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Address: 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3525
Phone Number: 414-224-9490
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Very good theatre

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2016
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 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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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This was the best edition ever - so much energy! The acting and singing were absolutely top notch for every character. The Ghost of Christmas Past did so much with subtle facial expressions and her responsive body language - she was amazing. Scrooge showed a brilliant moment of transformation in the final scene when he pretended to be back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My wife and I went to Mousetrap and it was a great experience. We really enjoyed the play and the venue is really nice. They could do better with concessions and coat check. These areas obviously get surges of people and it is not well managed. They could flex the people to help in these areas. The people working here... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Took in the presentation of The Lion King while visiting in Milwaukee. The theater (Milwaukee Theater on Kilbourn Avenue) was beautiful, comfortable and welcoming, conveniently located within walking distance from the Intercontinental Hotel. Great performance, would recommend for all ages.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We recently went to The Rep to see Dream Girls. The performance was entertaining and well done. The entire audience seemed engaged and well entertained :) but the wheelchair accessible seats are very disappointing... they are in THE LAST ROW of the upper section. There was no option to sit in another (better) area. This caused a problem for a... More 

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West Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Excellent show !!! Can't say enough good things about it-very professional in every way. Singers were better than those we saw on Broadway. You must find time to take in this top entertainment.

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Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

My parents and some of their friends have season tickets for the Rep and have for several years now. Occasionally I get to tag along when one of the ticket holders can't make it. Most recently I had the privilege of seeing Dream Girls. It was absolutely fantastic! Nova Y. Payton, who played Effie, was incredible. Her voice was powerful... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice evening at the REP. We made our reservations on line for the John Denver Tribute. You can have dinner in the theater before the show, they offer a set menu or you can order from a regular menu. They offer beer and wine and soft drinks, and the service is good. The performance was really good. This... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I attended Low Down Dirty Blues at the Rep with friends. It was an exceptional show held in a wonderful venue. We enjoyed every moment and recommend it highly.

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