Will Rock You,” 7 p.m. Friday, Miller High Life Theater,
500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
. This musical reflects the scale and spectacle that marked Queen’s
live performances and earned the band its pinnacle position in rock
history. $32 and up. millerhighlifetheatre.com.
through Sunday, Sixth Street Theater,
318 Sixth St.
. Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday through September. A beautifully
poignant new comedy by
playwright Christian O’Reilly. $20. 262-632-6802,
Comedy of Tenors,” through Sunday, The Sunset Playhouse,
700 Wall St.
, Elm Grove. It’s the sequel to “Lend Me a Tenor,” an audience
favorite. One hotel suite, two wives, three girlfriends, an Italian
superstar of opera - anything could happen. 262-782-4430,
Little Prince,” through Sunday,
264 W. Main St.
. “The Little Prince” brings to life the story of an aviator lost
in the desert who learns what it is to be tamed. This show deals with
the themes of love, loss and friendship. $15 and up.
in the Mirror:
and Other Identities,” Friday through Oct.
13, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, 158 N. Broadway,
. The drama deals with racial and cultural relations with two actors
play 26 roles. 414-291-7800 or www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com.
And Miss Trans USA, 5 p.m. Saturday, Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall,
929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. $23 and up. The winners of the pageant
travel the country and make every effort possible to better the lives
of trans individuals in hopes of making the world a safer place for
them to exist, thrive and most of all succeed in achieving their best
Evan Hanson,” Tuesday through Sept. 29,
for the Performing Arts,
. The winner of six Tony Awards, the recent hit musical deals with
many serious issues - mental illness, suicide, anxiety, guilt and
loneliness. 414-273-2787, MarcusCenter.com.
A Monsterpiece,” 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. through Oct. 26, Saint
Kate - The Arts Hotel,
139 E. Kilbourn Ave.
. Brought to life through the collaborative work of the ensemble. ARCo
has crafted a funny, scary, and thought-provoking piece in which all
sorts of “monsters” come to life. $10 and up. www.saintkatearts.com.
Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!,” 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through
Oct. 26, Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel,
139 E. Kilbourn Ave.
. Dario Fo’s raucous farce about the working class and their
struggles. $15. www.saintkatearts.com.
- The Buddy Holly Story,” through Oct. 27, Fireside Dinner
1131 Janesville Ave.
. Revisit this famous musician’s short but spectacular career.
Side Story,” Tuesday through Oct. 27, Milwaukee Rep in the
Quadracci Powerhouse Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, The
unforgettable combo of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy “Romeo and
Juliet” with the jazzy music of Leonard Bernstein. 414-224-9490,
Pianos Four Hands,” through Nov.
Rep in the Stackner Cabaret,
108 E. Wells St.
. 414-224-9490, MilwaukeeRep.com.
Sept. 25 through Nov. 3,
the Stiemke Theatre,
108 E. Wells St.
. It tells the differing stories of slavery and the American
Revolution as perceived by a black student and his white professor.
Revolutionists,” Sept. 26 through Oct.
20, Next Act Theatre,
255 S. Water St.
. It informs and amuses us with a different take on the French
Revolution and the unforgettable Marie Antoinette. 414-278-0765, www.nextact.org.
Sept. 27 through Oct. 6,
N88-W16750 Garfield St.
. The comic musical tells the hilarious and poignant true story of
Florence Foster Jenkins, the worst opera singer in the world.
God of Hell,” Sept. 27 through Oct. 12, The Underground
Collaborative, 161 W.
. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sunday. A rarely staged
dark comedy, Sam Shepard’s play written in response to our
government’s reaction to 9/11 is now more timely than ever. www.evetbrite.com.
Sept. 27 through Oct. 12,
Windfall Theatre in
130 E. Juneau Ave.
. The two-man show between abstract painter Mark Rothko and his
youthful assistant provides insights into the challenges facing a
painter. 414-332-3963, windfalltheatre.com.
Music Man,” Sept. 27 through Oct.
221 E. Capitol Drive
, Hartland. The Lake Country Players fashion a melodious rendition of
this classic musical. Who
can forget the con man and the beautiful librarian who sabotages his
!”, Sept. 27 through Oct. 13,
Skylight Music Theatre, 158 N. Broadway,
. It reminds us of the groundbreaking beginning of modern musicals
with an unforgettable score. 414-291-7800, skylightmusictheatre.org.
Clean House,” Sept. 27 through Oct.
13, Inspiration Studios,
1500 S. 73rd St.
. The Village Players brings us a Sarah Ruhl comedy regarding a
depressed, uncooperative Brazilian housemaid who longs to be a
comedian. 414-207-4879, villageplayers.org.
Weinberg, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sept. 28, Potawatomi Hotel &
Casino Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. $20.