Milwaukee theater, music and dance performances to see in early 2022

Milwaukee theater, music and dance performances to see in early 2022

Milwaukee performers and artistic directors have become all too familiar with an old sports cliché: The

Milwaukee performers and artistic directors have become all too familiar with an old sports cliché: The most important ability is availability.

In this COVID-19 era, theater, music and dance companies are devoting serious rigor and energy to protecting performers and audience members from the virus so shows can go on. 

“Navigating the pandemic and labor shortages” are the most challenging factors right now in putting shows on, said Jill Anna Ponasik, director of Skylight Music Theatre’s forthcoming “Ernest Shackleton Loves Me.” 

“The difficulties have everything to do with, can you get qualified people to do the thing that needs doing at that time? … Can we stay healthy?” she said.

In spite of the viral uncertainties, Milwaukee groups have planned a rich variety of offerings to begin the new calendar year.