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Schauer Arts Center

Closed Now: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Excellent small theatre. Clean neat and great sound system. I have seen several events there and... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Joel S
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A Surprise Venue in the Country

Went to see the Lettermen Christmas show at the Schauer with friends. The venue is really designed... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
Algonac, Michigan
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Filled with culture and history, the Schauer Arts Center was transformed from a canning factory built in 1919 into a non-profit, regional center for the arts that inspires creativity and connects people. Since opening in 2001, the Schauer Center...more
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147 N Rural St, Hartford, WI 53027-1407
+1 262-670-0560
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Excellent small theatre. Clean neat and great sound system. I have seen several events there and love it.

Thank Joel S
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Went to see the Lettermen Christmas show at the Schauer with friends. The venue is really designed beautifully by taking a cannery and turning it into a great functional live theater. Seating was very comfortable and our seats in the second section were great. Acoustics...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

We have enjoyed many shows here for the past four or five years. A lot of the reviews would lead one to believe that these are all performances by people from Hartford which is not the case. We've seen a wonderful group from Wisconsin twice,...More

Thank Marilinda69
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I've seen several performances here - lovely little theatre built into an old factory- the shows are standard offerings- Kids from Wisconsin singing group, the odd "touring" company, individual singers on tour, etc. It's a lovely evening out and the theatre is comfortable- most seats...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

For a smaller town this has very well done local shows along with some very well known musical and theatrical shows if your in the area look and see what they have playing

Thank MARY J
Reviewed April 26, 2017

love going to the nicest little theatre in the area, My wife and I frequently bring guests and they love the atmosphere and the social engagement that is great for community. Keep up the great work--

Thank marktU3084MH
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Schauer. It was a pleasant surprise. I loved all the wood beams. The theater itself is a nice size. We sat on the second level in individual chairs. Nice venue. I would go back.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a fun area to watch locals perform on stage. Many activities in the arts center. Great people who work there no complaints ever.

Thank Mckenna P
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Worth what ever the price.So many different shows.Very eclectic in the lineups.You will not find a better small venue. Great little town and places to eat.Serve alcohol. Plenty of parking.Friendly staff.

Thank peterpM8467EL
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I went to see a play at the Schauer Arts Center because A friend of mine was in it. The place is beautiful, the architecture was beautiful and the intermission was effortless as the line for the woman's room was fast and efficient. Great for...More

Thank Jennifer C
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