Theaters & Cinemas in Milwaukee, WI
Now in its 55th season, Milwaukee Repertory Theater is committed to delivering the highest standards of professional theater to Milwaukee and Wisconsin. It all started in 1954, when Milwaukee native Mary Widrig John forged a plan to create an expert theater for the city. The result was the Fred Miller Theatre on Oakland Avenue [now home to the Miramar Theatre] so named after the head of Miller Brewing Company and chair of the theater's fundraising campaign who died in a plane crash before the project was completed.
read morePlease consider making a donation to our Rep Rising Campaign to help sustain us during this enormously challenging time. All new and increased gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to $500,000 by our Board of Trustees.
read moreOne of the first regional theaters in the country, and one of the largest, Milwaukee Rep has been a strong artistic force for over six decades. We create world-class theater experiences for our audiences, and use education and civil engagement to bring diverse people together for healthy and respectful dialogue around important issues facing us today. Milwaukee Rep is a catalyst for positive change in our community. Milwaukee Rep is one of the top arts employers in the region with more than 575 artists and staff supporting 700 performances a year.