Performances

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

May 7th, 2017

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook. A play by Allison Gregory. Adapted from the books series by Barbara Park. Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. Based on the books Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook and Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren by Barbara Park. April 28 – June 4, 2017. Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street. Meet the funniest girl in Room Nine – Junie B. Jones! A terrible thing happened to Junie B. —someone took her new black furry mittens! And plus also they kept them! When Junie B. finds a wonderful pen on the floor, she should be allowed to keep it too, because “finders keepers.” There’s also a new boy in school, and he’s the handsomest boy Junie B. has ever seen. Unfortunately, Lucille and That Grace want him for a boyfriend too, and Handsome Warren just thinks Junie B. is a nutball.  Whatever is Junie B. to do? Find out how Junie B. perseveres through her kindergarten conundrums and learns that honesty is the best policy. For families with young people ages 5 – 9 and up.

An Evening With Groucho

An Evening With Groucho

May 7th, 2017

March 24-May 28, 2017 located in the Stackner Cabaret

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.

Tickets start at $45 and subject to change. For updated pricing and to learn about Subscriptions, Senior, student and 35 & Under discounts visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com

An Evening With Groucho

An Evening With Groucho

May 7th, 2017

March 24-May 28, 2017 located in the Stackner Cabaret

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.

Tickets start at $45 and subject to change. For updated pricing and to learn about Subscriptions, Senior, student and 35 & Under discounts visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com

Carnival

May 7th, 2017

Carnival
Music and lyrics by Bob Merrill / book by Michael Stewart

Presented by In Tandem Theatre at Tenth Street Theatre

Lili, a young woman who has lost her family, makes her way to the carnival for work. She soon meets Marco the Magnificent, a magician who targets Lili as his latest conquest. Meanwhile, she begins to work with the troupe’s puppeteer Paul, a former dancer who was injured in the war. Though Paul falls in love with Lili, his bitterness and anger keep him from expressing his true feelings, pushing her farther into the arms of Marco. This rarely seen production will be in collaboration with the Milwaukee Public Theatre.

For tickets and more information, please visit www.InTandemTheatre.org or call the box office at 414-271-1371.

$30 single tickets / $25 seniors (65+), students, military

Dates: April 21 – May 14, 2017

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

May 7th, 2017

April 25-May 21, 2017 located in the Quadracci Powerhouse

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.”

Tickets start at $30 and subject to change. For updated pricing and to learn about Subscriptions, Senior, student and 35 & Under discounts visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com

The Barber of Seville

May 7th, 2017

The 83rd Season from the Florentine comes to a delightful close with Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.
Our comic hero, Figaro, takes a machiavellian center stage in the hilarious manipulations that unfold in this great operatic folly. Deceptions and counter-deceptions frame Rossini’s frothy score in this delightful and adventurous romp. From the first beautiful moment to the opera’s hilariously happy ending, audiences will be rapt by the score of one of the greatest comic operatic masterpieces.
Join us for the Talk Opera event in the Anello Atrium one hour prior to the performance:
Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, talks about The Barber of Seville in-depth one hour before curtain prior to each mainstage performance for all ticket holders. Professor Phillabaum keeps Florentine audiences returning for his unique perspective at each opera’s lecture.
Talk Opera is FREE with each ticket purchase.
This production and recording is made possible with major support from Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from NEA Artworks and Milwaukee County CAMPAC
Title Artist Sponsor: Nita Soref
*Carol Garcia in the role of Rosina is supported by the Marie Z. Uihlein Artist Fund.

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

May 7th, 2017

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook. A play by Allison Gregory. Adapted from the books series by Barbara Park. Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. Based on the books Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook and Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren by Barbara Park. April 28 – June 4, 2017. Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street. Meet the funniest girl in Room Nine – Junie B. Jones! A terrible thing happened to Junie B. —someone took her new black furry mittens! And plus also they kept them! When Junie B. finds a wonderful pen on the floor, she should be allowed to keep it too, because “finders keepers.” There’s also a new boy in school, and he’s the handsomest boy Junie B. has ever seen. Unfortunately, Lucille and That Grace want him for a boyfriend too, and Handsome Warren just thinks Junie B. is a nutball.  Whatever is Junie B. to do? Find out how Junie B. perseveres through her kindergarten conundrums and learns that honesty is the best policy. For families with young people ages 5 – 9 and up.

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

May 7th, 2017

April 25-May 21, 2017 located in the Quadracci Powerhouse

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.”

Tickets start at $30 and subject to change. For updated pricing and to learn about Subscriptions, Senior, student and 35 & Under discounts visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com

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