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Upcoming Events

Stackner Cabaret
September 7 – November 4, 2018
American Premiere
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Quadracci Powerhouse
September 18 – October 28, 2018
The Sizzling Musical from Hamilton's Creator
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Stiemke Studio
September 26 – November 4, 2018
Gripping Historical Dark Comedy
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Pabst Theater
November 27 – December 24, 2018
Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!
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Now Playing

Songs For Nobodies

American Premiere Thru Nov. 4

Featuring such favorites as “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Amazing Grace,” “Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do,” it’s a show not to be missed. Learn More »

“Few performers would have both the musical and acting chops to do this show, but Thomas does.” - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Mesmerizing vocals... a career-defining performance” - Shepherd Express



In The Heights

From Hamilton's Creator

In the Heights is taking Milwaukee by storm. It only runs until the end of October so don’t miss out. Learn More »

“Brilliant … excellent”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Not-to-be-missed….radiant talent”
Chicago Splash Magazine

“A vibrant production…superb”
Shepherd Express



Guards At The Taj

Gripping Historical Drama

This “ingenious piece of theater” (Washington Post), by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, explores the friendship of two imperial guards assigned to protect the Taj Mahal. This boldly funny and deeply moving play examines the true meaning of beauty and the cost of transcendence in a world that confuses the value of both. Learn More »

“Exceptionally acted…impressive."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Beautifully crafted and extremely moving.”
Shepherd Express



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In The News

In the Heights Breaks
Box Office Records!

In the Heights has become the bestselling musical in the history of The Rep surpassing the record held by Ragtime from our 2013/14 Season.

In the Heights plays through October 28, but remaining inventory is limited with best availability the week of October 23. To purchase tickets call 414-224-9490 or click here.
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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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Check out our new menu and make your reservations today.

Mary John

Meet the Woman Who Founded Milwaukee Rep in 1954

Without Mary (Widrig) John there would be no Milwaukee Rep. As we celebrate our 65th Anniversary, we invite you to learn more about Mary and what drove her to want to create a professional theater in Milwaukee. She was recently profiled in American Theatre Magazine which is a national publication of the professional theatre community.
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A Christmas Carol VIP Walk-Ons Announced

For our 2018 production of A Christmas Carol we are pleased to announce our VIP walk-ons. Each guest will be fitted in period costumes, appear on stage during the second act as members of the cast, and in the grand finale. VIP Walk-ons will appear on:

Fri. Dec. 7 - TMJ4 Reporter Charles Benson
Wed. Dec. 5 - 88Nine Radio Milwaukee DJ Marcus Doucette
Thurs. Nov. 29 - WISN Meteorologist Sally Severson
Thurs. Dec. 6 - Jammin 98.3 DJ Andrea Williams

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Giving to The Rep
Just Got A Whole Lot Easier!

Join Reprise – Milwaukee Rep’s monthly giving program. Support the theater you love with an easy and convenient recurring gift! You can designate how much of your gift you want charged each month making it very convenient and easier on the budget. Sign up today.
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Support The Rep Beyond Your
Lifetime with A Planned Gift

Translate your love of great theater into a legacy of support ensuring that Milwaukee Rep will continue to delight and challenge audiences for generations to come and maintain its reputation as one of the top regional theaters in the country. Join others who have made an estate or planned gift to The Rep as part of the Limelight Legacy Society.
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