THE THIEF LORD makes its world premiere next Friday, January 22!

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THE THIEF LORD, playwright James DeVita's adaptation of Cornelia Funke's award-winning novel, makes its world premiere at First Stage, starting this Friday, January 22!

In this amazing tale of adventure and intrigue. Orphans Prosper and Bo flee to Venice, joining a group of children led by the mysterious "Thief Lord." The boys are thrust into circumstances that will lead them to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.

"From the boys' arrival in Venice to the amazing twists and turns of the plot as the play builds to its conclusion, there is a tremendous sense of mystery, magic and intrigue," said Director Jeff Frank. "...what better place to set such a tale than the maze-like city of wonder - Venice," continues Frank.

Click here for a feature article in Lake Country Reporter about this world premiere production and the involvement of three of our young actors.

THE THIEF LORD* runs at the Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water Street in downtown Milwaukee. The full performance schedule is below:

Friday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 24 at 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.
Friday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 31 at 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 6 at 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 14 at 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.

Tickets start at just $10.50. Order tickets today by calling the First Stage box office at (414) 267-2961.

*Most appreciated by adults, teens and young people ages eight and older.

Following each performance during our opening weekend, January 22-24, a winner will be randomly selected to receive a copy of Cornelia Funke's New York Times Bestseller, The Thief Lord.

Join us opening weekend and see if you're a winner!


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