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Updated Nov. 15, 2018


“Night Watch,” through Sunday, Inspiration Studios, 1500 S. 73rd St., West Allis. The theater is celebrating its 40th season and calling people involved in the first season’s plays of “Showboat,” “Mary Mary,” “Night Watch,” or “An Evening with Cole Porter.” Visit  

“The Twelve Dates of Christmas,” through Dec. 9, Next Act, 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee. Touching, amusing drama of a young woman dumped by her fiancˇ on Thanksgiving and her painful journey back to living with hope. 414-278-0765 or

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” through Dec. 16, The Milwaukee Rep, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Sequel to the beloved classic “Pride and Prejudice,” but this drama focuses on Mary Bennet when she visits her sister and brother-in-law at the Darcy estate. 414-224-9490 or  

“Elf,” through Dec. 23, Fireside Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson. The charming musical of a human trying to fit in to the world of elves, only to discover that he isn’t an elf. Now what? 800-477-9505 or  

“Sanders Family Christmas,” Saturday through Dec. 2, Acacia Theatre performing at Concordia University, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. Sequel to the Sanders family gospel musical “Smoke on the Mountain.” Plenty of seasonal music and lots of fun. 414-744-5995 or  

Divas in a Man’s World: An All-star Tribute to Cher, Dolly Parton, Diana Ross and Joan Rivers, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Turner Hall, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $25 and up. 414-286-3205,  

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Tuesday through Nov. 25, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 930 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Popular, whimsical musical  with eight shows in six days. 414-273-7121 or  

“Christmas in Babylon,” Wednesday through Dec. 23, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. Humorous drama by Wisconsin playwright James DeVita that deals with a family in Babylon, N.Y., where the father’s past comes back to haunt him, turning his family upside down. 414-291-7800 or

Australia’s Thunder from Down Under, 8 p.m. Nov. 23, Turner Hall, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $35 and up. 414-286-3205,

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: the Musical,” Nov. 23 through Dec. 26, First Stage Children’s Theatre at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 414-273-7121 or  

Joe Yannety with Chris Young, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Nov. 24, Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. $20., 414-847-7922.  

“The Night Before Christmas” original radio play, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Turner Hall, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $25. 414-286-3205,   

Celeste Barber, 8 p.m. Nov. 27, Turner Hall, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $25. 414-286-3205,

“A Christmas Carol,” Nov. 27 through Dec. 24, The Milwaukee Rep at Pabst Theatre, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Long tradition of presenting Charles Dickens’ classic that’s always a hit. 414-224-9490 or  



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