Key Milwaukee

November 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 THEATER 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. THE DIVINE SISTER, through Nov. 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. THE BELLE OF AMHERST, through Nov 10; Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. A play based on the life of Emily Dickinson. Presented by Renaissance Theaterworks. 291-7800. THE HUNGRY, HUNGRY GAMES: THE UNAUTHORIZED PARODY, Nov. 3; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. 286-3663. BEYOND GLORY, Nov. 11; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. Award winning playwright, stage and screen star Stephan Lang presents the stories of eight veterans Finefrom Crafts More Than 50 Wisconsin Artists Inside the lobby of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Milwaukee GREAT GIFTS: SHOP LOCAL! from World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, rendering first-hand accounts of valor which resulted in the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. 273-7206. GROUCHO: A LIFE IN REVUE, Nov. 14-Dec. 8; Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. Groucho (Julius) Marx tells the family story, from Brooklyn childhood to their start onstage, and all the challenges and triumphs of working with his zany brothers. The boys perform many of their best routines and favorite songs, Presented by Next Act Theatre Company. 278-0765. NOISES OFF, Nov. 19-Dec. 22; Quadracci Powerhouse Theater, Milwaukee Theater Center, 108 E. Wells St. Called "the funniest farce ever written" by the New York Post, Michael Frayn's uproarious play-within-a-play follows the on- and off-stage antics of the members of a mediocre touring company as they blunder from an ominously bad dress rehearsal to a spectacularly disastrous closing performance. Milwaukee Repertory Theater production. 224-9490. THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE, Nov. 20-Dec. 15; Studio Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center. The minute Bill moves into his new condo, while preparing for the arrival of his wayward wife, his nosy neighbor Jack appears at the door - looking for some beer and sympathy. Milwaukee Chamber Theatre production. 291-7800. THE NORTH PLAN, Nov. 23-24, 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8; Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St., Racine. After a ruthless faction seizes power, Carlton Berg, a bureaucrat for the State Department, runs off with the new regime's top secret enemies list. Carlton's last hope is in the people around him: an unsympathetic police chief, an ambivalent administrative assistant, and a fellow prisoner. (Adult language.) 262-632-6802. A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Nov. 29-Dec. 24; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. The ultimate holiday tradition returns again for its 37th year. Dickens's classic masterpiece will delight and brighten your holiday season with beautiful carols and a timeless message of hope, peace, love, and the true meaning of the holidays. 224-9490. THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, Nov. 29-Dec. 29; Marcus Center. Despite the interruptions in church, the fights – and even a small fire! – the spirit of the season comes alive in the Herdmans. Presented by First Stage. A CUDAHY CAROLER CHRISTMAS, Nov. 29-Jan. 5; Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St. Stasch must reunite the Cudahy Carolers to restore the spirit of the season in the hilarious homage to bowling, beer, friendship and forgiveness. 271-1371. M U S I C Original fine crafts – ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, photography, sculpture, wood and mixed media. WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING: "There's nothing like this anywhere in Milwaukee – "I just LOVE this store!" OPEN 12-6 THUR., FRI. AND SAT. AND DURING ALL PERFORMANCES IN UIHLEIN HALL 929 N. Water St. • 414.765.7227 • 16 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.

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