• Mainstage

A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. "He doesn't stand a chance," mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others' eyes to the facts. Adapted by Sherman L. Sergel. Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose.

  • 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. Our engaging and supportive environment will help students learn and develop core stage skills, build self-confidence, and have a lot of fun doing it.

  • Cabaret Series
  • Community Partner Event

Indie Garage Rock band Scam Likely has been selling out shows around Milwaukee since they formed in 2022. Now, their energetic brand of melodic, danceable punk is coming to Waukesha! Presented in partnership with Waukesha Public Library and Waukesha Reads.

  • Community Partner Event

Come and meet the Plein Air Artists and see their artwork! As part of Art Crawl 127, Artwork created during the Plein Air (10/2 - 10/7) will be displayed and for sale at Waukesha Civic Theater from 4 - 8pm. Awards for Best in Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and the Nocturn will be announced at 5pm. Artwork purchased can be picked up beginning at 7:30pm and needs to be picked up by 8pm. There will have an cash bar and complimentary appetizer’s available during the reception.

  • Cabaret Series
  • Mainstage

Based on Hamlet's “To be or not to be,” Natural Shocks is a 60-minute, one-woman tour-de-force play that bursts to life when we meet a woman waiting out an imminent tornado in her basement. Angela, our fast-talking heroine, overflows with quirks, stories, and a final secret. The play is part confessional, part stand up, and part reckoning.

  • Film Series

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.

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