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First Stage Presents
February 3 - March 10

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL

With an original rock score, this musical adaptation of the New York Times bestseller is an action-packed, mythical adventure for Percy fans of all ages!
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MPAC Presents
March 2 at 7:30 PM

ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike!
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MPAC Presents
March 3 at 4:00 PM

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Observe, meet, and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that thrills and entertains.
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MPAC Presents
March 7 at 7:00 PM

Cirque Mechanics: Zephyr

Experience this breathtaking theatrical circus show that harnesses human power to generate an energetic acrobatic performance. This is high-flying, eye-popping, heart-stopping amazement geared to blow away audiences of all ages.
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Women’s Leadership Collaborative Presents
March 8 at 12:30 PM - March 8

International Women's Day 2024

Join the Women’s Leadership Collaborative as theycelebrate “International Women’s Day” and its theme of #InspireInclusion.
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MPAC Presents
March 9 at 7:30 PM

Hubbard Street Dance Company

For 46 years, Hubbard Street Dance Company has been one of the most original forces in contemporary dance – bringing top choreographers and works to Chicago and beyond.
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MPAC Presents
March 10 at 4:00 PM

6th Annual César Chávez Birthday Celebration

This annual event focuses on educating our communities about the legacy of César E. Chávez, an unselfish advocate of social justice and respect for human dignity.
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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
March 12 - March 17

Clue

Based on the cult 1985 Paramount movie and inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is the ultimate whodunit that will leave you dying of laughter and keep you guessing until the final twist.
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MPAC Presents
March 22 - March 23

Shrek - The Musical

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.
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Milwaukee Ballet Presents
April 4 - April 7

Cinderella

The classic journey from servant to princess is given new life in Michael Pink’s interpretation of this family-friendly tale.
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First Stage Presents
April 6 - May 5

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL

Based on the bestselling book series, grab your hall pass for an adventure familiar to anyone who survived middle school with this hilarious and heartfelt musical.
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MPAC Presents
April 6 at 7:30 PM

Paul Mecurio's Permission to Speak

PERMISSION TO SPEAK features hilarious and jaw-dropping stories from audience members alongside Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian/actor Paul Mecurio.
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MPAC Presents
April 11 at 7:30 PM

MOMIX: ALICE

Seamlessly blending illusion, acrobatics, magic, and whimsy, MOMIX sends audiences flying down the rabbit hole in Moses Pendleton’s newest creation, ALICE, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland.
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Rocklands Entertainment Inc. Presents
April 12 at 7:00 PM

Direct from Las Vegas: Four by Four

From the creators of “Oh What A Night”… An exciting tribute to the music of THE BEACH BOYS, THE BEATLES. THE BEE GEES, and MOTOWN
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MPAC Presents
April 18 - April 20

Spamilton: An American Parody

A side-splitting new musical parody with everyone’s favorite Broadway blockbusters, including celebrity satires, pop culture zings accompanied with hip-hop on the piano!
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Florentine Opera Presents
April 19 - April 21

Bronzeville Bohème

Experience this beautiful powerhouse opera, now set in Milwaukee’s 1940s Bronzeville. Luxuriate in the lush movie music and an all-star cast telling this double love story and bromance. Original sets and artwork will bring Bronzeville alive for all of us to celebrate.
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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
April 23 - April 28

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the triumphant story of the Queen of Rock and Roll set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her most beloved hits! 
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MPAC Presents
May 3 at 5:00 PM - May 3

19th Annual BASH

MPAC’s signature fundraiser featuring unique food stations, networking, an exclusive performance from a Broadway artist, and more!
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MPAC Presents
May 4 at 7:30 PM

One-Man Star Wars® Trilogy

Canadian actor and uber-geek, Charles Ross brings his solo madcap creation One-Man Star Wars® Trilogy to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind of a show.
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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
May 14 - May 26

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment.
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Tre Floyd Productions Presents
September 7 at 7:00 PM

Black Couples Therapy

Four couples, strangers to each other, meet at a group therapy session. Each couple is dealing with their own issue.

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Johnson Financial Group Broadway Series

Yes, that Broadway. Come see your favorite shows and actors right here in Milwaukee!

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MPAC Presents Dance

We believe in dance legend Alvin Ailey’s idea that dance is for everybody. Enjoy exciting moments and dance excellence from the U.S. and around the world.

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MPAC Presents Jazz

From established icons to emerging stars, MPAC Jazz curates the finest jazz experiences for our community.

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Build Your Own

Select 3 or more shows and build your own series for savings and flexibility! The BYO package is available for all MPAC Presents shows.

*BYO is not available for Broadway.

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FOLLOW OUR RESIDENT PARTNERS.

Some of Milwaukee’s most talented performing arts groups make their home at the Marcus Center.

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Black Arts MKE

Black Arts MKE collaborate with 100+ local artists of color to present performance arts works by African American authors, playwrights, poets, dancers, musicians, and composers.

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First Stage

Since 1987, First Stage has grown to become one of the nation’s most acclaimed children’s theaters. First Stage touches hearts, engages minds, and transforms lives by creating extraordinary theater experiences for young people and families.

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Florentine Opera

The Florentine Opera showcases voices and stories from around the world and throughout history. If you’re inspired by the intimate interaction of song and story, and the incomparable range of the human voice, you’ll love The Florentine Opera.

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Milwaukee Ballet

As one of the top ballet companies in the U.S., Milwaukee Ballet inspires its audiences to explore within and beyond traditional ballet through captivating performances and valuable educational opportunities.

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