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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.
 
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Dec. 26, 2014
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL™ returns from November 28 – December 28, 2014.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the beloved holiday classic makes its leap from the small screen to the stage once again. “Rudolph has quickly become a First Stage holiday classic – and one of the best-selling shows in our history,” remarked Frank. “After taking the show to Chicago last year, we’re bringing it back home to Milwaukee with new surprises including brand new orchestrations by Timothy Splain and a new and improved Bumble.”

Dec. 27, 2014
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL™ returns from November 28 – December 28, 2014.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the beloved holiday classic makes its leap from the small screen to the stage once again. “Rudolph has quickly become a First Stage holiday classic – and one of the best-selling shows in our history,” remarked Frank. “After taking the show to Chicago last year, we’re bringing it back home to Milwaukee with new surprises including brand new orchestrations by Timothy Splain and a new and improved Bumble.”

Dec. 28, 2014
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL™ returns from November 28 – December 28, 2014.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the beloved holiday classic makes its leap from the small screen to the stage once again. “Rudolph has quickly become a First Stage holiday classic – and one of the best-selling shows in our history,” remarked Frank. “After taking the show to Chicago last year, we’re bringing it back home to Milwaukee with new surprises including brand new orchestrations by Timothy Splain and a new and improved Bumble.”

Jan. 6, 2015 - Jan. 11, 2015
Anything Goes

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s first-class musical comedy is sailing to Milwaukee, Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s production, The New York Times hails it a “MUSICAL-COMEDY JOY” and USA TODAY calls it “GLORIOUS and EXUBERANT!” When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention get tossed out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love…proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Peppering this timeless classic are some of musical theatre’s most memorable standards, including “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “You’re the Top,” and of course, “Anything Goes.” Don’t miss what the AP exclaims as, “So DELIGHTFUL, So DELICIOUS, So DE-LOVELY!”

Jan. 18, 2015
31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

The only cities that have celebrated Dr. King’s Birthday annually since 1984 are Atlanta, Georgia and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Always taking place in the month of January, this event focuses on keeping the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration programming highlights the youth in our community who every year interpret Dr. King’s words through an art, speech and writing contest. In addition, various cultural arts organizations take center stage in Uihlein Hall, truly demonstrating the excellence of our arts community. Some of the groups celebrating with us this year include Bear Clan Singers and Dancers, MYSO Calypso Steel Band, Ajagun Arts Traditional West African Drum & Dance, Latino Arts Mariachi Juvenile, Milwaukee Chinese Youth Orchestra, and more! The event concludes with the Paulette Y. Copeland Reception in Bradley Pavilion.



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