Next up in First Stage’s 2021/22 season will be THE DANCING GRANNY, a play by Mansa Ra adapted from the children’s book by beloved author/illustrator Ashley Bryan.
First Stage, one of the nation’s leading theaters for young people and families, is committed to broadening its reach and deepening its impact throughout the community.
First Stage, one of the nation’s leading theaters for young people and families, returns to live performances this January with a heartwarming production of THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater.
First Stage’s Young Company, the Theater Academy’s award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present THE LARAMIE PROJECT as their first Performance Project for the 2021/22 season and first in-person production since the pandemic began.
This holiday season brings the joyful return of First Stage’s production of Charles M. Schulz’s A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS to the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater.
First Stage, one of the nation’s leading theaters for young people and families, held its 9th Annual ImpACT Event on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.
The second play in First Stage’s fall 2021 Amplify –BIPOC Short Play Series will be STEP KIDS, a new one-act musical by Tyrone L. Robinson and Postell Pringle with orchestrations by Wilkie Ferguson and drums by Deonte Malique Ellis.
First Stage is delighted to announce its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season.
The second season of Amplify – First Stage’s BIPOC Short Play Series begins today with the world premiere production of HOW TO ACTUALLY GRADUATE IN A VIRTUAL WORLD by award-winning playwright/actor Nikkole Salter and a collaboration with Milwaukee Black Theater Festival’s Youth Night.
Milwaukee Black Theater Festival presents its first annual Youth Night in partnership with St. Ann Intergenerational Center for Care on Wednesday, August 18.