Results tagged with 'first stage'
Published Nov. 30, 2013
Christmas stories need a moment to galvanize an audience and make the story a memorable one, maybe bring some tears and possibly make people think a little differently about the holiday. Something like George Bailey getting the money. Or when Santa proves to be the real thing in "Miracle on 34th Street." On that score - and on every other - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" hits the mark.
Published Nov. 20, 2013
The holiday season is approaching (or already here, if you're most department stores and a few radio stations), and that means it's time to flip the switch on the city's Holiday Lights Festival.
Published Oct. 13, 2013
So you take a sickly green ogre, throw in his almost best friend - a donkey - add an evil king wannabe and top it off with a damsel in distress, and you've got the makings of something kids and adults alike can enjoy. If you then add some cute songs, good choreography and incredible costumes, what you'd end up with is the First Stage production of "Shrek the Musical," which opened Friday night at the Todd Wehr Theater.
Published May 11, 2013
This list - updated for 2013 - features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.
Published Feb. 23, 2013
There are no overly serious messages or issues in the musical which is aimed straight at little girls. "You can have too much of a good thing" and "you really should eat your vegetables" are about as serious as this gets. But the play is a wonderfully delightful way to spend an hour with some little girl in your life.
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