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October 2013

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Complete address of sites and phone numbers are listed with first mention. Area codes of phone numbers are 414 unless shown otherwise. Please confirm events when possible; listings subject to change. For updates and links to websites, visit THEATE R THE OLD SETTLER, through Oct. 6; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. Original love story laced with comedy 273-7206. THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, through Oct. 13; Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center. Alice Conroy is an avid fan of murder mysteries. So when her husband, a Chicago homicide detective, is gunned down, she sets out to uncover who did it…and why. A collaboration by Milwaukee Chamber Theater with the UWM Peck School of the Arts Theatre Department. 291-7800. PERFECT MENDACITY, through Oct. 13; Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. Walter Kreutzer is learning to lie. Or more precisely, he's being coached to beat the polygraph. His employer demands the test while Walter's best friend spies on him, his wife opens up old wounds, and the polygraph consultant dredges up his darkest secrets. Presented by Next Act Theatre Company. VENUS IN FUR, through Nov. 3; Stiemke Studio Theater, Milwaukee Theater Center, 108 E. Wells St. A late-night encounter in a deserted audition studio evolves from banal routine into a sizzling battle of the sexes blending love, libido, and literature. A Milwaukee Repertory Theater production. BURYING THE BONES, Oct. 3-27; Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St. Mae goes to the recently formed Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa for answers. The more Mae learns, the more she realizes how little she understands. A suspenseful account of one woman's journey to find the truth. Presented by In Tandem Theatre. 271-1371. THE OLD SETTLER, Oct. 4-6; Vogel Hall Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.. Hansberry Sands Theater Company presents An original love story laced with comedy. 273-7206. SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATRE, Oct. 4, 5, 6; October 11, 12, 13: Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St., Racine. Over Our Head Players off-kilter Comedies by Ethan Cohen, A. R. Gurney, David Ives, Steve Martin. 262-632-6802. THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS, Oct. 18-19; Marcus Center. This "live-action graphic novel mashes up radio drama with comic-books. Three actors voice dozens of characters, one Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects and one keyboardist performs, while on a two-story high screen more than 1,250 individual, full-color, hand-drawn, hi-res, comic book images to tell the story. MALCOM AND TERESA, Oct. 18-27; Concordia University Wisconsin, Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon. Juxtaposes two events in BBC reporter Malcolm Muggeridge's life: his exposé of the 1930s Soviet socialist oppression and his '60s television interviews with a then- 16 unknown Mother Teresa. Her loving response overcomes Malcolm's disillusionment and begins his journey of redemption. 744-5995. THE BELLE OF AMHERST, Oct. 18-Nov 10; Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center. A play based on the life of Emily Dickinson. Presented by Renaissance Theaterworks. 291-7800. THE DIVINE SISTER, Oct. 24-41, Nov. 1-3; Off the Wall Theatre, 127 E. Wells St. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun and Agnes of God. The story of a mother superior who decides to tear down her crumbly old convent and replace it with a shiny new one. 327-3552. M U S I C NOTE: At Potawatomi Bingo Casino, no one under 21 is allowed in the theater under any circumstances. TRINITY • THREE IRISH PUBS LIVE MUSIC, 125 E. Juneau Ave. Live music, phone for information. On Friday and Saturday nights, ride the trolley between Trinity, The Harp, The Black Rose and RC's. 278-7033. FIDELIO, through Oct. 6; Cabot Theater, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. A timeless story that deals with love, freedom, purity of purpose and mistaken identity is set by Skylight Music Theatre as a classic Bollywood film. Beethoven's dramatic score is combined with a moving chorus of colorfully dressed Indian dancers. 291-7800. I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT, through Oct. 20; Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Theater Center, 108 E. Wells St. Three male singers perform an anthology of Bennett's best work, from "Rags to Riches" to "Put On a Happy Face" to the title track and many more. Celebrates more than six decades of remarkable music. 224-9490. RAGTIME; through Oct. 27; Quadracci Powerhouse Theater, Milwaukee Theater Center, 108 E. Wells St. Sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America tells the tale of a white, upper-middle class family, an African-American couple, and an Eastern European immigrant as they all confront the timeless contradictions of wealth, poverty, freedom, prejudice, hope, and despair in pursuit of the American Dream. 224-9490. IAN HUNTER, Oct. 3; Northern Lights Theater, Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. 8 p.m. Box Office, 847-7922; Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000. MOODY BLUES, Oct. 3; Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. 286-3663. PHILIP DIZACK, Oct. 4; Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield. 8 p.m. 262-781-9520. KT TUNSTALL, Oct. 4; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. 286-3663. CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA, Oct. 4-5; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. 273-7206. KRONOS QUARTET, Oct. 11; Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield. 8 p.m.

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