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Overture Center for the Arts

Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Great open areas, comfortable seating, easy parking, good access to State St. Pricing is affordable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott L

Have gone to several shows and festivals there. Always an enjoyable experience. Parking ramps are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cathy S
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201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great open areas, comfortable seating, easy parking, good access to State St. Pricing is affordable if you purchase ahead of time online.

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have gone to several shows and festivals there. Always an enjoyable experience. Parking ramps are close by as well as restaurants. The people who work and volunteer there are top notch. The theatures are breathtaking and when music is playing it will bring happy tears...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I, and another couple, attended a performance of “Skeleton Crew” in the Forward Theater. We purchased our tickets the night before. My husband and I sat in the fifth row on stage right. Our friends sat near the center several rows up....More

Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Went to the Overture to see the play Waitress. This is a great venue. We got tickets last minute so we were in the balcony but the seats were still good for viewing. The chairs are quite comfortable and large so you do not feel...More

Thank boysma
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is my third time to the Overture Center, and I hope to attend more musicals in the future - a wonderful venue for amazing events

Thank emilyrobinson227
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Small museum which is mostly Modern Art. The museum is FREE. Worth a stop. Don't miss the roof terrace Sculpture Garden. The view is worth the stair climb.

Thank Limulus49
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Just saw Waitress! Had no idea what it was about. Funny story with some great music! Season ticket holder this is my last show. We did not buy next season as they included 7 shows and just too much and too expensive- disappointed.

Thank kmalmberg1
Reviewed 26 July 2018

WOW. Came here to see Waitress the musical with my sister (AMAZING) and was really blown away by this place. It's right in the middle of downtown Madison--you can actually see the capital building from it--and is surrounded by amazing places to eat and drink....More

1  Thank Kelly Ann S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This place is awesome. I have seen broadway in NYC, LA, Chicago, Houston and more and this is still the best place. It looks like it was built 100 years ago but has great seating, best sound for live shows and love the location in...More

Thank tjbales
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been attending events in this beautiful venue since it was built. They have a good number of resident companies in theater, music and dance. Overture hall is the largest space and perfect for musicals such as Phantom, Les Mis, Lion King. Great acoustics! There...More

Thank MadCitySusie
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