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Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:00 p.m.

The Marcus Center’s production of The Happy Elf is based on the 2005 animated TV special, which itself grew out of a Harry Connick Jr. song. Connick wrote six new songs for the stage version and Andrew Fishman wrote additional music. Add in Tony Award-winning director John Rando, as well as an ensemble of Broadway and local actors, and the caliber of talent adds even more magic to this visually fun, fast-paced and kid-friendly show, which is...
Friday, Dec. 12, 2008

Tonight @ the Riverside Theater - 8 p.m.

Along with New Orleans and that “Saturday Night Live” skit where Tracy Morgan and James van der Beek taunt him with a laser pointer as he attempts to play “My Funny Valentine,” Harry Connick Jr. is known for Christmas. In addition to creating his own swingingly saccharine holiday special, The Happy Elf, the smooth jazz-pop singer has recorded several Christmas albums, the latest of which, What a Night! A Christmas Album, includes “how...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Dec. 11, Shawn Colvin w/ Garrison Starr @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. After long and mostly under-the-radar beginnings, Colvin scored a Top 10 hit in 1997 with her revenge tale “Sunny Came Home,” a song that dovetailed with the era’s newfound interest in female empowerment and Lilith Fair-friendly...

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