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Guys and Dolls Septem­ber 19-Oc­to­ber 29 · Mil­wau­kee Reper­tory The­ater's Quadracci Pow­er­house En­ter the charming un­der­world of Da­mon Run­yon’s dolls, hood­lums and mis­sion­ar­ies in the Rep’s re­vival of this 1950 clas­sic mu­si­cal. Broad­way vet­er­ans join Mil­wau­keeans Kel­ley Faulkner and Di’Monte Hen­ning in the cast.

I Am My Own Wife Septem­ber 28-Oc­to­ber 7 · UWM Ke­nil­worth 508 Theatre Theatre Gi­gante reg­u­lar Michael Steb­bins stars in I Am My Own Wife, bring­ing more than 30 char­ac­ters to life in Doug Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-win­ning play about Ger­man trans­ves­tite Char­lotte von Mahls­dorf.

Silent Sky Septem­ber 28-Oc­to­ber 22 · Next Act Theatre Deb­o­rah Sta­ples stars in Silent Sky, Lau­ren Gun­der­son’s 2015 play – based on a true story about Hen­ri­etta Leav­itt, who made im­por­tant astro­nom­i­cal dis­cov­er­ies in the early 1900s but ini­tially re­ceived lit­tle recog­ni­tion.

All the Great Books (abridged) Oc­to­ber 5-29 · Tenth Street Theatre They whit­tled down the com­plete works of Shake­speare, the his­tory of the world, and the Bi­ble. But the folks at the Re­duced Shake­speare Com­pany weren’t

done yet. All the Great Books (abridged), staged by In Tan­dem Theatre, of­fers the Cliff­sNotes ver­sions of ev­ery­thing from The Aeneid to Wuther­ing Heights.

Sex with Strangers Oc­to­ber 20-Novem­ber 12 · Broad­way Theatre Cen­ter Marti Go­bel and Nick Nar­cisi star in Laura Ea­son’s Sex with Strangers, Re- nais­sance Theater­works' stag­ing of a play about self-con- scious nov­el­ist Olivia's ro­man­tic in- volve­ment with a younger blog­ger, Ethan. Ea­son also writes for the Net­flix hit "House of Cards."

Mur­der For Two Novem­ber 10-Jan­uary 14 · Mil­wau­kee Reper­tory The­ater's Stack­ner Cabaret It’s been a hit in New York and Los An­ge­les. Now for­mer Mil­wau­kee- an Joe Ki­nosian brings his comedic mu­si­cal mys­tery, Mur­der For Two, back to his home town.

Mir­a­cle on South Divi­sion Street Novem­ber 22-De­cem­ber 17 · Broad­way Theatre Cen­ter What’s the worst that can hap­pen when a daugh­ter stages a “tell-all” play about her quirky fam­ily? The Mil­wau­kee Cham­ber Theatre shows us, in their pro­duc­tion of the Tom Dudz­ick fam­ily com­edy.

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