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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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Dec. 18, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014
Jingle & Jive: A Radio Rosies Holiday Special

There’s sure to be plenty of sparkle in the air this holiday season as THE RADIO ROSIES load up their sleigh with sweet harmonies and delicious musical delights. Elizabeth Novacek, Brittany Sheehan, and Catherine Hannah Davis create a tasty vocal confection of swing, jazz, and boogie-woogie that pays tribute to the timeless standards popularized by The Andrews Sisters, The McGuire Sisters, and other musical legends of the ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s. Also on the menu will be a generous serving of savory seasonal treats such as “Winter Wonderland,” “Let It Snow,” and “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” Accompanied by a fabulous back up trio, THE RADIO ROSIES will bring back happy memories -- and create some new ones, too! Join us for a holly, jolly, jingle and jive with these charming and talented holiday belles!

Jan. 22, 2015 - Feb. 8, 2015
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Nurse Ratched reigns over her psychiatric ward with a steely smile and an iron fist. When roguish convict Randle P. McMurphy falls into her care, she expects him to comply. Instead he challenges her authority, pushing other patients to question the status quo and entertain the idea of freedom. The result is a clash that may lead to escape for some, but at what price? Rules must be followed or drastic measures will be taken.

Jan. 26, 2015 - Jan. 27, 2015
Give My Regards to Broadway: New York's Tin Pan Alley

A tip of the hat to Broadway's founding fathers -- folks like George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Sammy Cahn. This is New York City in its heyday, Broadway at its best.

Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 14, 2015
A Heart Full of Swing

Featuring Pete Sorce with Swing Explosion The incomparable Pete Sorce, backed by the exciting and versatile Swing Explosion, presents an evening of memorable vocal and instrumental standards in the styles of the Rat Pack and the big bands, guaranteed to be the perfect musical gift for your funny Valentine.

Feb. 19, 2015 - Feb. 21, 2015
Mostly Monsterly

Tammi Sauer’s magnificent children’s book is brought to life in this bug in a rug original musical. Bernadette might look like your ordinary monster, but sometimes she likes to do some very unmonsterlike things…like make cards, pick flowers, and bake! At Monster Academy, her classmates don’t understand her. Can Bernadette make new friends and still be herself? Adaptation of MOSTLY MONSTERLY by Tammi Sauer. Text copyright ©2005 by Tammi Sauer. Used with permission of Tammi Sauer. All rights reserved.

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