Milwaukee Chamber Theatre



  • April 21, 2016read more

    Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, spoke on WUWM's Lake Effect when he was in Milwaukee on April 20.

  • April 11, 2016read more

    by Richard Davis, Urban Milwaukee; It is difficult these days to appreciate just how radical a playwright Noel Coward once was. We think of him today as a writer of frothy comedies, but they had a frankness that made them seem positively immoral to many people of the day.

  • April 6, 2016read more

    On Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 pm MCT welcomes Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, as he shares personal reflections on the playwright. From Ten Chimneys to Jamaica, New York to London, we'll be treated to an intimate look at the last decade of Coward's life.

  • April 5, 2016read more

    by Michael Stebbins; To our dearest MCT audiences: You will be meeting Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll very soon, two of the characters in Noël Coward’s FALLEN ANGELS, MCT’s 2015 – 2016 season closer. The best of friends, Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll have both been married for five years, and they have shared many things—one in particular.

  • February 18, 2016read more

    by Marcella Kearns; In the 1990s, the labyrinth, an ancient spiritual symbol with roots around the globe, enjoyed a resurgence and renaissance in disparate communities of retreat, healing, and faith. Now, with Greg Pierce’s SLOWGIRL, MCT brings its own labyrinth to the Milwaukee stage. Both literally and figuratively, Pierce etches a labyrinthine journey into the heart of his piece. For your enjoyment, here’s a primer on this evocative symbol ...

  • February 17, 2016read more

    For just $50 per person enjoy dinner at Cubanitas and a ticket to SLOWGIRL on March 16th or 17th!

  • November 16, 2015read more

    The Story of LOVE STORIES, by Jake Voss; A retrospective glance at the life of LOVE STORIES reveals something innate about life: it’s never short on surprises. One must expect the unexpected. And what one carries forward from the past will undoubtedly influence the present and future. The LOVE STORIES of today was carried from the East Coast to the Midwest over the course of more than twenty years. It’s a journey of unexpected twists and turns, and of how artists fuse the old with the new to create the original. The story begins with a student.

  • November 12, 2015read more

    During LOVE STORIES, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is partnering with Divine Intervention Ministry to the Homeless, an intra-faith ministry of more than 46 communities hosted by the Outreach and Justice Ministry of Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church of Milwaukee. This inspiring organization was brought to our attention by actors Tami Workentin and James Pickering who are ardent supporters of Divine Intervention and Tippecanoe Church.

  • September 8, 2015read more

    by Trevor Kearns; If one were to look for two poets to represent two strikingly different faces of American poetry in the twentieth century, one could hardly do better than Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. The two faces in question are two aspects of The Poet, that semi-mythical figure of vapors and swoons, the dusk and the dawn, into whose ear the Muses whisper or remain devastatingly silent, when the bottle starts to call instead . . .

  • July 16, 2015read more

    Helen Kolodka, my great aunt, was one such hostess in the skies. She was a nineteen year-old student at Springfield College in the 50s when she signed on with Eastern Air Lines. ... I was thrilled, in turn, to get the inside scoop about life as a stewardess in the “Golden Era” of air travel.