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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Event Date 
January 12, 2013 - 14:30
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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Lilly, a mouse with a wild imagination, marches to the beat of her own drum in this adventurous, colorful story. Her enthusiasm is quickly destroyed when her perfectly awesome teacher, Mr. Slinger, takes away her most prized possession. Based on Kevin Henkes children’s books, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse teaches us that making mistakes is part of growing up, but it is what you learn from those mistakes that is important.

Adapted from the work of Kevin Henkes
By Kevin Kling
Directed by Diana Alioto
Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers

Urinetown

Event Date 
April 18, 2013 - 16:30 to April 28, 2013 - 16:30
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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What would you do if you were told you had to pay to pee? The men and women of Urinetown come together to defend their right to answer nature's call. Urinetown, a satirical musical, shocks audiences of all ages with its witty, yet unexpected storyline that encompasses love, freedom, and following your heart. Winner of three Tony Awards 2002. “Elevated Silliness of the Highest Order” - Newsday.

Music by Mark Hollmann
Lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis
Book by Greg Kotis
Directed by Tony Clements
Music Direction by Jamie Johns

A Doll's House

Event Date 
February 21, 2013 - 16:30 to March 3, 2013 - 16:30
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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In Ibsen’s controversial classic, Nora Helmer, a doting, proper banker's wife centers her life around the needs of her husband and three children. Her illusions of a perfect life are shattered when she makes a sacrifice out of love that puts her husband's reputation in danger. In this 19th Century play, Nora goes against societal norms in hopes to escape from her marital confines.
By Henrik Ibsen. A new adaptation by Maureen Kilmurry. Directed by Maureen Kilmurry.

Stream 88Nine's Artist To Watch Lianne La Havas Debut Release, Download A Remix Of Her Latest Song

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I have been watching Lianne La Havas' career for over a year, and it is nice to see that she is getting love that she deserves for her music.

Fiasco Theater's Cymbeline

Event Date 
October 12, 2012 - 20:00 to October 13, 2012 - 20:00
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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Cymbeline is part tragedy, part romance, a wee bit history play, and a large part comedy. Join us as we playfully follow two young princes kidnapped at birth, their disguised sister, a conspiring queen, and a jealous kind through multiple twists and turns and schemes. The elaborate plot is made clear through the dynamic work of 6 actors fleetly playing all 15 characters. Using simple, efficient staging, wonderful live music, and a magical trunk, Fiasco Theater bring a most amazing interpretation of Shakespeare's work that you must not miss.

The Women of Lockerbie

Event Date 
November 8, 2012 - 19:30 to November 18, 2012 - 19:30
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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Loosely inspired by the Pan Am 103 tragedy, The Women of Lockerbie depicts a grieving mother searching for her son’s remains seven years after the crash. The women of this Scottish town defy the government to return the recovered clothing to the victims' families. The power of love and redemption seek to carry the living forward. “Hatred will not have the last word in Lockerbie."
By Deborah Brevoort. Directed by Debra Krajec.
November 8, 9 & 10: 7:30
November 11: 2:30
November 14, 15 & 16: 7:30
November 18: 2:30

The Foreigner

Event Date 
September 27, 2012 - 19:30 to September 29, 2012 - 19:30
Venue Name 
Helfaer Theatre, Marquette University
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A shy Englishman, Charlie just wants to be left along. The locals are intrigued when “Froggy” LaSueur brings him to a rural Georgia fishing lodge under the pretense that Charlie speaks no English. Charlie’s plan to remin the silent observer gets out of control in Larry Shue’s hysterical comedy. Originally premiering in Milwaukee, the wit and tongue-in-cheek fun take the audience on a wild adventure as Charlie learns about himself and finds friends in the most unlikely places. For more information: http://www.showclix.com/event/224083

Can't Make It to Lollapalooza This Weekend, Stream It Live On Your Computer

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Lollapalooza kicks off this weekend in Chicago.  Are you one of the ones, who wants to go, but can't for one reason or another?

Hank Aaron State Trail 5K Run/Walk

Event Date 
August 11, 2012 - 08:30
Venue Name 
Sausage Haus at Miller Park
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In it's lucky 13th year, the Hank Aaron State Trail 5K Run / Walk continues to be a great way to enjoy the Trail and celebrate community. The course starts in the shadow of Miller Park, travels through the Menomonee Valley along Canal Street, and winds its way on the Trail along the river finishing again near Miller Park. It's a wonderful family event with lots of information on local organizations and opportunities at the community booths, refreshments, prizes, and live entertainment by De La Buena.

Packet Pick-up and Registration from 7:00-8:15am.
Race begins at 8:30am.

Artist Name 
De La Buena

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