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Next Act is Whipping Up a Virtual Theatre Event!

Next Act is Whipping Up a Virtual Theatre Event! Bravo Next Act 2021 will be a little different this year: Virtual, halfway through the season — and still a soup pot full of fun! Bravo Next Act: Now We’re Cookin’! Saturday, March 13, 2021 Beginning at 6:30pm with a special Happy Hour! Your Emcee and […]

In Memory of Board Member Tom Gauthier

In Memory of Board Member Tom Gauthier The theatre world recently lost one of its finest gentlemen, Thomas Allen Gauthier. Back in the days of live theatre, Tom could be spotted in just about every audience in town and around the state. He deeply loved and respected the art form and its practitioners, and had […]

The Host of Bravo Next Act 2021, Doug Jarecki

And now, here’s the host of BRAVO, NEXT ACT 2021, actor, playwright, arts educator & bonafide goofball – DOUG JARECKI Next Act Theatre is thrilled to announce that Doug Jarecki will be the emcee of Next Act’s virtual Bravo event on March 13, 2021. Says Jarecki of the honor, “Even as I type these words, […]

Why PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE?

WHY PRINCIPAL PRINCIPLE? By David Cecsarini, Producing Artistic Director “How much do we owe the teachers who care that we learn? Our educational system is not without its challenges, but the playwright encourages us to root for those engaged in the struggle and who teach us that the most important thing is learning itself.” –Next […]

Making the Most of Your Home Theatre Experience

Making the Most of Your Home Theatre Experience By A.J. Magoon, Marketing Director You can watch our virtual productions on your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer or a number of other devices. For the most enjoyable viewing experience, however, why not create a full home theatre experience using your television? There are a few ways […]

Spotlight on Board of Directors Members Mohammad ElBsat & Haly Besaw

Spotlight on Board of Directors Members Mohammad ElBsat & Haly Besaw By Jane Flieller, Development Director Mohammad ElBsat Mohammad ElBsat hails from Saida, Lebanon. He arrived in Milwaukee in 2006 to study at Marquette University where he earned a Masters in the field of electrical engineering. He now works for Johnson Controls, applying advanced algorithms […]

Tuscany on Wheels

Tuscany on Wheels By David Cecsarini, Producing Artistic Director David shared some memories from his second honeymoon while talking about his connection to THE CHRISTIANS here. He wasn’t quite done musing about his travels in Italy, though. Read on: Innovation is one hallmark of the human species; we are quite adaptable after all. Deborah and […]

Curbside Concessions

Curbside Concessions By A.J. Magoon, Marketing Director Along with our virtual production of THE CHRISTIANS, we’re very excited to announce a new program: Curbside Concessions! During the online run of the show, from November 23 – December 13, you’ll be able to order some of your favorite snacks and drinks from the Next Act bar […]

Your Home Theatre Experience

Your Home Theatre Experience By A.J. Magoon, Marketing Director You can watch our virtual production of THE CHRISTIANS on your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer or a number of other devices. For the most enjoyable viewing experience, however, why not create a full home theatre experience using your television? There are a few ways to […]

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown! By Jane Flieller, Development Director The Dorothy Inbusch Foundation has made a very generous offer to Next Act Theatre! Make a donation and they will match it dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 for any new or increased gifts made through December 31, 2020. In what will surely […]