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SWING INTO SPRING AT SUNSET’S SIDENOTES CABARET

Treat yourself and a special someone to a celebration of hearts and flowers as PETE SORCE and THE SWING EXPLOSION SEXTET present IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SWING, a cabaret filled with memorable vocal and instrumental standards in the styles of the Rat Pack and big bands, at Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse, February 16-19, 2017. As part of the professional…

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BILLY JOEL & FRIENDS – Meet the Cast

BILLY JOEL & FRIENDS will be performed January 30 & 31st in our Furlan Auditorium. This Musical MainStage concert will be a celebration of singer-songwriters and will pay tribute to folks like Simon & Garfunkel, Carol King and the Piano Man himself. Let’s meet our stellar cast: TOMMY HAHN’s credits include work with the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre,…

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Sunset Playhouse named Theater of the Year! 2016 Broadway World Awards

The Sunset Playhouse has been named THEATER OF THE YEAR in the Milwaukee BroadwayWorld Awards! Votes were cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was the biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld announced the 2016 Milwaukee winners! We are excited to announce that Sunset Playhouse received four awards this year!…

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CHRISTMAS PAGEANT & HOLIDAY BELLES to perform 12/16 -18 – The show must go on!

Yes, both THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT and HOLIDAY BELLES will be performed tonight, Saturday and Sunday.  The Show must go on! Friday, 12/16 – CHRISTMAS PAGEANT AT 7:30 & HOLIDAY BELLES at 8PM Saturday, 12/17 – CHRISTMAS PAGEANT at 3PM & 7:30 & HOLIDAY BELLES at 8PM Sunday 12/18 (PAGEANT at 2PM and BELLES at 3PM)

SideNotes Cabaret Rings in the Season with the HOLIDAY BELLES

Sunset Playhouse continues its ninth season of its popular SideNotes Cabaret Series with a sleigh full of jazzy harmonies and delicious melodies in a production titled HOLIDAY BELLES, December 14-18, 2016.   Area favorites LAURA MONAGLE, PEGGY PETERSON RYAN, and BECKY SPICE combine their talents to create a sparkling vocal confection of swing, jazz, and boogie-woogie.  Together with a trio…

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Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2016

Sunset Playhouse Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement  Sunset Playhouse has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black…

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Sunset Fundraiser at ParkSide 23 on November 15

Sunset Playhouse will be having a fundraiser on November 15th at one of Brookfield’s best restaurants: ParkSide 23.   Please join us and enjoy lunch or dinner at ParkSide 23 and 25% of your food purchase will be donated back to Sunset Playhouse.  This is a great way for you to enjoy a wonderful meal and contribute to the playhouse….

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Richard Becker: Rising Star, Musical MainStage

Hubertus resident Richard Becker has been named a Rising Star for TWIST AND SHOUT, the 2nd show of  our 2016-17 Musical MainStage Concert Series The son of Jerry and Karen Becker, Richard is a sophomore at Marquette University High School, where he sings in its select choir and appeared in a production of SWEENEY TODD. His credits also include performances in…

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SONGS OF THE SILVER SCREEN

SIDENOTES CABARET PRESENTS MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES AT SUNSET PLAYHOUSE   Sunset Playhouse opens the ninth season of its popular SideNotes Cabaret Series with a salute to famous cinematic melodies in SONGS OF THE SILVER SCREEN, October 6-9, 2016. Filled with unforgettable music, these glittering tunes and sparkling lyrics prove that they are movie stars in their own right.  …

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Costume Designing Through Time

Costume Designing Through Time By Joanne Cunningham, Costume Designer   Certainly one of the most challenging and interesting aspects of designing costumes for a show is creating a look that is appropriate to the era in which the story takes place. Most scripts specify the time (sometimes the exact year, sometimes just a decade) when the action occurs. Sometimes the director…

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Moon Over Buffalo Auditions are coming up!

Audtion Reminder: Sunset Playhouse MOON OVER BUFFALO   Why not try out for this exciting comedy?  You will be a part of a quality production, meet new friends, and get out of the house! MOON OVER BUFFALO will be directed by Michael (Paco) Pocaro. Please come to Sunset Playhouse on one of the audition dates listed above. Auditions will consist of…

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2016-17 Sunset Playhouse Single Tickets On Sale July 5th!

Single tickets for our 2016-17 Season will go on sale to the public on July 5th.  We have a great line-up so be sure to order your tickets online or stop at the box office starting July 5th for the best seating selection. We will be offering 8 shows as a part of our Furlan Auditorium Productions.  The shows are:…

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