There could not be a greater contrast between the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" and the Tony-winning production that follows it in the Broadway Series at the Marcus Center, through Dec. 1.
Marcus center for the performing arts
On the left bank of the Milwaukee River this weekend you'll find the inaugural Fresh Coast Jazz Festival, hosted by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. Here are five reasons you'll want to go.
If American Girl doesn't already feel real enough at your house, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts hosts "American Girl Live" May 14-19 in Vogel Hall as part of its Off Broadway Series. We talked to the show's writer, Sandy Rustin.
"Lost Girl," "Peter and the Starcatcher" and "Finding Neverland" have all examined the tale of "the boy who wouldn't grow up" in illuminating ways. And now First Stage is venturing once more into alternate Peter Pan interpretations with "Tinker Bell."
The Marcus Center has responded to big and small changes both expected and unexpected over the past five decades. There is no reason to believe that we will not continue to carefully and thoughtfully continue to do so for the next 50.
For the sixth straight year, the Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee will bring together local gospel performers to benefit Progressive Community Health Centers, which provide medical, dental and integrated behavioral health services to underserved and uninsured individuals.
On Monday afternoon, the City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission took up the petition filed in January for the temporary historic designation of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., in hopes of preserving grove of chestnut trees on the plaza between the center and Kilbourn Avenue.
Fiserv Forum has announced that the annual Morning Glory Art Fair, which has previously taken place at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, will move across the river to the live block plaza in front of the new Bucks arena, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10 and 11.
A few days after announcing a new vision and upgrades to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, the arts complex's Bradley Pavilion hosted the results Wednesday of an architectural competition to ideate on the site of the current Marcus Center parking structure a block north.
This morning, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., announced a sweeping new master plan for its facility, which was built along the river in 1969. The plan includes broad changes to the exterior campus as well as inside the building.
With laughs, a score full of fresh, fun music, and lessons of patience, acceptance and grace - for both kids and their parents - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" is the best 90 minutes you can spend in the theater this holiday season.
The gala that gives a holiday to those most in need. Mark your calendars for the 2018 Young Milwaukee Holiday Gala.
It turns out it's really hard to be the Bard. At least that's what the rock 'n' roll playwright from the Renaissance wants us to believe in the touring production of "Something Rotten," which opened at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
We return to Karl Bandow's archive of vintage Ray Szopieray images to share with you the construction of some familiar Brew City landmarks. Enjoy these images of Milwaukee as its skyline changed in the past.
The sloppily produced show - which runs through July 21 at the Peck Pavilion outside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - proved that sometimes even free theater isn't worth the price.