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158 N. Broadway ave.
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Another of Milwaukee's fine downtown theaters, the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center hosts some great plays. Milwaukee's Skylight Opera Theatre, Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks performances are all housed here.
 
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Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 27, 2017
Deathtrap

by Ira Levin August 10-27, 2017 Cabot Theatre Directed by Michael Cotey Featuring Di’Monte Henning, Mary Kababik, David Sapiro, Susan Spencer and Bill Watson Acclaimed but cash-strapped writer Sidney Bruhl has an exceptional new thriller in his hands. There’s just one problem: It was written by one of his students. Sydney and his wife quickly come up with a solution -- offer to collaborate with the young writer, and they can split the profits 50/50. No need to consider more … lethal solutions. Dripping with twists and turns, Ira Levin’s Tony-nominated play is both a spellbinding thriller and a devilishly clever comedy. You won’t know whether the next sound out of your mouth will be a laugh or a scream.

Sept. 21, 2017 - Oct. 15, 2017
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

by Terrence McNally Sept. 20 – Oct. 15, 2017 Studio Theatre Directed by Mary MacDonald Kerr Featuring Todd Denning and Marcella Kearns Restaurant coworkers Frankie and Johnny have been on one date, and they’ve slept together, and that’s IT – as far as Frankie is concerned. Johnny, a compulsive romantic, has other ideas. He’s decided they’re in love. As the night goes on, the duo’s sometimes-touching, sometimeshilarious conversation leads both to question whether the paths of their lives might be more changeable than they believe. Terrence McNally (writer of MASTER CLASS) shines yet again in this bittersweet comedy about two people slowly revealing themselves by moonlight.

Nov. 24, 2017 - Dec. 17, 2017
Miracle on South Division Street

by Tom Dudzick Nov. 22 – Dec. 17, 2017 Studio Theatre Directed by C. Michael Wright Featuring Josh Krause, Raeleen McMillion, Kat Wodtke and Greta Wohlrabe Buffalo, NY might be depressed, but Clara Nowak is not. The devout Catholic is a mother of three, an organizer for her soup kitchen and the caretaker of her family’s local claim to fame: a 20-foot shrine to the Blessed Mother commemorating the miraculous night in 1942 when she appeared to Clara’s father in his barbershop. But when daughter Ruth announces one fateful Christmas Eve that she plans to create a one-woman show about her Grandpa’s story – the real story – this family’s foundations are shaken to the core. Tom Dudzick’s spirited comedy – just in time for the holidays – unspools a tale about believing in the powerful bonds that tie a family together.

Feb. 21, 2018 - March 18, 2018
The Brothers Size

by Tarell Alvin McCraney Feb. 21 – March 18, 2018 Studio Theatre Directed by Marti Gobel Featuring Marques Causey, Travis Knight and Andrew Muwongé Ogun Size is focused and straightforward, dedicating himself to his career running an auto repair shop. His younger brother Oshoosi wanders aimlessly after his recent release from prison, uninterested in following Ogun’s disciplined path. Each seeks to be free -- Ogun of worry for his brother and Oshoosi simply of the bayou country of Louisiana. So when Elegba, a man who served time with Oshoosi, arrives with an offer of a free car, the gift becomes a temptation – and perhaps a trap. Based on West African myths and rich in poetry and song, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s profound play is a tough and tender drama about what it means to brother and be brothered.

April 11, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Doubt, A Parable

by John Patrick Shanley April 12-29, 2018 Cabot Theatre Directed by C. Michael Wright Featuring Colleen Madden, April Paul, Malkia Stampley and Marcus Truschinski In 1964, at a Catholic church and school in the Bronx, there is a secret. Sister Aloysius is certain she knows it. But that is not enough – not when she believes the sinner is the parish priest himself, and his victim is the boy who has just become St. Nicholas’ first black student. Equipped with nothing but her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius embarks on a personal crusade with devastating consequences. John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer and Tony-winning play is a master study in the crushing weight of ambiguity, a complex clash of perspectives that leaves nothing certain.

 
 


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Posted by natscadream on Feb. 5, 2009 at 2:14 p.m. (report)

Don't forget about BARNEY & BEE by Michael Frayn presented by Renaissance Theaterworks. Located at the Studio Theater at the Broadway Theater Center. MARCH 20-APRIL 12, 2009. visit www.r-t.w.com for more details.

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