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BritBeat: ‘A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History’ Returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall on Saturday, May 4

Tickets On Sale this Friday!

By - Jan 14th, 2019 09:18 am
BritBeat: 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History.'

BritBeat: ‘A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History.’

MILWAUKEE, WI (Monday, January 14, 2019) – BritBeat – ‘A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History’ tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium, onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. The entire concert plays to the backdrop of immersive and captivating moving multimedia that intertwines with the moods and emotions of the Beatles’ iconic music catalog

The tour returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall for one night only on Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 18 at 12:00 pm and are available in person at the Marcus Center Box Office (929 North Water St, Downtown Milwaukee), by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210 or x213.

The show progresses through Beatles music history from its beginnings, to its ultimate end in 1969, with dynamic set changes and multiple costume changes. The constantly evolving show is designed to evoke the excitement and passion of the Beatles influence on the shapes and sounds of the 1960s. The show is fun, thought provoking, energized and a captivating journey of the Beatles evolution and impact on pop culture in the turbulent sixties.

This performance will also feature a special selection of songs celebrating the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road.

This engagement is part of the Off Broadway at the Marcus Center series and is sponsored by The Fitz at the Hotel Ambassador.

About Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Established in 1969, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts venue in Southeastern Wisconsin.  As the Marcus Center completes its 49th 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 is recognized as bringing the best of Broadway entertainment to Milwaukee for the past 23 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 www.MarcusCenter.org.  The Marcus Center is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation and is a dedicated Milwaukee County Veterans Memorial.

ABOUT THE FITZ AT THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL
The Fitz, located in the iconic Ambassador Hotel, is one of three reimagined dining entities opened in late June 2017.  The Fitz joins Gin Rickey and Deco Café as part of the Ambassador’s “Trifecta of Dining Excellence”.  The Fitz features a menu of bold, creative flavors, crafted with influences from yesteryear by the culinary expertise of award winning Chef Jason Gorman. The Fitz’s name is a nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald and his energy and creative storytelling throughout the roaring twenties, the decade during which The Ambassador Hotel was founded. The Fitz offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, each of which celebrates the rich history of the hotel with Gorman’s contemporary take on the classics.  Guests of the Ambassador Hotel, the Fitz, Deco Café’ and Gin Rickey are all welcome to take advantage of complimentary parking at the hotel and complimentary shuttle service to and from the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

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