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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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July 7, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Motown The Musical

It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

July 31, 2015
Broadway Lunch with Niffer Clarke and Paul Helm

Milwaukee’s own supertalents Niffer Clarke and Paul Helm celebrate the 2015-16 Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series with a lunch concert highlighting selections of the coming season of shows. Sprinkle in a few of their personal favorites and it’s a lunch concert kickoff not to be missed.

July 31, 2015
The Mighty Ducks

Gordon Bombay, a hotshot lawyer, is haunted by memories of his childhood, when, as the star player in his champion hockey team, he lost the winning goal in a shootout, thereby losing the game, and the approval of his coach. After being charged for drunk driving, the court orders him to coach a peewee hockey team, the worst in the league, Gordon is at first very reluctant. However, he eventually gains the respect of the kids and teaches them how to win, gaining a sponsor on the way and giving the team the name of The Ducks. In the finals, they face Gordon's old team, coached by Gordon's old coach, giving Gordon a chance to face old ghosts.

Aug. 2, 2015
Tosa Jazz

Tosa Jazz is a 20-25 piece big band which performs a variety of jazz, blues, and swing-style music at various public and private events throughout the year. It consists of members from the larger Wauwatosa Community Band which is sponsored by the Wauwatosa Recreation Department.

Aug. 4, 2015
Xalaat Africa Drum and Dance

The Xalaat Africa Drum And Dance For Life, LTD is a performance and competitive ensemble from Milwaukee High School Of The Arts. The group performs African dance and praise dance. They are champions of the Rainbow Dance Competition 2013 and 2014.



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