until Sep 16, 2021
  • Cabaret Series

Join us for a Cabaret featuring songs from musicals performed over WCT’s 65 years! Featuring hits from The Sound of Music, Gypsy, “Hunchback”, “Millie”, and more.

until Sep 26, 2021
  • Mainstage

When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater challenges than bringing the cunning criminal to justice. Miss Holmes possesses one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation.

Sep 20, 2021
  • Academy
  • Classes & Camps

Maybe you’ve always wanted to get on stage. Or maybe it’s just been awhile. Or maybe you’re just looking to try something new. Whatever brought you here, our Academy Acting classes will provide you with a fun opportunity to take your turn in the spotlight.

Oct 2, 2021
  • ACAP PlayMakers at WCT
  • Community Partner Event

Join our friends from ACAP PlayMakers to enjoy short films, comedy, music and clips from the archive of productions.

Oct 6, 2021
  • Cabaret Series
  • Community Partner Event

Join us for Mexican tapas, art from La Casa de Esperanza, an original cabaret, trick roping, and Mexican dancers from Milwaukee’s Ballet Folklórico!

Oct 11, 2021
  • Film Series

On his 85th birthday, crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead in his room with his throat slit. Just as authorities are about to dismiss the tragedy as suicide, Benoit Blanc arrives at the scene to conduct his own investigation.

Oct 22, 2021 to Nov 7, 2021
  • Mainstage

One of the great popular Broadway successes, Deathtrap deals with the devious machinations of a writer of thrillers whose recent offerings have been flops and who is prepared to go to any lengths to improve his fortune. Deathtrap provides twists and turns and sudden shocks in abundance. It's "two-thirds thriller and one-third a devilishly clever comedy.

Oct 27, 2021 to Oct 28, 2021
  • Cabaret Series

Grim, grinning ghosts come out to socialize! This is Halloween at Waukesha Civic Theatre. The black flame candle has once again been lit; the Sanderson Sisters have emerged and are on the hunt for power. Join us as your favorite Villains, Monsters, and Ghouls come out to play and celebrate their favorite holiday.

Nov 8, 2021
  • Film Series

A doctor continues his grandfather's reanimation research, getting help from his assistant to rustle up body parts of the recently deceased in order to create a perfect being.

Nov 11, 2021
  • Cabaret Series

It’s impossible to crown any one performer as country music’s biggest star, but Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash would all be near the top of any list. Each broke barriers and changed country music and popular culture forever. Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks is a new revue that presents the best loved songs of these classic artists along with stories of their colorful lives and careers.

Dec 3, 2021 to Dec 19, 2021
  • Mainstage

Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave you breathless. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!

Dec 4, 2021
  • Film Series

The team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Dec 15, 2021 to Dec 16, 2021
  • Cabaret Series

The Funniest Christmas Music Ever -- With parodies and originals in a wide variety of styles from Polka to Punk, Big Band to Blues, Country to Klezmer, and maybe some other alliterative pairs too.

Dec 22, 2021 to Dec 23, 2021
  • Community Partner Event
  • Outskirts Theatre Co.

Dec 30, 2021 to Jan 2, 2022
  • Cabaret Series

Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets® - Call Us Old-Fashioned: The Supper Club Tour The Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets® take you on an “Old-Fashioned” road trip with a double shot of nostalgia in their brand-new show!

Jan 7, 2022 to Jan 16, 2022
  • Community Partner Event
  • Outskirts Theatre Co.

"[title of show]" -- follows Hunter and Jeff and their friends on their journey through the gauntlet of creative self-expression. In the span of 90 minutes, they write and perform their show at the festival and learn lessons about themselves as people, friends, and artists.

Jan 10, 2022
  • Film Series

A tribe of unruly city cats approach their yearly ceremony of electing one of their ranks to venture to the Heaviside Layer and reincarnate as a new life in the Jellicle tribe.

Jan 22, 2022
  • Academy

Join us for a fun-filled and family-friendly afternoon of improvisational comedy. Featuring some of our talented Academy students, this is your chance to see what the next generation of improv comedy looks like. And who knows? You might even get a chance to join in the fun on stage!

Jan 24, 2022
  • Academy
  • Classes & Camps

Stop singing the winter blues and start singing some show tunes at WCT! Our winter classes are warming up to the musical side of the stage. Our Musical Madness classes will put a song in your heart and some choreography in your feet for a fun final performance.

Feb 11, 2022 to Feb 27, 2022
  • Mainstage

When Henrietta Leavitt began work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she wasn't allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours” and has no time for the women’s probing theories.

Feb 14, 2022
  • Film Series

Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal star as two best friends of the opposite sex in the blockbuster, heartwarming romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally.

Feb 17, 2022
  • Cabaret Series

Join Lisa Gatewood and Jimmy Kaplan as they celebrate Valentine’s Day the only way they know how: In couples therapy and definitely not in love with each other.

Mar 18, 2022 to Mar 27, 2022
  • Academy

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family–a man her parents have never met.

Mar 21, 2022
  • Academy
  • Classes & Camps

Improvisation is a great way to learn how to think on your feet more quickly, build your listening and communication skills, and have a lot of fun while you’re at it. Improv is, essentially, acting without a script. Each class is designed for a specific age group to create a safe and supportive environment for the participants. Absolutely no experience is necessary for you to have a great time and learn a ton.

Mar 23, 2022 to Mar 24, 2022
  • Cabaret Series

"Dancing, singing and lots of smolder will transport you into the world of Jazz and Broadway with a night of classic Kander & Ebb music. This cabaret will include classic songs from such shows as: Cabaret, Chicago, Steel Pier, Kiss of the Spider Woman and more!"

Mar 28, 2022
  • Film Series

Uplifting tale of an inner-city girl (Keke Palmer) striving to become a spelling champ. Laurence Fishburne. Written and directed by Doug Atchison.

Apr 15, 2022 to May 1, 2022
  • Mainstage

Edward Baxter was a successful psychiatrist, beloved by his many patients. Until he was framed for murder. Now on the run with an assumed identity and a suspicious new wife, his luck is running out. Edward seeks help from Dr. Robert Smith, a fellow psychiatrist and a man with inner demons of his own.

Apr 16, 2022
  • Film Series

A slacker named Fred adopts a rabbit (voiced by Russell Brand) that jumps in front of his car, and it turns out this particular creature is next in line to become the Easter Bunny and doesn't want the job.

May 2, 2022
  • Film Series

Academy Award winners Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman light up the screen in one of the most enduring romances in movie history--Casablanca.

Jun 3, 2022 to Jun 19, 2022
  • Mainstage

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash. A mother, a daughter, and three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

Jun 13, 2022
  • Film Series

Vivacious teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

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