Wisconsin’s Theatrical Delights

Broadway, Equestrian Shows, and Legacy Theater

Stages and arenas present crowd-pleasing options, from Broadway musicals to displays of equestrian artistry. Brand new is the Legacy Theater in Wisconsin Dells.

Live performances, from lavishly staged Broadway musicals to laugh-until-you-cry comedy shows, are just the ticket for spicing up Wisconsin tour itineraries.

Theaters in Wisconsin

Peninsula Players Theatre entertains Door County visitors with top-quality musicals, dramas and comedies from June to October in a covered theater on the forested shores of Green Bay. Gearing up for its 89th season, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater will enthrall 2024 audiences with fare such as the poignant Neil Simon comedy I Ought to Be in Pictures, Million Dollar Quartet and Agatha Christie’s The Stranger.

Door County’s Northern Sky Theater presents original musicals beneath the stars and towering pines at Peninsula State Park’s amphitheater and indoors at the Gould Theater.

At downtown Green Bay’s historic Meyer Theatre, Let Me Be Frank Productions presents hilarious all-original musicals that fuse elements of Saturday Night Live sketches and pop concerts.

The Fireside Dinner Theatre in Fort Atkinson presents the best of Broadway. (Photo credit: The Fireside Dinner Theatre)

More Theatres and Shows in Wisconsin

In Fort Atkinson, Fireside Dinner Theatre has been a favorite with motorcoach groups for decades. The 2024 playbill includes:

  • Jersey Boys
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
  • Nunsense
  • Matilda: The Musical
  • Rocky: The Musical
  • Miracle on 34th Street

Marcus Performing Arts Center in downtown Milwaukee presents everything from ballet and opera to comedy and magic acts. Among touring Broadway shows scheduled for 2024 are:

  • Mamma Mia!
  • Shrek: The Musical
  • TINA: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Legendary Entertainment has arrived in the Wisconsin Dells, bringing you an extraordinary dinner theater experience like no other—the Legacy Dinner Theater. Prepare yourself for a journey into a world of wonder and joy. Visit their website and explore the 2024 schedule.

You won’t want to miss the Legacy Dinner Theater’s spectacular holiday event “Christmas in the Dells,” a holiday extravaganza that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come. Your travelers will be immersed in the enchanting world of Christmas as you meet Santa Claus himself, sing along to timeless classics performed live and witness a breathtaking live nativity scene. The talented performers from around the globe will captivate you with their exceptional singing, mesmerizing dancing, thrilling skating routines and awe-inspiring aerial acts.

The Dancing Horses Theatre presents dazzling spectacles of equestrian artistry in a 300-seat indoor arena. Offered year-round, the 90-minute show stars horses in a variety of breeds that perform with exacting precision alongside their trainers. The 40-acre property’s Animal Gardens Petting Zoo is open May-October. Lunch and dinner packages are available. 

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