Welcome to Kettle Moraine Playhouse!
Award-winning community theater in Slinger, WI
Discover the excitement and wonder of live theater with KMPlayhouse! Check out our upcoming shows that promise to entertain, inspire, and transport you to new worlds. From timeless classics to contemporary masterpieces, there’s something for everyone. Take a look at our show lineup and get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience.
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Welcome to Kettle Moraine Playhouse!
Experience the magic of live theater at Kettle Moraine Playhouse, where captivating performances and unforgettable moments come to life. Located in the heart of the beautiful Kettle Moraine region, our playhouse has been a cherished cultural landmark for over three decades. From classic dramas to side-splitting comedies, our talented cast and crew are dedicated to bringing you exceptional entertainment that will leave you inspired, moved, and entertained.
At Kettle Moraine Playhouse, we believe that theater is an art form that has the power to transport audiences to new worlds, challenge perspectives, and foster a sense of community. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for storytelling, we strive to create engaging productions that resonate with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Our intimate venue provides an immersive theater experience, allowing you to feel connected to the actors and the stories they share. As you settle into your seat, prepare to be swept away by the skillful performances, intricately designed sets, and breathtaking costumes that bring each production to life. From the moment the lights dim and the curtain rises, you’ll be captivated by the magic unfolding before your eyes.
Whether you’re a theater enthusiast or a first-time attendee, Kettle Moraine Playhouse has something for everyone. Our diverse repertoire includes a wide range of genres, from beloved classics to cutting-edge contemporary works. Join us for thrilling mysteries, heartwarming family tales, hilarious comedies, and thought-provoking dramas. Our carefully curated season lineup ensures that there’s always something exciting and engaging happening on our stage.
In addition to our mainstage productions, we offer a variety of special events and educational programs designed to enrich and inspire. From workshops and masterclasses to youth theater camps, we provide opportunities for aspiring actors and theater lovers of all ages to explore their passion and hone their craft. Our commitment to nurturing the next generation of theater artists is at the core of everything we do.
At Kettle Moraine Playhouse, we believe that theater is meant to be shared. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable evening of entertainment, where you can laugh, cry, and connect with the power of live performance. Explore our upcoming shows, reserve your tickets, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of storytelling that awaits you. Get ready to be transported to a world of imagination and wonder at Kettle Moraine Playhouse, where the stage is set for unforgettable memories.
Take a piece of KMPlayhouse home with you! Show your support for local theater by purchasing exclusive merchandise from our online store. From stylish apparel to collectible memorabilia, our merchandise collection is a must-have for theater enthusiasts. Click below to explore our merchandise and find the perfect item to showcase your love for KMPlayhouse.
Buying tickets for a performance at Kettle Moraine Playhouse is a seamless and convenient process. Whether you’re a seasoned theatergoer or new to the world of live performances, we’ve made it easy for you to secure your seats. Simply visit our website or give us a call to explore our upcoming shows and their scheduled dates. Once you’ve selected the performance that captivates your interest, choose your preferred seating section and the number of tickets you require. Our user-friendly online ticketing system allows you to review the seating chart, select your seats, and make secure payments in just a few clicks. We are so confident in the ease of use that we requiring all purchases be made online.
Alternatively, our friendly box office staff is always ready to assist you over the phone or in person. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see the magic of theater – purchase tickets today and prepare for an unforgettable evening at Kettle Moraine Playhouse.
Calls to the Box Office are sent to the phones of scheduled volunteers who also receive your message in email with an attached audio file. Calls are returned within 24 hours but sooner when possible and if it pertains to a performance starting within 24 hours.
When you call, it’s important to leave a precise but brief message about what you need because that will speed up the reply you get.
You can reach the Box Office at 262-223-6061, Ext 1 or by emailing BoxOffice@kmplayhouse.comBuy Tickets
The Playhouse Ticket Policy for Shows does not apply to concerts and special events. There is just one single price for everyone. In fact we call the pricing category “Everyone.” V.I.P. coupons and other discount coupons do not apply to concerts and special events. So our pricing and policy is quite simple – One single “Everyone” price. NO REFUNDS – NO EXCHANGES. If a concert is cancelled and rescheduled, there is no refund. If it is cannot be rescheduled, then you may get a refund depending on our contract with the musicians.Buy Tickets
TICKET POLICY for Kettle Moraine Playhouse Shows
TAXES and FEES
- Sales tax of 5.5% will be added to your purchase.
- There is no ticketing fee for phone or on line sales. Unlike other companies, we pay the fees and do not pass them along to you to put it on your credit card or PayPal account. We don❜t know of any credit card company that charges you to use their card, but if they do, that is your responsibility.
- There is a $3 per seat facility fee to help us meet facility maintenance needs.
- There are none. Performance organizations or venues, whether it❜s the Packers, Brewers, Milwaukee Rep, Marcus Center or others, never give refunds and with good reason. We are not a ticket broker and cannot help you sell your tickets.
- If you cannot attend a performance you have tickets for and you contact the Box Office more than 24 hours in advance, we will exchange your tickets for another performance of the same show that you can attend, provided there are seats available. We will not charge you a fee for this.
- If the cast and staff can get to the Playhouse, there will be no cancellation regardless of outside conditions.
