National Geographic Live
Sep 24, 2020
Florentine Opera - Rigoletto
Oct 9 - 11, 2020
Nov 24 - 29, 2020
Milwaukee Ballet - The Nutcracker
Dec 5 - 27, 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jan 19 - 24, 2021
September 24, 2020
Gear up for a thrilling speaker series by esteemed scientific magazine National Geographic as they head out on tour. With a whole range of incredible programs going to various cities in North America, this is a remarkable opportunity to see your favorite explorers, scientists and photographers speak in person, whilst illustrating their talks with beautifully built visual presentations. Join these top contributors as they highlight issues and help preserve the world's natural environment. Using photography and science to expand our scientific knowledge, this is an exciting series for any budding science fan.
October 9 - 11, 2020
Rescheduled to the fall of 2021, Verdi's operatic blockbuster Rigoletto is an opera worth waiting for. Brought to vivid life by Artistic Advisor Francesco Milioto and the Florentine Opera, the tragic masterpiece is a must-see for all opera-goers, seasoned or beginner alike. A stalwart of the opera canon, its electrifying tale of revenge is punctuated by some of the great composer's most thrilling work in the genre.
November 24 - 29, 2020
After delighting audiences on Broadway Vivian and Edward are bringing their whirlwind romance on their first national tour! Overseen by the movie's director, the late Garry Marshall, this show boasts music from Bryan Adams and direction and choreography from two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots).
December 5 - 27, 2020
As Milwaukee's holiday entertainment jewel, Michael Pink's production of The Nutcracker is a dazzling journey to a magical land where dolls, toys and snowflakes come to life under the direction of Tchaikovsky's unforgettable score. With the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra performing alongside the Milwaukee Children's Choir, you'll be absolutely charmed by this feast for the senses.
January 19 - 24, 2021
Fresh off a hit run in London, this Olivier Award-winning new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's groundbreaking musical astounds on tour. Lacing together biblical drama with a propulsive rock and funk score, director Timothy Sheader reinvents the story for the modern age, paring back the more overblown aspects of the original for a truly rocking show.
929 North Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Situated on the picturesque Milwaukee river, The Marcus Center for The Performing Arts is Wisconsin's premier arts destination, housing the best of the regions theatrical and musical talent and showcasing diverse and innovative new works, from plays, concerts, comedy and tours direct from Broadway. In addition to it's four world class venues, the Brutalist building also plays host to many resident companies, including the Milwaukee Ballet, the Florentine Opera and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, making The Marcus an integral part of the region's arts and culture scene.
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