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Milwaukee Theatre [edit]
500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 908-6001
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The Milwaukee Theatre is a 4,100-seat assembly, concert and theatrical venue in Downtown Milwaukee.

Built in 1909 as the Milwaukee Auditorium, the building was extensively renovated from 2001-2003.
Upcoming events

Feb. 13, 2016
Valentine's Weekend Laugh-A-Thon

Bring your valentine to the Milwaukee Theatre for a night of non-stop hilarity with comedians DeRay Davis, Don "DC" Curry, Michael Blackson & Damon Williams.

Feb. 20, 2016 - Feb. 21, 2016
Shen Yun Performing Arts

A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance. It is an international phenomenon that has wowed millions of audience members in more than 30 countries.

Feb. 25, 2016

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms.

Feb. 27, 2016
UW-Milwaukee Annual Drag Show

The UWM Drag Show (also known as the “Drag Ball” although not at all a ballroom style show) has been a staple at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee for over 15 years. The show has continually ranked as one of the largest drag performances in the Midwest and as one of the largest on-campus events at UWM – even making it to #19 on the UWM Bucket List.

March 5, 2016
A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor's first time hosting A Prairie Home Companion was in 1974 in front of an audience of 12 people. Over 40 years later, the show's audience has grown to 4 million listeners each week. This performance will be the last time Garrison will host the show in Milwaukee. The show will feature Rich Dworsky and our show band, comedy sketches, musical guests, and Garrison's signature monologue, “The News from Lake Wobegon.”

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Posted by atheimer on April 24, 2007 at 4:18 p.m. (report)

The correct dates for Chicago at the Milwaukee theater are May 11-13th. More information can be found at the theater website:

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