Production History

1980/81 Season to 1992/93 Season

* World Premiere Production

1980/81 Season – 27th Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
Mother Courage by Bertolt Brecht
Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
The Nerd by Larry Shue *
Court Street Theater
The Christmas Eve Murder by Daniel A. Stein *
Giants in the Earth by Amlin Gray; from the novel by O. E. Rolvaag
Fridays by Andrew Johns *
Outlanders by Amlin Gray *
The Eighties by Tom Cole *
The Immense Walk of the Late Season Traveller by Tom Cole *
The Years of the Whirlwind by Daniel A. Stein *
The Double by Amlin Gray
The Pabst Theater
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Nagle Jackson

1981/82 Season – 28th Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
Fridays by Andrew Johns
Have You Anything to Declare? by M. A. Hennequin and P. Veber
Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard
Kingdom Come by Amlin Gray *
Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin
Secret Injury, Secret Revenge by Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Court Street Theater
The Fall Guy by Linda Aronson
Countertalk by Andrew Johns *
Today's Special by Andrew Johns *
At Fifty, She Discovered the Sea by Denise Chalem; translated by Sara O'Connor *
Dinah Washington Is Dead by Kermit Frazier *
The Oedipus Project by Sophocles; translated by Stephen Berg and Diskin Clay
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Nagle Jackson

1982/83 Season – 29th Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
Miss Lulu Bett by Zona Gale
Buried Child by Sam Shepard
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
The Foreigner by Larry Shue *
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov; translated by Richard Cottrell
The Government Man by Felipe Santander; translated by Joe Rosenberg *
Court Street Theater
The Pentecost by William Stancil *
The Eighties, or Last Love by Tom Cole
The Fuhrer Is Still Alive by Tsuneari Fukuda *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Nagle Jackson

1983/84 Season – 30th Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
American Buffalo by David Mamet
The Splintered Wood by William Stancil *
The Forest by Alexander Ostrovsky; translated by Tom Cole
The Rules of the Game by Luigi Pirandello; translated by William Murray
Translations by Brian Friel
Court Street Theater
Inclined to Agree by Daniel Stein
Zones of the Spirit: "Outlanders" by Amlin Gray and "Wormwood" Antony and Me by Andrew Johns *
The Frog Prince and The Revenge of the Space Pandas by David Mamet
The Pabst Theater
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Nagle Jackson

1984/85 Season – 31st Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
The Revenger's Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur
Wenceslas Square by Larry Shue *
"Master Harold"... and the Boys by Athol Fugard
The Devil's Disciple by George Bernard Shaw
Top Girls by Caryl Churchill
A Woman Without Means by William Stancil; based on Dowerless by Alexander Ostrovsky *
Court Street Theater
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Rhumba for 8 in 12 E-Z Lessons by George Freek *
Them: "On Vacation" and "The Brawl" by Jean-Claude Grumberg; translated by Sara O'Connor *  
The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin by Steve J. Spears
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray *

1985/86 Season – 32nd Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
Henry IV, Part I by William Shakespeare
Two Brothers, A Ballad by Felipe Santander; translated by Amlin Gray
The Art of Dining by Tina Howe
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau; translated by Sara O'Connor
Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet
Court Street Theater
Living in the Rhythm Section by Damien Leake *
An American Journey by Kermit Frazier and John Leicht
Don't Start Me to Talking or I’ll Tell Everything I Know: Sayings from the Life and Writings of Junebug Jabbo Jones by John O'Neal
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1986/87 Season – 33rd Season

Todd Wehr Theater – Mainstage
The Black Cross by Mikhail Bulgakov; adapted by Barbara Field
Tartuffe by Molière; translated by Richard Wilbur
Hay Fever by Noel Coward
An American Journey by Kermit Frazier and John Leicht *
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen; revised by María Irene Fornés
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Court Street Theater
The Caretaker by Harold Pinter
Niedecker by Kristine Thatcher *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

In 1987 Milwaukee Rep moved into its new home, the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex which features the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret.
Our annual production of A Christmas Carol continued to be produced at the Pabst Theater.

