Key Milwaukee

February 2012

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ARTS &ENTERTAINMENT MSO POPS - 007: BOND AND BEYOND, Feb. 24-26; Marcus Center. The signature tunes of Bond films. MARY POPPINS, Feb. 28-March 4; Marcus Center. Touring com- pany of hit Broadway musical. PETER FRAMPTON, FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE, Feb. 29; Pabst Theater. T H E A T E R JITNEY, through Feb. 5;Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Play by August Wilson set in 1970s Pittsburgh. WRINKLE IN TIME, through Feb. 19; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. First Stage Children's Theater presentation about a strange visitor who arrives at a family's home on a dark and stormy night, Meg Murry embarks on a wild journey through space and time to rescue her father from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. 273-7206. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, through March 4; Quadracchi Powerhouse Theater, 108 E. Wells St. Set in small-town Alabama during the Depression, and seen with brilliant clarity through the eyes of a young tomboy, this Pulitzer Prize-winning tale is about innocence, tolerance, family and courage. Milwaukee Repertory Theater presentation. 224-9490. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE – ABRIDGED, through March 11; Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Theater Center. Three phenomenal actors, armed with an outra- geous assortment of outerwear and props, cram the Bard's entire canon of plays (and sonnets), into 90 minutes of high-speed, over-the-top hilarity. 224-9490. THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, Feb. 2-12; Off the Wall Theatre, 127 E. Wells St. award winning comedy/drama about three mid- dle aged Jewish-American women and their lives. Underlying the play is an empathetic concern for the prospects of women today. 327-3552. VIGIL, Feb. 2-26; Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. A selfish and mercenary bank clerk quits his job to keep a deathwatch on his aunt whom he hasn't seen in 30 years. He announces that since he's taken the trouble to answer her dying summons, he'd like her to get it over with so he can collect his inheritance. But Aunt Grace isn't cooperating. 278-0765. MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE, Feb. 16-19; Marcus Center. Story of Miss Abigail, the most sought-after relationship expert to the stars (think Dr. Ruth meets Emily Post), and her sexy sidekick Paco. A THOUSAND WORDS, Feb. 16-March 11; Studio Theater, Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. Jumping back and forth between the 1930s and the present, this new play explores a mystery surrounding renowned photographer Walker Evans. Milwaukee Chamber Theater presents. 291-7800. D A N C E AILY II, Feb. 11; Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, inside Mitchell Park. Merges the spirit 18 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 17 and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. 8 p.m. 262-781-9520. WINTER SERIES, Feb. 16-19; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. Three world premieres are presented by Milwaukee Ballet Company. The Pabst Theater venue gives ballet-goers an up close look at the strength and athleticism of the dancers. 902- 2103. C O M E D Y JEFF ROSS ROASTS AMERICA, Feb. 2; Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. IRA GLASS, Feb. 4; Pabst Theater. THE ROYAL COMEDY TOUR FEATURING SOMMORE, BRUCE BRUCE, EARTHQUAKE & TONY ROCK, Feb. 12; Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. 7 p.m. AN EVENING WITH BILL ENGVALL, Feb. 18; Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St. 5 and 8 p.m. 273-7206. RON WHITE, Feb. 25; Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. E X H I B I T S LES PAUL'S HOUSE OF SOUND, MILWAUKEE MUSCLE, ENERGY & INGENUITY, CITY OF FRESHWATER, continuing; Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr. FAITH FAMILY FESTA, MILWAUKEE'S ITALIANS, continuing; Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World 3rd St. Explores life for Milwaukee's Italian community. 273-8288. THE DRAWING SEASON, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan. In a series of six exhibitions, the arts center illuminates the vitality and varied vocabulary of the art of drawing as practiced by contemporary artists. TERRA NOVA: POLYMER ART AT THE CROSSROADS, through Feb. 5; Racine Art Museum, 441 Main St. Featuring over 200 objects made of polymer, including adornment, vessels and furniture. 262-638-8300. THE DEATH AND (AFTER) LIFE OF POST-INDUSTRIAL MILWAUKEE, through Feb. 6; Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway. The legacy of work in Milwaukee is explored through documentary photographs and site histories of former and cur- rent industrial facilities. 277-2300. OUR PLASTIC VISAGE AND THE RAINBOW MACHINE COMPLEX, through Feb. 26; Ploch Art Gallery, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 198th and Capitol Drive in Mitchell Park, Brookfield. Dean Valadez uses imagery that feels much like a deconstruction of space and matter. 262-781-9470. WISCONSIN VISUAL ARTISTS JURIED EXHIBITION, through March 2; Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd. in River Hills. Features the work of Wisconsin Visual Artists from the Southeast. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed. & Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sun. CONTINUED ON PAGE 23

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