➸ through Oct. 23
Far more interesting than an actual pageant, this all-female comedy at Next Act Theatre features a Miss America contestant who attempts to overthrow the government.
➸ through Nov. 6
A black boxer seeks to dethrone the white heavyweight champion in Milwaukee Rep’s staging of Sons of Anarchy and Orange is the New Black writer Marco Ramirez’s acclaimed play.
➸ Oct. 1
Enjoy Burnhearts and The Vanguard’s petite fest – taking place at those venues – with a BYO-lederhosen policy that celebrates pumpkin beer and MKE-made sausage.
The Princess Bride
➸ Oct. 8
Previously “inconceivable,” you now have the chance to watch one of the most quotable movies with Prince Westley himself at the Pabst Theater.
Milwaukee Empty Bowls
➸ Oct. 9
MSOE’s Kern Center hosts the fundraiser in which attendees buy a handmade ceramic bowl and fill it with soup prepared by local chefs in the name of raising money for seven groups that feed MKE’s hungry.
Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastic Champions
➸ Oct. 14
Martha Károlyi’s Final Five will take over the BMO Harris Bradley Center to show off all the reasons they acquired serious hardware in Rio.
Paws and Claws Gala
➸ Oct. 22
How many galas include time to mingle with adoptable animals? This month you can celebrate your furry friends at the Pfister Hotel for Wisconsin Humane Society’s Great Gatsby-themed soiree.