1987/88 Season – 34th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder
The Diary of Anne Frank dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov; translated by Brian Friel
The Tale of Lear Tadashi Suzuki's production of William Shakespeare's King Lear *
The Miracle by Felipe Santander; translated by Amlin Gray
The Miser by Molière; translated by Sara O'Connor
Stiemke Studio
Heathen Valley by Romulus Linney *
Junebug Jabbo Jones II by John O'Neal and Nayo-Barbara Watkins with Steve Kent *
Loot by Joe Orton
The Puppetmaster of Lodz by Gilles Ségal; translated by Sara O'Connor
Stackner Cabaret
Shue Biz by Larry Shue *
Wholly Moses by Norman Moses and Wesley Savick *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1988/89 Season – 35th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Torch by Luis Alberto Heiremans; translated by Amlin Gray
Precious Memories by Romulus Linney *
Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith
Wedding Band by Alice Childress
Juno and the Paycock by Sean O'Casey
Stiemke Studio
Burning Patience by Antonio Skarmeta; translated by Marion Peter Holt
Kind Ness by Ping Chong
And What of the Night? by María Irene Fornés
The Chastitute by John B. Keane
The Survival Revival Revue by Barbara Leigh
Stackner Cabaret
Eduardo Peralta
Laughing Wild by Christopher Durang
Ain't Nobody's Blues But Mine by Barbara Roberts and Robert Meiksins
Good Evening by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
Irish Rascal by David O. Frazier, Joseph Garry and Kathleen Kennedy
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1989/90 Season – 36th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing
Gone Hunting! by Georges Feydeau; translated by Sara O'Connor
Fences by August Wilson
McCarthy by Jeff Goldsmith
You Can't Take It with You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
The Jeremiah by Diane Ney *
Stiemke Studio
The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam
According to Coyote by John Kauffman
4am America by Ping Chong *
The White Crow by Donald Freed
Stackner Cabaret
A Gershwin Serenade by Larry Deckel *
Juke Joint Jammin' by Robert Meiksins and Barbara Roberts *  
A Little Tomfoolery by Tom Lehrer; adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and Robin Ray
At the Drop of Another Hat by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel adapted by Larry Deckel *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1990/91 Season – 37th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The Early Girl by Caroline Kava
4am America by Ping Chong
Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry
Homebound by Tom Williams *
Stiemke Studio
Educating Rita by Willy Russell
Windowspeak by Daniel Stein *
Going Forward Backward by Daniel Stein *
Mud Maria by María Irene Fornés
Stackner Cabaret
Hoagy by Bruce Dettman and William C. Trichon
It's Bawdy, It's Brassy, It's Berserque...It's Burlesque edited and adapted by Kenneth Albers *
Tid-Bits by Louis Johnson *
A Little More Tomfoolery by Tom Lehrer; adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and Robin Ray
Hula Hoop Sha-Boop by John Leicht and Larry Deckel *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1991/92 Season – 38th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
Our Town by Thornton Wilder
The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca; translated by Michael Dewell and Carmen Zapata
The Gin Game by D. L. Coburn
All the Tricks But One by Gilles Ségal; translated by Sara O'Connor *
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Moot by John Leicht *
Stiemke Studio
Other People's Money by Jerry Sterner
Meetings by Mustapha Matura
An Evening of Mamet, Gray, and Linney by David Mamet, Amlin Gray and Romulus Linney
Imago created by Carol Uselman and Jerry Mouawad
Stackner Cabaret
2X5X4 conceived by Seth Glassman, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard
Appalachian Voices by Edward Morgan *
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson (presented by Cricket Theatre)
Mother Jones book by Ronnie Gilbert, words and music by Si Kahn *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

1992/93 Season – 39th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
The Greater Good by Amlin Gray; freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler's Professor Bernhardi *
The Foreigner by Larry Shue
Ambrosio  by Romulus Linney *
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Stiemke Studio
My Visits with MGM (My Grandmother Marta) by Edit Villarreal
Rajeckas & Intraub by Paul Rajeckas and Neil Intraub
How I Got That Story by Amlin Gray
Betrayal by Harold Pinter
Stackner Cabaret
Hula Hoop Sha-Boop by John Leicht and Larry Deckel
Rodgers and... The Broadway Songs of Richard Rodgers by Jack Forbes Wilson and Kay Stiefel *
Duke's Place by Mercedes Ellington *
An Irish Reunion by Edward Morgan *
The Tall and the Short of It by Will Clinger and Jim Fitzgerald
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Amlin Gray

* World Premiere Production