Musicals Archives

‘Hamilton’ heralds Milwaukee live theater return

October 21, 2021

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times After a COVID-19 pandemic- enforced hiatus of more than 18 months from all things social and most things entertaining, live theater has returned to Milwaukee. And what a return it is. One of the most celebrated modern musicals – Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony, Grammy, Pulitzer and Kennedy… [Read More]

Disney’s The Lion King opens

February 13, 2020

Performances began on February 5, 2020 and play for four weeks at the Marcus Performing Arts Center through March 1, 2020 Disney’s The Lion King will leap onto the Marcus Performing Arts Center stage Wednesday, February 5, 2020 for a four-week engagement through March 1, 2020. The Lion King is part of the Johnson Financial… [Read More]

Greek tragedy meets gospel music at Skylight Music Theatre

January 16, 2020

The Gospel at Colonus, an exuberant re-telling of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus with an electrifying gospel and blues score, runs January 17-26, 2020 at Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Featuring soaring voices and thrilling Mississippi Delta blues and gospel music, the musical is a timeless story of compassion and forgiveness set in… [Read More]

Skylight Musical Theater presents ‘Five Guys Named Moe’

January 17, 2019

Five Guys Named Moe, a joyful, jazzy tribute to Louis Jordan, the 1940s rhythm and blues singer, songwriter and bandleader, runs January 25 to February 10, 2019, at Skylight Music Theatre. It features more than 25 songs, including favorites such as Saturday Night Fish Fry and Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie. The show is directed by… [Read More]