• Rebecca Holderness directs a UW- Milwaukee Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s classic Three Sisters. The turnof-the-20th-century drama, which has been freshly and painstakingly adapted by exiting senior Fly Steffens, runs May 2-6 at UWM’s Mainstage Theatre. For ticket reservations, call 414-229-4308.
• Touring Elizabethan improv troupe The Improvised Shakespeare Company makes its way to the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center at month’s end. The troupe takes a suggested title from the audience and proceeds to build an entire Shakespearean show around it, complete with rhyming couplets, swordplay and so on. The show takes place April 27 at 7:30 p.m. For ticket reservations, call 414-766-5049.