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The holidays are exciting especially when you give the gift of the Weill Center! The following gift guide will help you decide which performances and/or films are the perfect gift for those special people on your list.


 

Holiday Special

SIX APPEAL VOCAL BAND – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, AT 7:30 P.M.

Silver Sponsors: Ruth E. Fisher Memorial, Christine Tempas, DDS and Wisconsin Bank & Trust

02 Six AppealThis a cappella sensation that's growing across the nation is Six Appeal Vocal Band!

Using only their voices, these six young men transform your favorite songs from multiple decades into new hits that all ages will love! Six Appeal will rock the stage with energetic dance moves, soaring vocals, and just the right amount of humor; you'll be smiling and clapping along faster than you can say "No instruments!?"

Winners of multiple National A Cappella Awards and accolades, this internationally touring band is excited to show you the power of the human voice!

A live Christmas show for the entire family:

  • Ugly sweater party
  • Hot chocolate
  • Prizes, and more prior to the show!

Tickets are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

FAMILY SERIES (FOR AGES 4 – 16)

GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU & i love my little story book – Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3 p.m.

Family Series Sponsored by Sargento Foods Inc

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“If you’re searching for a feel-good bedtime book, look no further.” – Publisher’s Weekly

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents Guess How Much I Love You and I Love My Little Storybook, adapted, directed and designed by Jim Morrow, music by Steven Naylor, and narrated by Beau Bridges.

 Guess How Much I Love You (30 minutes) is about Little Nutbrown Hare and his love for Big Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare as far as he can reach and as high as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare loves him as far as his long arms can reach and as high as his strong legs can hop. And so it continues… Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia adapts Guess How Much I Love You, the award-winning classic from author Sam McBratney and illustrator Anita Jeram.

 In I Love My Little Storybook (30 minutes), an eager little bunny lies on the grass and opens his book, and within moments, the story he’s reading comes alive in fascinating detail. From illustrator Anita Jeram comes this endearing celebration of the joy of reading.

 Join us at the Weill Center as these story time classics come to LIFE through mastery puppetry by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.

Tickets are $7 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243. 

Cat in the Hat – SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 AT 3 P.M.

Family Series Sponsored by Sargento Foods Inc

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Join us as everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic by TheatreWorks USA.

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will Mum find when she comes home...?

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat is a lively, engaging "play with sound effects" by Two Beans Productions. It was originally adapted by The National Theatre.

Tickets are $7 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

 


 

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STYLE

NO QUARTER: Led zeppelin tribute – Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Silver Sponsor: HUB International Midwest Limited
Individual Sponsor: Dick Brantmeier Ford, Lincoln, Kia, Inc.

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No Quarter, Milwaukee's premier Led Zeppelin tribute band, is back with a new show, performing Led Zeppelin’s albums II and IV.

Since its formation, No Quarter's outstanding reputation and following keep the band in demand. Bound and determined to create the most mesmerizing and accurate portrayal of the band, each individual member was selected to portray the presence, sound and playing styles of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones. 

If you missed Led Zeppelin live in the 70's or are looking for a great chance to relive the Music, Magic and Mystery of Zeppelin, you must experience No Quarter. 

No Quarter leaves the "dressing up" part of its show to the all the other tribute bands and focuses entirely on what we think matters most: The Sound. Proof of the band's success are sold out shows to Summerfest opening slots in direct support for these acts: Peter Frampton, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Whitesnake and (most recently) Hollywood Vampires.

Tickets are $25 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

GGOOLLDD – FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M.

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In the age of electronic pop music it’s not easy for a band to break into the genre and hold their own. GGOOLLDD is a local Milwaukee band whose indie take on the genre has earned them a growing following. There is something grabby about their lyrics that; you can’t listen to just one song. 

A few of the band's influences include the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Fleetwood Mac particularly Stevie Nicks and CHVRCHES. 

Tickets start at $25 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

 


 

CLASSIC STYLE

ladysmith black mambazo – Sunday, february 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

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For over 50 years, South Africa’s Four Time GRAMMY Award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy.

Since the world discovered their powerful a cappella vocals from Paul Simon’s Graceland album, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and spreading a message of peace, love, and harmony to millions of people the world over. The younger members, led by the four sons of group founder Joseph Shabalala, who joined the group almost twenty five years ago, have infused the group with a youthful energy and the promise of a bright future.

It was Nelson Mandela who anointed the group “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world,” a designation the members carry with them with the highest honor. In their Fall 2017 release entitled Songs Of Peace & Love For Kids & Parents, Ladysmith Black Mambazo shares their uplifting message with audiences of all ages through their music and the stories behind the songs.

Tickets start at $25 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

OH WHAT A NIGHT! A musical tribute to frankie valli & the four seasons – saturday, april 21, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

Show Sponsors: Paul & Chris Senklyft

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OH WHAT A NIGHT! A Musical Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons is an exciting revue written by Motown producer and creative consultant George Solomon, directed by award-winning producer/director Michael Chapman with choreography by Paul Holmquist.

Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, My Eyes Adored You, Working My Way Back to You, Let’s Hang On and Who Loves You are just some of the many hits you’ll enjoy from the dynamic songbook of those boys from Jersey…FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS.

This exhilarating family-friendly musical revue has been thrilling audiences worldwide with great choreography, boundless energy, humor and, of course, instantly recognizable classic pop songs that have become timeless! 

Tickets start at $30 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.


 

Comedian 

Manitowac Minute's Charlie Berens – Thursday, March 1, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M.

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Hey der guy! Charlie here from da Manitowoc Minute. You’ve seen me on your Facebook page, now see me in real life. I’ll be on stage for a night of stand up comedy, news, music and a couple two three other surprises. So go ahead guy, buy a ticket real quick once and keep ‘er movin.

Charlie Berens is a comedian, Emmy winning journalist and host of the Manitowoc Minute. As a UW-Madison junior, Charlie started reporting for MTV’s Choose or Lose. Since then he’s worked with Fox, CBS Sports Network, and Funny or Die to name a few. Charlie was born and raised along with his 11 other brothers and sisters right here in Wisconsin.

Tickets start at $20 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

GREAT FOR EVERYONE

MOVIE SERIES

Sponsor: Destination Kohler Dining 

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Take a glance at the Movies & Morsels Weill Center’s Movies Series sponsored by Destination Kohler Dining. 

Featured chefs from Destination Kohler will create unique tastings in keeping with the theme of each film, from Southern specialties to French pastries. Meet the chefs and delight your palate with gourmet morsels.

Click here for a full listing of Movies.

Tickets start at $5 (not including fees and tax) and are available online, in the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Tickets make great gifts, but if you are not sure what to choose for the names on your list purchase gift certificates and let them decide!

Special Holiday Offer! Buy $100 worth of gift certificates & receive a $20 gift certificate for FREE! Special holiday offer on Saturday, December 9, 2017 only. Offer not available online. 

 

Gift Certificates are available in person at the Ticket Office or by calling 920-208-3243.


 

We hope this guide helps you in your gifting adventures! Click here to browse our full listing of events online or call the Ticket Office, 920-208-3243, for more details on any events at the Weill Center.