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929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.
 
Upcoming events

Oct. 1, 2015 - Oct. 4, 2015
MKE Oktoberfest

This event is free and open to the public, featuring authentic German beer, food, live music on both sides of the river, and The Glockenspiel, a life-size replica of a cuckoo clock!

Oct. 6, 2015 - Oct. 11, 2015
Dirty Dancing @ PAC

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is a record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. London’s Sunday Express says, “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!” Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” You’ll have the time of your life!

Oct. 16, 2015
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach – and launches a larger-than-life journey. Suddenly James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities. Thanks to James’ quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. For everyone ages 6 and up.

Oct. 17, 2015
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach – and launches a larger-than-life journey. Suddenly James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities. Thanks to James’ quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. For everyone ages 6 and up.

Oct. 18, 2015
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach – and launches a larger-than-life journey. Suddenly James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities. Thanks to James’ quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. For everyone ages 6 and up.



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