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Roald Dahl's MATILDA the Musical

From the amazing mind of Roald Dahl comes the story of a most unlikely heroine––MATILDA. Unloved by her parents and belittled by her child-hating headmistress, MATILDA boldly sets things right with the help of her friends and kind-hearted teacher.

Mark Twain's River of Song

Come take a ride on the Mississippi—guided by the voices of the men and women who lived and worked on the river, tied together with the observations and insights of the Mississippi’s most famous traveler, Mark Twain.

Things That Go Ding!

Things that go Ding! features Skylight percussionist Michael "Ding" Lorenz and his outrageous collection of vintage and vaudeville percussion instruments.


Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Travel along the mighty Mississippi River as Huckleberry Finn helps his friend Jim escape to freedom. Mark Twain’s timeless classic comes alive on stage in this coming-of-age musical, adapted from the award-winning Broadway musical for our family audiences.

Carmina Burana

Skylight Music Theatre, Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Chant Claire Chamber Choir unite to reconceive this masterpiece of the pleasures and perils of the human condition as "total theatre," in which music, dance and words and inseparable.


Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire features more than two dozen classic hits – including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “Ring of Fire” – performed by a multi-talented cast, painting a musical portrait of The Man in Black.

Tinker Bell

A twinkling new light shines on Neverland. Discover the adventures of Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Boys, and Captain Hook from the perspective of the feisty fairy––Tinker Bell. With enchanting puppetry and original music, you'll see the world of Neverland from a whole new perspective.

Kiss Me, Kate

Passions run high in this Tony Award-winning version of Taming of the Shrew. The irreverent humor of William Shakespeare and Cole Porter unite in this tune-filled battle of the sexes in one of Broadway's greatest treasures.