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2 Pianos 4 Hands @ Milwaukee Rep Stackner Cabaret

  • September 15, 2019
  • Milwaukee
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  • NOTE: Member ($76) with guest ($91) will cost a total of $167. TO ADD YOUR GUEST: click on the "ADD GUEST" button at the bottom of the registration form and enter the guest information, as indicated. Thank you.

Estimated Trip Duration:
East Towne Sears: 10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Capitol Lakes: 9:40 AM - 6:10 PM
Oakwood West: 9:20 AM - 6:30 PM

Member Registration Fee: $76
Guest Registration Fee: $91
Members must register their guests.

Registration Deadline: August 14

NOTE: No refund for cancellations after August 14

2 Pianos 4 Hands

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Milwaukee Rep - Stackner Cabaret

A Comedic Classical Music Duel

Registration is closed, contact organizer to be placed on wait list: nancymcclements@gmail.com or 608-358-4478 

For anyone who ever dreamed big—and then didn’t quite make it – comes the riotous story of two childhood friends who spent years chasing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious portrayal of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, and the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good musicians. Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the right notes, it tickles the ivories and your funny bone too.

Running time: 2 hours with one intermission. Learn more by visiting the 2 Pianos 4 Hands website.

Our play will be in the intimate Stackner Cabaret. Information including photos about this unique theater venue.

The Stackner Cabaret is handicapped accessible to the main level and chairs. Most of our seating will be on staggered tables and chairs set on platform deck flooring that are an easy, shallow step-down/step-up between levels of tables and chairs. The backs of the chairs provide good step-down/step-up support.

Location.  From the Milwaukee Rep’s Wells Street entrance, walk straight ahead to the atrium dome. The Stackner Cabaret is located on the 2nd floor. Take the elevator or escalator. From the 2nd floor elevator exit, walk around to the left into the promenade. From the escalator, you arrive in the promenade. Stackner Cabaret entrance is ahead on the left.

Accessibility Policy. On the Badger Bus, you must be able to climb steps to board and exit the bus. If you need assistance, we require that you bring a friend to give you a hand.

Guest Policy.  Members must register their guests. Each PLATO member is entitled to bring one non-member guest per bus trip. (Members may bring more than one guest near the registration Deadline Date if seats are available. Check with trip organizer.) Non-member guests pay an additional $15.00 registration fee. PLATO Membership is $60.00/year. 

Lunch--Shopping--Sightseeing. You will have free time from when we arrive in Milwaukee until the play starts, approximately 2.5 hours. 

Group Lunch.  We will be enjoying a group lunch at the Water Street Brewery. Checks will be separate. Otherwise, lunch is on your own. There are a number of restaurants within easy walking distance of the Milwaukee Rep located on both sides of the Milwaukee River and between the Milwaukee Public Market and the Milwaukee Rep. Suggestions include:

Trip Itinerary

Bear in mind that our boarding bus route is like any municipal bus service. Please arrive 15 minutes early at your boarding stop so you don’t miss the bus. When everyone is aboard and seated, we leave. Don’t be late. We can wait just 5 minutes at any one location.

Leave Madison

9:00 AM Bus arrives at Oakwood University Woods for boarding

9:20 AM Bus leaves Oakwood University Woods

9:40 AM Bus leaves Capitol Lakes

10:00 AM Bus leaves East Towne Sears for Milwaukee (or sooner if everyone is aboard)

In Milwaukee

11:30 AM     Bus arrives at Milwaukee Public Market 

11:40 AM     Bus arrives at Milwaukee Rep E. Wells St. entrance for nearby downtown restaurants

11:45 AM     Bus arrives at Water Street Brewery for those attending group lunch

1:00 PM Bus returns to Milwaukee Public Market for those who need a ride to the Milwaukee Rep

1:10 PM Bus returns to Water Street Brewery to pick up lunch participants and deliver them to the Milwaukee Rep

1:15 PM  Bus arrives at Milwaukee Rep E. Wells St. entrance

2:00 PM  2 Hands 4 Pianos performance begins

4:00 PM      2 Hands 4 Pianos performance ends

4:00 PM     Begin boarding bus at E. Wells Street entrance. There will be adequate time for coat check retrieval and restroom use.

4:20 PM       Depart for Madison (or sooner if everyone is aboard)

Arrive Madison (Estimated)

5:50 PM      Return to East Towne Sears

6:10 PM      Return to Capitol Lakes

6:30 PM      Return to Oakwood University Woods

The 2 Pianos 4 Hands Theater Trip Mail-in Registration Form includes payment and mailing instructions.

For further information, contact 2 Pianos 4 Hands theater trip organizers, Nancy McClements, nancymcclements@gmail.com or 608-358-4478 or Sue  Josheff, sooziej@sbcglobal.net or 608-770-3828.                

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UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Email: info@platomadison.org
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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