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Madison Civic Center

211 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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Excellent shows but very overly priced.

Clean, comfortable but very expressive which prices out many. Venues with reasonable prices within... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Marcia E
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Madison, Wisconsin
great accoustics

Was here last Christmas to see Manheim Steamroller and a few years previously to see Tony Bennett... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
unionmaid52
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West Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Downtown arts and entertainment complex features Repertory Theatre, Broadway-style productions and live concerts.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jun 2017
“Excellent shows but very overly priced.”
19 Mar 2017
“great accoustics”
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211 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
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+1 608-258-4177
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Clean, comfortable but very expressive which prices out many. Venues with reasonable prices within 50 miles.

Thank Marcia E
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Was here last Christmas to see Manheim Steamroller and a few years previously to see Tony Bennett. At one time during his concert, Tony set his microphone down and sang 2 songs without it, saying that the sound in here is so good, you really...More

Thank unionmaid52
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

Saw Phantom of the Opera recently, great production, I must say I still prefer the previous establishment over the more modern theme but the shows are still good.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

If you're looking for a performance for kids or adults, the Overture Center is definitely the place to go. This beautiful structure replaced the Civic Ctr. years ago but they left the old and tired Oscar Mayer Theatre and updated it and changed it to...More

Thank kirchie
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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.

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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.

Thank Jo6519
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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...More

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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......

Thank MadisonGrog
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