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PROJECT RUNWAY's Chris March to Judge Halloween Costume Contest in Milwaukee


Celebrity judge for The Journeyman's End Halloween Costume Contest will be Project Runway's Chris March, currently in Milwaukee designing costumes for Skylight Music Theatre's upcoming musical, La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage) running November 18 - December 23. Joining Chris as special guest judge will be John de los Santos, director and choreographer for La Cage Aux Folles.

The event will take place at one of the most beautiful rooftop bars in Milwaukee, The Outsider at the Journeyman Hotel, 310 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 on Halloween, Monday, October 31, 2016. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween in bewitching style and outrageous fashion!
- Meet Chris March, breakout star from Season 4 of Project Runway, who will sign autographs and pose for photos and selfies with guests
- Experience Milwaukee's most beautiful rooftop bar with spectacular views
- Enjoy cash bar and food featuring specialty craft cocktails and sharable small plates
- Free admission

Winners will get to choose one of these three prize packages worth $600-$700 each!
#1 - Overnight stay at Kimpton Journeyman, dinner for two at Journeyman's restaurant, Tre Rivali; and two tickets to the musical La Cage Aux Folles (Nov. 18 - Dec. 23) at Skylight Music Theatre, just ½ block away from The Journeyman.
#2 - Overnight stay at Kimpton Journeyman, dinner for two at Tre Rivali; and two tickets to the musical revue I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change at Skylight Music Theatre, just in time for Valentine's Day (Feb. 3-19).
#3 - Overnight stay at Kimpton Journeyman, breakfast for two at restaurant Tre Rivali; and leather Journeyman backpack.

For more information, contact 414-291-3970.

Chris March is an acclaimed fashion and costume designer and breakout star on Bravo TV's Project Runway (Season 4) and Project Runway All-Star Challenge. Among his clients: Meryl Streep, Madonna, Cirque du Soleil, Prince, and Beyoncé. His show-stopping costumes and hats for Skylight Music Theatre's My Fair Lady (2015)werecalled "exquisitely lavish" and "whimsically outrageous."

Chris March is designing costumes for Skylight's production of La Cage Aux Folles, running November 18 - December 23. The musical won 11 Tony Awards and inspired the hit film The Birdcagewith Robin Williams and Nathan Lane. John de los Santos, will direct and choreograph the production, featuring a cast of 22 performers and a live orchestra. De los Santos is making his Skylight debut, after working with leading arts companies such as the Kennedy Center and Dallas Opera. Performances are in the beautiful 350-seat Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward, less than one block away from The Journeyman Hotel. For tickets call (414) 291-7800 or online at

Located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward, The Outsider is an expansive, open-air rooftop bar and lounge located on the ninth floor of The Kimpton Journeyman. Boasting uninterrupted views of Milwaukee's skyline, the 5,000-square foot space is outfitted with fire pits and plush daybeds, along with a trellis to shade guests in warmer months and accordion glass doors to keep guests warm in cooler months. Curated by Lead Bartender Gen Longoria, The Outsider's beverage program celebrates Milwaukee's robust drinking history with an impressive inventory of local beer, spirits from small batch distillers, wine on tap and seasonal cocktails. Sharable small plates are served by Executive Chef Heather Terhune amidst a lively and playful atmosphere influenced by large format games like Jenga and a full-size shuffleboard court.

The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel is a 158-room boutique hotel located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. The only hotel in this vibrant arts and culture district, The Journeyman pays homage to those who spend years honing their craft only to return home after much time spent traveling the world. The nine-story brick hotel fits seamlessly in this historic neighborhood, pairing honest materials and interior craftsman finishes. The Journeyman features a ninth floor rooftop bar and lounge, The Outsider, and an adjacent, Mediterranean-inspired Modern American restaurant, Tre Rivali.

Skylight Music Theatre is located in the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Wis. 53202. Skylight performs in one of the most beautiful theatres in town, the 350-seat Cabot Theatre. Modeled after a European opera house, the intimate Cabot Theatre allows audiences to feel close to the powerful emotions on stage. Skylight Music Theatre's mission since 1959: To bring the full spectrum of music theatre works to a wide and diverse audience in celebration of the musical and theatrical arts and their reflection of the human condition. Skylight presents productions "Skylight Style" - bringing fresh approaches or interesting twists to music theatre works, creating meaningful connections, not only between the characters on stage but with the audience as well.

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