Since 1990 we have earned a strong reputation for producing engaging work that feels intimate, powerful and personal. Check out what we have in store for you this season!
As part of its community mission, Next Act rents the theatre space to independent producers for theatre, music, and dance performances; corporate meetings; and a variety of other events. Check out what’s coming up!
Your overall theatre experience is expanded with art exhibits in our lobby gallery. Curator James Toth creates a unique collection of works to complement each Next Act production.
Next Act Theatre is located at 255 S. Water Street in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI.
Walker’s Point offers a range of great food and restaurant options to compliment your night out on the town.
Attending the theatre should be an experience, not a task. We want to make sure you are as prepared as you can be so your day at the theatre is one to remember.
Next Act Theatre engages the hearts and minds of audiences with intimate and compelling productions.
Meet the people behind the scenes who have helped mount more than 100 main stage productions, including six original scripts.
Looking to expand your knowledge of theatre? Next Act offers several programs throughout the year for individuals of all ages.
Join the many Milwaukee organizations who have chosen Next Act Theatre as their venue of choice for theatre, dance and music performances and a variety of other events.
Without a doubt, your donation makes our work possible. But contributions represent more than hard cash. Your gift is a vote of confidence and an expression of trust that conveys that our intimate brand of theatre is meaningful to you and worthy of your support.
We are grateful for our generous sponsors. Browse through our supporters and find out how you can become a sponsor for Next Act.
Get involved with Next Act! From volunteer opportunities to employment and auditions, we are looking forward to meeting you.
"What I love best about Next Act is how I leave the theater enjoying a play I was not very familiar with. It is always surprising me – in a good way. I find the unexpected and I like that."