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Sunset Playhouse [edit]
800 Elm Grove Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
(262) 782-4430
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Sunset Playhouse, established in 1960, owns and operates a 297-seat theater in the Village of Elm Grove. Open year-'round, the Playhouse presents a diverse selection of comedies, musicals, dramas and theater for young audiences.
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Sept. 11, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014
The Mousetrap

A snowstorm traps a group of strangers at Monkswell Manor. One of them is a murderer. Suddenly, into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis. He no sooner arrives, when another guest is killed. Superb intrigue, intricate plot twists and shuddering suspense are all woven into a clever mystery. And just when you think you've got it figured out, Ms. Christie pulls a classic twist. A whodunit by the foremost mystery writer of her time.

Sept. 11, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014
Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets present Everything Old is New Again

Experience classic Americana that spans the genres of doo-wop and rock 'n' roll, as the Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets serve to you the best of their best! This high-octane romp through favorite historic tunes is delivered with fun, energetic harmony and the style you've come to love with the Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets. From street corner to contemporary cabaret, those sharp-suited, classically vintage Four Guyz present their newest tribute production, "Everything Old is New Again." Whether you are young, old, or somewhere in between, the stirring vocal harmonies, humor and captivating choreography promise to have you clapping, snapping, tapping and singing along to the tunes you so fondly remember. Along with their dynamic live band of hot musicians, this crazy foursome re-creates the sights and sounds audiences have selected as their favorites from their decade-plus-long Worldwide National Tour. This timeless music will hold you, thrill you and delight you, as your feet and heart are carried away in "Everything Old is New Again."

Sept. 15, 2014 - Sept. 16, 2014
Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame

More than 25 years ago, leaders in the music industry joined to create the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, recognizing the music and musicians who changed the world. From Anka to Wonder, we'll celebrate the energy, the beat, the fashions, and the attitudes of some of the giants of rock.

Oct. 9, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014
Red Hot Mama! A Tribute to Sophie Tucker

FEATURING BECKY SPICE Cabaret singer and Sunset favorite BECKY SPICE pays tribute to Sophie Tucker with an evening of naughty stories and great songs including "Lady Is A Tramp," "A Good Man Is Hard To Find," and her signature song, "Some Of These Days." PLEASE NOTE: This show is appropriate only for adult audiences and is not suitable for children.

Oct. 23, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014
Guys and Dolls

This popular Broadway musical introduces us to a cast of vivid characters - from a "mission doll" to a high-rolling gambler. The show is packed with unforgettable songs such as "Luck Be A Lady," "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat," and "Bushel and a Peck." One of the most popular shows in Broadway history - get your tickets early!

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