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108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States

September 2019

2 pianos 4 hands

September 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until November 3, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

For anyone who ever dreamed big--and then didn't quite make it--comes the riotous story of two childhood friends who spent years chasing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious portrayal of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, and the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good musicians. Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the…

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West Side Story

September 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 27, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

One musical changed theater forever and it will be making its triumphant Rep debut in a rare professional production. Two rival gangs struggle for control of their New York City neighborhood. When Tony falls for Maria, the star-crossed lovers find themselves wrenched between their worlds. This passionate adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of the most unforgettable songs including "Maria," "Tonight," "I Feel Pretty," and "America" telling the greatest love story ever told in this larger-than-life…

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The Niceties

September 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until November 3, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

In this riveting two-person drama, an ambitious young black student and her esteemed white professor meet to discuss their differing views on the college junior's paper about slavery and the American Revolution. A polite clash of ideas soon landslides into an explosive discussion of race, history, and power. Riddled with smart dialogue, this dramatic confrontation forces us to empathize with two vibrant and complicated women. It's an entertaining and thought-provoking nail-biter that that will have everyone talking. Schedule: Tuesdays -…

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November 2019

Nunsense

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until January 12, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in dire need of emergency funds after a culinary disaster nearly wipes out the convent. The nuns pull out all the stops in a fundraising variety show featuring tap dancing, habit humor, an audience quiz and a special appearance by convent cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. The clever story has an unabashed desire to make you laugh. With songs and comic interludes paced at break-neck speed, it's a must see musical adventure! Schedule:…

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The Nerd

November 12, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:15 pm, repeating until December 15, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

From the much-loved playwright of The Foreigner comes a new production of one of the funniest plays ever written. When Willum has an unexpected party guest, who turns into an unwanted houseguest, he executes an elaborate plan to rid himself of the wacky nuisance. Aided by a rag-tag team that includes friends, a would-be lover and an oblivious boss, creative acts of desperation quickly dissolve into utter mayhem. The twists and turns of this madcap comedy lead to an ending…

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A Christmas Carol

November 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 24, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

The Rep's hit new adaptation is a tale of love, hope and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. It's a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love. Schedule: Tuesdays - Thursdays 7:30pm, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 4pm/8pm, Sundays 2pm/7pm**Please check website for up…

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January 2020

The Legend of Georgia McBride

January 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until February 9, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

Casey is a broke Elvis impersonator with a baby on the way. When the owner of the run down bar where he works brings in a drag show to attract more customers, Casey is out of a job. Or is he? Filled with music, humor, and plenty of sequins, this joyful, acclaimed new play is a reminder that the path to prosperity and fulfillment may sometimes take an unexpected turn. Don't miss this hilarious and heartwarming show taking the nation…

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Chasin’ Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records

January 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 22, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$35 – $45

This revival of a Rep premiere (previously titled Grafton City Blues) explores the inspiring story of Grafton, Wisconsin's, Paramount Records. A recording label that, at the height of the jazz and blues age, became for a brief, bright few years, the leading label for recording artists of color in the Midwest--and broke down small-town racial barriers along the way. Artists such as Louis Armstrong, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Alberta Hunter and Ma Rainey all recorded there. This exuberant musical celebration of…

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

January 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 8, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this genre-bending musical sensation played to record-breaking sell-out crowds on Broadway telling the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. To walk away, you've got to leave something behind - and so Hansel Schmidt does, transforming into Hedwig. With her new identity, Hedwig escapes the iron curtain to begin life with her freshly-minted American husband. Everything seems perfect until her husband leaves. With nothing left,…

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March 2020

Eclipsed

March 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 29, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

Written by actress-playwright Danai Gurira (Black Panther, The Walking Dead) comes a stunning tale of hope and resilience set in the midst of the Liberian Civil War. Five extraordinary women, who have formed an unlikely sisterhood, struggle to negotiate power, protection and peace as they try to survive. Drawing on the reserves of wit and compassion, these defiant women ask: when the fog of battle lifts, could a different destiny emerge? Nominated for six Tony awards, including Best Play, Eclipsed…

