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Sunday, April 20, 2008

Today @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 1:00 & 6:00 p.m.

Still running strong after 20 years off Broadway, the participatory comedy Tony N Tina’s Wedding invites audiences to take part in the mock wedding of two abrasive Italian stereotypes. The couple may not be particularly likable, but there’s a fun wedding reception, dancing, a baked ziti dinner, a champagne toast and . . .
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 7:00 PM

Still popular after 20 years off Broadway, the participatory comedy Tony N Tina’s Wedding invites audiences to take part in the mock wedding of two abrasive Italian stereotypes. The couple may not be particularly likable, but there’s a fun wedding reception, dancing, a baked ziti dinner, a champagne toast and . . .
Sunday, March 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Riverside Theater - 8:00 PM

The Beatles’ only Wisconsin appearance was at the Milwaukee Arena in September 1964. For those too young to catch that show, Rain: The Beatles Experience, which performs at the Riverside Theater tonight at 8 p.m., promises a faithful recreation from that era, as well as all of the legendary foursome’s phases, from . . .
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:30 PM

Often billed as an explicit homage to PBS’ long-running kids series “Sesame Street,” the Tony Award-winning production Avenue Q, which opens tonight at the Marcus Center with a 7:30 performance, centers on a group of puppets as they manage life as twenty- and thirty-somethings. Vulgarity and adult . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Theater

Three people play six characters in two acts occurring in one location. The delicate threads of human interaction unfold in a small space as Windfall Theatre presents its production of Three Days of Rain now through March 1. The Richard Greenberg drama has met with considerable acclaim since its California debut in the ’90s. The first act, set in 1995, features two sons and one daughter of a visionary pair of architects meeting to discuss the mysteries behind their parents’ inheritance.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Broadway Theatre Center - 7:30 PM

The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its pared-down production of Crime and Punishment tonight with a 7:30 p.m. performance at the Broadway Theatre Center. Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus have distilled Dostoyevsky’s lengthy masterpiece into a tight, 90-minute, three-actor play focusing mainly . . .
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:30 PM

Milwaukee Ballet opens its production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream tonight at the Marcus Center with a 7:30 p.m. performance. Guest choreographer Bruce Wells has brought a fresh perspective to the familiar story, focusing largely on the mischievous Puck and star-crossed lovers Titania and Oberon, and adding . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Theater Preview

Kopper Bear’s production of Three Viewings, a comedy set around a funeral home, closes Feb. 17 at Sunset Playhouse. Less than a week later, Sunset Artistic Director Mark Salentine directs Ivan Menchell’s comedy The Cemetery Club. It’s the lighthearted story of three aging Jewish widows who meet each month to visit the graves of their late husbands. Doris (Frances Klumb) clings to the memory of her late husband, Lucille (Susan Loveridge) dates as many men as she can and Ida (Sally Marks) tries to find a balance between the two extremes. Previous productions of this episodic comedy have been compared to the style of a sitcom.
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Theatre - 7:30 PM

When it debuted on Broadway a decade ago, The Lion King set a new standard for visual spectacle in musicals, and this colorful, elaborate production continues to be a top draw as it tours the country. Tonight, the musical continues its month-long run at the Milwaukee Theatre with a 7:30 p.m. performance.
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Theatre - 1:00 & 6:30 PM

When it debuted on Broadway a decade ago, The Lion King set a new standard for grand visual spectacle in musicals, and this colorful, elaborate production continues to be a top draw as it tours the country. Today, the musical begins its month-long run at the Milwaukee Theatre with two performances . . . .

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