|Updated March 14, 2019|
True Tales Told Boldly,” 7 p.m. Friday, Back Room at Colectivo
(Prospect Cafe), 2211 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Live show and
podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they’d
dare to share in public. $20 and up. www.pabsttheater.org,
of the Opera,” through Saturday, Marcus Center for the
Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. The Broadway series
includes the opera of the phantom person living in the basement of the
opera house. 424-273-2787 or marcuscenter.com.
“Bard & Bourbon Presents: Julius Caesar (Drunk),” 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. The play tells the famous story of the murder of Julius Caesar by the hands of his friends including his closest confidant, Marcus Brutus. The tale continues in the aftermath of the murder and fallout surrounding a time of political uncertainly. The production will be full of friendship, betrayal, bloodlust, revenge and redemption. 414-273-7206, www.marcuscenter.org.
“Mark Twain’s River of Song,” through Sunday, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. It’s the story of the great Mississippi River guided by the people who lived and worked on this powerful waterway, including the great Mark Twain. 414-224-9490 or www.MilwaukeeRep.com.
Curious Savage,” through Sunday, Sunset Playhouse, 700 Wall St.,
Elm Grove, An elderly woman wants to give her $1 million inheritance
to people who wish to pursue their dreams, but her greedy stepchildren
have different ideas. 262-782-4430 or sunsetplayhouse.com.
“Strange Snow,” through Sunday, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre brings back memories of the emotional fallout of soldiers returning from Vietnam. 414-291-7800 or www.milwaukeechamber.com.
Carbonaro Live, 6 p.m. March 22, Riverside Theater, 116 W.
Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. $35 and up. www.pabsttheater.org,
You Like It,” through March 24, Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325
W. Walnut St., Milwaukee. $14. 414-267-2961, firststage.org.
Wind in the Willows,” though March 24, The Box Theatre Company,
W359-N5920 Brown St., Town of Oconomowoc. This comedy follows the
impulsive Mr. Toad, whose need for speed lands him in serious trouble.
$20. 262-560-0564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Chinese Lady,” through March 24, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. The new play focuses on the first Chinese immigrant in 1834 and how she performed in a sideshow and in the process both she and others were changed. 414-224-9490 or www.MilwaukeeRep.com.
“August: Osage County,” March 22 through March 30, The Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S. 5th Ave., West Bend. A two-fisted Southern drama. When world-renowned poet Beverly Weston disappears, his dying wife, Violet, reunites with their long distance relations, all of whom harbor secrets. Holed up together at the family’s Oklahoma estate, tensions boil over in the summer heat as lies get uncovered and mysteries are revealed. $20 and up. www.evenbrite.com.
“Things I Know to Be True,” through March 31, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. The drama is about four adult children of a strong couple each finding their identity. 414-224-9490 or www.MilwaukeeRep.com.
“Carmina Burana,” Friday through March 31, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. The Skylight Music Theatre presents this cantata, a combination of music, dance and words, that takes a look at the pleasures and perils of the human condition. 414-291-7800, www.skylightmusictheatre.org.
Tin Woman,” Friday through March 31, Lake Country Playhouse, 221
E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. The play explores the issue of a heart
transplant recipient with the ramifications of a gain for one and a
loss for another and how to cope with both. 262-367-4697,
Rivers: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” Friday through
April 14, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.,
Milwaukee. $12 and up. 414-267-2961, firststage.org.
Fall In Love,” March 29 through April 13, The Underground
Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. In “To Fall in
Love,” a couple, Merryn and Wyatt, on the verge of ending their
marriage, meet in Wyatt’s apartment and use the questions in hopes
of reconnecting and starting a new phase of their relationship. $15
and up, 414-858-6874, www.theconstructivists.org.
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