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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Destiny of Desire
June 2, 2020 - June 21, 2020
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 destiny. Full of lively music and dance this is a show not to be missed.
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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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Chasin' Dem Blues
A Celebration of the Blues
January 17, 2020 - March 12, 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 12, 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
NOTE: Postponed Until Later Date TBD
March 16, 2020 - March 17, 2020
Please note: This show has been postponed until a later date as yet to be determined. 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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Rep Lab
NOTE: Cancelled
March 18, 2020 - March 19, 2020
One of the best-known works in Shakespeare’s canon, our Emerging Professional Residents bring a fast-paced 90-minute adaptation of Hamlet that asks: What are the bitter side effects of sweet revenge? This unique production will feature a different aesthetic for each of the five acts of the piece providing a full spectrum of styles for the Bard’s powerful words.
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Hootenanny: The Musicale
NOTE: Cancelled
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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