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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

Sept. 19, 2017 - Oct. 29, 2017
Guys and Dolls

After sold-out productions of Ragtime and Dreamgirls, Mark Clements reunites with Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear for a dazzling new production of Guys and Dolls. This celebrated musical comedy follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck, from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba. It’s no surprise that it tops Entertainment Weekly’s list of “Greatest Musicals of All Time,” as this granddaddy of American musicals has it all – show-stopping numbers, a timeless story, and some of the best show tunes ever, including “Luck Be a Lady,” “A Bushel and a Peck,” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” It’s a sure bet you’ll leave the theater with a smile on your face!

Sept. 27, 2017 - Nov. 5, 2017
The Who & The What

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and The Invisible Hand comes a thrillingly fierce and funny new play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are. Growing up Muslim with her close-knit family in Atlanta, Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father and sister discover her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them.Called “a play not be missed” by the Chicago Tribune, The Who & The What is a passionate and searing look at a family divided by faith, bonded by love, and searching for truth in contemporary America.

Oct. 1, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017
The Who & The What's Panel Discussion "The Role of Art in Promoting and Dismantling Stereotypes"

How can art impact attitudes, behaviors, and values in communities? Is art created solely for the sake of the artist, or does it have greater intellectual and societal impact? Curated by the Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition. This discussion is following the 2pm performance and is free to the public, but tickets to the show can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com or by calling the box office at 414-224-9490.

Oct. 8, 2017 - Oct. 8, 2017
The Who & The What Panel Discussion: "Fathers and Daugthers"

Join fathers and daughters from throughout the city to hear perspectives on influence of father-daughter relationship in moment of disagreement and difference. Panelists include Jarrett Luckett (Exploit No More) and father/daugther duo John Kordsmeier (Chair of the Rep's Mpact Council, formerly Northwestern Mutual) and Sarah Kordsmeier. Following the 2pm performance of The Who & The What, this is a free panel event, but tickets to the show can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com or by calling the box office at 414-224-9490.

Oct. 12, 2017 - Oct. 12, 2017
Guys and Dolls Singing Workshop

Sing along to Tony Award-winning musical's greatest hits with Guys and Dolls' Music Director Dan Kazemi. RSVP to nnelson@milwaukeerep.com

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