September 25, 2023

Milwaukee Rep to start development in Might on Related Financial institution Theater Heart undertaking

A rendering offers a way of what the brand new entrance to The Milwaukee Rep will appear like as soon as the Related Financial institution Theater Heart is full. (Rendering courtesy of the The Rep)

Final up to date on August third, 2023 at 12:52 pm

After reaching a number of key funding milestones this summer time, The Milwaukee Repertory Theater has launched the development timeline of its $75 million Related Financial institution Theater Heart undertaking, saying that it’s going to start work in late Might, following the conclusion of its 2023-24 season.

The Related Financial institution Theater Heart will substitute, and be in-built the identical location as, The Rep’s Patty & Jay Baker Theater Advanced at 122 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee.

Up to now, the theater firm has raised 90% of the funds wanted for the undertaking, with sizable donations from Ellen and Joe Checota, the Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Basis, The Lubar Household, and sustaining trustee Anthony Petullo.

Throughout the development 12 months, which coincides with its 2024-25 season, Milwaukee Rep will proceed to completely produce 12 performs, together with three performs that will probably be produced off web site.

Whereas the Ellen & Joe Checota Powerhouse Theater is underneath development, the Powerhouse Theater collection will begin with a musical on the Sharon Lynne Wilson Heart for the Arts in Brookfield and proceed with two performs on the Marcus Heart for the Performing Arts’ Wilson Theater at Vogel Corridor in downtown Milwaukee. One other two performs will probably be carried out in Milwaukee Rep’s Stiemke Studio house, which is able to stay untouched till Might 2025. The 4 Stackner Cabaret performs, and the 2 Studio performs will proceed of their respective venues, in response to The Rep.

As soon as accomplished, the brand new Related Financial institution Theater Heart complicated will embrace three state-of-the-art efficiency areas, a big, unified foyer offering alternatives for neighborhood occasions, a devoted Herzfeld Basis Schooling & Engagement Heart to serve the theater’s greater than 20,000 college students, an expanded offsite manufacturing middle using a whole bunch of native artisans, and venues with trendy viewers facilities.

The play choice for The Rep’s 2024-25 season will probably be introduced in February 2024 when extra data will probably be launched for present and new subscribers on seating and ticketing. Present subscribers and donors could have precedence entry to one of the best seats within the new Related Financial institution Theater Heart.

See under for a digital stroll by of the Related Financial institution theater Heart: