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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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Erin Hogan: Rising Star – Musical MainStage

Grafton resident Erin Hogan has been named a Rising Star for Musical MainStage, a professional concert series at Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove.  She will appear in BROADWAY BUDDIES on March 14 & 15th. The daughter of Chris and Mary Helen Hogan, Erin is a junior at Grafton High School, where she has been seen in MARY POPPINS, THE SECRET GARDEN,…

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Will Durst returns to Sunset: March 11 & 12

Sunset Playhouse Presents: BOOMERAGING with Will Durst Written and Performed by William Durst March 11, 2016 – March 12, 2016 : 7:30 PM TICKETS Adults – $20 (use code DURST and receive $5 off all adult tickets) Will Durst returns to Sunset Playhouse for two shows after sell-outs last year! You don’t have to be a baby boomer to enjoy…

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MRS. FUN To Appear at Sunset!

  AWARD-WINNING DUO MRS. FUN TO APPEAR AT SIDENOTES CABARET  MRS. FUN SUNSET PLAYHOUSE SIDENOTES CABARET SERIES FUN, FUN, FUN! with MRS. FUN February 18-20, 2016 MRS. FUN, a multi-talented duo comprised of keyboardist/vocalist CONNIE GRAUER and percussionist KIM ZICK, will present four performances for the SideNotes Cabaret Series at Sunset Playhouse, February 18-20, 2016.  Combining a unique blend of jazz,…

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