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Rep's 2015-16 season mixes world premieres and old favorites

Published Feb. 17, 2015

Milwaukee Repertory Company has announced it's 2015-16 season and there are three world premiere stagings. In addition such favorites like "Christmas Carol," "Guys on Ice" and Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" on on tap.


"The Amish Project" makes you wonder if you are as good as you can be

Published Feb. 14, 2015

"The Amish Project" is a play about a murderous shooting in a one-room schoolhouse that took place in 2006. The message behind the play is the incredible sense of forgiveness of the community that had been so victimized. It makes you wonder how each of us would react.


"The Amish Project" brings a story of great tragedy and greater humanity

Published Feb. 6, 2015

On the morning of Oct. 2, 2006, an armed gunman went into a schoolhouse in a Pennsylvania Amish community and shot 10 young girls, killing five, before killing himself. That horror-filled day was soon followed by days filled with something else: immeasurable, unfathomable humanity and forgiveness. Director Leda Hoffmann hopes to bring this story back into the spotlight with the one-woman play "The Amish Project."


Milwaukee actress Gordon reconnects with "Good People"

Published Jan. 19, 2015

After heading into the heart of the South in "The Beautiful Music All Around Us," the Milwaukee Rep now travels up to Southie in Boston, the home of the Ben Affleck, the Red Sox, pahking the cahr in Hahvahd Yahd and David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People." Taking over the award-winning role of Margie in the Rep's production is Milwaukee actress and director Laura Gordon, but it's not her first go around with the street smart Southie native.

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Love and tragedy

This weekend I attended two amazing performances: Eurydice at the Rep and Madama Butterfly presented by the Florentine Opera. Both of these stories portrayed two very different, but tragic love stories. In addition to the performers themselves, the scenery and the music was top-notch, making me f...

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