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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
 The Milwaukee Rep’s eagerly anticipated production of Ragtime lives up to its promise as an exhilarating, lavishly produced musical version of E. L. Doctorow’s much-praised 1975 novel. As Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements aptly demonstrates, it’s all in the staging, here in a glamorously mounted production furnished
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

The meaning of America in a musical

 Nothing in the nature of musical theater demands that it be superficial. Civilization’s first plays, the soul-expanding Greek tragedies, were musicals about nature, society and individual responsibility
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 Epitome of Elegance: The beautifully renovated Milwaukee County Historical Society was a perfect setting for Ten Chimneys’ 10th anniversary gala. Lynn Fontanne, Alfred Lunt and Joe Garton—the latter credited with saving
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

All music, no storyline

It’s been close to a decade since Johnny Cash passed away. But his musical legacy lives on, most recently in the readapted musical, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, which opened at The Rep’s Stackner Cabaret last
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

The Rep’s drama of communication

 In Catherine Trieschmann's How the World Began, Milwaukee Rep's Deborah Staples stars as a teacher who moves from New York to teach in the rural Midwest in the wake of a major natural disaster. She finds further difficulties
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
 Things are wound pretty tight intellectually in an era increasingly fascinated with information and details. Different groups of people cling to different details trying to corner some kind of market on truth
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Three Milwaukee Stages are Currently Playing Host To Three One-Actor Shows

By Russ Bickerstaff
Five shows in four days invariably means that I’ve got a day with two shows. Just saw the First Stage matinee. Will be off to the new Milwaukee Chamber show shortly.  And last night I saw Elizabeth Norment in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of Joan Diddion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. It’s a one-person show. The third to open in Milwaukee this month. Three one-person shows in a single m...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008

A Rep tradition

Don't be a scrooge this year, come out and enjoy a Christmas Classic presented by the Rep! The show runs from November 28 through December 28 and its run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee theater scene’s answer to David Sedaris, John McGivern follows up his successful one-man show A Midsummer Night McGivern, a collection of summertime reminiscences, with another set of nostalgic, comedy-laden memories called, fittingly, Another Midsummer Night McGiven. The production runs . . .

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