Performances

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

March 24th, 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+

Davidson Chamber Recitals

Davidson Chamber Recitals

March 24th, 2019
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

Presenting various performances from the extensive Davidson Chamber Ensemble Program. One ticket allows entry to any or all recitals.

Four Recitals: 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm

 

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

Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana

March 24th, 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.

The Chinese Lady

The Chinese Lady

March 24th, 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.

Things I Know to be True

Things I Know to be True

March 24th, 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)

The Coronation of Poppea

March 24th, 2019
Florentine Opera

Poppea is the lover of Roman emperor Nero, and she’s determined to become empress. But what of Nero’s wife, Ottavia, and Poppea’s fiancé, Ottone? When their plan to get rid of Poppea backfires, the schemers are sentenced to exile, and Poppea and Nero celebrate their marriage with one of opera’s most beloved duets.
Our new and original Florentine production will be set in the time of Monteverdi and will feature the return of world-renowned harpsichordist Jory Vinikour leading an authentic Baroque instrument ensemble.

Performance Dates
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Tickets range in price from $40-$120.
For more information on ordering season packages and single tickets, call our box office at (414) 291-5700 ext. 224.

As You Like It

As You Like It

March 24th, 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+

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

March 24th, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

March 22 – May 26, 2019, Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade, Adapted from the Broadway Production by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Jason Edwards, Orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby, Additional arrangements by David Abbinanti, Directed by Dan Kazemi. Back by popular demand! From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Back by popular demand from our sold-out run in 2013, Ring of Fire features more than two dozen classic hits – including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “Ring of Fire” – performed by a multi-talented cast, painting a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin’, crowd pleasin’ salute to a uniquely American legend!

The Chinese Lady

March 24th, 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.

Things I Know to be True

March 24th, 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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