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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

March 5, 2015 - March 7, 2015
Breathe

Cycles of life, seasons, tides and breath inspire dances that come to life on Danceworks Performance Company’s Breathe. DPC resident choreographers set new and revived works along with guest musicians/composers of the Cadance Collective. Janet Lilly’s Requiem, an exuberant and unabashedly kinetic celebration of dancers and dancing, choreographed in honor of the late choreographer and UWM Professor of Dance, Ed Burgess, brings DPC together with guests from the Milwaukee dance community. Come celebrate the ongoing journey of life! Thursday, March 5 | 7:30pm Friday, March 6 | 7:30pm Saturday, March 7 | 5:00 & 7:30pm Tickets Information- Premium Reserved: $25 | General Reserved: $20 | Student & Senior: $15 Next Act Box Office: 414.278.0765 http://nextact.org/rental-events/danceworks-breathe/

March 19, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Milwaukee Opera Theatre Presents: The Mikado

With a cast of eleven intrepid singer-actors, a stage full of percussion instruments and a single trombone, we'll take you to the town of Titipu for a Mikado like you've never seen before.

Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 22, 2015
The Comedy of Hamlet...kinda sorta by Patrick Schmitz

Join some of Milwaukee's favorite comedic talents in a re-telling of Shakespeare's classic Hamlet...kinda sorta - at Next Act Theatre, August 20th-22nd. This comedic take on the classic story is from the same company that brought you The Comedy of Romeo and Juliet...kinda sorta and the sold out Milwaukee favorite, Rudolf the Pissed-Off Reindeer.

 
 


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By Dave Begel - Feb. 01, 2015
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By Dave Begel - Sept. 21, 2014
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Actor Staples moves behind the footlights for the first time

Actor Staples moves behind the footlights for the first time

By Dave Begel - Sept. 15, 2014
Deborah Staples is an actor and an associate artist at the Milwaukee Rep. She is … Read more...