Milwaukee Chamber Theatre



  • April 24, 2012read more

    by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; What does it mean - and take - to love someone? That's the question on the table in every William Inge play, but it's never asked with more humor than in "Bus Stop," in which a bus driver and his four passengers join three locals in a rural coffee shop, where they'll spend the night waiting out a blizzard.

  • April 22, 2012read more

    WPR & MCT present Old Time Radio Drama, featuring two live stage performances "The Lonely Road" and "Rocket from Manhattan" broadcast from the Cabot Theatre. Both pieces will be introduced by WPR host Norman Gilliland and directed by Lawrence University professor Timothy X. Troy. The cast features Gilliland, Troy, Bill Finn, David Flores, Marcella Kearns, April Paul and Lawrence University students Josh Kowitz and Erik Morrison. Don't miss this special Milwaukee performance! Tickets: $10. Broadway Theatre Center Box Office 414.291.7800 or online.

  • April 10, 2012read more

    BUS STOP features a cast of eight including both professional actors and theatre students. The established actors include MCT Education Director/Literary Manager Jacque Troy, Dan Katula and making their MCT debuts Doug Jarecki, Patrick Lawlor, and UWP theatre professor Jamie Cheatham. UWP theatre majors Ethan Hall, Brenna Kempf and Anne Walaszek also make their MCT debuts in this collaborative production.

  • April 4, 2012read more

    MCT has created YouTube preview videos for all five 2012-2013 productions! Click 'more info' to watch-

  • April 3, 2012read more

    William Inge was born in May of 1913 and raised in Independence, a small southeastern Kansas town. Inge developed a curiosity for theatre during his adolescent and teen years, inspired by touring companies

  • April 3, 2012read more

    While Inge calls the play a comedy, this is a serious comedy and the themes that hold the play together are not about the extremes of human nature and behavior, but rather about those things that bring us together and, ultimately, keep us apart.

  • March 19, 2012read more

    TODAY ONLY! To celebrate the first day of spring (3/20), we are offering 40% OFF tickets to any performance of BUS STOP!

  • March 7, 2012read more

    What makes Milwaukee? Theater. Words. Photography. In fact, Milwaukee Chamber Theater's production of A Thousand Words, written by Gwendolyn Rice, is what is making Milwaukee right now.

  • February 19, 2012read more

    by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but can it ever do justice to the ghosts caught in the frame? Should we even care, as long as the resulting images entertain - and sell?

  • February 17, 2012read more

    by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; "A Thousand Words," Gwendolyn Rice's new play inspired by the great photographer Walker Evans, takes place in Kansas and New York, and involves Cuba. But the Madison playwright's Wisconsin work experiences raised crucial questions she pursues in the play.