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; Website: www.acaciatheatre.com.
The Boulevard Theatre continues to be the "go to" place for the unexpected and entertaining in and around Milwaukee. Boulevard began a cultural eruption when it opened its doors on Kinnickinnic 31 years ago. The overflow of civic improvement and cultural contributions to both the Bay View neighborhood and the greater Milwaukee community continues to provide fertile soil for new, emerging artists. Various venues throughout the Milwaukee area; Telephone: (414) 744-5757; Website: www.boulevardtheatre.com.
First Stage Children's Theater
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, and theater in education programs that promote active learning in schools. 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 267-2961; Website: www.firststage.org.
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
The 2016-2017 season includes “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; Website: www.chamber-theatre.com
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
During its 63rd 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; Website: www.milwaukeerep.com.
Next Act Theatre
Next Act produces plays that are passionate, often bold, sometimes humorous, and always close-up and personal presentations of life. Next Act Theatre is located in Walker’s Point. 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 278-0765; Website: www.nextact.org.
Pink Banana Theatre Co.
Pink Banana Theatre Co. is dedicated to the aspiring theatre artist. The seasons include two shows per year, the occasional surprise pop-up shows when something sparks their attention, and a yearly fundraiser. Pink Banana is always accepting new scripts and faces, so please contact them if you are interested. Performances at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee; Website: www.pinkbananatheater.com.
Celebrating its 24th season this year, Renaissance creates moving theater that awakens our 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) 291-7800; Website: www.r-t-w.com.
Skylight Music Theatre
Performing the full spectrum of professional music theatre from opera to Broadway to musicals. 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 291-7800; Website: www.skylightmusictheatre.org.
Theatre Gigante is dedicated to presentations that integrate theater, dance, text and music. 342 N. Water, Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 961-6119; Website: www.theatregigante.org.
UWM Peck School of the Arts
From Shakespeare to contemporary musicals, the UWM Theatre Department hosts a variety of events in two theatre locations: large-scale productions in a 525-seat theatre and intimate and innovative performances at Kenilworth Square East’s 5-0-8 black box studio. 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 229-4308; Website: arts.uwm.edu/calendar.