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South Milwaukee PAC Voted 2016 Milwaukee A-List Top Theatre

“There is not a bad seat in the house.”

By - Jan 3rd, 2017 12:24 pm
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Photos by Alex Clark courtesy of the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center.

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Photos by Alex Clark courtesy of the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center.

(South Milwaukee, WI) – South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce that it was voted 3rd Best Theatre in the 2016 Milwaukee A-List contest. Customer reviews include “A great venue with fabulous events for all ages!” “Excellent and diverse touring artist performances showcased in a comfortable, friendly theatre away from the downtown crowds.” “There is not a bad seat in the house.” “Great place that does a wonderful job.”

“It was a terrific surprise to be voted among the top theatres in the Milwaukee area. We have many wonderful and loyal patrons, and we thank them for supporting us and posting comments about their experiences during the contest voting period,” said Rachel Sorce, Executive Director. For more information about South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, visit southmilwaukeepac.org or find us on Facebook or on Twitter @SMPAC.

About South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center (SMPAC) provides the greater Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin communities with creative, innovative and diverse performing arts. In addition to hosting an annual Performing Arts Series, SMPAC also serves the students of South Milwaukee and is a professionally-managed rental facility for other presenters, organizations and groups. More than 500 performances, rehearsals, classes and other events take place at SMPAC each year.

The 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series performances are tailored to include a myriad of options for patrons whether it is music, dance, theatre, or anything in between. September featured Simply Swing with southeastern Wisconsin’s Chris Mariani, The Radio Rosies and the Swing Explosion orchestra. In October, Aquila Theatre, one of the foremost producers of classical, yet modernly hip theatre, performed Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. In November, we featured high-energy “cultural ambassadors“ Step Afrika! performing the art of stepping. Cantus, the premier men’s vocal ensemble, performed “We All Will Be Together” in December. In January, we will celebrate the artistic momentum of contemporary dance in a showcase of Milwaukee Ballet II. In February, laugh with your sweetheart at Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, where The Tony Awards meets Whose Line is it Anyway? March features a remarkable collaboration of some of the world’s top roots musicians (Jayme Stone,  Margaret Glaspy, Sumaia Jackson, Joe Phillips or Andrew Downing) performing songs from the archived field recordings of Alan Lomax. Post Comedy Theatre is where you’ll want to be with loved ones of all ages in April.

The Performing Arts Series is sponsored in part by Courtyard Marriott Milwaukee Airport, Classic Cargo International Inc., Emerald City Catering, TASC Services LLC., and Ken Cook Co. Performances are supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of WI and the National Endowment for the Arts. South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is located inside of the South Milwaukee 6-12 campus, at 901 15th Avenue in South Milwaukee between College and Rawson Avenues.  It is easily accessible from I-94 and 794.  Free parking is located in the northwest parking lot.  Patrons should enter door #9.  For tickets or directions, call 414-766-5049. For more information, visit southmilwaukeepac.org.

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