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Stackner Cabaret

September 8 – November 5, 2017

A "Pitch Perfect" Tribute

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Quadracci Powerhouse

September 19 – October 29, 2017

Tony Award-Winning Musical

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Stiemke Studio

September 27 – November 5, 2017

A Brilliant New Play

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Pabst Theater

November 28 – December 4, 2017

Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!

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2017/18 Season

2017/18 Season

 

Milwaukee Rep creates world-class theater that inspires, entertains and provokes conversation, we invite you to join us for one of our 13 productions across 4 venues.

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ALL SHOWS

September 8 – November 5, 2017
A "Pitch Perfect" Tribute

Eccentric socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can’t sing, but no one can ever say I didn’t sing.” And, oh, did she sing – loudly and rarely on key. Time Out calls Souvenir “purely theatrical magic that can turn the tinniest ear to gold.”

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September 19 – October 29, 2017
Tony Award-Winning Musical

Mark Clements reunites with Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear for a dazzling new production of the Tony Award-winning Guys and Dolls. Topping Entertainment Weekly’s list of “Greatest Musicals of All Time,” this granddaddy of American musicals has it all!

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September 27 – November 5, 2017
A Brilliant New Play

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Disgraced and The Invisible Hand, comes a thrillingly funny new play. Called “a play not be missed” by the Chicago Tribune, The Who & The What is a passionate and searing look at a family divided by faith but bonded by love in contemporary America.

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November 10, 2017 – January 14, 2018
A Musical Comedy to Die For

Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe Kinosian, Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder that has played to sold-out audiences all over the country! Called “ingenious” by The New York Times, this fast-paced whodunit is loaded with killer laughs.

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November 14 – December 17, 2017
Midwest Premiere

Dr. Watson travels to a remote mental asylum where three men have recently been admitted, each claiming to be the late Sherlock Holmes. A thrilling new drama by the celebrated writer of the movies Mr. Holmes and Stage Beauty.

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November 28 – December 24, 2017
Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!

The Rep’s hit new adaptation, which broke box office records last December, is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care.

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January 9 – February 11, 2018
‘Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others’

A timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published.

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January 19 – March 18, 2018
The Song is the Story

Music bridges racial divisions in this powerful story based on real life 1933 events. Black Pearl Sings! explores what it means to fight for one’s soul in a world where anyone can be a commodity. Broadway World describes the play as “…a vivid reminder that the things that connect us are often stronger than the things which divide us.”

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February 15 – 19, 2018
8th Anniversary Production!

Don’t miss the limited engagement of this one-of-a-kind night of theater featuring The Rep’s highly-lauded Emerging Professionals Ensemble.

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February 27 – March 25, 2018
World Premiere Event

Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly father. But Joanne can't anticipate the complications that arise when "the help" starts to feel like family. A brilliant new comedy by one of today’s hottest playwrights!

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March 13 – April 22, 2018
A New Play Ripped From The Headlines

From celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman), comes an extraordinary theatrical event that explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown. The result is a theatrical mosaic that explores how a community heals and grows together.

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Always Patsy Cline

March 23 – May 20, 2018
The Return Of A Sold-Out Hit!

Always... Patsy Cline returns after a sold-out extension run in 2012. It's the true story of country music legend Patsy Cline’s remarkable friendship with devoted fan Louise Seger. Filled with two dozen unforgettable hits – including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight” – Always... Patsy Cline celebrates the life and music of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century.

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April 10 – May 13, 2018
A Great American Classic

Wisconsin native Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of the greatest American plays ever written. With poetic beauty and simplicity, Our Town illuminates the powerful bonds that hold communities together. With humor and wit, Wilder delivers universal truths about what it means to be human and encourages us to live life to its fullest.

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QUADRACCI POWERHOUSE

September 19 – October 29, 2017
Tony Award-Winning Musical

Mark Clements reunites with Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear for a dazzling new production of the Tony Award-winning Guys and Dolls. Topping Entertainment Weekly’s list of “Greatest Musicals of All Time,” this granddaddy of American musicals has it all!

Details & Tickets

November 14 – December 17, 2017
Midwest Premiere

Dr. Watson travels to a remote mental asylum where three men have recently been admitted, each claiming to be the late Sherlock Holmes. A thrilling new drama by the celebrated writer of the movies Mr. Holmes and Stage Beauty.

Details & Tickets

January 9 – February 11, 2018
‘Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others’

A timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published.

Details & Tickets

February 27 – March 25, 2018
World Premiere Event

Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly father. But Joanne can't anticipate the complications that arise when "the help" starts to feel like family. A brilliant new comedy by one of today’s hottest playwrights!

Details & Tickets

April 10 – May 13, 2018
A Great American Classic

Wisconsin native Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of the greatest American plays ever written. With poetic beauty and simplicity, Our Town illuminates the powerful bonds that hold communities together. With humor and wit, Wilder delivers universal truths about what it means to be human and encourages us to live life to its fullest.

Details & Tickets

STIEMKE STUDIO

September 27 – November 5, 2017
A Brilliant New Play

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Disgraced and The Invisible Hand, comes a thrillingly funny new play. Called “not be missed” by the Chicago Tribune, The Who & The What is a passionate and searing look at a family divided by faith but bonded by love in contemporary America.

Details & Tickets

February 15 – 19, 2018
8th Anniversary Production!

Don’t miss the limited engagement of this one-of-a-kind night of theater featuring The Rep’s highly-lauded Emerging Professionals Ensemble.

Details & Tickets

March 13 – April 22, 2018
A New Play Ripped From The Headlines

From celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman), comes an extraordinary theatrical event that explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown. The result is a theatrical mosaic that explores how a community heals and grows together.

Details & Tickets

STACKNER CABARET

September 8 – November 5, 2017
A "Pitch Perfect" Tribute

Eccentric socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “People may say I can’t sing, but no one can ever say I didn’t sing.” And, oh, did she sing – loudly and rarely on key. Time Out calls Souvenir “purely theatrical magic that can turn the tinniest ear to gold.”

Details & Tickets

November 10, 2017 – January 14, 2018
A Musical Comedy to Die For

Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe Kinosian, Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder that has played to sold-out audiences all over the country! Called “ingenious” by The New York Times, this fast-paced whodunit is loaded with killer laughs.

Details & Tickets

January 19 – March 18, 2018
The Song is the Story

Music bridges racial divisions in this powerful story based on real life 1933 events. Black Pearl Sings! explores what it means to fight for one’s soul in a world where anyone can be a commodity. Broadway World describes the play as “…a vivid reminder that the things that connect us are often stronger than the things which divide us.”

Details & Tickets

Always Patsy Cline

March 23 – May 20, 2018
The Return Of A Sold-Out Hit!

Always... Patsy Cline returns after a sold-out extension run in 2012. It's the true story of country music legend Patsy Cline’s remarkable friendship with devoted fan Louise Seger. Filled with two dozen unforgettable hits – including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walkin’ After Midnight” – Always... Patsy Cline celebrates the life and music of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century.

Details & Tickets

PABST THEATER

November 28 – December 24, 2017
Milwaukee's Holiday Tradition!

The Rep’s hit new adaptation, which broke box office records last December, is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care.

Details & Tickets