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Milwaukee Repertory Theater

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Address: 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3525
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+1 414-224-9490
12:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 18:00

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Another winner with Glass Menagerie

I'm from out of town but whenever I get to Milwaukee I try to get to a Rep performance. The acting and stage setting are also superb. Last night we saw Glass Managerie which was... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from out of town but whenever I get to Milwaukee I try to get to a Rep performance. The acting and stage setting are also superb. Last night we saw Glass Managerie which was so spellbinding that it seemed like the audience wasn't even breathing...or at least coughing. The theater is beautiful as is the lobby. There's even a... More 

Thank Feenixwest
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321 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at the stiemke studio. The theater holds 124. Very up close and personal performances. The evening was a birthday present which made it extra special.

Thank Darlene H
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

One of the best theaters in Milwaukee! Four venues: Quadracci Powerhouse Theater, Stackner Cabaret, Stiemke Studio and the Pabst Theatre offering the tradition of the classic A Christmas Carol, to the diversity of Fences by August Wilson. They have gotten much better over the years with the diversity of offerings and it should be applauded. Grab a behind the scenes... More 

Thank Jerry R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The directors crammed a lot of music and ideas into this musical revue but the biggest thrill was the musicianship. Three of the four singers were accomplished pianists as well. And a couple played ukuleles. There was even a special appearance by a bugle!

Thank Mr_Terbillion
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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178 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The largest venue (720 seats) is the Quadracci Powerhouse. Seating consists of comfortable theater seats, tiered in a semi-circle facing the stage. The Stiemke Studio (205 seats) consists of tiered padded seating directly facing the stage. The Stackner Cabaret (124 seats) consists of tables and chairs (uncomfortable plastic) and is also a full service restaurant and bar. We have seen... More 

Thank AmosRedux
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great show, 50 Irving Berlin's songs. The cast did a great job and the show was a nice way to go through 5 decades of work. We had dinner there and was very tasty. Nice production

Thank Michael W
Greenfield, Indiana
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had the pleasure of attending a performance of the Man of LaMancha and it was a wonderful performance. This facility is outstanding and there several stages. It is a world class facility. If in ther area it worth a visit.

Thank 3MG1949
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent as always! The Milwaukee Rep continues to exceed expectations. As good as any New York production at half the price! You won't be disappointed.

Thank fitz49
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This show 'Lady Day' didn't live up to the normal Miwaukee Rep Cabaret bookings. The play features 'Billy Holiday' as a drunk, sad, singer. THe songs were all the same moroseful, uninteresting nature. The one saving grace was the piano player, Abdul Royal. He was masterful and very enjoyable but his role was just background and we didn't get to... More 

Thank TripHapy
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Have found all of the plays we've seen here through the years to be very professionally done. Some entertaining, some challenging, some unsettling, but all excellent. We aren't happy with the dissolution of the local company - it's good to have new blood, but we really miss the local crew. Wish they had been retained for each of the season's... More 

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