You’re Invited!

As we close our 2018-2019 40th Season and move into our 2019-2020 Season, we invite you to join us in celebration.  This is a great time to get together with friends and celebrate the theater.  We look forward to seeing you!

General Membership Meeting 
Encore Awards Banquet

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

5 PM — Gather with your friends 
6 PM — Potluck Dinner
7 PM — General Membership Meeting  followed by Encore Awards Ceremony

The theater supplies drinks and meat to be grilled. Please bring a dish to pass. 

Everyone is welcome. However, if you plan to vote on anything at the meeting (including for new board members), you must be up to date with your membership dues. Dues are $12/year and can be paid at the meeting. Being a paid member allows you voting rights at the meeting and gets you half price tickets to opening night of each show during the upcoming season!

If you are interested in running for the board for the 2019-2020 season, please fill out the interest form at

The Encore Awards are given out to participants in the One Act Festival, based on the audience votes. 

The party is held at Inspiration Studios, 1500 S 73rd St, West Allis Wi, 53214. It will be outside in the parking lot, unless there in rain, in which case we’ll move into the performance space inside. 

In order for us to have enough food for everyone, please confirm you are coming by emailing

2019-2020 Season

The Village Playhouse is excited to announce its 2019-2020 Season. 

September 27 – October 13, 2019 | The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Romantic Comedy – The whimsical tale of a Brazilian maid who would rather be a comedian.

December 6 – 22, 2019 |The Lilies of the Field by F. Andrew Leslie
Family-friendly Drama – A traveling handyman answers the prayers of a group of refugee nuns. 

February 7 – 23, 2020 | Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang
Dark Comedy – Two Manhattanites seek psychiatric help for their love lives. 

April 2020 |A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein
Drama – A farmer and her illegal immigrant best friend fight to survive in a town divided.

June 5 – 21, 2019 | 35th Annual Original One Act Festival for Wisconsin Playwrights

34th Annual Original One Act Festival – Plays and Casts

The Village Playhouse is excited to present its 34th Annual Original One Act Festival for Wisconsin Playwrights, running June 7 – 23, 2019. Tickets now available for this evening of never before seen one act plays by local playwrights.

Show Artwork for the 34th Annual Original One Act Festival - June 2019 production

A Comedy by Steve Reitci
Directed by Tom Zuehlke
Confessions are usually held in a church,
but in this play a most unconventional and unlikely
confessional booth takes center stage.
Scott Stenstrup
Scott Sorensen
James Sullivan
Nancy Rae

A Drama by Michelle Demos
Directed by Tyler Peters
A woman discusses the merits of living and
dying with her would-be assassin,
but is he there to kill her or to save her?
Joanna Langworthy
Maggie Sherwin
James Sullivan

A Historical Drama by Nick Schweitzer
Directed by Scott Sorensen
Teenager asks her grandfather about his military career
during World War II and actions taken
that may have had questionable consequences.
Brianna Sullivan/Emily Condon
Paul Weir

A Comedy by Steve Reitci
Directed by Kai Simone
A newly-deceased individual finds himself
in the antechamber, where souls have a brief layover
before choosing their next destination.
Joe Ferrie
Nancy Rae
Scott Sorensen

A Comedy by Mike Willis
Directed by Edson Melendez
Country locals gather at a familiar diner
for a bite to eat and to argue politics
and religion, Southern style.
Joanna Langworthy
Nancy Rae
Scott Sorensen
Scott Stenstrup
Lily Sullivan
Paul Weir