SISTER ACT is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds […]
Renaissance Theaterworks opens its 25th Anniversary Season with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason, running October 20 – November 12, 2017 at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee. When frustrated forty-ish novelist, Olivia, meets fast-talking, twenty-something, blogger and memoirist, Ethan – known more for his sexual prowess than his prose – […]
Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s: grave men peer through their giant telescope. Behind the scenes, Henrietta Leavitt and her female “computer” partners map the distant stars in galaxies beyond our own. Henrietta’s brilliant work paves the way for modern astronomy, but she struggles for recognition in a man’s world. In this magical story of […]
Alyson Cambridge returns to the Florentine stage in her role debut as Hanna Glawari, the opulently wealthy widow delighting in her life in Paris as suitors line up for her favor. Acclaimed baritone and Florentine favorite Corey McKern returns in the role of Danilo, along with tenor Cody Austin making his Florentine debut as Camille. […]
This celebrated musical comedy follows two small-time gamblers as they pursue love and luck, from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana., Cuba. It’s no surprise that it tops Entertainment Weekly’s list of “Greatest Musicals of All Time,” as this granddaddy of American musicals has it all – show-stopping numbers, a timeless story, […]
Eccentric Manhattan socialite Florence Foster Jenkins once declared, “people may say I can’t sing, but no one ever said I didn’t sing.” And, oh, did she sing – often and loudly, but rarely on key. Her recitals brought her a legion of die-hard fans, and she capped her improbable career with a Carnegie Hall concert […]
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and The Invisible Hand comes a thrillingly fierce and funny new play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are. Growing up Muslim with her close-knit family in Atlanta, Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between […]
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