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April 2020

Hootenanny: The Musicale

April 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20 – $35

Building on the success of his post-show, interactive hootenannies following Woody Sez and Back Home Again: On The Road With John Denver, actor-musician sensation David Lutken has created a one-of-a-kind show focusing on the rich tradition of communal music-sharing. Act One features David and his Seat of the Pants Band sharing stories and well-loved folk songs from around the world such as "East Virginia Blues," "Farewell, Nova Scotia," and "Eight More Miles." During Act Two, audience members can join in…

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Rep Lab

April 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until April 20, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

Milwaukee Rep's limited engagement short-play festival is back for its 10th year. See it all--drama, comedy, and everything in between--in this one-of-a-kind theatergoing experience featuring the talents of Milwaukee Rep's Emerging Professional Residents. Schedule: Tuesdays - Thursdays 7:30pm, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 4pm/8pm, Sundays 2pm/7pm**Please check website for up to date info as date/time are subject to change.

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Destiny of Desire

April 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 17, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30.00 – $35

On a stormy night in Mexico, two baby girls are born -- one into a life of privilege and the other into poverty. When the newborns are swapped by a former beauty queen with an insatiable lust for power, the stage is set for outrageous misfortunes to grow into one remarkable destiny. With nods to Shakespeare and Brecht, this fast-paced comedy inspired by popular telenovelas is filled with forbidden love, revenge, glorious music and burning passion, making it the perfect…

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December 2020

VIRTUAL – A Christmas Carol (2016)

December 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

A Novel by Charles Dickens Adapted and Directed by Mark Clements We are opening our video vault to bring you a never-before-seen recording of Mark Clements’ 2016 classic adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” filmed at the beautiful historic Pabst Theater. This production is available to view for free December 1 – 24, 2020 as a gift to theater lovers worldwide. Just register at www.MilwaukeeRep.com to receive a free link.

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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VIRTUAL – Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

December 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

By Tom Mula Directed by Mark Clements The fully realized production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” starring Lee E. Ernst with an original soundscape by foley artist Dan Kazemi, is available to stream December 10 – 24, 2020. This intimate tour-de-force performance embodies the very heart of the beloved holiday classic celebrating love, hope and redemption. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase a $20/household ticket and continue Milwaukee’s favorite holiday tradition from the comfort of your own home. Visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com to purchase…

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April 2021

First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald

April 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$75

Award-winning actress Alexis J Roston salutes America’s favorite jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Roston was last seen at Milwaukee Rep in her mesmerizing star turn as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill" (Chicago’s Jeff Award, Black Theatre Alliance Award) and in the 2014 production of "The Color Purple." In a spellbinding performance, Roston effortlessly emits the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure. Classic tunes by Ellington, Gershwin, Porter and more include “Summertime,”…

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May 2021

First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald

May 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$75

Award-winning actress Alexis J Roston salutes America’s favorite jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Roston was last seen at Milwaukee Rep in her mesmerizing star turn as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill" (Chicago’s Jeff Award, Black Theatre Alliance Award) and in the 2014 production of "The Color Purple." In a spellbinding performance, Roston effortlessly emits the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure. Classic tunes by Ellington, Gershwin, Porter and more include “Summertime,”…

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Making the Invisible Visible: A Celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Culture, Art & Activism

May 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and Milwaukee Repertory Theater is offering several virtual opportunities to hear from AAPI artists and leaders with "Making the Invisible Visible: A Celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Culture, Art & Activism." The celebration begins on May 5 with a welcome video from Filipino-American actor, singer and activist Paolo Montalban. The stage, film and television actor is best known as Prince Christopher in “Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella” produced for the screen…

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First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald

May 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$75

Award-winning actress Alexis J Roston salutes America’s favorite jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Roston was last seen at Milwaukee Rep in her mesmerizing star turn as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill" (Chicago’s Jeff Award, Black Theatre Alliance Award) and in the 2014 production of "The Color Purple." In a spellbinding performance, Roston effortlessly emits the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure. Classic tunes by Ellington, Gershwin, Porter and more include “Summertime,”…

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First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald

May 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$75

Award-winning actress Alexis J Roston salutes America’s favorite jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Roston was last seen at Milwaukee Rep in her mesmerizing star turn as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill" (Chicago’s Jeff Award, Black Theatre Alliance Award) and in the 2014 production of "The Color Purple." In a spellbinding performance, Roston effortlessly emits the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure. Classic tunes by Ellington, Gershwin, Porter and more include “Summertime,”…

