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Next Act Theatre [edit]
255 S. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 278-0765
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This critically acclaimed professional theater company produces the best of off-Broadway and contemporary theater in an intimate and engaging setting. Performing fall through spring.

Shows are performed at In Tandem's Tenth Street Theatre.
Upcoming events

Jan. 13, 2016 - Jan. 18, 2016
Contemporary Ireland from Two Acclaimed Playwrights

Milwaukee Irish Arts welcomes you to the Ireland of today as portrayed though the rich textures and sublime poignancy of two celebrated playwrights. The plays will be presented in rotation from Jan 13-18. (Check for times on the website.) Irish playwright Elaine Murphy’s “Little Gem” cleverly weaves together the monologues of three women of different generations from the same family. Favorite local actresses Libby Amato, Grace DeWolf and Joan End perform the roles in this very funny and touching play. (Jan 13/15/16/17) “Moment” by Deirdre Kinahan, features a cast of eight accomplished Milwaukee actors telling the compelling tale of a family dealing with a terrible crime committed by one of their own, in a drama laced with hidden drama and unspoken hurt. The production was recognized with three awards at the Acting Irish International Festival in Cincinnati last May: Lindsey Gagliano for Outstanding Actor in a Female Leading Role, Nate Press as Outstanding Actor in a Male Supporting Role, and James J. Gallagher as awarded Best Director. (Jan 14/16/17/18)


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