Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s new John (Jack) D. Lewis New Play Development Program presents Catherine Trieschmann’s One House Over, Feb. 27-March 25. more

Feb 20, 2018 12:26 PM A&E Feature

Renaissance Theaterwork’s production of Russian Transport leads this week’s opening shows. It’s a timely tale about immigration and human trafficking—as well as a fundraiser for three worthy Milwaukee nonprofits. more

Jan 16, 2018 2:31 PM Performing Arts Weekly


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The Milwaukee Rep’s staging of George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a smart, engaging tale for all times. more

Jan 15, 2018 10:47 AM Theater

“The play gives great homage to the book, but we’re setting it as a fable, in a mythical time and space. We want to make it as universal as possible,” says May Adrales of her production of Animal Farm at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. more

Jan 2, 2018 1:41 PM A&E Feature


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The company’s production provides stunning sets expressing the spirit of 19th-century Charles Dickens’ London with eye-popping special effects. more

Dec 5, 2017 3:10 PM Theater

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The Shepherd Express presents its Holiday Arts Guide 2017, a compilation of holiday-themed music and theater performances for the season. more

Nov 21, 2017 4:49 PM A&E Feature


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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater provides a thrilling mystery to sharpen your senses in the Midwest premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Holmes and Watson. more

Nov 21, 2017 4:39 PM Theater

Sure to provoke thought and reflection on familial bonds of all kinds, The Secret Mask runs Nov. 16-Dec. 10 at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. This will be the play’s American premiere. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:47 PM A&E Feature

Local theatrical productions this week are headlined by Holmes and Watson and Murder for Two—both by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater—and lively dance music from Spain comes to the city thanks to Early Music Now. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:10 PM Performing Arts Weekly

Equal parts Agatha Christie murder mystery and Marx Brothers screwball romp, Murder for Two plays at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Nov. 10-Jan. 14, 2018. Off the Cuff discusses the show with co-writer and co-star Joe Kinosian. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:00 PM Off the Cuff

Cooperative Performance Milwaukee was founded as a co-op whose members, with input from the community, produce original avant-garde performances. more

Oct 10, 2017 2:05 PM A&E Feature

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater rolled the dice last weekend and came up a big winner with its spectacular production of the classic 1940s New York underworld musical, Guys & Dolls. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:00 AM Theater

A family comedy driven by complex characters and big subjects, The Who and the What is the third of Brookfield native Ayad Akhtar’s plays to be celebrated internationally in the last five years. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:01 PM A&E Feature

Florence Foster Jenkins has been delightfully brought back to the stage in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of Souvenir—Stephen Temperley’s charming, hilarious and at times touching recreation of this one-of-a-kind entertainment phenomenon. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:54 PM Theater

Performing Arts Week spotlights shows opening mid-September, including the Milwaukee Rep’s Guys and Dolls, Racine Theatre Guild’s Boeing Boeing and a chamber concert by the Prometheus Trio at the Conservatory of Music. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:59 PM Performing Arts Weekly

The first annual Footlights Performing Arts Awards for Greater Milwaukeeceremony took place on June 22, 2017, at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’sQuadracci Powerhouse. The well-run, efficiently produced event followed thefamiliar template of lo.. more

Jun 26, 2017 6:27 PM Around MKE

The blooms they are a popping and the birds they are a chirping. Bunnies and robins alike are doing their annual backyard hops. As spring has most certainly sprung, the time seems ripe for hiking and getting out in nature. Every year, AJ Page and .. more

Apr 28, 2017 5:22 PM Off the Beaten Path 1 Comments

The FootlightsPerforming Arts Awards recently announced plans to divide each of the 16award categories into two groups: professional and non-professional due to alarge number of nominations and votes. “The main objective of the awards .. more

Apr 19, 2017 10:11 PM Around MKE

Rep Lab, something of a theater student’s version of boot camp, takes place in the Stiemke Studio Theater April 13-17. Also, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Great Expectations in Gale Childs Daly’s 1993 adaptation in the Cabot Theatre Ap... more

Apr 11, 2017 3:01 PM Performing Arts Weekly

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s staging of Tennessee Williams’ classic “memory play," The Glass Menagerie, is an ambitious portrait of mental illness and tortured familial love. It runs through April 9 in the Quadracci Powerhouse Theat... more

Mar 14, 2017 2:05 PM Theater