Marquette University News Release

‘Working’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

September 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Working at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, and Oct. 4-8. As tribute to the American workforce, Working shines the spotlight on everyday workers.

This 2012 adaptation of Working is a series of vignettes that explores 26 people from all walks of life. From the schoolteacher, the waitress and the housewife, Working celebrates the “common worker” and reveals universal truths of humanity. Audience members will even get a rare glimpse of the actors and technicians who are working to put on the show.

The score will feature new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor.

Tickets can be purchased online. Prices for the general public are $20. For more information, call the Helfaer Theatre Box Office at (414) 288-7504. The show will run:

  • Thursday, Sept. 28, through Friday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4, through Friday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2:30 p.m.

Contact Clare Peterson in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-6195, with questions.

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Clare Peterson

Clare is a communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Clare at (414) 288-6195 or clare.peterson@marquette.edu. View all posts by .