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A Charlie Brown Christmas
“Christmastime is here… Happiness and cheer…” The cherished holiday classic you know and love makes its First Stage debut this season. Christmas lights may be twinkling red and green, but Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues. Will directing the Christmas play help him get in the spirit of the season? Join Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang to discover the true meaning of Christmas. For everyone ages 3 and up.
A landmark special presentation of the Nativity story by Langston Hughes. A Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company Production Co-Produced by Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and Black Arts Think Tank.
The Nutcracker gives the gifts of wonder and enchantment to people of all ages. Children sit in awe of toys coming to life, soldiers battling giant mice, and snowflakes sparkling in scenes that take your breath away. Featuring dancers from Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, the angelic voices of Milwaukee Children’s Choir, 145 costumes, special effects and the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, The Nutcracker is a holiday classic at incredible value.
Darlene Love: Love for the Holidays
Darlene Love is the voice that helped launch a hundred hits from He’s a Rebel, (Today I Met) the Boy I’m Gonna Marry, and Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), which she sang during the glory days of the girl-group era to the countless songs she sang backup on for artists like Sam Cooke, Elvis Presley, Dionne Warwick, Cher and Aretha Franklin. Darlene Love is still blazing a trail of success in the music industry with a landmark appearance in the Oscar winning documentary 20 Feet From Stardom, a forthcoming biopic produced by Oprah as well as a new album produced by Steve Van Zandt. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love brings her Love for the Holidays tour to Milwaukee for the very first time.
Second City's Holidazed and Confused
Hear that? Yes, it's the sound of bells a-jingling already. Next thing you know dreidels are spinning and pumpkin-spiced everything is everywhere. Thankfully the Second City is here with the perfect upheaval of your holiday malaise: Holidazed & Confused bursts the monotony of the season with a riotous send-up of traditional holiday fare. Put away your turkey baster and bring the whole fam to laugh until your cheeks flush with ho-ho-holidazed joy!
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