Performances

INTO THE WOODS

INTO THE WOODS

March 1st, 2018 - March 18th, 2018

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairy tale about the wishes, family and the choices we make.

This musical follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.  When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break it.

 

The Outgoing Tide

The Outgoing Tide

March 16th, 2018 - March 17th, 2018

Gunner in beginning to forget words and becoming confused. His wife, Peg, wants to move them from their beloved Chesapeake Bay home and into assisted care. Trapped by the menacing grip of an aging mind and fearful of his uncertain future, Gunner hatches an unorthodox plan to shape his own destiny. Winner of Chicago’s 2011 Jeff Awards for Best New Play.

Featuring James Pickering (Gunner), Simon Provan (Jack), and Susan Sweeney (Peg).  The Outgoing Tide is written by Bruce Graham.

The Wiz

The Wiz

March 17th, 2018

It’s the timeless classic you know and love, with a modern, soulful twist. When an epic tornado lands Dorothy in a faraway place, she is sent on an unforgettable adventure to defeat the Wicked Witch of the West, and find the great and powerful Wiz to help her return home. Come along on a spectacular journey as Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion ease on down the yellow brick road to the magical land of Oz. Suggested for families with young people ages 6 – 16+

The Wiz

The Wiz

March 17th, 2018

It’s the timeless classic you know and love, with a modern, soulful twist. When an epic tornado lands Dorothy in a faraway place, she is sent on an unforgettable adventure to defeat the Wicked Witch of the West, and find the great and powerful Wiz to help her return home. Come along on a spectacular journey as Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion ease on down the yellow brick road to the magical land of Oz. Suggested for families with young people ages 6 – 16+

Black Pearl Sings!

Black Pearl Sings!

March 17th, 2018

Music unites strangers and bridges racial divisions in this powerful story based on real life events. It’s 1933, and an ambitious song collector for the Library of Congress visits a Texas prison where she meets Pearl, an African-American woman with a soulful voice and steely spirit. Featuring more than a dozen beautiful a cappella renditions of spirituals and American folk songs, Black Pearl Sings! explores what it means to be a woman in a man’s world, being black in a white world, and fighting for one’s soul in a world where anyone can be a commodity. BroadwayWorld describes the play as “…a vivid reminder that the things that connect us are often stronger than the things which divide us.”

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for up to date information.

One House Over

One House Over

March 17th, 2018

When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly father, Joanne breathes a little easier. She needs their help, and they need jobs. But she can’t anticipate the complications that arise when “the help” starts to feel like family…and act like it. A brilliantly funny and provocative new piece3 by one of today’s hottest playwrights, it’s an empathetic but searing examination of boundaries, power, privilege, and fear in a single backyard.

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for latest information.

THE BROTHERS SIZE

March 17th, 2018

by Tarell Alvin McCraney Feb. 21 – March 18, 2018 Studio Theatre

Directed by Marti Gobel Featuring Marques Causey, Travis Knight and Andrew Muwongé

Ogun Size is focused and straightforward, dedicating himself to his career running an auto repair shop. His younger brother Oshoosi wanders aimlessly after his recent release from prison, uninterested in following Ogun’s disciplined path. Each seeks to be free — Ogun of worry for his brother and Oshoosi simply of the bayou country of Louisiana. So when Elegba, a man who served time with Oshoosi, arrives with an offer of a free car, the gift becomes a temptation – and perhaps a trap. Based on West African myths and rich in poetry and song, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s profound play is a tough and tender drama about what it means to brother and be brothered.

The Outgoing Tide

The Outgoing Tide

March 17th, 2018 - March 18th, 2018

Gunner in beginning to forget words and becoming confused. His wife, Peg, wants to move them from their beloved Chesapeake Bay home and into assisted care. Trapped by the menacing grip of an aging mind and fearful of his uncertain future, Gunner hatches an unorthodox plan to shape his own destiny. Winner of Chicago’s 2011 Jeff Awards for Best New Play.

