Tag Archives: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre

Marquette University announces 2016–17 theatre season

News release, May 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2016–17 season will be the 42nd in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Five selected plays around the theme “Worlds Collide” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Whether they are this world and the spirit world, Beirut and the U.S., the distant past and the hopeful future, […]


Marquette Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

News release, September 8, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town will be presented by Marquette Theatre. Set in the small New England town of Grover’s Corners in 1901, Our Town returns to the Helfaer stage after 25 years. The story of Emily and George is both charming and heartbreaking while discovering the profound greatness in life’s […]


Marquette University announces 2014-15 theatre season

News release, August 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s 2014-15 season will be the 40th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. In honor of this milestone, productions have been chosen to reflect on what it means to be “home.” Shows include: Our Town, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama; In the Red and […]


“The Boys Next Door” to be performed at Marquette University

News release, November 6, 2013

The difficulty of caring for four intellectually challenged men leads a burned-out social worker to examine his own life in Marquette Theatre’s performance of The Boys Next Door. The show will run from Thursday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, 525 North 13th Street. Tom Griffin’s off-Broadway […]


Marquette Theatre to reflect on Challenger crash in “Defying Gravity”

News release, February 2, 2012

The Marquette Theatre Arts program will present “Defying Gravity,” a drama about the events surrounding the Challenger space shuttle crash of 1986. Inspired by the life of astronaut Christa McAuliffe, “Defying Gravity” explores our need to reach beyond ourselves. The performance will run: Thursday, Feb. 16, through Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, […]


‘The Laramie Project’ to be performed at Marquette

News release, February 7, 2011

Matthew Shepard’s mother to speak on campus March 1 Event Information: Date:  Feb. 24 — March 6, 2011 Time:  Thursday — Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Place:  Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St. MILWAUKEE – In October 1998 Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten and left to die, tied to […]