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Cindy Moran, Public Relations Consultant (414) 405-6290

Press Releases
2019-2020 season
First Stage Announces its 2019/20 Season – A Magical Season Filled With Adventure, Joy And Another Hit 
Journey to Neverland for a Family-Friendly Adventure in TINKER BELL 
One of Shakespeare's greatest and most beloved comedies AS YOU LIKE IT 
Powerful Musical Journey comes to Milwaukee's First Stage: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
First Stage Awarded Major Grant From Wisconsin Humanities Council 
First Stage offers complimentary tickets for select MATILDA and LOCOMOTION performances for Federal employees impacted by the recent goverment shutdown 
LOCOMOTION: A Lyrical Exploration of How Art Can Change Lives 
Broadway's Biggest Little Hero is about to take Milwaukee by Storm! Roald Dahl's MATILDA The Musical Kicks off  the New Year at First Stage
First Stage presents World Premiere production of GIRLS IN THE BOAT 
Delightful New Musical Adaptation of THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER Comes to First Stage this Holiday Season 
First Stage announces complete casting for Roald Dahl's MATILDA The Musical 
World Premiere Musical NATE THE GREAT Makes its debut at First Stage this October
The VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW arrives at First Stage this September to delight audiences young and old
First Stage announces THE MIRACLE WORKER as final title in 2018/19 Young Company season 

2015-2016 season

2014-2015 season

2013-2014 season
18th annual Make Believe Ball raises over $106,000
First Stage opens CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY March 2
First Stage presents A WRINKLE IN TIME
First Stage presents DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS!
First Stage reports 210% increase in the number of classrooms served
First Stage presents JUNIE B. IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS!
Rob Goodman, managing director of First Stage announces plans to transition out of current role
Mayor Barrett Presents First Stage with 25th Anniversary Proclamation
First Stage celebrates 25 years of transforming lives through theater
First Stage presents world premiere production of DON'T TELL ME I CAN'T FLY!
First Stage kicks off 25th Anniversary Season with Audience Favorite SEUSSICAL
2011-2012 Season Announcement

2010-2011 season
First Stage performs at Children's Hospital
Miss Nelson is Missing! opens April 29
The Hundred Dresses opens March 25
First Stage's New Play Workshop presents The Borrowers
First Stage opens 24th season with Peter Pan and Wendy

2009-2010 season
The Wiz Makes Its Debut at First Stage
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever opens November 27
First Stage concludes 2008-2009 fiscal year with a surplus
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie comes back to First Stage November 7
Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business Announcement
Research Proves First Stage Theater Academy has Positive Impact on Emotional Intelligence
2009-2010 Season Announcement
Academy student is accepted to Juilliard

2008-2009 season

How I Became A Pirate Announcement
First Stage honors Sen. Kohl with "Positive Change" Award
The Neverending Story Announcement
The Dinosaur Play Announcement
Witness Announcement
Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf Announcement
Charlotte's Web Announcement
Giggle, Giggle Quack Announcement
Gossamer Announcement
Gossamer release with Oregon Children's Theatre and First Stage
2008-2009 season announcement