Key Milwaukee

May 2018

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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12 u Through May 13 Milwaukee Rep: Our Town With humor, wit, and exceptionally powerful storytelling, Thornton Wilder delivers universal truths about what it means to be human and encourages us to live life to its fullest. Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater u Through May 20 The Fantasticks Whimsical, funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, a wall, and two fathers whose plan is to bring their children together by keeping them apart. InTandem Theatre u May 2-6 Hear What's in the Heart Against the backdrop of Angelo's funeral, Scionti paints a loving Sicilian-American family portrait by trans - forming himself into a multitude of relatives and friends. Next Act u May 3 Miscast Musical revue in which performers sing songs for characters they would never have the chance to play in real life, be it due to gender, race, age … the stranger the better. Waukesha Civic Theatre u May 11 & 13 Florentine Opera Company: The Magic Flute Prince Tamino and Papageno endeavor to rescue the beautiful Pamina, daughter of the evil Queen of the Night. Marcus Center u May 16 Bel Canto Chorus: The Immigrant Story The story of the im- migrants who came to find a better life in America and the music from home that kept them company. Irish Cultural & Heritage Center of Wisconsin u May 18-19 C.S. Lewis: The Most Reluctant Convert Starring Max McLean Pabst Theater u May 18-June 10 Skylight Music Theatre: Urinetown, The Musical This outrageous satire takes on the legal system, social irre- sponsibility, corporate mismanagement… and musical theatre. In a Gotham-like city, a drought leads to a ban on private toilets, reg- ulated by a malevolent company. Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center u May 24-27 Bronzeville Arts Ensemble FLYIN' WEST by Pearl Cleage The story of a small group of African- American women whose lives changed when the West was opened up for people willing to settle in a harsh and untested region. Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center u May 26 A Conversation With Meredith Baxter An intimate evening during which five-time Emmy Award nominee Meredith Baxter, known for her role in Family Ties, will share stories about her life and career . Ten Chimneys COMEDY u May 11 Jim Norton Kneeling Room Only Tour Pabst Theater u May 12 #IMOMSOHARD Mom's Night Out Round 2 Riverside Theater u May 12 Cannoli Comedy Northern Lights Theater u May 12 Roy Wood Jr. Turner Hall u May 19 Dennis Miller Riverside Theater u May 19 Heather McDonald Turner Hall u May 26 Greg Warren Northern Lights Theater g HAPPENINGS A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER May 1-6 The uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating eight pesky relatives. All the while, he juggles his mistress, his fiancée, and the constant threat of landing behind bars! Of course, it will all be worth it if he can slay his way to his inheritance… and be done in time for tea. Marcus Center Photo credit: Joan Marcus.

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