Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces seven VIP walk- on guests to appear in this year’s world premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Featuring the same traditional story, Milwaukee Rep presents a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol written and directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements. This immersive take on the holiday favorite features the biggest and most elaborate set The Rep has ever created with Jonathan Wainwright, a favorite of local audiences, taking on the role of Scrooge becoming the 12th actor in Milwaukee Rep history to portray one of Dickens’ most recognizable characters. A Christmas Carol is proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo and runs at The Pabst Theater from November 29 – December 24.
VIP Walk-on Schedule:
We Energies VP of Local Affairs Thelma Sias – Tuesday, November 29 at 7pm
Hank the Ballpark Pup – Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm
“Wisconsin Foodie” host Kyle Cherek – Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm
620 WTMJ host Jane Matenaer – Thursday, December 8 at 7:30pm
TODAY’S TMJ4 Daybreak Anchor Susan Kim – Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Jim Stingl – Tuesday, December 13 at 7pm
Marquette University President Dr. Michael R. Lovell – Wednesday, December 14 at 7pm
Each of the VIP walk-ons will be fitted in period costumes, appear on stage during the second act as members of the cast and in the grand finale. The Rep is thrilled to have this group of VIP walk-ons to help share the spirit of the season with Milwaukee audiences through being honorary cast members of A Christmas Carol with its timeless message of hope, peace, and love.