Video: JUNK by Ayad Akhtar Comes to Milwaukee RepVideo: JUNK by Ayad Akhtar Comes to Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Junk, the hit Broadway play by Milwaukee native and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar in the Quadracci Powerhouse now through February 17, 2019.  Since its Broadway premiere at Lincoln Center last year, Ayad Akhtar along with Artistic Director Mark Clements have continued to hone Junk to bring Milwaukee audiences a new, two hour no intermission riveting story set in the financial world of the 1980s. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JUNK by Ayad Akhtar at Milwaukee RepPhoto Flash: First Look at JUNK by Ayad Akhtar at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Junk, the hit Broadway play by Milwaukee native and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar in the Quadracci Powerhouse now through February 17, 2019.  Since its Broadway premiere at Lincoln Center last year, Ayad Akhtar along with Artistic Director Mark Clements have continued to hone Junk to bring Milwaukee audiences a new, two hour no intermission riveting story set in the financial world of the 1980s. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Makes For A Merry Tradition At Milwaukee Repertory TheaterBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Makes For A Merry Tradition At Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Kelsey Lawler - Dec 6, 2018

Ebenezer Scrooge's story is ever familiar and warms the soul, and the Rep consistently delivers production value you can count on. Yet even knowing that this is a Christmas Carol steadfast and true, there's always something new to glean - whether it's actually new or just new to your memory. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast and Creative Team of JUNKMilwaukee Rep Announces Cast and Creative Team of JUNK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative team for the Midwest premiere of Junk by Milwaukee native and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. Since its Broadway premiere at Lincoln Center last year, Ayad Akhtar along with Artistic Director Mark Clements have continued to hone Junk to bring Milwaukee audiences a new, two hour no intermission riveting story set in the financial world of the 1980s. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To Historic Pabst TheaterA CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To Historic Pabst Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to the historic Pabst Theater November 27 - December 24, 2018.  Adapted by Artistic Director Mark Clements, A Christmas Carol 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 to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care.  (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sale And VIP Walk-on Guest AnnouncedA CHRISTMAS CAROL Sale And VIP Walk-on Guest Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

For one day only, Monday, September 24, save up to 25% off of tickets to Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition,  A Christmas Carol, using promo code DICKENS. The Rep's hit A Christmas Carol adaptation, written 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 24 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 27 - December 24, 2018 in the historic Pabst Theater.  (more...)

The Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL One Day Sale This MondayThe Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL One Day Sale This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the return of the popular One Day Sale for the hit adaptation of the holiday favorite A Christmas Carol on Monday, July 23.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep presents Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: Milwaukee Rep presents Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

A Christmas Carol cast features Milwaukee Rep favorite Jonathan Wainwright (Of Mice of Men, A Christmas Carol), reprising his role as Scrooge, portraying one of Dicken's most recognizable characters. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee RepA CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater'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. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 December 24, 2017 in the Historic Pabst Theater. It is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee RepA CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/28 at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater'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. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 December 24, 2017 in the Historic Pabst Theater. It is a dazzling Christmas feast with enough theatrical goodies to fill any sized stocking hung by the chimney with care. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale!Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

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. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Milwaukee Rep Box Office Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's hit new production of A Christmas Carol, broke box office records last week during the Wednesday, July 19, 2017 on-sale.   (more...)

One Day Sale Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the return of the popular One Day Sale for the hit new adaptation of the holiday favorite A Christmas Carol on Wednesday, July 19.  The One Day Sale on Wednesday, July 19 offers up to a 25% discount on all tickets when using promotional code SNOW.  Tickets can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling The Rep's Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in-person at 108 East Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee. The Rep's Ticket Office will be open from 9am to 6pm for the One Day Sale and the special pricing online will be available from 7am to 11:59pm. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 - December 24 in the historic Pabst Theater.  A Christmas Carol is presented by Wells Fargo. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 Showcases Golden Age at Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Feb 23, 2017

With the forthcoming departure of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, it might seem like the circus world could be fading...but not if shows like Circus 1903 stick around. (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences Completely Give Their Hearts to MKE Rep's Resplendent New A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 7, 2016

What could be a better holiday gift to Milwaukee than a World Premiere adaptation of Dickens' beloved A Christmas Carol? On Friday night, Artistic Director Mark Clements opened his resplendent adaptation for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater in the gorgeous Pabst Theatre. In this innovative adaptation by Clements in collaboration with a stunning artistic team, the production renewed holiday magic in the company's 41st year for the city that Clements and The Rep call home. (more...)

BWW Preview: MKE Rep's New A CHRISTMAS CAROL Shines Light and Love on Dickens' Dark London
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 28, 2016

When Dickens wrote his timeless Christmas story about mid 19th century London audiences often push aside, especially at the holidays, he wanted his audiences to be transformed into seeing their world  in a new way. In 2016, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater produces their 41st incarnation of Charles Dickens' beloved A Christmas Carol beginning on opening night, December 2. The historical Pabst Theater houses Dickens' story, first published in 1843, with a innovative adaptation conceived by Artistic Director Mark Clements and begins a journey with Ebenezer Scrooge into his past, present and future. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for Milwaukee Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

 Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for the World Premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol.  Previously announced Milwaukee Rep favorite Jonathan Wainwright (Of Mice of Men, A Christmas Carolas Mr. Cratchit), will make his debut as Scrooge becoming the 12th actor in Milwaukee Rep history to portray one of Dicken's most recognizable characters.  He'll be joined by many familiar faces including Associate Artist Jonathan Gillard Daly (Man of La Mancha, Of Mice and Men) as Mr. Fezziwig, Michael Doherty (Ragtime) as Fred, Associate Artist Angela Iannone as Mrs. Fezziwig, Chike Johnson (Of Mice and Men) as Ghost of Christmas Present, Associate Artist Reese Madigan (Five Presidents) as Bob Cratchit, Associate Artist Jonathan Smoots (A Christmas Carol) as Marley, Malkia Stampley(Dreamgirls) as Mrs. Cratchit and Associate Artist Deborah Staples (Harvey, The Amish Project) as Ghost of Christmas Past.   Complete casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

BWW Review: OF MICE AND MEN: Steinbeck's Portrait of Human Frailty Bristles With Power and Consequence
by Herbert Paine - Apr 5, 2016

Scott Greer delivers a stirring performance that cuts straight to the heart and gives heart to Arizona Theatre Company and Milwaukee Repertory Theater's co-production of OF MICE AND MEN. There is artistry, substance, and depth enough in Steinbeck's allegory of man's existential struggle to make this staging a must-see before it leaves Phoenix. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Stages Steinbeck's Stirring Classic, OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) powerhouse season continues with one of the most celebrated works in American literature, John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, the emotional and stirring account of migrant workers George and Lennie who dream of settling down on a farm where the land stretches forever and the soft rabbits need tending, tonight, March 5, through March 26 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. I. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company to Stage Steinbeck's Stirring Classic, OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) powerhouse season continues with one of the most celebrated works in American literature, John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, the emotional and stirring account of migrant workers George and Lennie who dream of settling down on a farm where the land stretches forever and the soft rabbits need tending, March 5-26 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. I. (more...)

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