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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.
 
Upcoming events

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
Crimson Summer

Experience a sensation under the summer sky and stars. Milwaukee gem Dasha Kelly takes to the rooftop Fitch Garden of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts with an intimate performance excerpted from her acclaimed new novel, Almost Crimson. Enjoy Kelly's signature charm as she immerses guests into scenes from Almost Crimson. Books and art will be available on site.

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.

Aug. 6, 2015
Back to the Future

Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine" invented by slightly mad scientist. During his often hysterical, always amazing trip back in time, Marty must make certain his teenage parents-to-be meet and fall in love - so he can get back to the future.

Aug. 7, 2015
Florentine Opera @ PAC

The Florentine Opera Company reflects the highest musical and theatrical standards, while supporting community and educational programs. As a leader in Wisconsin's art community and the nation’s sixth oldest opera company, the Florentine Opera seeks to establish a significant presence in the cultural, educational and civic life of the state of Wisconsin and beyond.



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Live @ Peck Pavilion: July 26-Aug. 22

Live @ Peck Pavilion: July 26-Aug. 22

By Jeff Sherman - July 25, 2015
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By Dave Begel - July 08, 2015
"Motown The Musical" is based on the life of Berry Gordy, who founded the … Read more...
My interview with

My interview with "Marvin Gaye" of "Motown: The Musical"

By Matt Mueller - July 07, 2015
Summerfest may have closed its gates for 2015, but following closely after is " … Read more...

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By Dave Begel - May 21, 2015
"The Book of Mormon" won nine Tony Awards and the hilarious musical has landed … Read more...
My conversation with a Blue Man

My conversation with a Blue Man

By Matt Mueller - April 14, 2015
The Blue Man Group is famous for several things: funky instruments, those old … Read more...