This week holiday music abounds with performances from Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Children’s Choir, and the Wisconsin Philharmonic Orchestra, while The Nutcracker makes its way to the Marcus Center.
Kelly Radermacher will unveil the Radermacher Dance Company’s Milwaukee premiere, “Recombobulation Area.”
It’s not all about Christmas this week. The touring show, “The Rat Pack Is Back” revives the Sinatra and Dean Martin days, the “Mythbusters” gang comes to town to share the TV show’s secrets, and First Stage goes very un-nativity with its zombie-filled play, “Maul of the Dead.”
West Coast choreographer Lionel Popkin set out on a search for the story behind his own inspirations, and fell into a rabbit hole leading to dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis. The resulting “Ruth Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” visits Pitman Theatre this Saturday.
Danceworks invited dancers, choreographers, set designers, musicians and composers to prove that two brains (or more) are better than one. “Intersect” premieres this weekend at their Water St. studio.
In addition to special events like the El Dia de los Muertos Parade, “Night of the Living Dead (The Puppet Show)” and the Haunted Brewery Bash, Quasimondo and the Milwaukee Ballet present anticipated shows and special music performances abound.
Artistic Director Michael Pink speaks with TCD about the upcoming 2013-14 season, including the return of anticipated favorites and an exciting world premiere. First up: the iconic “Romeo & Juliet.”
Artistic Director Deb Loewen shares her thoughts on the upcoming season, including this weekend’s season opener, taking place in Menomonee Valley’s new Three Bridges Park.
After 31 years in Milwaukee arts journalism, the last four as senior editor at TCD, Tom Strini turns the page.
Live at Peck Pavilion, Luminous Theatre, hip-hoppers, the Summer Philharmonia get busy, and The Rep opens its season with a Tony Bennett homage.