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Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

First Stage’s ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

 Talk about a gut-busting show! Opening night of First Stage Children’s Theater’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (performed by the “Cosby Cast” this
Friday, April 19, 2013

First Stage’s baseball time travel show

 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
Friday, April 12, 2013
 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
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
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
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
 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
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
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
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010

at Todd Wehr Theater

...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...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010

Theater Review

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...

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