Next Act Theatre is located at 255 South Water Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For its exact location, please consult this image or the Google map at the bottom of this page.
From the North
Take I-43 S to I-794 E and take exit 1E for Jackson St. Turn right onto E St. Paul Ave, and then turn left onto N Milwaukee St. After six blocks, cross the bridge and turn left onto S Water St. Next Act will be on your right.
From the West
Take I-94 E to I-794 E and take exit 1E for Jackson St. Turn right onto E St Paul Ave, and then turn left onto N Milwaukee St. After six blocks, cross the bridge and turn left onto S Water St. Next Act will be on your right.
From the South
Take I-94 W to exit 312A-312B toward Becher St/Mitchell St. Keep left and follow signs for Lapham Blvd/Greenfield Ave. Turn right on W Lapham Blvd and then left onto S 1st St. Travel one mile and turn right onto E Pittsburgh Ave. Travel two blocks and turn right onto S Water St. Next Act will be on your right.
From Bay View/South Side
Travel north on S Kinnickinnic Ave. Continue on S 1st St. Turn right on E Pittsburgh Ave and travel two blocks. Turn right on S Water St. Next Act will be on your right.
From Downtown/East Side
Travel south on N Milwaukee St and cross the bridge. Turn left on S Water St. Next Act will be on your right.
There is limited parking in the lot to the southeast of the building that is available during weeknight and weekend performances only. Please refer to this map (also pictured) to ensure you park in the appropriate location. In addition to the lot, there is also free street parking surrounding the theatre on South Water Street, South Barclay Street, and East Pittsburgh Avenue (two hour limit until 7 pm).
There is no access to the parking lot for Wednesday matinee performances. Please refer to the Wednesday Matinee Parking Guide for alternate parking options
The #15, #18 and Green Line busses stop on the corner of South 1st Street and East Pittsburgh Avenue. Visit ridemcts.com for more information and to plan your bus route.
Customers of The Fitz or Gin Rickey at the Ambassador Hotel (2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee) may park at the hotel and take the free shuttle to Next Act Theatre for any performance. Please request shuttle service as soon as your arrive at the hotel. Have a meal or a drink before your show, and the shuttle will transport you here. Once you arrive, let our house manager know you arrived by shuttle, and we’ll schedule your ride back.
PLEASE NOTE: the Ambassador shuttle’s standard Winter 2023 hours are Monday – Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – midnight and Friday – Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – midnight. However, when there is a group of people, the Ambassador will do its best to accommodate them. If you have a group of people attending a Next Act show outside of standard shuttle hours, please call the Ambassador at (888) 322-3326 to make arrangements.