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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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Aug. 23, 2014

You are cordially invited to the long-awaited nuptials of corporate tycoon Donald Trumpet and chorus girl Marla LeMoxie. The wedding will blend Donald's high society family with Marla's kin from the Ozarks -- and the results may be deadly. Why would anyone consider murder at a happy occasion like this? Will the victim be the bitter ex-wife, the loyal secretary, or the mob's godfather? Could the killer by the hunky best man? Or perhaps the jilted maid of honor? Even the butler may be tonight's murderer. The possible reasons run the gamut... revenge, greed, passion, jealously, and ambition. The Fundraiser will include an interactive play where patrons can act as detectives and suspects. Hors d'cuerves will be served family style at each table. Raffles for Sunset Playhouse tickets, wine and more and a cash bar will be available. Doors open at 7pm; show 7:30-10pm Ticket Prices: $35 per person; Table of 8 or more $30

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. 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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