- If a performance is cancelled for weather or other factor, the following rules apply-
- If it is rescheduled, your tickets will be valid at the rescheduled performance. If you cannot attend that performance exchange rules will apply.
- If it is not rescheduled, you may ask for a coupon credit for the amount of your purchase that you can use to pay for another event when purchasing on line. The credit will be good for 24 months.
GENERAL RULES AND TICKET TYPES
- THERE ARE NO SALES AT THE DOOR except for student “RUSH” tickets. See below for details.
- NO ❝BABES IN ARMS❞ — Every person, regardless of age must have a ticket.
- Purchasers of STUDENT TICKETS must present a valid student ID at the theater. You must have an ID to get this discounted ticket.
- More and more, senior citizens [age 65+] do not look their age. You may be asked to show an ID at the theater. Take it as a compliment because it is.
- QUARTET TICKETS this is 4 or more tickets to the same performance. You cannot exchange ❝some of them❞. You must exchange all or none.
- STUDENT ❝RUSH❞ TICKETS 5 minutes before curtain the steeple bell will ring. At that time, if there are more seats than people in line, students with IDs may purchase an available seat for just $5. Do to time constraints, you may not have a choice of where the seat is. It❜s kind of like flying standby. We service everyone else and then you get your seat.
- GROUP TICKETS These are groups of 20 or more who purchase Quartet tickets plus one for the driver and we comp the driver’s ticket when they contact us. There are no refunds or exchanges.
- You pay the price + facility fee + sales tax but NO TICKETING FEES
- In addition to the prices shown below, you will pay a $3 per seat FACILITY FEE to help maintain the facility.
- Everyone, even babies, must have a ticket
- There are NO REFUNDS
- There are exchanges 24 hours in advance, subject to availability
- All ticket sales are online only – no tickets available at the door
Season passes are the most cost-effective way to see the shows. With a 7-show pass, you’ll enjoy savings of 35% off the regular ticket prices (33% off discounted senior citizen tickets.) It’s like buying 5 shows and getting 2 free.Learn More About Season Passes
Group tickets are not available for concerts and special events, only for theatre events.
What❜s the difference between Group tickets and Quartet tickets if they are both $24?
- QUARTET TICKETS
- Must have 4 or more people
- Purchased right on the website just like any other ticket
- GROUP TICKETS
- Groups purchase 20 or more seats by phone.
- We will “comp” the 21st seat for the driver.
- The group should arrive together and the organizer must provide a list of people BY SEAT NUMBER IN ADVANCE OF PERFORMANCE DATE.
Box office phone is 262-223-6061, Ext 1.
You can purchase a Gift Certificate / Card at 6 different dollar values. Certificates can thenGift Certificates Available be used when paying for tickets online for shows, concerts and special events.
Gift Certificates expire 36 months from the date of purchase.
Gift Certificates cannot be used on purchases at theatre lobby immediately prior to show.
When the user redeems the Gift Certificate, at the time of purchase the system will charge that part of the purchase which exceeds the certificate balance to the user❜s credit card. If the certificate value exceeds the purchase price, the unused portion of the certificate will remain available to the user for a future purchase prior to the expiration of the certificate.Buy Gift Certificates
Become a part of the KMPlayhouse community by volunteering your time and talents. Our theater thrives on the dedication and passion of volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our productions. Whether you have a knack for set design, lighting, costumes, or simply enjoy being involved behind the scenes, there’s a place for you at KMPlayhouse. Join our team of volunteers and help us bring the magic of theater to life.
Drop us a line at Volunteer@KMPlayhouse.com, and let us know who you are and what you want to do: acting, lights, sets, costumes, ushering, building upkeep, etc. or all of the above. We will be in touch when there is something to participate in, like an audition or set building party, or an opening for a lighting or sound operator, house manager, stage manager, etc. Beginners are welcome. We’re happy to teach you what you need to know.
Support the Arts: Make a Difference with Your Generous Donation
As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of individuals like you to continue creating exceptional theatrical experiences. Your contribution helps us maintain our high production standards, support talented actors and crew members, and provide enriching programs for theater enthusiasts of all ages. Every donation counts and makes a lasting impact.
About Kettle Moraine Playhouse
Recognizing Excellence: Celebrating our Accolades and Achievements
KMPlayhouse has been recognized for its outstanding contributions to the world of community theater. We are honored to have received the prestigious Organizational Achievement award from the American Association of Community Theatre, placing us among the top 25 companies in the country to be granted this distinction. We are immensely proud of our achievements and remain committed to delivering exceptional entertainment to our audience.
KMPlayhouse has received several International Musicians and Entertainers Association (IMEA) awards, recognizing our exceptional productions and talented individuals. From Best Production of a Play to Best Supporting Actor, our team has been acknowledged for their outstanding contributions to the theater. We are immensely proud of our accomplishments and grateful for the recognition we have received.
KMPlayhouse has participated in the Wisconsin Association of Community Theatre (WACT) statewide festival, showcasing our productions and earning recognition for our excellence. We have been selected to advance to the AACT Region III Festival, representing Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. These festivals serve as a platform for community theaters to compete and showcase their talents, and we are honored to have been a part of this prestigious event.