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Overture Center for the Arts

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theatre offers wonderful shows. The seats are comfortable and acoustics are great. In summary, it is a great theatre to enjoy a show.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Betty C
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Outstanding Theater in Madison. We have been coming here for 10 years now. Great broad way shows, top notch bands, top singers, etc. We see shows here between 12---15 times a season. Different venues inside a beautiful building. Staff are great and helpful. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

We saw a Broadway Across Anerica show here and found it to be an excellent venue. Comfortable seats, good sound and nice facilities. I wish my hometown theater was this good!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed June 4, 2019

We primarily visit the Overture Center for Forward Theater. This is a small theater that presents very good plays in the Playhouse. We have also attended events in the other two theaters and have enjoyed presentations in them. Besides the theaters there is a very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank terryk762
Reviewed May 31, 2019

The theater has a roomy modern lobby so you can enjoy a drink with friends before the show. The seats are easy to find and fairly comfortable compared to older theaters. Acoustics are great for music and dialog. I would highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019

This is a great theater for wonderful shows, not to be missed! And it includes some art galleries and special festivals!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paula W
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Great acoustics and comfortable seating, plenty of bathrooms and places for food/drink. And when the crowd gets rowdy as a couple of over served folks did when I was there recently their security is quiet and swift to squelch the problem.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Flizzer
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We had a group tour. We learned the history of the building and heard about all the different events and classes they offer. We visited backstage. They have a huge vintage pipe organ. It is out for repairs this summer but must be amazing to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank packrat98682
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Fabulous venue. If you are down front you will be looking up. However that is the closest thing to a negative. Sound is fabulous, the seating is comfortable and the facility is very inviting. Parking is in nearby parking ramps.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is a real jewel in Madison. I almost hate to write anything because it don't want it to become impossible to get tickets. The theatre is gorgeous, and I've seen some awesome touring co. shows here. I'm from Chicago, and have seen touring companies...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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