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Home Place

June 21, 2014 7:30 p.m.

For Present Music’s season finale, this community inspired event will reunite Milwaukee Opera Theatre with Present Music for an exploration of home and place in Home Place, June 21 at 7:30pm, at the Broadway Theatre Center. The Present Music Ensemble will perform Shelter, (composers David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon), accompanied by a film by Bill Morrison, and Aheym (Bryce Dessner). This event will include a performance of original music and art by students and seniors in Milwaukee.

Broadway Theatre Center
158 N. Broadway ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-291-7800
http://www.skylightopera.com/
Venue Description:
Another of Milwaukee's fine downtown theaters, the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center hosts some great plays. Milwaukee's Skylight Opera Theatre, Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks performances are all housed here.

Recent OnMilwaukee.com story about Home Place

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"Home Place" explores the city and the concept of shelter

Published June 17, 2014

Inspired by last year's TypeFace project, Present Music went back into the same four neighborhoods and, working with schools, organizations and a senior center in the communities, developed new works based on their words and experiences. The results comprise an integral facet of Present Music's season finale, "Home Place," a musical and visual examination of what words and concepts like "home" and "shelter" mean on several levels.

Broadway Theatre Center
http://www.presentmusic.org/concerts/home-place.aspx