Milwaukee Chamber Theatre



  • February 19, 2015read more

    by Claire Nowak, Urban Milwaukee Dial; The story behind The Train Driver, the latest production from Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, is a simple one. A man named Roelf (David Daniel) accidentally kills a mother and her child with the train he drives, and though neither the police nor anyone else could identify them, he feels driven to learn who these unfortunate souls were.

  • February 17, 2015read more

    by Amanda Sullivan, Shepherd Express; As part of its 40th anniversary season, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Midwest premiere of Athol Fugard’s The Train Driver, described by the playwright as the “most important play I have ever written.”

  • February 11, 2015read more

    ...Athol Fugard is one of my heroes. I first met him back in 1982, when I auditioned for the Broadway production of his semi-autobiographical play “MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS, which he also directed. At the audition, Athol actually got up on his feet and read scenes with me! I’d never had a director – much less a director who also happens to be the playwright – read with me in an audition situation. But that’s the kind of man he is ...

  • December 26, 2014read more

    by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; ... Young couples learning how complicated love can be included the seemingly mismatched pairs in "The Good Father" at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre ... They included iconoclasts like Maria Callas — brought to life by a mesmerizing Angela Iannone in "Master Class" at Milwaukee Chamber ...

  • December 2, 2014read more

    Click "more info" to get a Behind-the-Scenes look at THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]!

  • November 17, 2014read more

    Click "more info" to watch a sneak peek of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED]!

  • October 13, 2014read more

    by Jonathan Fera, UW-Whitewater News; Rick Pendzich '03, fondly remembers playing the roll of Nathan Detroit in the UW-Whitewater production of "Guys and Dolls," a musical depicting the relationship between gambling and love. That comical production also starred Chris Klopatek '04, Chase Stoeger '02 and Marcus Truschinski '04, three UW-Whitewater alumni currently working as professional actors.

  • September 17, 2014read more

    by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; "The Good Father," a two-person romantic drama that opens this week, has gained a new supporting character that's not in the script and that actor Jonathan Wainwright hopes you'll ignore as much as possible. A paint-flecked orthopedic cane...

  • September 10, 2014read more

    by Deanie Vallone; The relationship of Jane and Tim—the protagonists of Irish playwright Christian O’Reilly’s love story, THE GOOD FATHER—is equal parts risky, whirlwind, and beautiful. The play’s opening, in which lawyer Jane and painter Tim (more Ace Hardware than Claude Monet) meet at a New Year’s Eve party, brings to mind such rom-com classics as BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, and WHEN HARRY MET SALLY...

  • September 9, 2014read more

    by Dominique Paul Noth, Urban Milwaukee Dial; Established Milwaukee theaters will present playwrights whose work may be unfamiliar to the local audience. Emerging playwrights will learn something about us this September as patrons learn about them.