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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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SideNotes Cabaret 2016-17 Season Announced

2016-17 SIDENOTES CABARET SERIES   Sunset Playhouse will present six original productions as part of its 2016-17 SideNotes Cabaret Series. SideNotes offers a unique assortment of musical entertainment presented by talented professionals in the comfortable atmosphere of Sunset’s Studio Theatre, a relaxed and intimate setting complete with a full-service bar.   The SideNotes season begins in October with SONGS OF THE…

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RING-A-DING-DING: SINATRA & CO.

Musical MainStage presents:  RING-DING-A-DING: SINATRA & CO.  Sinatra may have been king, but he reigned over an era that introduced dozens of our favorite artists—folks like Rosemary Clooney, Bobby Darin, Billie Holiday, Steve and Eydie. We’ll revisit the big band and swingin’ sounds of the forties, fifties, and sixties with some of the area’s most beloved performers:   BOB HIRSCHI…

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2016-17 Season: Furlan Auditiorium Productions

SUNSET PLAYHOUSE  2016-17 FURLAN AUDITORIUM PRODUCTIONS Sunset Playhouse recently held our 2016-17 Season Preview Party where we  announced eight productions to be offered as part of its 2016-17 Furlan Auditorium Season, including hilarious comedies, edgy dramas, intriguing mysteries, and Broadway musicals. The Furlan season begins in September with MOON OVER BUFFALO (directed by Michael Pocaro), a comical look at a…

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What’s Happening At Sunset

Well, spring has sprung and we can finally venture outside so why not get out of the house and head over to Sunset for one of our upcoming productions?  April will be a very busy month at the Playhouse.  Next week (April 7-9), our SideNotes Cabaret will present HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS, an evening of Broadway show tunes. Then you…

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS – SideNotes Cabaret, April 7 – 9, 2016

BROADWAY HIGHLIGHTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT SIDENOTES CABARET A trio of powerhouse performers will present HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS as part of the Sunset Playhouse SideNotes Cabaret Series April 7-9, 2016. Local favorites ADAM ESTES, SAMANTHA SOSTARICH, and NATHAN WESSELOWSKI will salute the best of Broadway in this homage to the timeless songs of the Great White Way. These stellar…

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