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First Stage Children's Theater [edit]
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 267-2929
www.firststage.org/
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First Stage Children's Theater is one of the largest children's theater companies in the country.

Since 1987, its mission has been to provide exceptional, professional theater experiences for young people and their families.

Named "Outstanding New Theater in America (1991)" by the American Alliance For Theater and Education, First Stage produces classic and contemporary plays for school and family audiences in the 500 seat Todd Wehr Theater and other venues around town.


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First Stage's "Holes" digs up a strong story about life's obstacles

By Dave Begel - Jan. 16, 2016
Obstacles dug into the Earth, are at the heart of "Holes," the adaptation of the … Read more...
Snoopy powers his Sopwith Camel into the holiday season at First Stage

Snoopy powers his Sopwith Camel into the holiday season at First Stage

By Dave Begel - Nov. 29, 2015
Snoopy, the friendly and good natured beagle created by Charles M. Schulz in his … Read more...
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First Stage creates absolute magic with warm and wonderful "Big Fish"

By Dave Begel - May 11, 2015
"Big Fish" is a story for fathers and sons and anyone who likes to listen to a … Read more...
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In "Luchadora," First Stage and Rios create an electric, important world premier What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be.

By Dave Begel - April 13, 2015
"Luchadora" is a production commissioned by First Stage, and it's an amazing … Read more...
First Stage displays solid grasp on sixth grade in

First Stage displays solid grasp on sixth grade in "Big Nate: The Musical" What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be.

By Dave Begel - Feb. 28, 2015
Being in sixth grade can be a real problematic time, full of the turbulence of … Read more...