Theatre Companies

Theatre 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; Website:

Boulevard Theatre

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:

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, 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) 267-2929; Website:

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Celebrating 40 years! The 2017-2018 season features “Deathtrap,” “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” “Miracle on South Division Street,” “The Brothers Size,” and “Doubt.” Performances at the Broadway Theatre Center. 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 291-7800; Website:

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

During its 63rd season, “The Rep” is producing 13 productions across four venues. The Quadracci Powerhouse Theater season includes: “Guys & Dolls,” “Holmes and Watson,” “Animal Farm,” “One House Over” and “Our Town.” The Stiemke Studio schedule includes: “The Who & The What,” “Rep Lab” and “Until the Flood.” Stackner Cabaret shows include: “Souvenir,” “Murder for Two,” “Black Pearl Sings,” and “Always... Patsy Cline.” 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:

Next Act Theatre

Next Act engages the hearts and minds of audiences with compelling, intimate, theatre intended to stimulate thought, foster the exchange of ideas, and promote the development of new perspectives and understanding featuring local professional talent. 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 278-0765; Website:

Renaissance Theaterworks

Celebrating its 25th season this year, Milwaukee's only woman-founded, woman-run professional theater company creates moving productions 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) 272-0800; Website:

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:

Sunset Playhouse

Sunset Playhouse produces eight main stage shows a year - comedies, mysteries, and musicals. The Studio Theatre houses the After Sunset Series with four edgy dramas and musicals. In addition, the Playhouse is home to three professional series: Musical MainStage, with six concerts each season, a six-show cabaret series called SideNotes, and a three-show children's series called bug in a rug. The School for the Arts offers a wide variety of classes and workshops for children ages 3 - 18. 700 Wall Street, Elm Grove; Telephone: 262-782-4430; Website:

Theatre Gigante

Theatre Gigante is dedicated to presentations that integrate theater, dance, text and music. 342 N. Water, Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 961-6119; Website:

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 5-0-8 black box studio. 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee; Telephone: (414) 229-4308; Website:

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