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Updated September 19, 2019
 

 




 

“We Will Rock You,” 7 p.m. Friday, Miller High Life Theater, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. , Milwaukee . 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.  

“Chapatti,” through Sunday, Sixth Street Theater, 318 Sixth St. , Racine . Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday through September. A beautifully poignant new comedy by Galway playwright Christian O’Reilly. $20. 262-632-6802, overourheadplayers.org.  

“A 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, SunsetPlayhouse.com.  

“The Little Prince,” through Sunday, Waukesha Civic Theatre, 264 W. Main St. , Waukesha . “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. waukeshacivictheatre.org.  

“Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights , Brooklyn and Other Identities,” Friday through Oct.  13, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee . The drama deals with racial and cultural relations with two actors play 26 roles. 414-291-7800 or www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com.

Mr. 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 potential. www.marcuscenter.org.

“Dear Evan Hanson,” Tuesday through Sept. 29, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee . 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.  

“Cyclops: A Monsterpiece,” 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. through Oct. 26, Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave. , Milwaukee . 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.

“They 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. , Milwaukee . Dario Fo’s raucous farce about the working class and their struggles. $15. www.saintkatearts.com.

“Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story,” through Oct. 27, Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave. , Fort Atkinson . Revisit this famous musician’s short but spectacular career. 800-477-9505, FiresideTheatre.com.  

“West 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, MilwaukeeRep.com.  

“Two Pianos Four Hands,” through Nov.  13, Milwaukee Rep in the Stackner Cabaret, 108 E. Wells St. , Milwaukee . 414-224-9490, MilwaukeeRep.com.

“Niceties,” Sept. 25 through Nov.  3, the Stiemke Theatre, 108 E. Wells St. , Milwaukee . It tells the differing stories of slavery and the American Revolution as perceived by a black student and his white professor. 414-224-9490, www.MilwaukeeRep.com.

The Revolutionists,” Sept. 26 through Oct.  20, Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. , Milwaukee . It informs and amuses us with a different take on the French Revolution and the unforgettable Marie Antoinette. 414-278-0765, www.nextact.org.

“Glorious,” Sept. 27 through Oct.  6, Patio Players, N88-W16750 Garfield St. , Menomonee Falls . The comic musical tells the hilarious and poignant true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the worst opera singer in the world. 262-255-8372, fallspatioplayers.com.  

“The God of Hell,” Sept. 27 through Oct. 12, The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. , Milwaukee . 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.

“Red,” Sept. 27 through Oct.  12, Windfall Theatre in Village Church , 130 E. Juneau Ave. , Milwaukee . 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.  

“The Music Man,” Sept. 27 through Oct.  13, Lake Country Playhouse, 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 plan? lakecountryplayhousewi.org.  

Oklahoma !”, Sept. 27 through Oct.  13, Skylight Music Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee . It reminds us of the groundbreaking beginning of modern musicals with an unforgettable score. 414-291-7800, skylightmusictheatre.org.  

“The Clean House,” Sept. 27 through Oct.  13, Inspiration Studios, 1500 S. 73rd St. , West Allis . 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.  

Ahamed Weinberg, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sept. 28, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. $20. 414-847-7922, www.paysbig.com.  

 
 
     
 

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