Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jim Higgins

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Jim:

Marcus Center's next Broadway season will include 'Mean Girls,' Temptations musical

Marcus Center's next season of touring Broadway musicals will include 'Mean Girls," "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" → Read More

Milwaukee Symphony's new home will be called the Bradley Symphony Center

The Milwaukee Symphony will call its new home Bradley Symphony Center, in honor of philanthropists Harry and Peg Bradley. → Read More

Skylight plans Dennis DeYoung's 'Hunchback' musical, 'Spring Awakening' with deaf and hearing performers

In its 2020-'21 season, Skylight Music Theatre will perform Dennis DeYoung's "Hunchback" musical, "Spring Awakening" with deaf and hearing actors. → Read More

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will perform 'Titanic' musical, Packers ticket comedy next season

During the 2020-'21 season, Milwaukee Rep will perform the musical 'Titanic" and a Packers ticket comedy, plus film star Kathleen Turner. → Read More

'The Lion King' brings pride, spectacle and strong characters to Marcus Center

Touring company of "The Lion King" brings brilliant puppet and costume design and strong character performances to Milwaukee's Marcus Center. → Read More

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's next season will start with musical 'Passing Strange'

Brent Hazelton, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's incoming artistic director, will begin the 2020-'21 season with the musical 'Passing Strange." → Read More

10 big author events scheduled for Milwaukee, including Emily St. John Mandel and Gene Luen Yang

Big author events on Milwaukee's calendar include visits by Emily St. John Mandel, Gene Luen Yang, Veronica Roth → Read More

Meet the animals in 'The Lion King' and their real-life counterparts at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Some 25 animals are represented in the musical "The Lion Kings." Here's what you need to know about them, and which you can also see at the Zoo. → Read More

Children travel the universe and confront evil in First Stage's 'A Wrinkle in Time'

First Stage's adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time" takes a low-tech approach, allowing audience imaginations to create the spectacle. → Read More

A teenager's love for rock 'n' roll fuels Milwaukee Rep's new production of 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

Mark Clements, a lifelong rock fan, is turning Milwaukee Rep's Stiemke Studio into a rock club for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." → Read More

20 enticing Milwaukee concerts and shows in early 2020

"The Lion King," Milwaukee Symphony's Russian Festival, the Milwaukee Rep's "Hedwig" and other enticing performances here in early 2020. → Read More

82 new books for holiday gifts in 2019, from Prince to Susan Sontag

From grown-up fiction, biography and history to children's picture books, here are 82 suggestions for holiday gifts in 2019. → Read More

Renaissance Theaterworks embraces the dirty job of mounting Beckett's 'Happy Days'

In Renaissance Theaterworks' production of Beckett's "Happy Days," Laura Gordon tries to go on cheerfully despite being trapped in a mound of dirt. → Read More

Milwaukee Art Museum's new strategic plan emphasizes community connection

Milwaukee Art Museum's new strategic emphasizes strengthening its relationship with the local community through relevant art and programs. → Read More

Mystery illness disrupts a family in Next Act's 'A Small Fire'

In Next Act Theatre's 'A Small Fire," a mystery illness strikes a hard-charging woman, forcing her family to change. → Read More

John Williams will help Milwaukee Symphony open its new concert hall next season

Composer John Williams will help Milwaukee Symphony open its new concert hall in October. → Read More

Here's how to enter the 'Hamilton' lottery to get $10 seats at Milwaukee's Marcus Center

'Hamilton' lottery: How to get $10 seats at Milwaukee Marcus Center → Read More

Madison cartoonist Lynda Barry wins MacArthur Foundation 'genius' award

Madison cartoonist Lynda Barry has won a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, known as a "genius" award for her artwork and her teaching. → Read More

Skylight Music Theatre begins 60th season with no-frills production of 'Oklahoma!'

Skylight Music Theatre opens its 60th anniversary season with 'Oklahoma!,' one of the key shows in American musical theater history. → Read More

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's fresh 'West Side Story' is both hopeful and tragic

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's new production of "West Side Story" features new choreography that respects the Sharks' Puerto Rican roots. → Read More