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Milwaukee Event Calendar


"To the Promised Land"

Jan. 26, 2013 3:30 p.m. at Todd Wehr Theater

This world premiere by Johnathan Gillard Daly follows the story of Ruth, a young African-American girl in late 1960s Milwaukee who finds inspiration in the autobiography of Golda Meir –the first woman prime minister of Israel. This show runs at the Todd Wehr Theater until Feb. 10.

Recent story about "To the Promised Land"


"To the Promised Land" weighed down by lofty ambitions

Published Jan. 26, 2013

The world premiere of "To the Promised Land" that opened Friday night at First Stage Children's Theater has some lofty ambitions. The play looks at an imaginary confluence of a young black girl in 1969 Milwaukee and Golda Meir, the first female prime minister of Israel, who had moved to Milwaukee six decades earlier.

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts