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The Nativity Variations
November 16 – December 11
Milwaukee Repertory Theater – Quadracci Powerhouse
414.224.9490 | milwaukeerep.com
In a small midwestern town, theater director Jules and her experimental community theater troupe face their biggest and most ambitious challenge yet – staging the Christmas pageant at St. Ignatius Episcopal Church. As their adventurous vision for the greatest story ever told hilariously evolves to include Shakespearian comedy and even foul-mouthed puppets, Jules – with a gentle nudge by Father Juan – is left to consider the purpose of her art and the true meaning of the holiday season.
Thu, November 17 | 8pm
The Riverside Theater
414.242.8200 | pabsttheatergroup.com
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now, as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right.
A Jolly Holiday
November 18 – December 31
Broadway Theater Center – Cabot Theatre
414.291.7800 | skylightmusictheatre.org
Ring in the holidays with a brand-new musical revue featuring 30 favorite songs from Disney’s biggest Broadway hits. A cast of phenomenal singers including an ensemble of talented youth performers will celebrate the season in style with a festive holiday party for the ages.
November 18 – December 18
Broadway Theater Center – Studio Theatre
414.291.7800 | milwaukeechambertheatre.org
A white-knuckle staging of one of the most read bestsellers of all time.
The Tin Woman
November 23 – December 18
Next Act Theater
414.278.0765 | nextact.org
Receiving a heart transplant gives Joy a new lease on life. Her second chance, however, comes with a question: how to avoid squandering this new gift? Based on a true story, this show is a heartfelt, humorous look at the importance of family and what it means to live fully.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
November 25 – December 24
Marcus Performing Arts Center – Todd Wehr Theater
414.267.2961 | firststage.org
The beloved TV classic we know and love comes to life on stage! Join Rudolph and his friends as they face the Abominable Snowman and save Christmas. Families will fall for this festive tale that warms the heart.
Hip Hop Nutcracker
Sat, November 26 | 7:30pm
Marcus Performing Arts Center – Uihlein Hall
414.273.7206 | marcuscenter.org
This spectacle blends the world of contemporary dance with the world of classical music for a unique holiday mash-up. Hip hop dancers breathe new life into Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces with the help of a DJ, a violinist and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers. Add some flair to your holiday traditions with this exciting take on "The Nutcracker."