more than 30 years of new
music, Present Music commissions,
performs and records the music of
living composers.
158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 271-0711
presentmusic.org
Racine
Symphony Orchestra
Celebrating its 85th season with six
concerts a year, three Masterworks
and three Pops concerts.
800 Center St., Racine
Telephone: (262) 636-9285
racinesymphony.org
UWM Peck
School of the Arts
Presents small chamber ensemble
concerts to large opera theatre
productions, and classically leaning
repertoire to progressively
contemporary works that push the
boundaries of music. UWM’s flagship
music venue is the Helene Zelazo
Center for the Performing Arts.
2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 229-4308
arts.uwm.edu/calendar
Waukesha Choral Union
Live music, classically performed at
various Waukesha-area venues.
Telephone: (414) 297-9310
choralunion.org
The Wisconsin
Philharmonic
The Wisconsin Philharmonic’s 2016-17
season “Classical Journey” features
diverse music, from Baroque masters
to James Bond 007 theme songs.
World class soloists join the
Philharmonic throughout the season,
which runs October through May.
Performances at the Sharon Lynn
Wilson Center for the Arts, Sussex
Hamilton Performing Arts Center, and
Carroll University.
Telephone: (262) 547-1858
wisphil.org
THEATER
COMPANIES
Acacia Theatre Company
Acacia Theatre Company is an
interdenominational group that
integrates art and faith in a Christian
world view. Shows are presented in the
Todd Wehr Auditorium at Concordia
University.
12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon
Telephone: (414) 744-5995
acaciatheatre.com
First Stage
Since 1987, First Stage has become
one of the nation’s most acclaimed
children’s theaters and the second-
largest theater company in Milwaukee,
offering professional theater for all
ages, theater academy training that
teaches life skills through stage skills,
and theater-in-education programs
that promote active learning in schools.
325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 267-2961
firststage.org
Milwaukee
Chamber Theater
The 2016-2017 season features
Vanya
and Sonia and Masha and Spike
,
A Lovely
Sunday for Creve Coeur
,
Lobby Hero
,
The
Few
, and
Great Expectations
.
Performances at the Broadway Theatre
Center.
158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 291-7800
milwaukeechambertheatre.com
Milwaukee
Repertory Theater
During its 62nd season, “The Rep” is
producing 13 shows on three stages.
The Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
season includes:
Man of La Mancha
,
Foreigner
,
Disgraced
,
The Glass
Menagerie
and
Jane Eyre
. The Stiemke
Studio schedule includes:
The Royale
,
Grounded
and
Rep Lab
. Stackner
Cabaret shows include:
Lady Day at
Emerson’s Bar & Grill
,
I Love a Piano
,
McQuire
, and
An Evening with Groucho
.
The Rep’s production of “A Christmas
Carol,” a popular local tradition, is
performed at the historic Pabst
Theater.
108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 224-9490
milwaukeerep.com
Next Act Theatre
Next Act produces plays that are
passionate, often bold, sometimes
humorous, and always up-close and
personal presentations of life.
255 S. Water St., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 278-0765
nextact.org
Renaissance Theaterworks
Celebrating its 24th season,
Renaissance creates moving theater
that awakens recognition of what it is
to be human with attention to women’s
roles onstage and off. Performances at
the Broadway Theatre Center.
158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 273-0800
r-t-w.com
Theatre Gigante
Theatre Gigante is dedicated to
presentations that integrate theater,
dance, text and music.
Telephone: (414) 961-6119
342 N. Water St., Milwaukee
theatregigante.org
UWM Peck
School of the Arts
Presents large-scale dramatic and
musical productions in a 525-seat
mainstage theatre and smaller,
contemporary works at the Kenilworth
5-0-8 black box theater.
Telephone: (414) 229-4308.
arts.uwm.edu/calendar
MUSEUMS/ART
Charles Allis
Art Museum
Designed by prominent Milwaukee
architect Alexander Eschweiler and
listed on the National Register of
Historic Places, the lavish 1911 home
of Charles and Sarah Allis contains a
world-class art collection that includes
impressive 19th century French and
American paintings, classic antiquities,
Renaissance bronzes, Asian ceramics
and decorative arts. Open 1-5,
Wednesdays - Sundays.
1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 278-8295
cavtmuseums.org
The Grohmann Museum
Home to the world’s most
comprehensive art collection dedicated
to the evolution of human work. “Man
at Work” includes more than 1,000
paintings and sculptures from 1580 to
today. Open 9-5, Mondays - Fridays;
12-6 Saturdays; and 1-4 Sundays.
1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 277-2300
msoe.edu/museum
Haggerty Museum of Art
Located on the Marquette University
campus, the museum features two
floors and a permanent collection that
includes European and American
contemporary art, Old Master paintings
and photography. Free. Open 10-4:30,
Mondays - Saturdays; 12-5, Sundays.
Telephone: (414) 288-1669
marquette.edu/haggerty
Lynden Sculpture Garden
Offers a unique experience of art in
nature through its collection of more
than 50 sculptures sited across 40
acres of park, lake and woodland. Open
daily, except Thursdays.
2145 W. Brown Deer Rd., River Hills
Telephone: (414) 446-8794
lyndensculpturegarden.org
Milwaukee Art Museum
The museum’s holdings include more
than 30,000 works spanning antiquity
to the present day, with strengths in
19th and 20th century American and
European art, contemporary art,
American decorative arts, and folk and
self-taught art.
700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee
Telephone: (414) 224-3200
mam.org
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