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Take a retro look at the 1940s with In the Mood at Wisconsin Lutheran

October 11, 2006
 
MILWAUKEE -In the Mood, a 1940s revue, performs the music that inspired the World War II generation and continues to inspire generations, Sunday, October 29 at 3 p.m. and Monday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall at Wisconsin Lutheran College. The revue features the In the Mood Singers and Dancers with the String of Pearls big band orchestra. In the Mood presents the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and more.

By recreating the best popular music of the 1940s, In the Mood, created by Bud Forest, fosters the memory of this significant time in American history. Starting in 1993, World USO selected In the Mood to be the official entertainment for the 50th commemoration of World War II. From 1994 to 2006, the show has traveled to more than 40 states, Canada and Europe.

In the Mood is sponsored in part by the Wisconsin Arts Board. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 West Wisconsin Avenue. Tickets are $35, $32 seniors and $10 students/children. For further information, please call the box office at (414) 443-8802.  Tickets may be purchased online at wlc.edu/arts.

Since 1996, the Wisconsin Lutheran College Center for Arts and Performance has been providing a comprehensive program of performing and visual arts and educational and community events for students and the people of southeastern Wisconsin.