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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

March 15, 2017
The Irish Comedy Tour

They’re Irish, they’re American, and they’re not holding back! The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans. The clover – make that clever – comedians, whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle, include Detroit native Derek Richards; Boston-born Mike McCarthy; Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert; and from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, Derrick Keane.

March 17, 2017
Don Giovanni

The 83rd Season from the Florentine continues with W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The quintessential rake, Don Giovanni, a womanizing scoundrel, executes his devious conquests and hijinks only to be called by the fates for his transgressions. Da Ponte’s libretto and Mozart’s brilliant score reveal the human condition and all its foibles. The Florentine is pleased to produce this revival of its 2006 production, which won rave reviews in Milwaukee and cities across the country. This Florentine production isdirected by John Hoomes, under the baton of the Florentine’s Joseph Rescigno with Scenic Design by Kris Stone and Lighting Design by the Florentine’s Noele Stollmack. Join us for the Talk Opera event, an in-depth talk prior to each mainstage performance for all ticket holders, in the Anello Atrium one hour prior to the performance. Talk Opera is FREE with each ticket purchase. This production and recording is made possible with major support from Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from NEA Artworks and Milwaukee County CAMPAC Title Artist Sponsor: Nita Soref

March 19, 2017
Don Giovanni

The 83rd Season from the Florentine continues with W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The quintessential rake, Don Giovanni, a womanizing scoundrel, executes his devious conquests and hijinks only to be called by the fates for his transgressions. Da Ponte’s libretto and Mozart’s brilliant score reveal the human condition and all its foibles. The Florentine is pleased to produce this revival of its 2006 production, which won rave reviews in Milwaukee and cities across the country. This Florentine production isdirected by John Hoomes, under the baton of the Florentine’s Joseph Rescigno with Scenic Design by Kris Stone and Lighting Design by the Florentine’s Noele Stollmack. Join us for the Talk Opera event, an in-depth talk prior to each mainstage performance for all ticket holders, in the Anello Atrium one hour prior to the performance. Talk Opera is FREE with each ticket purchase. This production and recording is made possible with major support from Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from NEA Artworks and Milwaukee County CAMPAC Title Artist Sponsor: Nita Soref

March 22, 2017
The United States Navy Concert Band

The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. As the original ensemble of the Navy Band, the Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for over 85 years. Recognized as one of the finest wind ensembles in the world, the Concert Band is in constant demand by the nation’s foremost musical education organizations, such as the American Bandmasters Association and The Midwest Clinic. This event is free and open to the public!

March 24, 2017 - April 9, 2017
Mockingbird

Mockingbird. Adapted by Julie Jensen. Based upon the book by Kathryn Erksine. Winner of the National Book Award. This play was commissioned by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and was first produced at the Kennedy Center during the 2014-2015 season. Produced by special arrangement with GURMAN AGENCY LLC, New York, NY. March 24 – April 9, 2017. Todd Wehr Theater, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street. Caitlin sees the world in black and white. Colors are messy, and recess is chaotic. As an 11-year-old on the autism spectrum, Caitlin used to rely on her older brother to help make sense of a world that doesn’t fit her definitions, but now that he’s gone, she’s all on her own. With the support of her advisor, father, and a new reading buddy, Caitlin begins to understand how to embrace the “messiness” of emotions. Soaring with heart and humor, discover how the perseverance of one girl can change a community – and how black and white can always be complemented by a kaleidoscope of colors. For families with young people ages 10 – 17 and up.



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