Skylight Music Theatre presents... Hot Mikado
Hot Mikado

Hot Mikado

Sep 29 2017 ~ through ~ Oct 15 2017 Cabot Theatre
Cultures collide in this swinging hot version of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, set to big band, jazz, blues and gospel music. It’s a hilarious tale set in a land… More
Skylight Music Theatre presents... Annie


Nov 17 2017 ~ through ~ Dec 27 2017 Cabot Theatre
This heartwarming, family-favorite Broadway musical has won seven Tony Awards, captivating audiences with a beloved story and an inspiring score, featuring the unforgettable hit song, "Tomorrow." … More
Skylight Music Theatre presents... Zombies from The Beyond
Zombies from The Beyond

Zombies from The Beyond

Feb 2 2018 ~ through ~ Feb 18 2018 Cabot Theatre
As Cold War paranoia is raging in 1955, a flying saucer lands in Milwaukee, threatening the good folks at the fictional Milwaukee Space Center. Even worse, the budding romance of… More
Skylight Music Theatre presents... The Tales of Hoffmann
The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann

Mar 16 2018 ~ through ~ Mar 29 2018 Cabot Theatre
An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach's gorgeous opera, sung in English, the story centers on the poet Hoffmann as he embarks on multiple quests to find love, finish… More
Skylight Music Theatre presents... Urinetown, The Musical
Urinetown, The Musical

Urinetown, The Musical

May 18 2018 ~ through ~ Jun 10 2018 Cabot Theatre
Winner of three Tony Awards, this outrageous satire takes on the legal system, social irresponsibility, corporate mismanagement… and musical theatre! In a Gotham-like city, a drought leads to a ban… More

Welcome to Skylight Music Theatre

Our mission since 1959: To bring the full spectrum of music theatre works to a wide and diverse audience in celebration of the musical and theatrical arts and their reflection of the human condition.

Skylight Style

We create meaningful connections, not only between the characters on stage but with our audience as well. It’s a distinctive, creative style that brings fresh approaches and interesting twists to all our productions.


Our Theatre

The intimate Cabot Theatre, modeled after an 18th century European opera house, is widely considered to be the most beautiful theatre in Milwaukee. With just 350 seats there are great views for everyone and audiences feel close to the powerful emotions on stage.


Latest News

 Skylight Music Theatre Announces

New High School Musical Theatre Summer Workshop Two-Week Skills-Based Program, July 16-27 Milwaukee, Wis. (April 10, 2018) — Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced a new Musical Theater Summer… Continue Reading

Skylight Night Smokin’ Hot & Crazy Cool approved logo-07Join us for Skylight Night 2018!

Join us on Saturday, April 28 at the Italian Community Center for our annual Skylight Night gala! Doors open at 5:30 for performances by Skylight favorites, one-of-a-kind auction items, cocktails, plated dinner… Continue Reading

 News from Skylight

February 21, 2018   Dear Friends of Skylight,   We have positive news to share! Today, Skylight Music Theatre closed on a sale/50 year leaseback of the Broadway Theatre Center with Broadway… Continue Reading