Six-year-old Helen Keller has been blind and deaf since infancy, trapping her in a silent world of darkness. Enter Annie Sullivan, the teacher who through determination, grit, and love, is able to overcome immeasurable odds, and find the key to unlock Helen’s world. This Tony Award-winning true story explores the essence of dignity, hope, and how people can fulfill their true potential despite the most adverse of circumstances. Suggested for families and young people ages 12+
Friday, May 17 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Basilica of St. Josaphat
2333 S. 6th Street, Milwaukee
How extraordinary that one of pianist and ultra-romantic composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s most beloved works is his 1915 unaccompanied choral setting of the Russian Orthodox All-Night Vigil. Filled with sumptuous harmonies and beautiful melodies, this monumental work, followed by the exquisite In Paradisum by Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds, will deeply move you.
All-Night Vigil by Sergei Rachmaninoff
In Paradisum by Eriks Esenvalds
Our 85th Anniversary Concert features audience-favorite opera stars, along with the Baumgartner Studio Artists and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, performing legendary arias and ensembles from the past, present and future of opera in Milwaukee.
Friday, May 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:30 pm
This concert is made possible with support from Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn.
Passions run high onstage and off in this musical version of Taming of the Shrew, blending the irreverent humor of William Shakespeare and Cole Porter. This brilliant battle of the sexes won the very first Tony Award for Best Musical and is considered one of Broadway’s great treasures, featuring unforgettable classics like Why Can’t You Behave? Too Darn Hot and Another Op’nin’, Another Show. Ages 11 and up.
March 22 – May 26, 2019, Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade, Adapted from the Broadway Production by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Jason Edwards, Orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby, Additional arrangements by David Abbinanti, Directed by Dan Kazemi. Back by popular demand! From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Back by popular demand from our sold-out run in 2013, Ring of Fire features more than two dozen classic hits – including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “Ring of Fire” – performed by a multi-talented cast, painting a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin’, crowd pleasin’ salute to a uniquely American legend!
When the fourth member of The Fabulous Lipitones keels over while holding the winning B-flat during finals, the remaining three must scramble to find a replacement in time for the national competition! When they hear “Bob” singing beautifully over the phone, they’re all ears…but when they meet him, he’s not quite who they expected. A hilarious take on tolerance, preconceived notions and the perfect path to harmony in this play with music.
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