Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has become an essential tool for understanding one of the darkest periods of our history—and one of the most beautiful, haunting stories in our shared experience. A testament to the human spirit and its young author’s “boundless desire for all that is beautiful and good,” the play illuminates Anne’s unwavering belief in justice and love during her more than two years in hiding during World War II. This moving, true story is essential viewing for every generation.
The universal language of the blues speaks eloquently in this scorching,
On the eve of his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cools down in a lonely Memphis hotel room after delivering the speech of a lifetime—when an unexpected visit from a feisty, young hotel maid pushes King into a confrontation with his doubts, fears, and haunting premonitions. A soul-stirring hit in London and on Broadway, The Mountaintop’s humorous, magical storytelling fuses theatricality with spirituality to reach a summit that will leave audiences breathless.
This groundbreaking American musical kicks off the Quadracci Powerhouse season with a bang! Bold, original, surreal, thought-provoking, and alarmingly funny, this five-time Tony Award-winner investigates the personalities behind nine Presidential assassins and reveals uneasy truths about the American Dream. Hugely resonant in today’s celebrity-obsessed culture, Assassins is peopled with desperate, disillusioned characters who force us to wonder how everybody’s right to be happy can include killing a President.
Three men, one piano, thirty baseball caps—and one massively misguided dream! In 1450, in Mainz, Germany, Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press; in 2011, in Nutley, New Jersey, Bud and Doug wrote a big, splashy musical about him, the evil monk trying to stop him, and the beautiful girl who loved him. They may not have a cast, an orchestra, or a clue, but with an unending supply of enthusiasm, they’re pitching their hilarious, 16 song epic to Broadway producers who just might fulfill their bright-eyed ambitions!
July 31 2012
Last week, we featured a new song from Snoop Dogg's new project. Apparently, Snoop Dogg change his name to Snoop Lion. This name change seems to be more permanent than just an album project.
July 31 2012
Tuesday July 31st, 2012
Downtown Employee Appreciation Week kicks off today with the “worlds largest coffee break” at 9:30 this morning in Historic Third Ward, followed by a lunch-time food and bever
Farm to Table Dinner!
Featuring Rare Earth Farms & Capital Brewery
August 25, 2012 Motor Patio 5:30pm(cocktails) 6:00pm(dinner)
Milwaukee rock-n-roll trio, The Living Statues, play for the Baddest of Genies on Saturday, August 4th. With special guests: Brett Newski & The Corruption. Show starts at 10:30pm. No Cover.