Image from First Stage's production of ELF THE MUSICAL

Plan Your Visit

First Stage live theater performances are located within the downtown Milwaukee area, and are easily accessible from I-43 and I-94.  Street parking, surface lots, and parking structures are available near each venue. Each of our venues are accessible to all.

We are happy to assist you in planning your First Stage experience.  If you need further assistance, please call our Patron Services Manager at (414) 267-2961 or email

Ticketing Information

Information on purchasing and receiving your tickets

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Getting Here

Driving directions, parking information, and building access for the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater and the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.

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What to Expect at the Performance

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions including performance length, latecomer seating, performance programs, food and beverage, and more.

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COVID Safety and Security

Up to date COVID safety protocols at the theater, and security procedures at the Marcus Performing Arts Center.

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Enrichment Guides

Explore this guide for a range of materials and activities intended to help you discover connections within the play. Developed by First Stage's Theater in Education department.

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