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“OOPS.. this is the Overture Center now”

Madison Civic Center
Ranked #57 of 101 things to do in Madison
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Owner description: Downtown arts and entertainment complex features Repertory Theatre, Broadway-style productions and live concerts.
Madison, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“OOPS.. this is the Overture Center now”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Very interesting building. Awesome organ. They don't have organized tours, but if you call in advance you can have a free tour arranged. Pretty darn good local talent and good selection of visiting/traveling productions.

Visited January 2013
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Linden, WI
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

Going to the Civic Center for a show is always a great experience. They have excellent shows there and seating is good.

Visited November 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Madison Civic Center no longer exists”
Reviewed May 24, 2012

The Madison Civic Center was great in it's day but it no longer exists. It has been replaced by the Overture Center for the Arts.

The old Capitol Theater which was the flagship of the old Civic Center still exists in a modified form with the Overture Center built around it. The Capitol Theater retains all of its old elegance and grace. It's rococo design is wonderfully preserved. It is now a "medium-sized" theater in the complex of venues that is perfect for intimate performances.

For more information, check out the "Overture Center for the Arts"
http://www.overturecenter.com

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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
278 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Long Gone”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

This place was replaced by the Overture Center. I just couldn't resist saying so. I kinda miss the old dump, which was a cheapo restoration of an old theater. Tired, tired, tired......

Visited December 2010
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