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.

 

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

January 21st, 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+

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

January 21st, 2018

Leave it to the Cat in the Hat! Everyone’s favorite feline in the red and white hat turns a rainy afternoon upside down with his madcap mischief and wacky adventures.  Speaking only in rhyme, the Cat in the Hat shows Sally and her brother that “it’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how,” despite the misgivings of their well-mannered Fish.  But what will Mother think of all the antics when she returns home?  Find out when all of your favorite moments from this Dr. Seuss classic come to life before your eyes. Suggested for families with young people ages 3 – 7+

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

January 21st, 2018

Leave it to the Cat in the Hat! Everyone’s favorite feline in the red and white hat turns a rainy afternoon upside down with his madcap mischief and wacky adventures.  Speaking only in rhyme, the Cat in the Hat shows Sally and her brother that “it’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how,” despite the misgivings of their well-mannered Fish.  But what will Mother think of all the antics when she returns home?  Find out when all of your favorite moments from this Dr. Seuss classic come to life before your eyes. Suggested for families with young people ages 3 – 7+

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

January 21st, 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+

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

January 21st, 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 21st, 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

American Classics

American Classics

January 21st, 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 21st, 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 21st, 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.

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