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2022/23 Season

November 15, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Christmas Carol With Matt Daniels as Scrooge and a Full Ensemble Including 17 Young Performers from Across Milwaukee Returns November 29 – December 24, 2022 in the Historic Pabst Theatre (.pdf)

November 9, 2022Popular Patron Programing Returns to Milwaukee Rep At World Premiere of
The Nativity Variations with College and Pride Nights Plus Special Panel Discussions
 (.pdf)

October 27, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents First Sensory Friendly All Access Performance for Much Ado About Nothing Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30pm (.pdf)

October 11, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents the World Premiere of The Nativity Variations by Catherine Trieschmann • November 16 – December 11, 2022 • Quadracci Powerhouse (.pdf)

October 5, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Beehive: The 60s Musical • November 11, 2022 – January 15, 2023 • Stackner Cabaret (.pdf)

September 29, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents a Dinner Dialogue Series (.pdf)

September 22, 2022Associated Bank Announces $10 Million Sponsorship Agreement with Milwaukee Repertory Theater (.pdf)

September 13, 2022Casting Announced Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A Christmas Carol (.pdf)

July 28, 2022Cast and Creative Teams Announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater Season Openers: Unforgettable: John-Mark McGaha Sings Nat King Cole, Titanic The Musical and Wife of a Salesman (.pdf)

June 27, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Elects Eight New Board Trustees and announces the 2022/23 Season Board (.pdf)

June 15, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents the One Day Sale For Titanic The Musical (.pdf)

June 2, 2022Rep Lab Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater June 24-26 in the Stiemke Studio (.pdf)

May 23, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Welcomes Matt Daniels as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (.pdf)

May 18, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Remount Titanic The Musical in Fall 2022 (.pdf)


2021/22 Season

May 10, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Cancels Remainder of Titanic The Musical Run Due to Cast Covid-19 Cases (.pdf)

April 28, 2022Jermaine Murry Joins Milwaukee Repertory Theater Leadership Team As Chief Diversity Officer (.pdf)

April 26, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express May 31 – July 1, 2022 (.pdf)

April 19, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland, May 5 - July 1, 2022 (.pdf)

April 4, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Titanic The Musical, April 6 – May 14, 2022 • Quadracci Powerhouse (.pdf)

March 31, 2022Next Narrative™ – Alexandria Woods and Terynn Erby-Walker Selected To Represent Milwaukee in the True Colors’ Next Narrative™ Monologue Competition In New York City (.pdf)

March 22, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2022/23 Season (.pdf)

March 9, 2022Cast and Creative Team Complete for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Titanic The Musical April 5 – May 14, 2022. (.pdf)

March 7, 2022Mary John, Founder of Milwaukee Rep, Passes Away at 96 Milwaukee Repertory Theater is saddened to announce of the passing of its founder Mary John (1925-2022). (.pdf)

March 3, 2022Milwaukee Rep is pleased to welcome West Bend Mutual Insurance as the new presenting sponsor of A Christmas Carol for the next three years. (.pdf)

February 17, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents the World Premiere of New Age by Dael Orlandersmith (.pdf)

February 9, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents My Way March 4 – May 1, 2022 in Stackner Cabaret (.pdf)

January 27, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Seeking Male Young Performers ages 8-13 for roles in Titanic The Musical (.pdf)

January 24, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents As You Like It February 15 – March 20, 2022 in the Quadracci Powerhouse (.pdf)

January 11, 2022Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents the World Premiere Antonio’s Song/ I Was Dreaming of a Son January 27 – March 6, 2022 in the Stiemke Studio (.pdf)

December 16, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Toni Stone January 4 – January 30, 2022 in the Quadracci Powerhouse (.pdf)

December 6, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces Complete Cast and Creative Teams for Toni Stone and Piano Men (.pdf)

November 22, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Names United Community Center Recipient of the A Christmas Carol Families Program (.pdf)

November 19, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Offers Front Line Workers $15 Tickets to A Christmas Carol (.pdf)

November 11, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Christmas Carol Returns to the Historic Pabst Theater With Lee E. Ernst as Scrooge and a Full Ensemble Including 17 Young Performers from Across Milwaukee November 30 – December 24, 2021 (.pdf)

September 30, 2021Casting Announced for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Christmas Carol Plus Save up to 25% in Fall Sale on Monday, October 4 (.pdf)

September 21, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces Complete Cast and Creative Teams for Season Openers Dad’s Season Tickets and Steel Magnolias (.pdf)

September 10, 2021Professional Training Institute (PTI) – Announcing Milwaukee Rep's Professional Training Institute (PTI) 2021/22 Season Ensemble (.pdf)

August 26, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents a Free Day of Theater on Saturday, October 2, 2021 with Concerts, Workshops, New Play Readings and More (.pdf)

August 19, 2021Young Performer Roles – A Christmas Carol (.pdf)

August 5, 2021Matt Leibham Joins Milwaukee Repertory Theater as Chief Financial Officer (.pdf)

July 31, 2021The Three Divas Summer Concert – Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents The Three Divas Summer Concert Saturday, July 31 – FREE Admission • The Lawn at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (.pdf)

