Performances

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

May 21st, 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 21st, 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

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

May 21st, 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

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

May 21st, 2017

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, from an adaption by Christopher Bond. May 19 – June 11. Cabot Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. Sweeney Todd is a broken barber whose life and family were stolen from him by an unscrupulous judge. Watch him find bloody revenge through a cutthroat alliance with the lonely and enterprising Mrs. Lovett and her unsavory pies in this collision of comedy, corruption and cuisine.

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

May 21st, 2017

Animal Farm. Adapted by Ian Wooldridge from the book by George Orwell. Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois. May 12 – 21, 2017. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut Street. After revolting against the reign of their negligent human master, the animals of Mr. Jones’s farm create their own ideal society in which all animals are equal and rules are set by democratic vote. It’s all working pretty well, until the allure of power leads the animals to a chilling fate. ANIMAL FARM illustrates how new tyranny replaces old and power corrupts even the noblest of causes. For families with young people ages 12 – 17 and up.

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

May 21st, 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.

Symphonic Celebration

Symphonic Celebration

May 21st, 2017

This performance will feature the Percussion Ensemble, Philharmonia and Chamber Orchestra.

 

Ticket prices:

Adult: $12

Student/Senior: $10

Premium Reserve: $25

An Evening With Groucho

An Evening With Groucho

May 21st, 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

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

May 21st, 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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