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A Great American Classic!
One of the most celebrated works in American literature, Of Mice and Men is a compelling tale of friendship and survival. This classic drama is a touching portrait of two underdogs in pursuit of the American dream. Mark Clements remounts his critically-acclaimed production using Milwaukee Rep! 
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» Behind-the-Scenes Video

» Interview on WUWM

» Feature in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Feb 21

One Of The Blues’ Greatest
Comes To Life Onstage

Laughter and bawdiness come together to deliver an entertaining and unforgettable evening as “The Empress of the Blues,” Bessie Smith, gives an after-hours show and recounts a life as large and outrageous as her talent. The Devil’s Music features the incomparable Zonya Love, who last season brought the house down as Celie in The Color Purple
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Mar 20


Coming Soon

A Tale of Kidnapping
and The World Financial Markets

Written by Milwaukee native and 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama Ayad Akhtar, The Invisible Hand follows Nick Bright, an American investment banker, who is kidnapped in Pakistan, where his captors demand he raise his ransom by trading in the financial markets.  
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» Read the Press Release

» Feature: The Rep brings a
   celebrated playwright back home...

Feb 24

Rep News

American Song – ACT II
Thanks in part to a recent $35,000 Art Works Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, Milwaukee Repertory Theater and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion are partnering for an innovative initiative to coincide with performances of “American Song.” This initiative, called Act II, begins just after the 80-minute performance of this world-premiere play. Audiences will hear a five-minute response from a local specialist, and then come together in small groups for facilitated discussions.
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» View the Lineup of Local Voices
   Taking Part in ACT II