Tag Archives: Marquette Theatre

‘Working’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, 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 […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Lee Blessing’s ‘Two Rooms’

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 10-20. Two Rooms connects love to politics and the challenges of war. A civilian journalist is held hostage in a windowless cubicle in Beirut, while—overseas in America—his wife holds vigil for his return. […]

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Marquette Theatre to present ‘Wine in the Wilderness’

News release, March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre will present Alice Childress’ Wine in the Wilderness at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. The play will be directed by guest artist Marti Gobel and feature current Marquette students, alumni and a Milwaukee guest actor. Set during the Harlem race riots of 1964, Wine in the Wilderness deals with […]

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Marquette Theatre to present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

News release, February 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies returns to the Marquette Theatre stage. Set in the Forest of Arden, we meet Rosalind and Orlando, lovers forbidden to act on their emotions. Disguises, merry mischief, and true love […]

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Marquette Theatre to present ‘Ivy + Bean The Musical’

News release, January 7, 2016

Marquette Theatre will present Ivy + Bean The Musical at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. Niffer Clarke will direct Scott Elmegreen’s script, music, and lyrics based on The New York Times best-selling stories by Annie Barrows with illustrations by Sophie Blackall. Bean, the queen of Pancake Court, has the energy and knows the […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’

News release, August 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Loose Lips Sink Ships will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Sept. 24 – Oct. 4. Loose Lips Sink Ships will feature book and lyrics by Jacinda Duffin and Laurie Flanigan Hegge and music by James Kaplan. Loose Lips Sink Ships pays tribute to the Greatest […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Company’

News release, March 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Stephen Sondheim’s play Company will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre April 9-19. Directed by local musical theatre artist Niffer Clarke, the production will run: Thursday, April 9, through Saturday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, through Saturday, […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘How I Became a Pirate’

News release, December 18, 2014

How I Became a Pirate, written by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman, will be presented by Marquette Theatre: Saturday, Jan. 10, and Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, and Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. A story of adventure and finding one’s own heart, How I Became a Pirate is based […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘In the Red and Brown Water’

News release, October 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In the Red and Brown Water, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, will be presented by Marquette Theatre in a collaborative production with UPROOTED theatre and guest director Marti Gobel. In the Red and Brown Water features a poetically vigorous work that artfully folds together slang vernacular and the grandeur of ancient African tradition […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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Marquette University announces 2013-14 theatre season

News release, August 14, 2013

Marquette Theatre’s 2013-14 season will be the 39th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. This year’s five productions will explore the many ways people reach out to one another. Shows include: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a musical comedy that was nominated for 10 Tony Awards; The Boys […]

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Marquette University Theatre presents ‘Can I Sing for You Brother?’

News release, January 17, 2013

Marquette Theatre will feature a one-man presentation of Can I Sing for You Brother? as part of Marquette’s year-long Freedom Project. Two performances will be offered: Friday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Can I Sing for You Brother? is a […]

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“The Foreigner” to be performed at Marquette University

News release, September 26, 2012

A shy Englishman’s plan to remain a silent observer gets out of control in the Marquette Theatre Arts performance of Larry Shue’s hysterical comedy The Foreigner. The show will kick of the 2012-2013 season and run from Sept. 27 through Oct. 7 at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th St. Originally premiering in […]

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