Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

No Wake

by Erica Berman Running Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes, no intermission

February 21, 2020 to
March 15, 2020

Studio Theatre
Directed by Kayleigh Kitzman

World Premiere!

Featuring Robert Spencer & Hannah Shay

With determination (and a bullhorn), elderly Peter Michaels is on a mission to save the loons of Lake Winnipesaukee, who are dying in record numbers. His summer expectations are thwarted by Sarah, a townie teenager hired to clean the house next door.

While the two initially grate on each other, they slowly forge a unique intergenerational bond, opening up one tentative moment at a time and encouraging each other to truly acknowledge their loneliness and loss.

This World Premiere by Wisconsin writer Erica Berman is a humorous and poignant tale of two individuals learning to take back control of their lives.

Co-Sponsored by:
Elizabeth Levins & Herbert Zien
Debbie & Jamshed Patel

Erica Berman
Peter Robert Spencer
Sarah Hannah Shay
Production Staff
Director Kayleigh Kitzman
Scenic Designer Jody Sekas
Costume Designer

Kim O'Callaghan

Lighting Designer Alex Ridgers
Sound Designer Grover Hollway
Props Designer Madelyn Yee
Dialect Coach Raeleen McMillion
Stage Manager Judy Martel
<February 2020>
1617181920217:30 PM (P)228:00 PM (O)
232:00 PM2425261:00 PM (*)7:30 PM (V)277:30 PM (T)287:30 PM294:00 PM8:00 PM
12:00 PM2347:30 PM57:30 PM (T)67:30 PM74:00 PM8:00 PM

T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Talk Theatre

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:30 PM

Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30 PM

Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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