Performances

Strange Snow

Strange Snow

February 22nd, 2019 - March 17th, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

Strange Snow

Strange Snow

March 14th, 2019 - March 15th, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

The Velocity of Autumn

March 15th, 2019
In Tandem Theatre

Alexandra is in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years. After locking herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the entire block, her estranged son, Chris, climbs in through the second-story window as the family’s unlikely mediator. A wickedly funny and wonderfully touching discovery of the fragility and ferocity of life. Some adult language and situations; best suited for ages 16 and over.

Running Time: 80 minutes, no intermission.

As You Like It

As You Like It

March 15th, 2019
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All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…”

When Rosalind is banished from her uncle Duke Frederick’s court, she must flee into the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and the fool Touchstone. There, they encounter clowns, noblemen, and even Rosalind’s new love Orlando – who will need to learn a few things before he will deserve her. One of Shakespeare’s greatest and most beloved comedies, AS YOU LIKE IT is filled with music, love, laughter, and reminders of what is most important in this world.

Performance runtime is approximately two hours and fifteen minutes, including intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 12+

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

March 15th, 2019
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Travel along the mighty Mississippi River as Huck helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom and reunite with his family. Their shared journey of discovery proves humorous, suspenseful and heartwarming. Mark Twain’s timeless classic comes alive on stage in this coming-of-age musical, adapted from the award-winning Broadway musical for our family audiences.

Performance runtime is approximately 90 minutes, including intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 10 – 17+

Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana

March 15th, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre

Composed by Carl Orff

In collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Danceworks Performance Company, and Chant Claire Chamber Choir.

This thrilling and memorable cantata takes an unflinching view of the pleasures and perils of the human condition. Most often performed with a large symphony and choirs, this masterpiece is recreated for the intimate Cabot stage as “total theatre” in which music, movement and words are inseparable. Ages 11 and up.

Strange Snow

March 15th, 2019 - March 16th, 2019
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Both Megs and Davey survived the Vietnam War, but they’re having trouble surviving back home. This April morning, bright and early at 5 a.m., Megs is banging on his buddy’s door announcing it’s the start of fishing season. He never suspects Martha , his friend’s older sister, will be  the one to open the door-to a myriad of wondrous new possibilities.

Stephen Metcalfe’s Off-Broadway success is a truthful, solid portrayal of the emotional fallout that lingers long after the war is over.

*performance dates and times can be found on our website.

Mark Twain's River of Song

Mark Twain's River of Song

March 15th, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

January 18 – March 17, 2019, By Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, Directed by Randal Myler. World Premiere Event. From the creators of The Rep’s hit production Back Home Again: On The Road With John Denver comes this exploration of the music and culture of America’s first superhighway, the Mississippi River. From the iron red water in Minnesota to the deep, dark Southern Delta, the river carries the stories and songs of the people. Come take a ride on the Mississippi— guided by the voices of the men and women who lived and worked on the river, tied together with the observations and insights of the Mississippi’s most famous traveler, Mark Twain. Performed by three world-class musicians, including David Lutken (Woody Sez, John Denver), it’s a journey through America’s Heartland and features traditional songs like “Dance Boatmen Dance,” “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child,” and “Deep River Blues.”

The Chinese Lady

The Chinese Lady

March 15th, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

February 13 – March 24, 2019, By Lloyd Suh, Directed by May Adrales. A new play by a leading voice in American drama. In 1834, Afong Moy was brought from Beijing to America and put on display as the “Chinese Lady.”Over the next several decades, she performed in a side show that both defined and challenged her own view of herself as she witnessed stunning transformation in the US. Inspired by the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant, playwright Lloyd Suh unearths hidden history and questions the way we look at ourselves and others.

The Four Seasons in the Basilica

The Four Seasons in the Basilica

March 15th, 2019 - March 16th, 2019
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Yaniv Dinur, conductor
VIVALDI: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

KODALY: Summer Evening

VIVALDI: “Summer” from The Four Seasons

VIVALDI: “Autmumn” from The Four Seasons

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll

VIVALDI: “Winter” from The Four Seasons

Year after year. Season after season. The music of Vivaldi blooms in perennial splendor. The Four Seasons brings spring to the Basilica.

Things I Know to be True

Things I Know to be True

March 15th, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

March 5 – 31, 2019, By Andrew Bovell, Directed by Mark Clements. American Premiere. Bob and Fran Price have loved each other for thirty years and have built a home and raised four strong children. Set over the course of one year, this innovative and beautifully touching new play provides a unique perspective on the struggles the four adult Price children face to establish their identities and deal with personal crises. Written by critically acclaimed Australian playwright and screenwriter Andrew Bovell, Rep audiences will be the first in this country to experience this “warm play that will remind every audience member of their family.” (The UK Telegraph)

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