Two Weeks until the Milwaukee Rep's 65th Anniversary Season Commences
By Livia Peterson
In three days, it will mark the two weeks until the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2018-2019 Season, also known as, the 65th Anniversary Season commences.
Before I introduce the productions opening the 65th Anniversary Season, the Milwaukee Rep was founded by Mary Widrig John as Drama, Inc. in 1954. The Rep is Wisconsin's largest professional theater company including four performance spaces - the Stiemke Studio, the Stackner Cabaret, the Quadracci Powerhouse, and the Pabst Theater to produce the annual A Christmas Carol and presents twelve to fifteen productions per season.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman, the Rep ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.
Joanna Murray-Smith's Songs for Nobodies opens in the newly renovated Stackner Cabaret, commencing on Friday, September 7, 2018 and concluding on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The production is directed by Laura Braza and features Bethany Thomas and cellist Alicia Storin.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights opens in the Quadracci Powerhouse, a co-production with the Seattle Repertory Theater and the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and commencing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 and concluding on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The production is directed by the Rep Associate Artistic Director May Adrales and features a diverse cast.
Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj opens in the Stiemke Studio, commencing on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 and concluding on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The production is directed by the Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton and features Owais Ahmed and Yousef Sultani.
The season subscriptions and single tickets are available. Visit the official website linked above or call 414-224-9490.
Once again, thank you to the Milwaukee Rep for allowing me to promote their amazing productions. I am extremely honored.