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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Hosts First Of Its Kind Intersections Summit
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Hosts First Of Its Kind Intersections Summit

A National Convening of Regional Theater Community Engagement Practitioners March 23-25, 2018

“Holmes and Watson” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater November 14
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“Holmes and Watson” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater November 14

Midwest Premiere Directed by Former Rep Artistic Director Joseph Handreddy

Murder for Two” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater November 10
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Murder for Two” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater November 10

Featuring Milwaukee High School of the Arts Alumni Joe Kinosian

Milwaukee Rep Receives $1 Million to Renovate The Stacker Cabaret
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Milwaukee Rep Receives $1 Million to Renovate The Stacker Cabaret

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is delighted to announce it has received two major gifts totaling $1 million to help fund a complete renovation of the Stackner Cabaret.

“Guys and Dolls” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater September 19
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“Guys and Dolls” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater September 19

Guys and Dolls is directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements.

SOUVENIR Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep – Sept 8
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SOUVENIR Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep – Sept 8

Souvenir begins performances September 8 and runs through November 5, 2017 in the Stackner Cabaret.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s <em>A Christmas Carol</em> On-Sale Breaks Box Office Record
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces “Created in Milwaukee” Capital Campaign to Raise $10 Million
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces “Created in Milwaukee” Capital Campaign to Raise $10 Million

Camille and David Kundert Pledge $1 Million Gift

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Names May Adrales as New Associate Artist Director
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Names May Adrales as New Associate Artist Director

Ms. Adrales is a nationally recognized and highly respected director who’s made a reputation for directing new works.

Back by Popular Demand Milwaukee Repertory Theater Prop and Costume Sale
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Back by Popular Demand Milwaukee Repertory Theater Prop and Costume Sale

Saturday, April 29 from 10am – 2pm

Sponsored: An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep
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An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep

An essential play that every generation should see! The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “The Glass Menagerie,” March 7 – April 9. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
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Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.) Read the Urban Milwaukee review here.

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
Sponsored

Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.) Read the Urban Milwaukee review here.

Sponsored: An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep
Sponsored

An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep

An essential play that every generation should see! The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “The Glass Menagerie,” March 7 – April 9. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

Sponsored: An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep
Sponsored

An American classic – “The Glass Menagerie” at Milwaukee Rep

An essential play that every generation should see! The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “The Glass Menagerie,” March 7 – April 9. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
Sponsored

Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.) Read the Urban Milwaukee review here. Read the full story.

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
Sponsored

Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
Sponsored

Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

Sponsored: Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED
Sponsored

Milwaukee Rep’s ‘mesmerizing’ new play GROUNDED

The Rep offers $25 tickets with code MKE for “Grounded” playing now thru April 2. (Restrictions apply. Expires 3/31.)

“An Evening with Groucho” Begins March 24 at Milwaukee Rep
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“An Evening with Groucho” Begins March 24 at Milwaukee Rep

Groucho Marx comes alive for a hilarious night of theater!

Rep Lab the Short-Play Festival Returns to Milwaukee Rep April 13-17
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Rep Lab the Short-Play Festival Returns to Milwaukee Rep April 13-17

Rep Lab showcases the work of The Rep’s Emerging Professional Residents across theatrical disciplines from direction to design to acting.

Milwaukee Rep Raised Record Breaking $111,628 for Boys & Girls Club through “A Christmas Carol”
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Milwaukee Rep Raised Record Breaking $111,628 for Boys & Girls Club through “A Christmas Carol”

This year’s record breaking donation is due in large part to an anonymous donor who was so moved by the end-of-show appeal that he pledged to match all gifts given dollar for dollar up to $50,000.

Didn’t Find What You Needed at that Black Friday Sale? You’re in Luck!
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Didn’t Find What You Needed at that Black Friday Sale? You’re in Luck!

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces 7th Annual Holiday Artisan Craft Fair. The fair runs Sunday, December 18 - 11am to 7pm at Gallerie M inside the InterContinental Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.

