Theatre LILA


Ross Zentner

If you like “Black Mirror” (without the creepy parts) and “Groundhog Day” (because it’s the best), you’ll want to snatch up a ticket for “Constellations,” the latest offering from one of Madison’s finest theater companies. more

Jan 31, 2018 12:43 PM Stage


Ross Zentner

Theatre Lila’s “The Bed” is a seamless weaving of dance, story and song. This dreamy collaboration plays at the Fredric March Play Circle through March 19. more

Mar 11, 2017 3:15 PM Stage

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Mike Brown

“Big Fish,” a collaboration between Four Seasons Theatre and Theatre LILA, is a magical musical centered on a father-son relationship. It runs through Dec. 11 at the Overture Center. more

Dec 3, 2016 3:45 PM Stage


Ross Zentner

It's rare for a theater piece to transform the way we see the world. But “The Mojo and the Sayso,” which deals with the aftermath of police violence on an African-American family, has done just that. It’s a must-see for Madison audiences. more

Feb 19, 2016 3:45 PM Stage


Ross Zentner

“The Mojo and the Sayso” tackles police violence in African American communities; the production is a rare collaboration between theater companies in Madison and Milwaukee. more

Feb 18, 2016 5:00 AM Stage

Karl Iglesias in "Trash"

Dan Myers

“Trash,” the new show from Theatre LILA, presents a bleak vision. Yet it is filled with dark humor and hope. more

Oct 2, 2015 1:45 PM Stage


Tom Klingele

I had the pleasure of witnessing children’s theatre in its element – with an audience full of children. Children’s Theater of Madison, in partnership with Theatre LILA, brings full, theatrical magic to the stage in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. more

Mar 16, 2015 3:05 AM Stage


Trevor Rees

It's going to be a "Midsummer" unlike any other, a reimagining of an old tale. Opening March 7, this "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is the result of a surprising collaboration between Children's Theater of Madison, a 50-year-old theater company, and The more

Feb 26, 2015 2:00 PM Stage


Theatre LILA

"The Suitcase Dreams" by Theatre LILA is so good, I don't want you to read this review. Instead, I'd rather you go see it, like I did, without knowing too much. I want you to sit down in the slightly uncomfortable seats of Overture Center's Promenade more

Sep 19, 2014 5:23 PM Stage


Ross Zenter

Theatre LILA, one of Madison's newest theater troupes, received a hearty Wisconsin welcome for its production of "No Child..." (through Jan. 11 at Overture Center's Promenade Hall). "No Story Left Behind", a free program of short plays from the commu more

Jan 11, 2014 4:09 PM Stage

A dozen strangers, including students and teachers, lie on the cold wood floor of Madison Opera's rehearsal hall. Their bare feet are smudged with dirt after running around a makeshift stage for two hours. Their eyes are closed, and their chests rise more

Jan 2, 2014 3:00 PM Stage