Theater for all ages

First Stage offers professional theater productions that inspire, enlighten, and entertain, serving well over 100,000 parents, grandparents, educators, and children each season.

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Upcoming Shows


March 24-April 9, 2017 Todd Wehr Theater

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

April 28-June 4, 2017 Todd Wehr Theater

Animal Farm

May 12-May 21, 2017 Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
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Theater for all ages

Our 30th Anniversary season celebrates what makes First Stage the nation's leading theater for family audience - theater you never outgrow!

  • Theater Academy

    Our Academy is the nation's largest high impact theater training program, serving students ages 3 through 18, teaching life skills through stage skills.

  • First Stage in your school

    Serving over 20,000 students each year, our Theater in Education programs help classroom teachers explore their curriculum in interactive, imaginative and integrated methods.  

  • Support Us

    Learn more about how to support First Stage in fulfilling our mission of transforming lives through theater.