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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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Nov. 22, 2014
Michelle DeYoung and the MSO

Asher Fisch, conductor  |  Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano

During the time of year when we all take a moment to remember the things we are thankful for, the MSO gratefully recognizes just how good it is to call Milwaukee our home and to call you a member of the MSO family.

Your Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra simply says "thank you."

So, it invites you to join them in select seating sections for just $10 to experience a powerful concert featuring three-time Grammy-winner Michelle DeYoung.

Offer valid thru November 21, while supplies last. No substitutions; not valid on prior purchases.

You'll get tickets to Michelle DeYoung for $10 in select seating sections with our thanks.

Be sure to select seats in the orchestra (front/rear, premium or side),
or loge (front/center/rear) sections to receive this special price.

We'll see you in our audience soon!
 

Click to complete your purchase now:

 Michelle DeYoung: November 22 at 8:00 p.m.

 

DETAILS: Offer excludes box, side loge and balcony seats. Not valid on previously purchased tickets or in conjuction with any other offers or promotions.Available only for concerts listed above, for single ticket purchases onlycannot be applied to the purchase of gift certificates or ticket packages.

Nov. 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.”

Nov. 29, 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.”

Nov. 30, 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. 1, 2014
Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis & Special Guest CÚcile McLorin Salvant

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis returns to Uihlein Hall on Monday, December 1 along with vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant! Don’t miss this one-night-only performance featuring Big Band Holiday music! Hailed as "an extraordinarily versatile orchestra" by The Los Angeles Times, the JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA is composed of 15 of jazz music's leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis.

Drawing from an extensive repertoire that includes original compositions by Mr. Marsalis, Ted Nash, and other members of the orchestra, as well as the masterworks of Ellington, Mingus, Coltrane, and other great jazz composers, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally critically-acclaimed. "The finest big band in the world today," said the Daily Telegraph, UK. In his article in The New York Times, critic Stephen Holden listed some of the virtues of McLorin Salvant’s singing: “perfect pitch and enunciation, a playful sense of humor, a rich and varied tonal palette, a supple sense of swing, exquisite taste in songs and phrasing, and a deep connection to lyrics.” Her musical skills are considerable, but they are matched by an interpretive ability that is almost more akin to an actor’s than a singer’s. She draws out the story hidden inside the song, and can draw on the elements of her own personality and a full gamut of emotional stances—from the darkly troubling to the richly comic—in bringing lyrics to life.



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