Featuring James Pickering (Gunner), Simon Provan (Jack), and Susan Sweeney (Peg).  The Outgoing Tide is written by Bruce Graham.

Until The Flood

Until The Flood

March 17th, 2018

From Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman), comes an extraordinary theatrical event that explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. After conducting hundreds of interviews, Orlandersmith crafted a stunning play featuring eight real-life characters, all with unique and interesting perspectives. These stories reflect a range of human experiences – the drive to forward one’s prospects with education, the innate need to protect our loved ones from the harsh realities of the world and the urge to seek answers to life’s biggest questions. The result is a theatrical mosaic of diverse voices that explores how a community heals and grows together.

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for the most up to date information.

The Tales Of Hoffmann

The Tales Of Hoffmann

March 17th, 2018

An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach’s gorgeous opera, sung in English. The story centers on the poet Hoffmann as he tells of his quest to find love, the ideal woman and the balance between love and art. The story of Hoffman’s three ill-fated romances features dazzling music and tour-de-force arias, including the famous Doll Aria sung by the mechanical doll Olympia.

Black Pearl Sings!

Black Pearl Sings!

March 17th, 2018

Music unites strangers and bridges racial divisions in this powerful story based on real life events. It’s 1933, and an ambitious song collector for the Library of Congress visits a Texas prison where she meets Pearl, an African-American woman with a soulful voice and steely spirit. Featuring more than a dozen beautiful a cappella renditions of spirituals and American folk songs, Black Pearl Sings! explores what it means to be a woman in a man’s world, being black in a white world, and fighting for one’s soul in a world where anyone can be a commodity. BroadwayWorld describes the play as “…a vivid reminder that the things that connect us are often stronger than the things which divide us.”

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for up to date information.

One House Over

One House Over

March 17th, 2018

When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly father, Joanne breathes a little easier. She needs their help, and they need jobs. But she can’t anticipate the complications that arise when “the help” starts to feel like family…and act like it. A brilliantly funny and provocative new piece by one of today’s hottest playwrights, it’s an empathetic but searing examination of boundaries, power, privilege, and fear in a single backyard.

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for latest information.

THE BROTHERS SIZE

March 17th, 2018

Directed by Marti Gobel Featuring Marques Causey, Travis Knight and Andrew Muwongé

Ogun Size is focused and straightforward, dedicating himself to his career running an auto repair shop. His younger brother Oshoosi wanders aimlessly after his recent release from prison, uninterested in following Ogun’s disciplined path. Each seeks to be free — Ogun of worry for his brother and Oshoosi simply of the bayou country of Louisiana. So when Elegba, a man who served time with Oshoosi, arrives with an offer of a free car, the gift becomes a temptation – and perhaps a trap. Based on West African myths and rich in poetry and song, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s profound play is a tough and tender drama about what it means to brother and be brothered.

The Outgoing Tide

The Outgoing Tide

March 17th, 2018 - March 18th, 2018

Gunner in beginning to forget words and becoming confused. His wife, Peg, wants to move them from their beloved Chesapeake Bay home and into assisted care. Trapped by the menacing grip of an aging mind and fearful of his uncertain future, Gunner hatches an unorthodox plan to shape his own destiny. Winner of Chicago’s 2011 Jeff Awards for Best New Play.

Featuring James Pickering (Gunner), Simon Provan (Jack), and Susan Sweeney (Peg).  The Outgoing Tide is written by Bruce Graham.

Until The Flood

Until The Flood

March 17th, 2018

From Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman), comes an extraordinary theatrical event that explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. After conducting hundreds of interviews, Orlandersmith crafted a stunning play featuring eight real-life characters, all with unique and interesting perspectives. These stories reflect a range of human experiences – the drive to forward one’s prospects with education, the innate need to protect our loved ones from the harsh realities of the world and the urge to seek answers to life’s biggest questions. The result is a theatrical mosaic of diverse voices that explores how a community heals and grows together.

All performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com for the most up to date information.

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