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This week, The Rep presents ‘Eclipsed,’ a play about five extraordinary women and their tale of hope and resilience in the midst of the Second Liberian Civil War. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare, and in the times we live in, that holds more true than ever. In Milwaukee, at least, our stages present some incredible theater. Read more

Spring Arts Guide

This week, the magic and wonder of a wintry day comes to life in First Stage’s production of The Snowy Day and Other Stories, based on a 1963 Caldecott Medal-winning book. Read more

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The newly opened production of The Nerd makes the fourth time The Rep has mounted the play, and the show remains just as funny and fresh. Read more

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This week, West Side Story, a still highly relevant musical story about forbidden love, comes to the Milwaukee Rep’s Quadracci Powerhouse. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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

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Ayad Akhtar’s Junk is a thought-provoking and superbly produced look into the economics of corruption. Read more

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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

Theater

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

A&E Feature

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Kimberly Senior directs the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s holiday production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley with the first all-female production team the company has ever seen. Read more

A&E Feature

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The Rep captures the life-energy of Miranda’s musical in a vibrant production whose sharp-elbowed kinetics simmers down to allow emotional introspection amidst the bustle. Read more

Theater

In many ways, Milwaukee would seem blessed by its abundance of theaters and performance venues for both the fine and popular arts. But, is it an over-abundance? Read more

News Features

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The classic American play Our Town by Wisconsin native Thornton Wilder depicts American life and community at the Milwaukee Rep. Read more

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Upcoming events in the performing arts include Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Our Town, Next Act Theatre’s I and You and Die Already!, performed by UW-Milwaukee faculty members and Milwaukee Opera Theatre artists at Peck School of the Arts. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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UPAF begins its 51st-annual fund-raising campaign at a time when public education and public funding for the arts are in greater jeopardy than ever before. Read more

News Features

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. Read more

A&E Feature

“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. Read more

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. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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. Read more

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.. Read more

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