The First Stage Children’s Theater production of Jackie and Me is an inspirational tribute to Jackie Robinson,
performed with the greatest of sincere intentions for a youthful audience. This
is children’s theater and woe onto
Imagine what it might have been like to
see Jackie Robinson debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. The first black
major league baseball player of the modern era was a herald of the civil rights
movement—indeed, he was
Pinkalicious Pinkerton loves all things pink. So much so that she makes her entire world pink, including herself! And she finds the best way do it: eating pink cupcakes. And eating more pink cupcakes until….well, you can figure
It has often been said that one can have
too much of a good thing. Nonetheless, people continue to go overboard with
excess and the world ends up in the kind of trouble in which we currently find
it. Variety can be very
First Stage creates an interesting historical contrast in Jonathan Gillard Daly's To The Promised Land. The story of life in Milwaukee for an African-American girl named Ruth during the civil rights movement fluidly alternates with the story of young Golda Meir as she grows up in Milwaukee earlier
...join Geppetto after his wish has been granted; problem is, the new father has found that raising any child is a tall task. Overhearing Geppetto's regrets, Pinocchio runs away to become a star in a traveling show. Join Geppetto on his heart-warming and comical journey to find his son...
Milwaukee’s top-notch children’s theater, First Stage, recently opened a world premiere production of The Thief Lord. The show, based on the best-selling novel by Cornelia Funke, continues through Feb. 14.
The book is ripe for a stage version, as it contains magic, mystery, adventure...