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Milwaukee Repertory Theater

And Comes Safe Home performance on Thursday September 29th, 2016 at the UWM Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Military veterans combat PTSD with a festival of plays at the Milwaukee Rep. Read more

A&E Feature

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Photo Credit: Mikki Schaffner

The Rep’s Two Trains Running is in engrossing slice-of-life drama in a Pittsburgh diner. Read more

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When a boy’s mother attempts suicide, he believes creating a list of things that make life brilliant will offer her some solace. Read more

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 'Two Trains Running.' Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

Moral dilemmas aren’t easy to resolve, and the one at the heart of Ben Butler at the Cabot Theatre this play is quite intriguing—and possibly history-making. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow

The Milwaukee Rep offers insight in the life and career of Johnny Cash, including moments of hilarity and genuine heartbreak. Read more

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As St. Patrick’s Day is looming closer, Dear Ruthie shares her social calendar in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

We talk about identity theft, identity politics and personal identity—the latter especially in the realm of gender. In Milwaukee Rep’s production of Things I Know to Be True, for one character, it’s the crux of the matter. Read more

A&E Feature

Theater critic Chris Jones, author of Rise Up! Broadway and American Society from ‘Angels in America’ to ‘Hamilton,’ in conversation about theater history with Milwaukee Rep artistic director Mark Clements at Bowell Books on Feb. 25. Read more

Books

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The Chinese Lady tells the true story of Afong Moy, the first female Chinese immigrant in America, involuntarily turned into a curiosity exposed in museums and carnivals. Read more

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System Administrator

Highlighting this week’s performing arts’ scene, The Chinese Lady appears at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Torch and Glamour takes to Danceworks’ stage, and Florentine Opera’s studio artists sing “Con Amore.” Read more

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The songs and stories of Mark Twain’s River of Song is well worth the journey. Read more

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Ayad Akhtar has continued to polish the script of Junk. Working with Mark Clements, he’s just finished a newly updated version that will premiere in Milwaukee Jan. 16-Feb. 17. Read more

A&E Feature

The Marcus Center’s development plans, the spread of cannabis stores in Milwaukee, First Stage’s Matilda and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

From family drama to human comedy, the new year starts off with some thought-provoking productions sure to keep the conversation going long after the stage lights have dimmed. Read more

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Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow

Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is once again adapted with a high production value by the Milwaukee Rep. Read more

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Off the Cuff interviewed The Rep’s Jonathan Wainwright, who plays Scrooge in this year’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Read more

Off the Cuff

The Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival returns for its 20th year as Downtown Milwaukee’s warm embrace of the holiday season. Read more

A&E Feature

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Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley focuses on bookwormish, scholar-bent Mary (Rebecca Hurd), whose feminist forthrightness puts her at odds with her married sisters, their traditional husbands and society at large. Read more

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Milwaukee Rep’s The All Night Strut! is a tuneful tribute to the Greatest Generation’s songs, including novelty tunes, ballads, love songs and bebop hits. Read more

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Milwaukee’s performing arts groups greet the season with an array of holiday-themed shows as Christmas approaches. Read more

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