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Marcus Center Presents Hooray for Hollywood!

A Big Band Celebration of Classic Hollywood Musicals Comes to Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 pm. Tickets On Sale on March 10!

By - Mar 2nd, 2017 07:03 am
Marcus Center Presents Hooray for Hollywood!

Marcus Center Presents Hooray for Hollywood!

MILWAUKEE, WI (Thursday, March 2, 2017) – The Marcus Center Presents series, sponsored by Envoy Restaurant and Lounge, is thrilled to bring Hooray for Hollywood! A Big Band Celebration of Classic Hollywood Musicals featuring Dick Strauss with the Many Happy Returns Orchestra on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 pm. This performance will also feature Rana Roman and The Radio Rosies in the Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 10 at 12:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, online at or or by phone at 414-273-7206. Group discounts are available for 10 or more by calling Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210.

Step back in time to a golden age when Hollywood movies were filled with hit songs that have become lasting classics. Songs like Moon River, Over The Rainbow and Cheek To Cheek lit up the screen and were hits on the radio. Relive those days with Dick Strauss and the Many Happy Returns Orchestra, vocalist Rana Roman, and The Radio Rosies as they take you back in time to that golden era.

Established in 1969, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts community gathering space in Southeastern Wisconsin. As the Marcus Center moves into its 48th year, it continues to build bridges between diverse members of our community through high-quality arts entertainment in the region and the state. The touring Broadway series, sponsored by Associated Bank, is recognized as bringing the best of Broadway entertainment to Milwaukee for the past 20 years and provides opportunities to educate, entertain and engage audiences. The Marcus Center is also the home to the Milwaukee Symphony, Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera, First Stage plus a variety of other important community and family events throughout the year. For more information about events visit the Marcus Center website at  The Marcus Center is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation and is a dedicated veterans memorial in Milwaukee.

Experience Relaxed, Sophisticated Fine Dining at Envoy Restaurant & Lounge, Milwaukee
Envoy, located in the iconic Ambassador Hotel, offers classic American cuisine with global influences.  Ingredients feature artisan, local and seasonal products.  Envoy offers breakfast and lunch dinner in an atmosphere that transports guests to a time when patrons “tripped the light fantastic”.  Guests of Envoy experience the legendary service that generations have come to expect from a staff that is simply “the bee’s knees”.  Envoy offers nostalgic cocktails from the hotel’s original menu, written in 1928.  In addition to half priced appetizers, Envoy Lounge’s happy hour offers buy one martini or nostalgic cocktail and receive the next at 1928’s price.  Guests who dine at Envoy are invited to enjoy complimentary parking and shuttle service to and from destinations in the downtown Milwaukee area, including the Marcus Center for the performing Arts.  Visit for more information and reservations.

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