“A Christmas Carol” Continues Tiny Tim Ticket Program
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“A Christmas Carol” Continues Tiny Tim Ticket Program

Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues Tiny Tim Ticket Program with repeat grant from Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Receives $1 Million Gift to Name the John D. (Jack) Lewis New Play Development Program
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Receives $1 Million Gift to Name the John D. (Jack) Lewis New Play Development Program

As a subscriber since 1976, Jack Lewis was always passionate about the arts and its place in society.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Milwakee Repertory Theater’s Tony Award-Winning Musical <i>Man of La Mancha</a>
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Cast and Creative Team Announced for Milwakee Repertory Theater’s Tony Award-Winning Musical Man of La Mancha

Broadway Star and Hometown Favorite Nathaniel Stampley stars as Don Quixote.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Launches Professional Training Institute for Exceptional Young Artists
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Launches Professional Training Institute for Exceptional Young Artists

Participants will participate in fully produced production as paid professional actors In June 2017. Auditions to be held at Milwaukee Rep on August 15.

Milwaukee Rep Seeks New ‘Tiny Tim’ for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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Milwaukee Rep Seeks New ‘Tiny Tim’ for A CHRISTMAS CAROL

In addition to the role of Tiny Tim, several other Young Performer roles are available.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Garners $35,000 Art Works Award for “American Song” from NEA
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Garners $35,000 Art Works Award for “American Song” from NEA

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is thrilled to announce its inclusion in this year’s first round of funding by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Elects New Members to Its Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Elects New Members to Its Board of Trustees and Executive Committee

Quarles & Brady’s Robert H. Duffy, Michael Best & Friedrich’s Stephen A. Gigot, Associated Bank’s John Halechko, BMO Private Bank’s Leslie Meisner, Harley Davidson’s Shelley Paxton, and Community Volunteer Melanie Booth

“Made in Milwaukee” Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2015 Gala
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“Made in Milwaukee” Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2015 Gala

Saturday, May 9 • 5:30pm – Midnight

The Presidents are coming!
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The Presidents are coming!

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the World Premiere of FIVE PRESIDENTS by the Emmy-Award winning writer Rick Cleveland.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces the 2015/16 Season
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces the 2015/16 Season

Featuring the Tony Award-winning Musical Dreamgirls, Ayad Akhtar's The Invisible Hand, and three world premieres.

Final Casting Announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s World Premiere Production of <i>Five Presidents</i>
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Final Casting Announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s World Premiere Production of Five Presidents

By the Emmy Award-winning writer of the West Wing and House of Cards Rick Cleveland

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Wickedly Funny Recent Broadway Hit GOOD PEOPLE
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Wickedly Funny Recent Broadway Hit GOOD PEOPLE

January 20 – February 15, 2015

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for THE AMISH PROJECT
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for THE AMISH PROJECT

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Stiemke Studio February 11, 2015 – March 22, 2015

Stephen Wade’s Exhilarating Theatrical Concert THE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC ALL AROUND US comes to The Rep’s Stackner Cabaret
Casting Announced for the Recent Broadway Hit of GOOD PEOPLE By Pulitzer Prize-Winner David Lindsay-Abaire
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Casting Announced for the Recent Broadway Hit of GOOD PEOPLE By Pulitzer Prize-Winner David Lindsay-Abaire

Featuring Rep Associate Artist Laura Gordon as Margie Walsh

Liberace! Breaks All-Time Sales Record in the Stackner Cabaret
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Liberace! Breaks All-Time Sales Record in the Stackner Cabaret

Play to perform at Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre in the spring

Special Guest Walk-Ons to Appear in Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Production of <i>A Christmas Carol</i>
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Special Guest Walk-Ons to Appear in Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Production of A Christmas Carol

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is delighted to announce three special guest walk-ons will appear in this year’s production of A Christmas Carol.

Rep Holiday Artisan Craft Fair
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Rep Holiday Artisan Craft Fair

Sunday, December 14 • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Ebenezer Scrooge and His Three Ghostly Visitors Return to the Historic Pabst Theater in Milwaukee Repertory Theaer’s Annual Production of Dickens’ Beloved Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Receives Prestigious 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Receives Prestigious 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Donations from partners and donors generate significant community impact improving quality of life in Milwaukee.

