Engage & Learn

Dinner Dialogue Series

It is with great excitement that Milwaukee Rep’s Education and Engagement Department announces a robust Dinner Dialogue Series for the 2022/23 Season. We are excited to share our new Dinner Dialogue series with the Greater Milwaukee Community.  


What is a Dinner Dialogue? 
Surrounding specific shows, patrons will have the opportunity to have impactful and relevant conversation of the themes of each production listed below while breaking bread and enjoying delicious food and drinks.

Facilitation will be led by Milwaukee Rep’s Education and Engagement staff and partners from around the city. Below is our lineup of evenings that you won’t want to miss! Space is limited for each night. Price is $30 per person. Registration (with venue and time) for future productions to be announced soon. See below specifics for our first Dinner Dialogue around Titanic The Musical

Monday, October 17 • Titanic The Musical 
Monday, December 5 • The Nativity Variations
Monday, February 27 • The Heart Sellers
Monday, March 27 • August Wilson’s Seven Guitars
Monday, May 8 • God of Carnage


Melissa Vartanian

Titanic The Musical Dinner Dialogue
October 17, 5:30-7:30 pm
Centraal Grand Café & Tappery
2306 S. Kinnikinic Ave.

Join us for our first Dinner Dialogue of the 2022/23 Season on Monday, October 17. A Dinner Dialogue is the opportunity for guests to dine and participate in a facilitated conversation on themes from one of our shows. 

Titanic the Musical’s dinner dialogue will feature special guest speaker Melissa Vartanian, Milwaukee Rep’s Managing Director. Learn about her family’s connection to the story, as she is the great-granddaughter of a Titanic survivor.

Cost is $30 per person.


The Nativity Variations Dinner Dialogue
December 5, 5:30-7:30pm
Three Lions Pub
4515 N. Oakland Ave.

We continue our series with The Nativity Variations, discussing the several ways in which people may celebrate their holidays and the theatricality that may come with them.

Cost is $30 per person.