Kohl's Wild Theater

Performances/Show Times at the Zoo

May 28-Sept. 5, 2016

Treat the kids–and yourself–to new, engaging wildlife adventures that bring conservation-themed theater performances right to you at the Zoo! Through drama, songs, and puppetry, our performers will inspire audiences of all ages to learn and care more about our natural world. This summer's season will feature four different 15-minute shows on the Kohl's Wild Theater stage.

Kohl's Wild Theater Show Times at the Zoo

Located at the Kohl's Wild Theater stage in the farm.

Four Free Performances Daily: 10:15 a.m., Noon, 1:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

In addition to the stage performances, you can enjoy the spontaneity of an impromptu skit at various times during the day as you walk through the Zoo.

Kohl's Wild Theater Performances

The Wonderful Lizard of ooZ

Winky the frog (left) and Dory hunt for food in Kohl's Wild Theater's "The Wonderful Lizard of ooZ."

The Wonderful Lizard of ooZ

Dory is a pet tomato frog that is tired of living in a terrarium. She wants to get out and see the world. When her wish is unexpectedly granted, Dory discovers that her terrarium – safe and cozy, perfectly suited to her needs – wasn’t such a bad place to live after all. This 15-minute musical, inspired by “The Wizard of Oz,” explains why it’s best to keep pet frogs in their terrariums and not release them into the wild.

The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Bees

Detective Appletree is on the case to find Buddy, the yellow banded bumble bee. But he needs your help! Join the detective in this 15-minute play to find clues about Milwaukee’s insect pollinators and solve the mystery.

The Treasure of the Sea

Yarrrrrgh! Join our pirate crew and Humboldt penguin in a search for the treasure of the sea! The pirate captain will need your help in this 15-minute musical to share the treasure and learn how to eat sustainably.

Journey to the Rich Coast

Fly along with our migrating birds as they make the journey from Wisconsin to the ‘Rich Coast’. This adventure can be tough, but with your help in this 15-minute musical they can make the journey that every migratory bird needs to take to survive.

Bring Kohl's Wild Theater to You

Kohl's Wild Theater travels to schools, community events and festivals, within a one-hour radius of the Zoo, free of charge. Performances are booked on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact Julie B. at 414-258-2333 or to check available dates. Request a performance.

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