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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

Feb. 2, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017
The Other Place by Sharr White

Researcher Juliana Smithton is poised for a tremendous clinical breakthrough. As she presents her findings to colleagues at an upscale beach resort, though, she is distracted by an enigmatic young woman in a yellow bikini sitting among the business suits. A mystery unravels, as Juliana's sense of truth collides with fragmented memories and with family and peers she finds increasingly difficult to trust. White's psychological and emotional thriller will have you on the edge until the curtain comes down. ... but thinking makes it so.

April 6, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Bloomsday by Steven Dietz

Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart during a James Joyce literary tour 35 years ago. Dancing backwards through time, the older couple retrace their steps to discover their younger selves. Through young Robbie and Caithleen, they relive the unlikely, inevitable events that brought them - only briefly - together. This Irish time travel love story blends wit, humor and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before it is past. The one-that-got-away, revisited


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Next Act's "unSilent Night" is a tempting and heartwarming holiday treat

By Dave Begel - Nov. 20, 2016
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Next Act's "The Taming" is a perfectly timed political blast

By Dave Begel - Oct. 02, 2016
`Tis the season of weird politics in America, with two presidential candidates … Read more...
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Next Act's new show explores the mysteries of motherhood

By Dave Begel - April 09, 2016
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Staples will create her own "The Other Place" for Next Act's next season

By Dave Begel - March 29, 2016
The release of plans for upcoming Milwaukee theater seasons is always an … Read more...
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Next Act's tale of Enrico Caruso sings with style and grace

By Dave Begel - Nov. 14, 2015
Enrico Caruso's star blazed brightly until his death at 48 and his final … Read more...