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Milwaukee Repertory Theater [edit]
108 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-9490
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Nationally known as one of the top regional theaters in the United States, Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues to thrill audiences with professional productions from September to May. Housed in the Milwaukee Center, the Rep produces 13 shows on three separate stages, plus the annual holiday classic, "The Christmas Carol."
Upcoming events

Feb. 22, 2017 - April 2, 2017

A NEW PLAY FOR OUR TIMES An ace fighter pilot finds herself grounded when an unexpected pregnancy puts her career on hold. When she returns to the pilot’s seat, she finds that she’s now part of the “chair force,” flying drones and dropping bombs on enemy combatants in Afghanistan from the comfort of an air conditioned trailer in Las Vegas. In this gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines new play, we find that hunting terrorists by day and being a mother by night may be this top gun’s toughest assignment yet.

March 6, 2017 - March 6, 2017


Join us on a trip down memory lane as the United Performing Arts fund celebrates 50 years. Help bring the house down and celebrate what will be UPAF’s biggest campaign yet!

Featuring guest performances from Charter UPAF Member Groups

A drawing to win a trip for 2 courtesy of Southwest Airlines

Post-event reception with light hors d’oeuvres

Monday, Mar. 6, 2017
Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

5 p.m. Registration
5:30 p.m. Showtime
6:30 p.m. Reception

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Mar. 1

March 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017
The Glass Menagerie

A GREAT AMERICAN CLASSIC Faded southern belle Amanda frets constantly over her two live-in adult children—the painfully shy Laura and her restless poet brother, Tom. After great prodding, Tom brings home a possible suitor for Laura, but an unknown truth causes shockwaves in the family unraveling the delicate fantasies that keep them going. Director Mark Clements reunites with 10-time Joseph Jefferson Award-winner Hollis Resnik, who wowed Rep audiences as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow, for a new production of this American classic that made Tennessee Williams a household name.

March 24, 2017 - May 28, 2017
An Evening With Groucho

ONE OF THE GREATEST COMEDIANS Deemed the “greatest living interpreter of Groucho Marx’s material” by The New York Times, Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed production as seen on PBS and in New York to Milwaukee! This fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity features the best Groucho one-liners and songs including "Hooray For Captain Spalding," and "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady." And don’t be shy – you might find yourself part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs throughout the performance in grand Groucho style. Called “nothing short of masterful” by the Chicago Tribune, come prepared to be entertained by the true master of comedy.

April 25, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Jane Eyre

A COSTUME DRAMA NOT TO BE MISSED From the award-winning Shared Experience Theatre Company in the U.K. comes this engaging adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s epic story of a spirited young woman in a man’s world searching for a sense of self. Orphaned Jane overcomes a rough start in life to become an accomplished governess at the mysterious home of Mr. Rochester. Passions grow between them when a secret is revealed, threatening Jane’s hopes for the future. Told by eight actors playing more than 20 roles, The New York Times raved that “this Jane Eyre provides a bite…think of it as Brontë unbuttoned.”


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