Milwaukee Repertory Theater A CHRISTMAS CAROL To Feature Special Events And Guest Appearances
Milwaukee Repertory Theater commemorates the tradition of A Christmas Carol with a series of special events and guest appearances. Hear Carolers, see Scrooge, and take in the spirit of Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition. An opportunity for the community to connect with performers, local leaders, and media personalities, these events are sure to spread holiday cheer from now through the end of the year!
The following events featuring A Christmas Carol performers, are unique previews to this year's full production, and provide a chance to snap some festive photographs!
Holiday Lights Festival Kick Off
Thursday, November 15, 6 pm
Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Road
Enjoy the downtown holiday lights, hot cocoa, fireworks and a scene from A Christmas Carol with Scrooge himself at the Holiday Lights Festival Kick off. This event is free and open to the public and will be broadcast live on WISN12
TMJ4 Morning Blend Guest Appearance
Friday, November 16, 9 am
Tune in to the Morning Blend on WTMJ 4 to hear your first dose of The Rep's Carolers and learn more about the production of A Christmas Carol from our Mr. and Mrs. Cratchit, Reese Madigan and Raná Roman.
Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee
Saturday, November 17 at 10am - 11am
Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W Wells Street
The Rep Carolers will sing on the Streets of Old Milwaukee at the Public Museum's holiday event.
Whitefish Bay Holiday Stroll
Friday, November 23, 6 pm
Silver Spring Drive in Whitefish Bay
The Rep Carolers will stroll in the parade and sing traditional Christmas carols to get you in the holiday spirit.
FOX 6 Wake Up
Wednesday, November 28, 7am - 9am
Tune in to Fox 6 Wake Up from 7am - 9am as Kasey Chronis reports LIVE from the Pabst stage to go behind the scenes of this year's A Christmas Carol.
Friday, November 30, 4 pm
Colectivo Bay View, 2301 S Kinnickinnic Ave
The Rep's Carolers will perform some of your favorite Christmas songs to get you in the mood for the opening of A Christmas Carol. This event is free and open to the public.
Milwaukee Public Market Holiday Shopping
Saturday, December 1, 11am -12pm
Milwaukee Public Market, 400 North Water Street
The Rep Carolers will spread Christmas cheer to all the holiday shoppers at the Milwaukee Public Market.
Cocoa with Clauses in Cathedral Square Park
Saturday, December 8, 11am -12 pm
Cathedral Square Park, 520 E Wells
Treat you and your family to Santa and Mrs. Claus, Free Cocoa & Cookies, Face Painting, Reindeer Games and Holiday music from The Rep's own Carolers. This event is free and open to the public.
The Cast and Crew of A Christmas Carol welcome the following special guests in a series of on-stage appearances throughout the run of the show:
· WISN Meteorologist Sally Severson - Thursday, November 29 7:30pm
· 88Nine Radio Milwaukee DJ Marcus Doucette - Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm
· Jammin 98.3 DJ Andrea Williams - Thursday, December 6 at 7:30pm
· TMJ4 Reporter Charles Benson - Friday, December 7 at 7:30pm
A Christmas Carol is presented by Wells Fargo and Jay Franke and David Herro with Executive Producers Anthony Petullo Foundation and Associate Producers Molly and Tom Duffey. The Media Sponsor is Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Equipment Sponsor is Studio Gear.
Purchase ticket to A Christmas Carol online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling The Rep's Ticket Office 414-224-9490 or in-person at 108 East Wells Street. A Christmas Carol runs November 27 - December 24, 2018 in the historic Pabst Theater.
Milwaukee Rep is the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin in terms of audiences served and one of the largest professional theaters in the country. Each year, The Rep welcomes up to 275,000 people at nearly 700 performances of 15 productions ranging from compelling dramas, powerful classics, new plays and full-scale musicals in its three unique performance venues - the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. Now in its 65th Season, The Rep has gained a national reputation as an incubator of new work, an agent of community change and a forward-thinking provider of vital arts education programs. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Executive 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.