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June 2021

SoundStage MKE

June 11, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

An immersive exploration of Downtown Milwaukee like you've never seen it before! Take an aural journey through the streets of the city and experience the history, humor, and hidden treasures of beloved landmarks and locales as you listen to four short plays and fascinating "Soundbytes" during a socially distanced walk (or from the comfort of your own home.) Part audio play, part walking tour, SoundStage MKE is an entirely unique way to take a deep dive into the city. Access…

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October 2021

Free Day of Theater

October 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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"Free Day of Theater" is a day filled with performances and interactive opportunities at Milwaukee Rep’s Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex. The 10 free events include: Welcome Back Concerts, a showcase of New Play Development projects in process, a performance by our Professional Training Institute teen ensemble, a dance workshop with Jon Rua, behind-the-scenes demonstrations with our costume artisans, a panel discussion about our John (Jack) D. Lewis New Play Development program and Future of Milwaukee Rep: A Discussion…

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November 2021

Steel Magnolias

November 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

A Tenderhearted Favorite In Chinquapin, Louisiana everybody who is anybody gets their hair done at Truvy’s beauty shop—where the women are all sass and brass. Through clouds of hairspray and over the buzz of blow dryers, six southern spitfires gather each week to gossip and support each other through thick and thin. But those bonds are tested when the ladies face a life-changing event. Infused with heart and humor, “Steel Magnolias” is a hilarious story of love, loss, and enduring…

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January 2022

Piano Men

January 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

What happens when you put two pianos onstage, add two virtuoso piano players, and throw in a limitless songbook that defies genre and decade? You get “Piano Men”! Equal parts concert and sing-along, this exhilarating and entertaining musical revue will have you clapping, laughing and calling out requests for your favorite songs. Inspired by the hard working piano players who play everywhere from bars to airports, hotel lobbies to grand concert halls, “Piano Men” will feature a unique set list…

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Antonio’s Song/I Was Dreaming of a Son

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 6, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

“Antonio’s Song” is a poetic journey of a dancer/artist/father questioning the balance of his passions – art, culture, family. From the streets of Brooklyn to Russia’s ballet training studios, Antonio struggles to reconcile multiple ethnic identities. He wrestles with the legacy of stereotypes of masculinity while discovering the beauty of becoming a father. Dael Orlandersmith’s powerful poetry is intermixed with stunning original movement, music and evocative projected imagery to create a wholly unique and stunning performance by the breathtaking Antonio…

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September 2022

Unforgettable: John-Mark McGaha Sings Nat King Cole

September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

Remember the genius and warmth of Nat King Cole with acclaimed singer, storyteller and multi-instrumentalist John-Mark McGaha (“The Ray Charles Legacy,” “Smokey Joe's Café”). In this heartfelt concert, McGaha leads a lush jazz ensemble and reflects upon Cole's trailblazing career with poignant insight and intimate charm. BroadwayWorld calls his voice "crystal-clear perfection." Classic songs include "Unforgettable," "Route 66," "L-O-V-E" and "Mona Lisa." Presented by Artists Lounge Live Performance Dates: September 9 – November 6, 2022 Performance Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays…

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Titanic The Musical

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 23, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$20

Winner of five Tony Awards, “Titanic The Musical” is a stirring and unforgettable account of the first and last days of the ship of dreams. This epic musical features real stories of people aboard the most legendary ship in the world from third-class immigrants dreaming of a better tomorrow to first-class passengers living a life of fame and fortune. This stunning and majestic musical sails back into the intimate Quadracci Powerhouse to kick off the 2022/23 Season. “Every inch a…

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Wife of a Salesman

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Acclaimed playwright Eleanor Burgess (“The Niceties”) brings her gift for sharp dialogue and spirited debate back to the Stiemke Studio with this fascinating new play. When a 1950s housewife, from a certain classic American drama, tracks down the woman who is sleeping with her husband, the two discover that they have more in common than society would like them to believe. Important questions of marriage, duty and happiness rise to the surface in this frank exposé of the ways in…

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