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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

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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

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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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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... Read more

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The Boulevard Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of John Murrell’s dramatic comedy Taking Shakespeare; The Milwaukee Rep presents American playwright Tennessee Williams’ classic, five-character memory play, The Glass Menagerie; Rebecca H... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Rep has brought Broadway veteran and Milwaukee native Nathaniel Stampley home for a first-rate production of Man of La Mancha. He delivers in every way—his terrific baritone resonates throughout the Powerhouse and his gaze fixes on the ... Read more

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The Milwaukee Rep has saved the very best for last in its 2015-2016 season with its superb and stellar production of late playwright August Wilson’s Fences. Director Lou Bellamy and the talented troupe of actors do the play proud with a sto... Read more

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Peter and the Starcatcher, which tells the tale of how a nameless young boy becomes the timeless character known as Peter Pan, is being presented in by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Read more

A&E Feature

Hollywood clings to proven conventions, lazy as they can be, and there are few it has milked harder in recent years than the White Savior: the noble Caucasian who heroically stands up for a Read more

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