The Neighbor Series - Overview
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This spring, Milwaukee Repertory Theater is producing One House Over by Catherine Treischmann, Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, and Thornton Wilder’s classic American drama, Our Town. We’re calling these three plays The Neighbor Series.

Each play in The Neighbor Series invites conversation about what it means to be a neighbor, and we’re responding with a concentrated engagement initiative to connect the stories on our stages to the stories of Milwaukee.

Building on the success of our past community engagement programming around Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced and Joanna Murray-Smith’s American Song, Milwaukee Rep will host over 80 Neighbor Series engagement events from March to May 2018. In collaboration with our Pillar Partners and Mpact Council, we have designed each engagement program to both celebrate the assets of Milwaukee and spark dialogue about the issues facing our community.

We’ve created a variety of opportunities for our audiences—and our neighbors—to add their voices, tell their stories, and participate in Milwaukee Rep’s mission to ignite positive change in our community. You’re invited to join us this spring: to listen, to share, and to re-imagine the future of our neighborhoods and city.

You’ve Got Options!

Join a dialogue circle facilitated by the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion.

See a pop-up performance in your neighborhood.

Join us for dinner and discussion at a local restaurant. 

Get to know local artists featured in our lobbies. 

Hear from a local leader on the topics of race relations, interpersonal understanding, and community responsibility. 

Attend an in-depth panel discussion on topics of immigration, activism, or eldercare. 

Get behind-the-scenes info from nationally-acclaimed actors. 

Check out our podcast to tune into discussions from the comfort of your home.