A Day in the Life of an Opera Company
C. Michael Wright directs ‘Lend Me a Tenor’
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s Lend Me a Tenor, produced in collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department, runs April 10-27, at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Cabot Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. For tickets, call 414-291-7800 or visit milwaukeechambertheatre.com.
Northwestern University’s Shawn Douglass will direct Next Act Theatre’s Three Views of the Same Object, a thought-provoking play depicting three different iterations of the same retired couple who have made an end-of-life suicide pact. Of the stirring production’s six fine performers, Artistic Director David Cecsarini says, “It will be a treat to have all this ‘pro-power’ in one place at one time, and at Next Act.” The show runs April 3-27, at 255 S. Water St. For tickets, call 414-278-0765 or visit nextact.org.
Still Life, by Alexander Dinelaris, takes us on a journey with photographer Carrie Ann, who is inexplicably ridden with creative paralysis, and Jeff, a trend analyst and an unexpected romantic interest who is determined to help Carrie Ann move forward. Carrie Jones directs many seasoned actors (including Alyssa Falvey, Brian Myers and Katie Thompson) in this Soulstice Theatre show, which runs April 4-19, at the Keith Tamsett Theatre, 3770 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 2, St. Francis. For tickets, call 414-481-2800 or visit soulsticetheatre.org.
Marquette Theatre brings to the stage Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Maureen Kilmurry at the helm. Shows will be held April 3-13, at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th St. For tickets, call 414-288-7504 or visit showclix.com/events/marquettetheatre.
Broadminded, Milwaukee’s only all-female sketch comedy group, will present DIY: A Sketch Comedy Show April 4-12, at the Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St. For tickets, visit broadmindedcomedy.com; tickets at the door are cash only.