Music & Theater
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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
Acacia Theatre Company
Acacia Theatre Company

12800 N Lake Shore Dr
Mequon, WI 53097   Directions

(414) 744-5995

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Acacia Theatre Company was founded in 1980 as Wisconsin's only professional Christian theater company. The theater troupe performs at Concordia University's Todd Wehr Auditorium. Stop by for Acacia's popular Christmas special production, or any of their four other plays-all of which are family friendly pieces of entertainment.

Cactus Club
Cactus Club

2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 482-0160

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Music lovers will want to swing by Cactus Club, which offers live music every single day of the week! The music room is separated from the bar, but the band cover charge allows club patrons to enjoy both the music and the drinks. This premiere rock establishment features all sorts of acts-local, national and international alike.

Haggerty Museum of Art
Haggerty Museum of Art

530 N 13th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233   Directions

(414) 288-1669

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A small museum located on the campus of Marquette University, Haggerty Museum of Art has some of the finest Old Master paintings in Wisconsin. The collection numbers more than 4,500 works, including pieces by Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. This free museum houses both permanent and traveling exhibits and attractions.

In Tandem Theatre
In Tandem Theatre

628 N 10th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233   Directions

(414) 271-1371

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Lynden Sculpture Garden
Lynden Sculpture Garden

2145 W Brown Deer Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217   Directions

(414) 446-8794

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Admire the 50 plus sculpture collection spread throughout the 40 acres of the Lynden Sculpture Garden's park, lake and woodland. The monumental, abstract and colorful statues are part of the Garden's permanent collection. View traveling exhibitions as well, and admire the wonderful mesh of art, sculpture and the environment.

Marcus Center
Marcus Center

929 N Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 273-7121

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Conveniently located downtown near the theater district, Marcus Center contains four major entertainment venues that host popular events. Home of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet, First Stage Children's Theater and many other local fine arts groups, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the local hot spot for live performances and entertainment.

Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N Art Museum Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 224-3220

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Take in the celebrated art, dramatic architecture and scenic gardens at the Milwaukee Art Museum, the city's premier destination for art and culture. Whether you only have an hour or the day to spend at the museum, be sure to see the collection highlights of the 1,500 pieces on display. Missed the scheduled drop-in tour? Try the self-guided tours instead.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

158 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 291-7800

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Not in the mood for a musical? Milwaukee Chamber Theatre produces five first-rate, thought-provoking dramas of literary merit each season. Chamber Theatre operates out of the Broadway Theatre Center, which offers two entertainment spaces: Cabot Theatre, which seats 360 audience members, and Studio Theatre, which seats 99.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

108 E Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 224-1761

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Be sure to watch a performance by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater & Professional Theater Company, an eleven member Resident Acting Company dedicated to presenting new playwrights and reviving classics. The Rep's current complex is a cleverly converted power generation plant that can seat well over a thousand people within its three theaters, and hosts an 11-play entertainment season annually.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

1101 N Market St
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 291-6010

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Join the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for a romantic night of magical music or a fun afternoon with the family. This orchestra is the largest cultural organization in Wisconsin, and has received national and critical acclaim for artistic excellence. The Orchestra also supports several community education and outreach programs, using their powerful music to reach out to a diverse audience.

Miramar Theatre
Miramar Theatre

2844 N Oakland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211   Directions

(414) 967-0302

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Opened in 1913 as the Miramar Movie House, the Miramar Theatre underwent several name and occupancy changes until it became the live performance theater that it is today. Learn about the history of the building, admire the amazing architecture, and enjoy a great music, comedy or dance show at the Miramar.

Next Act Theatre
Next Act Theatre

255 S Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53204   Directions

(414) 278-0765

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For an up-close-and-personal professional theater performance, visit the Next Act Theatre. Their passionate and bold - and sometimes humorous - plays are notable for moving audience members. Four of the best new contemporary dramas and off-Broadway hits are represented during each entertainment season.

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