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Ragtime Comedy Show!

When: Friday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

Where: The Arcade Theater

Milwaukee’s premiere female-produced stand up, sketch comedy and variety show features comedians and musicians from the city and beyond. Performers include Sammy Arechar, Frankie JM, Stacy Pawlowski and Allison Dunne and with music by DJ Young Zucchini.

Cost:  $7 – $10


The Addams Family Musical

When: Friday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m.

Where: Theatre Unchained

The disturbing and delightful world created by cartoonist Charles Addams comes to life on the stage. The story follows the wonderfully creepy family, Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch, as they deal with the fact that Wednesday has fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. Everything comes to a head when the outsiders come to dinner with the Addams Family.

Cost: $30 or $25 if tickets are ordered in advance


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6th Annual Oktoberfest

When: Sunday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: St. Augustine of Hippo Parish

The one-day German heritage celebration showcases the finest made-from-scratch German specialties including the famous Rouladen dinner with spaetzle and red cabbage, homemade Bavarian dumplings and a delectable German apple streusel dessert. Includes: Packer game aired on a flat screen you can win, live music, bier garten, silent auction, cash raffle, 50/50 raffles throughout the day, paddles games for beer & sausage, children’s games and face painting.

Cost: Free admission


Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents “The Color Purple”

When: Friday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Milwaukee Repertory Theater: Quadracci Powerhouse Theater

Mark Clements and his creative team, coming off the success of last year’s “Ragtime,” reunite to bring you the hit musical based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This glorious musical saga, spanning four decades, tells the unforgettable story of a woman who finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her own unique voice in the world. The show includes the Grammy-nominated score of jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues musical styles. “The Color Purple” will continue its run at the Milwaukee Rep until Nov. 2.

Cost: $20


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