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Stackner Cabaret
September 6 - November 3, 2019
A Comedic Classical Music Duel
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Quadracci Powerhouse
September 17 - October 27, 2019
The Iconic American Musical
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Stiemke Studio
September 25 -November 3, 2019
Who Tells the Story of America?
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Pabst Theater
November 26 – December 24, 2018
Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!
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2 Pianos 4 Hands

A Comedic Classical Music Duel

Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage... Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the right notes, it tickles the ivories and your funny bone too. Learn More »

“Dazzling piano playing!”
Showbiz Chicago

“Delightfully comedic”
Shepherd Express

“Fast-paced display of the finest musical talent”


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West Side Story

The Iconic American Musical

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 musical. Learn More »

“The Rep's new take is a must-see...dazzling movement and fantastic period clothing!”

“A breathtaking revival...dynamic, dazzling, and perfectly staged!”
Chicago Splash Magazine

“Must-see theater…talented young cast, dramatic acting, athletic dancing and fine singing!”
Shepherd Express


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The Niceties

Who Tells the Story of America?

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.
It’s an entertaining and thought-provoking nail-biter that will have everyone talking. Learn More »

“Fascinating … high-powered dramatic theater”
Dave Begel on Theater

“Blistering argument about slavery and power”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Intense intellectual slugfest”
Shepherd Express



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White Rabbit Red Rabbit

New Show Added
To the 2019/20 Season!

Milwaukee Rep will present the international sensation White Rabbit, Red Rabbit this fall at The Arc Theatre located in the newly opened Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel. There are just 4 performances of this production featuring Rep favorites Michael Doherty on Oct. 24, Jim Pickering on Nov 9,  and Laura Gordon on Nov 30. Tickets are just $20 and seating is general admission.

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Join Us For ACT II

We continue our ACT II programming with post-show activities around our fall production The Niceties including facilitated group discussions lead by the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion.

Each week of the production the post-performance activities will focus on a different theme from the production.
Week of Oct 1 – Racism & Academia
Week of Oct 7 – Who Tells The Story of America
Week of Oct 14 – The Generation Divide
Week of Oct 21 – At The Intersection: Race, Gender & Identities
Week of Oct 28 – Access to Education & University Elitism

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Stackner Cabaret Dinner

Join Us For Dinner

Our new Executive Chef Christopher Feldmann has revamped our Stackner menu and we can’t wait for you to try it. Join us for dinner before seeing any show at Milwaukee Rep or just stop down for dinner Tuesday-Sunday. We highly recommend reservations, call 414-224-9490 to reserved your spot.

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Delicious pot roast at the Stackner Cabaret

National August Wilson Monologue Competition

Shadow Year for National August Wilson Monologue Competition

Milwaukee Rep is participating in a Shadow Year for the National August Wilson Monologue Competition – a free arts education program open to high school students of all backgrounds and abilities.

The first step towards becoming a host city for this prestigious national competition, Milwaukee Rep will host five semi-finals throughout the city culminating in a Regional Competition in April 2020 in the Stackner Cabaret. To prepare students for the competition, The Rep will establish seven after-school residencies and a six-part workshop series, teaching students about August Wilson, his plays and how to participate in a monologue competition.

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College Nights

Calling all college students! College Night at Milwaukee Rep is back! Our next Night is coming up soon – Join us for The Nerd on Thursday Nov. 14.

Use promo code: COLLEGE to get your $15 ticket today! Every ticket includes a pre-show reception with free pizza from our partners at Pizza Shuttle and soda.

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