"Robin Hood", "Animal Farm" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" are part of First Stage's 2016-2017 season, which was announced to the public on Wednesday.

"First Stage's commitment to creating ground-breaking new work for young people and their families will continue in our 30th anniversary season," said First Stage Artistic Director Jeff Frank. "Stories brand new and stories that have quickly become family favorites will take center stage this season as we focus on all that we do best."

FAMILY SERIES at the Todd Wehr Theater

Metroparent is the media sponsor for this series.

Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium

  • Oct. 14-Nov. 13, 2016

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

  • Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2016

Welcome to Bronzeville

  • Jan. 13-Feb. 5, 2017

Robin Hood

  • Feb. 17-March 12, 2017


  • March 24-April 9, 2017

Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook

  • April 28-June 4, 2017

FIRST STEPS SERIES at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

This series is designed for children ages 3 to 7.

Lois Ehlert's Mole Hill Stories

  • Nov. 5-20, 2016

Lovabye Dragon

  • Jan. 21-Feb. 19, 2017

FIRST STAGE YOUNG COMPANY at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

This company is comprised of First Stage Theater Academy's most advanced young actors.

Comedy of Errors

  • Dec. 9-18, 2016


  • March 10-19, 2017

Animal Farm

  • May 12-21, 2017

For more information, including information on single tickets, family packages and group discounts, visit or call (414) 267-2961.


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