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108 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Nationally known as one of the top regional theaters in the United States, Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues to thrill audiences with professional productions from September to May. Housed in the Milwaukee Center, the Rep produces 13 shows on three separate stages, plus the annual holiday classic, "The Christmas Carol."
 
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March 3, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Eclipsed

Eclipsed. March 3-March 29, 2020. Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. Written by actress-playwright Danai Gurira (Black Panther, The Walking Dead) comes a stunning tale of hope and resilience set in the midst of the Liberian Civil War. Five extraordinary women, who have formed an unlikely sisterhood, struggle to negotiate power, protection and peace as they try to survive. Drawing on the reserves of wit and compassion, these defiant women ask: when the fog of battle lifts, could a different destiny emerge? Nominated for six Tony awards, including Best Play, Eclipsed has been called "rare and powerful" by The New York Times and "a must-see production" by New York Magazine.

March 24, 2020 - April 12, 2020
Antonio’s Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son

Antonio’s Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son. March 24-April 12, 2020. Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. Antonio’s Song charts one artist’s exploration of self. From the streets of Brooklyn to Russia’s most prestigious ballet training studios, Antonio struggles to reconcile multiple ethnic identities. He wrestles with the definition of masculinity in modern America while discovering the beauty of becoming a father. Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith’s (Until the Flood) powerful poetry is intermixed with stunning original movement and music and evocative projected imagery to create a wholly unique and stunning world premiere production.

March 27, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Hootenanny: The Musicale

Hootenanny: The Musicale. March 27-May 24, 2020. Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. Building on the success of his post-show, interactive hootenannies following Woody Sez and Back Home Again: On The Road With John Denver, actor-musician sensation David Lutken has created a one-of-a-kind show focusing on the rich tradition of communal music-sharing. Act One features David and his Seat of the Pants Band sharing stories and well-loved folk songs from around the world such as “East Virginia Blues,” “Farewell, Nova Scotia,” and “Eight More Miles.” During Act Two, audience members can join in on their own instruments, sing along, or just sit back and enjoy the music in this groundbreaking Rep World Premiere.

April 16, 2020 - April 20, 2020
Rep Lab

Rep Lab. April 16-20, 2020. Stiemke Studio, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. Milwaukee Rep’s limited engagement short-play festival is back for its 10th year. See it all—drama, comedy, and everything in between—in this one-of-a-kind theatergoing experience featuring the talents of Milwaukee Rep’s Emerging Professional Residents.

April 21, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Destiny of Desire

Destiny of Desire. April 21-May 17, 2020. Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. On a stormy night in Mexico, two baby girls are born — one into a life of privilege and the other into poverty. When the newborns are swapped by a former beauty queen with an insatiable lust for power, the stage is set for outrageous misfortunes to grow into one remarkable destiny. With nods to Shakespeare and Brecht, this fast-paced comedy inspired by popular telenovelas is filled with forbidden love, revenge, glorious music and burning passion, making it the perfect guilty pleasure to end The Rep’s 2019/20 Season.

 
 


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