The arts organization is making the best of this strange season with a new "Music & Movies" drive-in movie series, starting with an opening night screening for Broadway Bash supporters on Friday, June 12.
In collaboration with Oregon Children's Theatre, First Stage has brought another notable kid's book to the stage with flair, celebrating the source material and building on it to the delight of audiences large and small.
To get to know new Marcus Center CEO Kendra Whitlock Ingram a little better, we asked her what she was most excited about to explore in her new city. She and her husband previously lived in Denver.
'Tis the season for making lists - and for me, looking back with enormous gratitude at the live performances I've been lucky enough to attend over the past year. Here are the moments that had the most impact on me, that I will treasure as we move into a new decade.
The Board of Directors of the Marcus Center announced today that Kendra Whitlock Ingram will be the organization's next president and chief executive officer.
If there's anything better than re-watching the modern holiday classic "Elf" on TV, it's seeing the story retold as a musical at First Stage, in the Todd Wehr Theater, now through Dec. 29.
A word of caution for those venturing out to finally get their eyes on "Hamilton," making its long-awaited debut in Milwaukee at the Marcus Center: If you felt like you were missing out on the show before, the FOMO will somehow only get worse after you actually see the show.
The stage really seems to come alive, bursting with vibrant color and the wings of hundreds of butterflies, in First Stage's "On the Wings of a Mariposa," the company's opening production for the 2019-20 season.
"Hamilton" has finally arrived in Milwaukee - and the only thing more stressful and intense than trying to get tickets for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical masterpiece is probably actually performing in "Hamilton." Just ask actor Nik Walker.
Earnest pleas for honesty don't come much more dishonest than "Dear Evan Hansen," the latest touring Broadway hit to take residence at the Marcus Center, a six-time Tony winner and the closest we'll likely get to "Upworthy: The Musical."
One day might already be in the books for the brand new Fresh Coast Jazz Festival, but the smooth sounds are by no means ready to start taking their Labor Day vacation. Here are four great acts you shouldn't miss these next two days.
This Friday marks the debut of Milwaukee's first ever Fresh Coast Jazz Festival. Jazz musicians known locally, nationally and internationally will come together for three days of funk and fun at the Marcus Center.
Although the theories of a surviving Romanov were officially debunked with DNA testing in the 1990s, the Anastasia fantasy lives on - currently on the Marcus Center stage with a touring production of "Anastasia."
Today, the Marcus Performing Arts Center (Marcus Center) announced that its long-time President and CEO, Paul Mathews, will retire at the end of this year. The Board of Directors will be launching a search process for a new president and CEO.
There are three distinct productions of "The Comedy of Errors" appearing through July 13 as part of Optimist Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park performances. Individually they are incomplete; together they are incomprehensible.