MEDIA ALERT FOR TUESDAY, JULY 26
Forget Pokemon – Where’s Scrooge’s Hat for Milwaukee Rep?
Scrooge Scavenger Hunt
Help The Public Find the Scrooge Hat On a Downtown Milwaukee Statue to Win Tickets to
A Christmas Carol This Holiday Season
WHAT: It’s Christmas in July and Milwaukee Rep is unveiling a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol! To celebrate this Milwaukee Holiday Tradition, we are holding a “Where is Scrooge’s Hat?” Scavenger Hunt all week July 25-29. Every day this week the Scrooge Hat will appear on a Downtown statue from 10am -1pm and the public is encouraged to find the statue and post a selfie with the statue using #ScroogedStatue to enter into win tickets to A Christmas Carol. A winner will be picked each evening on Milwaukee Rep’s social channels @MilwRep and Facebook.com/MilwRep
WHEN: Tuesday, July 26 from 10am – 1pm
Clue #1: I have a great view of the #MKE Lakefront, and welcome visitors to come sit next to me.
Clue #2: From my bench, I gaze out upon the 7 Wind Leaves sculptures.
Clue #3: A Lego Robot Engineer just passed me on his way into summer camp for the day.
Clue #4: I was instrumental in the creation and construction of Discovery World.
WHERE: Bob Harland Statue at Discovery World
About A Christmas Carol:
Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of a brand new A Christmas Carol. Featuring the same traditional story with your favorite characters, Milwaukee Rep is excited to present a new, family friendly adaptation written by Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements. You’ll be transported back to the heart of Victorian London for a magical immersive experience on the biggest and most elaborate set The Rep has ever created. Jonathan Wainwright, a favorite of local audiences, will take on the role of Scrooge becoming the 12th actor to portray one of Dickens’ most recognizable characters. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love! The One Day Sale has been extended through Tuesday, July 26 and offers up to a 25% discount on all tickets when using promotional code SNOW. Tickets can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling The Rep’s Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in-person at 108 East Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee. A Christmas Carol begins performances November 29 and runs through December 24 at the historic Pabst Theater. A Christmas Carol is presented by Wells Fargo.
FRANCES WHITE| Director of Media Relations | Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex | 108 East Wells Street | Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-290-5362 tel | 414-224-9097 fax | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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