Back by Popular Demand! A Funny and Touching tribute to the Flamboyant, Beloved Entertainer, Liberace!
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents a Special Anniversary Production of the Classic Comedy <i>Harvey</i> November 18 – December 21, 2014
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents a Special Anniversary Production of the Classic Comedy Harvey November 18 – December 21, 2014

Featuring Rep Associate Artists Jonathan Gillard Daly, Laura Gordon, James Pickering and Deborah Staples

Cast Members From Milwaukee Rep’s Current Production of the Color Purple to Make Special Community Appearances
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Cast Members From Milwaukee Rep’s Current Production of the Color Purple to Make Special Community Appearances

Special Community Appearances with Cast Members of the Color Purple

Presidents, Politics and the Playwright’s Vision
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Presidents, Politics and the Playwright’s Vision

A Milwaukee Rep Insider's Luncheon on November 3 Features House of Cards Writer/Co-executive Producer Rick Cleveland

World Premiere: after all the terrible things I do
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World Premiere: after all the terrible things I do

A heart-wrenching, deeply personal look at shared posts and second changes, opens in Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stiemke Studio October 3rd

Milwaukee Rep to Join Chicago Theatre Community by Dimming Our Lights on Thursday Night to Honor Actress Molly Glynn
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Milwaukee Rep to Join Chicago Theatre Community by Dimming Our Lights on Thursday Night to Honor Actress Molly Glynn

Milwaukee Repertory Theater was deeply saddened to learn about the unexpected recent death of actress Molly Glynn.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Elects Davis & Kuelthau Attorney James E. Braza as Board President
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Elects Davis & Kuelthau Attorney James E. Braza as Board President

Gregory C. Oberland, KPMG’s Joseph A. Rock, Edward Seaberg, and Stacy P. Williams join Executive Committee. Mark Benskin, Nic Wahl and Howard Williams join as Trustees.

Hilarious Country Music Send Up the Doyle & Debbie Show
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Hilarious Country Music Send Up the Doyle & Debbie Show

Opens in the Rep's Stackner Cabaret September 7

Casting Announcement for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Production of  “The Color Purple”
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Casting Announcement for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Production of “The Color Purple”

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting today for The Color Purple

Single Tickets Go on Sale for Milwaukee Rep’s 2014/15 SeasonFriday, August1!
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Single Tickets Go on Sale for Milwaukee Rep’s 2014/15 SeasonFriday, August1!

tickets can be purchased online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Children’s Audition Notice
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Children’s Audition Notice

A Christmas Carol - Performance Dates: November 30 – December 24, 2014

$500,000 Challange Grant From Quadracci Family’s Windhover Foundation to Help Milwaukee Repertory Theater Repir Sinking Building
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$500,000 Challange Grant From Quadracci Family’s Windhover Foundation to Help Milwaukee Repertory Theater Repir Sinking Building

Grant designed to leverage new donations to complete sinking building campaign

Milwaukee Repertory theater Receives $500,000 Grant From the Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation to Repair Sinking Building
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Milwaukee Repertory theater Receives $500,000 Grant From the Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation to Repair Sinking Building

The Herzfeld Foundation has awarded a one-time $500,000 grant toward construction costs.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  End-of-Season Garage Sale
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater End-of-Season Garage Sale

Saturday, April 19 • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Host 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Host 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration

“Something Unexpected!”

Key Note Address by New York Times Bestselling Author Larry Tye in Conjunction with Milwalwaukee Rep’s Upcoming Production of the History of Invulnerability
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Key Note Address by New York Times Bestselling Author Larry Tye in Conjunction with Milwalwaukee Rep’s Upcoming Production of the History of Invulnerability

Key Note Address by author Larry Tye around his book Superman: The High-Flying History of America’s Most Enduring Hero

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Receives National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grant to Support The History of Invulnerability
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Welcomes New Board Members
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater Welcomes New Board Members

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce that Cecilia Gilbert, W. Randall McKennie, Gregory C. Oberland, Harry Richard Quadracci Ewens, PhD and Ed Seaberg have recently joined The Rep’s Board of Trustees.

Rep Does Musical Based on Judy Garland in January
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Rep Does Musical Based on Judy Garland in January

Peter Quilter’s play End of the Rainbow, a new play with music directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, opens at The Rep on Friday, January 10

Reflections on Long Time Rep Supporter, Betty Quadracci, A True Patron of the Arts
Woody Sez
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Woody Sez

Celebrating the Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, Kicks Off the New Year in The Rep’s Stackner Cabaret