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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts [edit]
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. 10, 2016 - Dec. 27, 2016
The Nutcracker

The magic, mayhem and music of Milwaukee’s most popular holiday tradition continues to delight and inspire. Featuring gorgeous costumes, a live orchestra, and a colorful cast of characters, The Nutcracker fills hearts with festive spirit and memories that last a lifetime.

Dec. 10, 2016 - Dec. 27, 2016
The Nutcracker

The magic, mayhem and music of Milwaukee’s most popular holiday tradition continues to delight and inspire new generations of dance lovers. With a cast of more than 200 dancers and students from the Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, The Nutcracker fills hearts with festive spirit and memories that last a lifetime.

Dec. 14, 2016 - Dec. 18, 2016
The Second City's Dysfunctional Holiday Revue

The world renowned Second City returns with its all new Dysfunctional Holiday Revue offering a night of spirited fun, featuring a seasonal mix of hilarious scenes, songs and their signature improvisation with a touch of holiday mischief. This revue is the ideal alternative to the same old holiday shows.

Dec. 18, 2016
2016 CLUB K.I.D.S. BET AWARDS HONOREE GALA

Recently, at the 2016 BET Awards, Fantasia presented the U.S. Air force Sponsored, “Shine a Light” Award to Mr. Marcus Duke for working with his community, Milwaukee, to eradicate gangs through his organization ClubK.I.D.S. We are holding a GALA in Milwaukee to raise money to build a new school for the youth to be able to practice their crafts in a safe environment. The organization is planning to open a “Theater and Student Center.” Currently we need to raise $150,000 in order to make this dream a reality. Come celebrate Mr. Marcus Duke with his achievement of contributing to his community for the last 20 yearss.We will be holding the event at the Marcus Center of Performing Arts on December 18, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm. Fantasia’s brother, Ricco Barrino will be hosting the event We look forward to working together to help save kids in Milwaukee.

Jan. 3, 2017 - Jan. 8, 2017
The Sound of Music

The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to Milwaukee. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.



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By Matt Mueller - Nov. 10, 2016
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"The Book of Mormon" makes its dirty, funny and very sacrilegious return

By Dave Begel - Oct. 27, 2016
It's vulgar. It's sacrilegious. It's borderline racist. It's biting satire. It's … Read more...