Theater RED
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Presenting our 2015-2016 Season

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The Seeds of Banquo

August 2015

Twelfth Night - Unrehearsed!

August 2015


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March 2016 | Auditions

Bonny Anne Bonny

Summer 2016

Past Productions

Oh, the places we've been...

  • January 2013

    Twelfth Night

    The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Company of Chicago brought the First Folio style to Milwaukee in a madcap production of Shakespeare's classic "Twelfth Night" to make Theater RED's premiere a rousing success.

  • June 2013

    Two Gentlemen of Verona

    The first of two new unrehearsed productions brought the First Folio style to Milwaukee in a tale of mistaken identities that brought audiences laughter and love.

  • September 2013

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    The third collaboration was certainly the charm when Theater RED brought The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Company back to Milwaukee for another First Folio performance of Shakespeare!

  • November 2013

    A Thousand Times Goodnight

    Shakespeare met Arabian Nights in this world premiere, Elizabethan 5-act comedy written and directed by Jared McDaris.

  • August 2014

    A Lady in Waiting

    Liz Shipe wrote and co-starred in this world premiere of an adventurous twist on the tale of Robin Hood, told from a unique womens perspective.

Theater RED

The folks behind the magic.

Christopher Elst

Producing Director

Marcee Doherty-Elst

Producing Director

Zach Zembrowski

Technical Director

Ginger Doherty-Elst

Director of Security

Lucy Doherty-Elst

Chief Morale Officer

Founded in 2013, Theater RED is a registered LLC that produces shows in southeastern Wisconsin. Each show at Theater RED attempts to address the company’s three founding tenets:

  • substantial roles for women
  • growth in craft for artists
  • support for new playwrights

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