Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale!
For one day only, Monday, September 25th, save up to 25% off of tickets to Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, using promo code DICKENS.
The Rep's hit new A Christmas Carol adaptation, written and directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, is a tale of love, hope and redemption with just the right blend of beautiful music, lively dancing, stunning sets and eye-popping special effects. It is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care.
Tickets can be purchased online starting at 7am on Monday, September 25 at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling The Rep's Ticket Office at starting at 9am 414-224-9490 or in-person at 108 East Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee to take advantage of this one day offer. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 - December 24 in the historic Pabst Theater. A Christmas Carol is presented by Wells Fargo.
Milwaukee Rep is pleased to announce five VIP walk- on guests to appear onstage in A Christmas Carol this holiday season. Each of the VIP walk-on will be fitted in period costumes, appear on stage during the second act as members of the cast, and in the grand finale. The Rep is thrilled to have this group of VIP walk-ons to help share the spirit of the season with Milwaukee audiences through being honorary cast members of A Christmas Carol with its timeless message of hope, peace, and love.
VIP Walk-on Schedule:
OnMilwaukee.com senior writer Molly Snyder - Wednesday, November 29 at 7pm
Very Rev. Timothy L. Kitzke, V.G. - Thursday, November 30 at 7:30pm
Milwaukee PBS "The Arts Page" host Sandy Maxx - Wednesday, December 6 at 7pm
Milwaukee Admiral Defenseman Jimmy Oligny - Thursday, December 7 at 7:30pm
FOX 6 Wake Up Anchor Kim Murphy - Friday, December 8 at 7:30pm
Milwaukee Rep favorite Jonathan Wainwright (Of Mice of Men, A Christmas Carol), will reprise his role as Scrooge, portraying one of Dicken's most recognizable characters. The cast also features returning actors Angela Iannone as Mrs. Fezziwig, Reese Madigan as Mr. Crachit, Rana Roman as Mrs. Crachit, Jonathan Smoots as Marley, and Deborah Staples as the Ghost of Christmas Past. Michael J. Farina (Man of La Mancha) joins the cast as Mr. Fezziwig, Arya Daire (Writers' Theatre Julius Caesar) as Belle, Jesse Bhamrah (2016/17 Emerging Professional Resident) as Fred, Chris Peltier (Illinois Shakespeare Peter and the Starcatcher) as Young Scrooge and Ashley Bock (Want in A Christmas Carol 2016) as Tiny Tim. Complete casting to be announced soon.
A Christmas Carol features music directed by Dan Kazemi, set design by Todd Edward Ivins, costume design by Alexander B. Tecoma, lighting design by Jeff Nellis, sound design by Barry G. Funderburg, original music score and music arranged by John Tanner, and hair and make-up designed by Lara Dalbey.
Milwaukee Rep is a nationally-recognized company that presents compelling dramas, powerful classics, award-winning contemporary works and full-scale musicals housed in its three unique performance venues - the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. The Rep also produces an annual production of A Christmas Carol, featuring a World Premiere of a new adaptation in 2016, at the historic Pabst Theater. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee's rich diversity.
For more information, visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com.