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Stackner Cabaret
November 9 – January 13, 2019
An Energy Filled Musical Revue
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Quadracci Powerhouse
January 15 – February 17, 2019
The Midwest Premiere Direct From Broadway
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Pabst Theater
November 27 – December 24, 2018
Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!
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Stackner Cabaret
January 18 – March 17, 2019
World Premiere Event
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Now Playing

A Christmas Carol

Final Week Ends Dec. 24

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. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love. Learn More »

“Sparkling performances…does not disappoint”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Spectacular acting…top-notch special effects”
Shepherd Express



The All Night Strut!

Best Tickets the week of Dec. 24

Featuring five triple threat actor/musician/dancers, The All Night Strut! takes you on a musical journey through hits from the 1930s and 1940s from some of the greats including Duke Ellington, Frank Loesser and the Gershwins. Learn More »

“a toe-tappin', head-bobbin' experience”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“You also couldn't ask for a better, more-talented cast”Broadwayworld


Coming Soon


The Midwest Premiere Direct From Broadway

Immediately following its acclaimed Broadway run at Lincoln Center and featuring one of the largest casts ever on the Quadracci Powerhouse stage, this riveting story is set in the financial world of the 1980s. Inspired by the real junk bond kings of the day, it’s a battleground of titanic egos, where magnates are pitted against workers, lawyers against journalists, and everyone against themselves. Learn More »



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Ayad Akhtar on his new play Junk

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In The News

River of Song Casting Announced

Casting Announced for World Premiere Production River of Song

Three amazing musician/actors have been cast in The Rep’s World Premiere Production of Mark Twain’s River of Song. Harvy Blanks (Jitney, Broadway), David Lutken (Woody Sez and Back Home Again: On the Road with John Denver, Milwaukee Rep) and Spiff Wiegand (Indecent) will perform music of the Mississippi River including Bluegrass, Folk and the Blues. This production, specifically written for Stackner audiences, begins performances Jan. 18.
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Junk Casting Announced

Casting Announced For Junk
Performances Begin Jan. 15

We are thrilled to announce the casting for Ayad Akhtar’s epic play Junk. It will be the 4th play of Ayad’s featured in as many years at Milwaukee Rep.

Equity members of the cast include:
N’Jameh Camara as Jacqueline Blount
Dominic Comperatore as Giuseppi Addesso
Matt Daniels as Maximilien Cizik
Todd Denning as Corrigan Wiley/Union Leader/Curt
DiMonte Henning as Kevin Walsh
Rebecca Hirota as Judy Chen
Justin Huen as Raúl Rivera
Gregory Linington as Robert Merkin
Brian Mani as Leo Tresler
Michael Milligan as Mark O’Hare
Norman Moses as Murray Lefkowitz
James Ridge as Thomas Everson
Rachel Sledd as Amy Merkin
Demetrios Troy as Israel Peterman
Jonathan Wainwright as Boris Pronsky

The cast also includes members of The Rep’s 2018/19 Emerging Professional Resident Company in ensemble roles.
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Donate Now

Gifts Must Be Received
by December 31 to Qualify

In honor of our 65th Anniversary, three donors issued a challenge: raise $250,000 in new and increased gifts by December 31 and every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. As of right now we have raised $160,000 in new and increased gifts. That means we need to raise $90,000 in TWO WEEKS!

Plus – any increases of $500 or more will be matched 3:1.

Join your fellow theater-lovers who have already given and help us meet this challenge with your gift today.

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Stackner Cabaret Grand Re-Opening
Performances Now Underway

After 31 years of performances, 20 months of planning, 16 weeks of renovations and 1.75 million dollars later, our Stackner Cabaret is complete and ready to open. Complete with capacity, new seats and tables, kitchen and outdoor bar patio, you won't want to leave after the performance!
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Power and Money Series

Many of the plays in Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2018/19 Season explore the relationship between Power & Money – how do power and money shape one another, and how do these forces shape individuals, communities, and society? Join us as we dive deeper into the relationship between Power & Money for a season-long conversation focusing on six of the plays in our season.

Mon Jan 28, 5:30-7pm - Power & Money & Response & Resistance
Fri Feb 22, approx. 9:30-10:00pm - Power & Money & Sideshows
Mon Feb 25, 5:30-7:30pm - Power & Money & Dumplings & Dialogue
Tue March 12, approx. 9:00-9:30pm - Power & Money & Orientalism

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Non-Equity Milwaukee General Auditions

The 2019 Non-Equity Milwaukee General Auditions will take place on Monday, January 21st, 2019, from 8:45am to 6:00pm, at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. This is a locals only audition – only adult-aged, Milwaukee-based, non-union professional actors who do not require assistance with travel and housing should attend.

Learn more about the process and download the lottery form on the Non-Equity General Auditions page.