July 12, 2021A Christmas Carol - One Day Sale • Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents the ONE DAY SALE For the return of A Christmas Carol Monday, July 19, 2021 (.pdf)

June 30, 2021Board of Trustees • Milwaukee Repertory Theater Names Arts Advocate Judy Hansen President of its Board of Trustees • Chris Hermann from PNC Financial Services Joins the Board • Croen, Phelps, Gonzalez, Peck join Executive Committee (.pdf)

June 17, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Ghost Bike By Laura Jacqmin Performed by the Professional Training Institute July 8 – 11, 2021 at Kadish Park (.pdf)

May 13, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Special Summer Programing Including Three Outdoor Concerts and SoundStage MKE, an Audio Play Walking Tour (.pdf)

May 5, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Finalist Yexuanj Rivera Melendez Finishes in the Top 6 of the National August Wilson Monologue Competition (.pdf)

April 7, 2021Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces New Dates and Programming for the 2021/22 Season including Two World Premieres, a Tony Award-winning Musical, Shakespeare and the Green Bay Packers (.pdf)


2020/21 Season

March 25, 2021 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Live and In-Person First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald April 27 – May 23, 2021 In the Quadracci Powerhouse (.pdf)

March 10, 2021 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Selected 10 students to Participate in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Regional Final on March 29, 2021 (.pdf)

February 25, 2021 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Reopening in April with First In-Person Performance in Over a Year (.pdf)

February 1, 2021 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Cancels Live Performances through April and Reworks Announced Season Reset (.pdf)

December 15, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Launches The Freelance Artist Relief Effort To Support Theater Artists Unable To Work Due To COVID-19 (.pdf)

November 19, 2020 Two Christmas Carols Are Better Than One! Milwaukee Repertory Theater Offers Two Full Productions Streaming Worldwide This Holiday Season • Mark Clements’ Classic Adaptation A Christmas Carol and Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Starring Lee E. Ernst (.pdf)

November 5, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Cancels Live Performances of Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Full Production to be Professionally Recorded for Digital Distribution (.pdf)

October 15, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Welcomes Seven Emerging Professional Residents for the 2020/21 Reset Season (.pdf)

October 7, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces the 2020/21 Season Professional Training Institute Ensemble (.pdf)

October 5, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Holds Special One Day Sale On Monday, October 12, 2020 For In-Person Production of Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Starring Lee E. Ernst (.pdf)

September 28, 2020 Unions Clear Reopening of Milwaukee Repertory Theater for Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Starting December 1 Pending Local Conditions | Health & Safety Webinar Hosted by Milwaukee Rep for Artists & Audiences on Wednesday, October 7 @ 7pm CT (.pdf)

August 31, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Hosts 20/20 Vision For Milwaukee Arts – A One-Day Conference in Partnership with Milwaukee Black Theater Festival on September 9, 2020 (.pdf)

August 27, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Curtain Call Ball Goes Virtual to Aid the Rep Rising Emergency Fund on Friday, October 16, 2020 (.pdf)

August 24, 2020 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2020/21 Season Reset Due to Covid-19 Challenges and an Emergency Relief Rep Rising Fundraising Campaign (.pdf)

June 30, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Continues Online Programming Through The Summer With From Our Home To Your Home New And Original Content (.pdf)

June 26, 2020Tammy Belton-Davis Joins Milwaukee Repertory Theater Leadership Team As Loaned Executive Chief Diversity Officer (.pdf)

June 11, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Raised $109,000 Through the Donald & Donna Baumgartner and The Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family Matching Gift Double-Down for Artists Challenge (.pdf)

May 27, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Holds Auditions For Upcoming Young Performer Roles Online (.pdf)

May 12, 2020Milwaukee Reptertory Theater Delays Start of 2020/21 Season To November • Replaces One Production in All Three Theaters (.pdf)

May 6, 2020Donald & Donna Baumgartner and The Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family Team Up for a Double-Down For Artists Challenge at Milwaukee Repertory Theater (.pdf)

May 5, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Offers Streaming Video of Destiny of Desire (.pdf)

March 31, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Brings Theater from Our Home To Your Home (.pdf)

March 6, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents The World Premiere Event Hootenanny: The Musicale By David M. Lutken In The Stackner Cabaret March 27 – May 24, 2020 (.pdf)

February 27, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the World Premiere Antonio’s Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son, World Premiere Hootenanny: The Musicale, and Destiny Of Desire (.pdf)

February 20, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Honors 12 Milwaukee SHEroes During Eclipsed: Dr. Lisa Edwards, Kai Gardner, Crystal Hearvey, Itzel Hernandez, Dasha Kelly, Katie Avila Loughmiller, Shayvon McCullum, Tina Nixon, Shavonda Sisson, JohnRaé Stowers, May Yer Thao and Diana Vang Brostoff (.pdf)

February 12, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Reveals New Brand Identity with Re-designed Logo, Website and Hashtag #WeRepMilwaukee To Support New Strategic Plan (.pdf)

February 10, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2020/21 Season Reveals Re-Designed Logo And Hashtag #Werepmilwaukee (.pdf)

February 4, 2020Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents Danai Gurira’s ECLIPSED March 3 – 29, 2020 • With Ashleigh Awusie, Nancy Moricette, Jacqueline Nwabueze, Matty Sangare and Sola Thompson (.pdf)