Performances

SISTER ACT

SISTER ACT

October 12th, 2017 - November 5th, 2017

SISTER ACT is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet!

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.

 

Season Premiere featuring the Chamber Orchestra

Season Premiere featuring the Chamber Orchestra

November 1st, 2017

The acclaimed Chamber Orchestra will perform.

Tickets: Adult: $12, Student/Senior: $10, Premium Reserve: $25

SEX WITH STRANGERS

SEX WITH STRANGERS

November 1st, 2017 - November 2nd, 2017

Renaissance Theaterworks opens its 25th Anniversary Season with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason, running October 20 – November 12, 2017 at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee.

When frustrated forty-ish novelist, Olivia, meets fast-talking, twenty-something, blogger and memoirist, Ethan – known more for his sexual prowess than his prose – she worries that she will become just another chapter in his little black book.

Their funny and passionate union blurs the lines between rewrites, romance and royalties – proving you can’t judge a book by its author.

SEX WITH STRANGERS was one of America’s top ten most produced plays from 2014-2016. In addition to playwriting, Laura Eason is also a producer/writer for the Emmy Award-winning series House of Cards.

Directed by Mallory Metoxen, featuring Marti Gobel & Nick Narcisi

Performances are: Wednesday* – Friday @ 7:30pm (*one Wednesday Matinee performance on November 8 at 1:00pm), Saturdays at 4:00pm & 8:00pm* (*No 8:00pm performance November 4 or 11), Sundays at 2pm.

Tickets are available through the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office (158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202), by phone and online at www.r-t-w.com

Souvenir

Souvenir

November 1st, 2017

Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “people may say I can’t sing, but no one ever said I didn’t sing.” And, oh, did she sing – often and loudly, but rarely on key. Her recitals brought her a legion of die-hard fans, and she capped her improbable career with a Carnegie Hall concert that famously sold out in two hours. Her story was recently told in an Oscar-nominated film starring Meryl Streep. Time Out calls Souvenir “a memorable illustration of the purely theatrical magic that can turn the tinniest ear to gold.” Souvenir is a charming and hilarious musical comedy that reminds us that can achieve anything when you set your mind to it.

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

The Who & The What

The Who & The What

November 1st, 2017

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and The Invisible Hand comes a thrillingly fierce and funny new play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are. Growing up Muslim with her close-knit family in Atlanta, Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father and sister discover her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. Called “a play not be missed” by the Chicago TribuneThe Who & The What is a passionate and searing look at a family divided by faith, bonded by love, and searching for truth in contemporary America.

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

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