Current Season 2019/20

Celebrating Mark Clements’ 10 Year Anniversary as Artistic Director of Milwaukee Rep! Join us for an expansive season of 14 productions in 4 theaters. 



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Chasin' Dem Blues
A Celebration of the Blues
January 17, 2020 - March 22, 2020
This exuberant musical celebration of some of the greatest jazz and blues music features four sensational quadruple threat performers guiding the journey through story and song.
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch
A Trailblazing Rock-Musical
January 28, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this musical sensation played to record-breaking sell-out crowds on Broadway telling the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage.
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Eclipsed
A Chilling Portrait of War and Sisterhood
March 3, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Written by actress-playwright Danai Gurira (Black Panther, The Walking Dead) comes a stunning tale of hope and resilience set in the midst of the Liberian Civil War. Nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Play.
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Antonio's Song
World Premiere! Limited Two Week Run!
March 24, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Pulitzer Prize Finalist Dael Orlandersmith’s (Until the Flood) powerful poetry is intermixed with stunning original movement, music and evocative projected imagery to create a wholly unique and stunning world premiere production.
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Hootenanny: The Musicale
March 27, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Hootenanny: The Musicale is a fun and foot stomping evening featuring David Lutken and the Seat of the Pants Band. Inspired by David’s storied music career and his own personal ancestry, Hootenanny features songs like “Shenandoah,”“St. Louis Blues,”“The Wabash Cannonball” and “The Times They Are a-Changin’.”
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Rep Lab
11th Anniversary
April 16, 2020 - April 20, 2020
Milwaukee Rep’s limited engagement short-play festival is back for its 10th year. See it all—drama, comedy, and everything in between—in this one-of-a-kind theatergoing experience featuring the talents of Milwaukee Rep’s Emerging Professional Residents.
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Destiny of Desire
April 21, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Telenovela of Passion and Deception with Lively Music and Dance On a stormy night in Mexico, two baby girls are born — one into a life of privilege and the other into poverty. When the newborns are swapped by a former beauty queen with an insatiable lust for power, the stage is set for outrageous misfortunes to grow into one remarkable destin
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2 Pianos 4 Hands
A Comedic Classical Music Duel
September 6, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters, featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more in this wildly popular show that hits all the right notes.
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West Side Story
The Iconic American Musical
September 17, 2019 - October 27, 2019
One of the greatest love stories ever told featuring the music we all love including unforgettable songs like “Maria," "Tonight," “I Feel Pretty” and "America."
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The Niceties
An Intimate Drama About Who Tells the Story of America
September 25, 2019 - November 3, 2019
A polite clash of ideas soon landslides into an explosive discussion of race, history, and power. It’s an entertaining and thought-provoking nail-biter that will have everyone talking.
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Nunsense
A Musical That Has Made Millions Laugh
November 8, 2019 - January 12, 2020
A clever story that has the unabashed desire to make you laugh! Dancing and singing nuns for the holidays – what could be better?.
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The Nerd
A Milwaukee Rep Classic Returns
November 12, 2019 - December 15, 2019
From the much-loved playwright of The Foreigner comes a new production of one of the funniest plays ever written. The twists and turns of this madcap comedy lead to an ending that leaves you feeling happily hoodwinked!
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A Christmas Carol
Milwaukee’s Favorite Holiday Tradition
November 26, 2019 - December 24, 2019
Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love.
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The Legend of Georgia McBride
From “The King” to an all-out Queen!
January 14, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Filled with music, humor, and plenty of sequins, this joyful new play is a reminder that the path to prosperity and fulfillment may sometimes take an unexpected turn.
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