About the Riverside Theater
Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Milwaukee! Riverside Theater is part of the Pabst Theater Group, a multi-faceted entertainment organization that hosts over 400 events annually in three historic venues in downtown Milwaukee: Pabst Theater (est. 1895), Riverside Theater (est. 1928) and Turner Hall Ballroom (est. 1882) as well as venues throughout Metro Milwaukee. The Riverside Theater is named for its location along the Milwaukee River and is one of the most opulent of Milwaukee’s theaters, welcoming high caliber artists ranging from Kevin Hart and Neil Young to Norah Jones and Aretha Franklin.