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from Milwaukee’s Arts Scene

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

In the Park with Olmsted: A Vision for Milwaukee

Learn about renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the visionary behind the designs of New York City’s Central Park and Milwaukee’s Lake, Riverside, and Washington Parks, along with Newberry Boulevard.

In the Park with Olmsted: A Vision for Milwaukee, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Olmsted’s birth and illustrates Olmsted’s legacy of designing attractive, accessible parks through a collection of maps, architectural plans, photographs, paintings, photographs, videos, and historic and modern images.  

The exhibit, presented by the Friends of Villa Terrace and guest curated by Annemarie Sawkins and Martha Chaiklin, will be on display at the museum April 14 through September 25. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for seniors, students and children. Visit villaterrace.org to purchase tickets and olmstedmilwaukee.org

for more exhibition information and a schedule of related programs. 

Milwaukee Rep 

From April 5 to May 15 at the Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee Rep presents Titanic The Musical, a stirring production about the hopes and dreams of the diverse passengers aboard the legendary ship which sank on
April 15, 1912.

The production, directed by Mark Clemens and featuring a story and book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, sets by Timothy Mackabee (In the Heights) and orchestrations by Joshua Clayton, retells the moving true stories of the massive ship’s passengers. The Titanic tragedy claimed many lives, from immigrants traveling in third class to a military officer clamoring for glory to the wealthy and powerful.

Appropriate for ages 12 and up, the musical’s running time is two hours and 25 minutes and includes an intermission. For tickets, visit milwaukeerep.com, or call (414) 224-9490. To purchase group tickets, call 414-290-5340 or email groups@milwaukeerep.com