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Tickets now on sale for MCT’s 2014-2015 Season

Celebrating 40 Years of Enlightening, Engaging & Entertaining

By - Jun 23rd, 2014 04:11 pm
Master Class

Master Class

Milwaukee, WI … Individual tickets for Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s (MCT) 2014-2015 Season are now on sale. In honor of its 40th Anniversary, MCT is celebrating “Something Old, Borrowed and New” with five exciting productions performed at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Tickets, $15-$40, can be purchased at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by phone (414) 291-7800 or online at milwaukeechambertheatre.com.

The season kicks off in August with the return of one of our biggest hits, the Tony Awardwinning play, MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, August 7-24, 2014. This production will be a collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Carroll University. September brings THE GOOD FATHER, a contemporary Irish love story by Christian O’Reilly, September 17 – October 12, 2014. The season continues with another past MCT hit, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield, November 19 – December 14, 2014. The new year begins with the Midwest premiere of THE TRAIN DRIVER by Athol Fugard, February 25 – March 15, 2015. MCT finishes its 40th Anniversary celebration with Margaret Raether’s final adaptation of the beloved P.G. Wodehouse stories, JEEVES TAKES A BOW, April 16 – May 3.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s 2014-2015 Season:

Master Class

by Terrence McNally August 7 – 24, 2014 Cabot Theatre

Directed by Jill Anna Ponasik and James Zager
Featuring Angela Iannone as Maria Callas, with Alicia Berneche, Melissa Cardamone, James Fletcher,
Edson Melendez and Brian Myers

Winner of the 1995 Tony Award for Best Play. As famed opera diva Maria Callas teaches a master class for aspiring opera singers, she gradually becomes drawn to reveling in and examining her own remarkable life and career. Produced at MCT in 1999, MASTER CLASS was a hit!

A collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Carroll University

The Good Father
Midwest Premiere!

by Christian O’Reilly Sept. 17 – Oct. 12, 2014 Studio Theatre

Directed by C. Michael Wright
Featuring Laura Gray and Jonathan Wainwright

This gritty contemporary love story from Ireland tracks a year in the lives of two people from vastly different backgrounds. Tim, a house painter, and Jane, a lawyer, meet at a raucous New Year’s Eve party, never imagining how much their lives are about to change.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]

by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield Nov. 19 – Dec. 14, 2014 Studio Theatre

Directed by Ray Jivoff
Featuring Chris Klopatek, Rick Pendzich, Chase Stoeger and Marcus Truschinski

Celebrate the holidays with a rowdy band of overachievers who attempt to perform all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in 99 minutes! Performed at MCT in the summer of 2001, this literary romp was another hit! With the added bonus of live music this time around, we’ll be Rockin’ and Rollin’ with the Bard!

The Train Driver
Midwest Premiere!

by Athol Fugard Feb. 25 – March 15, 2015 Studio Theatre

Directed by C. Michael Wright
Featuring David Daniel and Michael A. Torrey

Roelf Visagie is desperately searching for the identities of a mother and child he unintentionally killed with his train. His quest eventually leads him to an eye-opening encounter with an old gravedigger. Inspired by an actual event in South Africa, this hard-hitting new drama is the latest from Athol Fugard, one of our greatest living playwrights.

Jeeves Takes A Bow

by Margaret Raether April 16 – May 3, 2015 Cabot Theatre

Directed by Tami Workentin
Featuring Matt Daniels as Jeeves, with Kay Allmand, Anna Cline, Chris Klopatek, Steve Koehler and Chase Stoeger

Bertie and Jeeves are back for a final encore! In Margaret Raether’s third adaptation of the P.G. Wodehouse stories, the dynamic duo is now residing in Manhattan and dabbling in show biz. When they become involved with a kooky young chorus girl, they quickly learn that trouble (and her gangster “friend”) follows close behind!

Individual tickets, $15-$40, are available Monday through Saturday from noon-5:00 p.m. at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee) or by phone at (414) 291-7800. Tickets are available online, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, at milwaukeechambertheatre.com. Group, student and senior discounts also available. Season tickets, $93-$155, are still available. Call (414) 276-8842 to purchase a subscription. All performances in the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. For more information, visit milwaukeechambertheatre.com

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