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Playboy of the Western World (Theatre Fest ’21)

April 28 - May 19

Playboy of the Western World is our fourth (of five) productions in Theatre Fest '21. We have reimagined this classic as an old-time radio drama.  Our Playboy is a tour de force of sound engineering and voice-acting. Listen as we dive into…

Twelfth Night

May 5 - May 19

We close Theatre Fest '21 with Twelfth Night.  From our Mainstage Theatre, we transplant Shakespeare’s romantic comedy to the wild high society of 1920’s London and transformed into a powerfully-funny, gender-bending exposé of social bullying, elitism, lust, and personal desire. View…

WORKING: A Musical (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Working: A Musical (Concert Version). Working is based on real-life stories collected by Studs Terkel and includes songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Taylor, and Micki Grant. Our concert version is a testament to strength, tenacity, and…

The Day the Music Came Back (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 13 of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 kicks off with The Day the Music Came Back, written by our resident playwright Associate Professor Alvaro Saar Rios, imagines a dystopian world where a group of teens must decide whether to risk their lives to listen to…

Songs of Work & Protest (Theatre Fest ’21)

May 13 - May 19
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 19, 2021

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Songs of Work & Protest, an ensemble piece combining song, dance, and story. This presentation is crafted by students, and explores how work and song connect and express the class struggle. SHOW STREAMING DATES & TIMES April…

Peck School of the Arts Convocation 2021

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts graduation convocation for Fall 2020, Winterim 2021, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 baccalaureate and master’s degree recipients. The Peck School and the wider university have adjusted…

Summer Dance Intensive for High School Students

July 26 - July 30

This week-long face-to-face workshop is led by dance professors whose portfolios range from Cirque du Soleil to Switzerland, Beijing to the Pilobolus. High school students will work with acclaimed dance educators in daily workshops to prepare for college auditions, performance competitions and build esprit de corps among emerging dance artists.

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