Performances

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

January 10th, 2018 - February 7th, 2018

Among the most famous political novels of all time, Animal Farm is a timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. When the animals of Manor Farm drive out their abusive farmer, they take over running the farm for themselves. Their experiment in collective leadership succeeds—until the pigs step into the vacuum of power created by the farmer’s expulsion, and betray the ideals of freedom and equality for all animals. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published.

Performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.Milwaukee.com for latest information.

ROOM SERVICE

ROOM SERVICE

January 18th, 2018 - February 3rd, 2018

A nimble-witted producer, living on credit with several actors in a Broadway hotel, is desperately in need of a good script. He finds one, and, by great good luck, he also finds an angel with $15,000. Over the course of a hectic few days, the producer plays hide-and-seek with the angel who wants to withdraw his financial support, manages to outwit creditors, and at the very last moments, despite ludicrous and unexpected obstacles, manages to mount his play.

 

Animal Farm Panel: "The Co-opting of Social Movements"

Animal Farm Panel: "The Co-opting of Social Movements"

January 20th, 2018

Hear local community organizers and activists including Cacy Kemp (Safe & Sound), Emilio De Torre (ACLU of Wisconsin), and Rayhainio Boynes (FLYE) talk about social organizing in Milwaukee. This panel will take place after the 2pm performance of Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Animal Farm.

This event is free to the public, but tickets to see Animal Farm can be purchased at www.milwaukeerep.com

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane - Sensory Friendly Performance

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane - Sensory Friendly Performance

January 20th, 2018

With his handmade silk suits, wide array of hats and tiny gold pocket watch, Edward Tulane is the most exceptional toy in Abilene’s room. He is adored and he is happy. But when Edward is thrown overboard on a cruise ship by mean boys, he begins a remarkable journey of discovery across Depression era America. Based on Newberry-winner Kate DiCamillo’s celebrated book and brought to life through imaginative storytelling and folk music, don’t miss this breathtaking story of finding friendship, finding yourself, and eventually finding your way home. Suggested for families with young people ages 7 – 16+

Enjoy a performance where families with children who need sensory accommodations can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater. These performances feature a welcoming environment including lower sound, lights up, and available quiet areas staffed by educators experienced with the care of students with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

January 20th, 2018

Among the most famous political novels of all time, Animal Farm is a timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. When the animals of Manor Farm drive out their abusive farmer, they take over running the farm for themselves. Their experiment in collective leadership succeeds—until the pigs step into the vacuum of power created by the farmer’s expulsion, and betray the ideals of freedom and equality for all animals. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published.

Performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.Milwaukee.com for latest information.

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

January 20th, 2018

Renaissance Theaterworks present RUSSIAN TRANSPORT by Erika Sheffer, January 19 – February 11, 2018 at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee.

A rowdy Russian immigrant family living and hustling in Brooklyn’s underbelly scrambles to get by.

Dark family secrets emerge when their dangerously charming Uncle Boris arrives from Russia. Just after bear hugs and shots of vodka are exchanged, Boris begins exerting a sinister influence on the whole family.

How far are they willing to go to achieve the American Dream? A family drama that slyly turns into a moral thriller.

Directed by Laura Gordon, featuring Reese Madigan, Elizabeth Ledo, April Paul, Mark Puchinsky and Max Pink

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

Community Partners include Exploit No More, Benedict Center, & Lotus Legal Clinic

Danceworks DanceLAB: Get It Out There

Danceworks DanceLAB: Get It Out There

January 20th, 2018

GET IT OUT THERE is a concert featuring new work created by local performing artists from various disciplines including, Contemporary, Latin Dance, Irish Dance, Urban Choreography and Classical Indian Dance. Immediately following each performance, audience members are invited to stick around to mingle and share feedback with artists!
ADVANCE PURCHASE TICKETS:
$13 Reserved Seating // $10 General Admission // $8 Student & Senior // $15 Both Shows
WALK-UP TICKETS:
$13 General // $10 Student & Senior
Show A – 6:00pm
Emily Bennett/Emily Bolwerk
Debrasha Rogers/Wanyah Frazier
Michaele Chaigneau-Norton
Zachary Byron Schorsch
Maggie Seer
Catey Ott-Thompson
Kate Vetter/Fusion Dance
Cyenthia Vijayakumar
Show B – 8:00pm
Elena Cusak
Piper Morgan Hayes
Kho Lor
Gina T’ai
Cyenthia Vijayakumar
Hannah Voelkel

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

January 20th, 2018

With his handmade silk suits, wide array of hats and tiny gold pocket watch, Edward Tulane is the most exceptional toy in Abilene’s room. He is adored and he is happy. But when Edward is thrown overboard on a cruise ship by mean boys, he begins a remarkable journey of discovery across Depression era America. Based on Newberry-winner Kate DiCamillo’s celebrated book and brought to life through imaginative storytelling and folk music, don’t miss this breathtaking story of finding friendship, finding yourself, and eventually finding your way home. Suggested for families with young people ages 7 – 16+

American Classics

American Classics

January 20th, 2018

Aaron Copland’s stirring Third Symphony draws its majestic finale from his iconic Fanfare for the Common Man. Samuel Barber’s nostalgic setting of James Agee’s prose touches the heart. And Leonard Bernstein’s Divertimento is a youthful romp. American Classics as only the Milwaukee Symphony can play them!

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

January 20th, 2018

Among the most famous political novels of all time, Animal Farm is a timeless and devastating allegory of idealism betrayed by the desire for personal power. When the animals of Manor Farm drive out their abusive farmer, they take over running the farm for themselves. Their experiment in collective leadership succeeds—until the pigs step into the vacuum of power created by the farmer’s expulsion, and betray the ideals of freedom and equality for all animals. This vibrant and moving production will breathe fresh life into a literary classic as resonant today as when it was first published.

Performance times and ticket prices subject to change. Please visit www.Milwaukee.com for latest information.

Black Pearl Sings!

Black Pearl Sings!

January 20th, 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.

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

January 20th, 2018

Renaissance Theaterworks present RUSSIAN TRANSPORT by Erika Sheffer, January 19 – February 11, 2018 at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee.

A rowdy Russian immigrant family living and hustling in Brooklyn’s underbelly scrambles to get by.

Dark family secrets emerge when their dangerously charming Uncle Boris arrives from Russia. Just after bear hugs and shots of vodka are exchanged, Boris begins exerting a sinister influence on the whole family.

How far are they willing to go to achieve the American Dream? A family drama that slyly turns into a moral thriller.

Directed by Laura Gordon, featuring Reese Madigan, Elizabeth Ledo, April Paul, Mark Puchinsky and Max Pink

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

Community Partners include Exploit No More, Benedict Center, & Lotus Legal Clinic

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