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Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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First visit to the Arts

We arrived early for a Broadway show and killed time in the arts display area. Nicely displayed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Delmar M
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Harry Potter IN CONCERT!

This was the second show I've attended at the Overture (also saw Celtic Woman in 2015). The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nikki K
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early for a Broadway show and killed time in the arts display area. Nicely displayed and good ramps for handicapped individuals. Not fancy but interesting and worth the time.

Thank Delmar M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second show I've attended at the Overture (also saw Celtic Woman in 2015). The Madison Symphony Orchestra was AMAZING. We were seated in the front row, center for the show and though the movie was a bit hard to see the music...More

Thank Nikki K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat! Viewed "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" on the huge screen above the Madison Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra played the entire John Williams score and did a wonderful job. The place was packed and I think ours was the last of maybe...More

Thank MaddieFairmont
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Purchased season tickets for the first time for the musical series this year, and was delighted to get excellent main floor seats and very affordable prices. The series was excellent - Cabaret, Jersey Boys, Phantom, and Beautiful. It also allowed us to add on tickets...More

Thank burdsa
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

For songs lovers it's a lovely fun musical. What is so good about the overture center is that it doesn't matter where are you sitting, you hear the show well. It is always a great place to watch a show or listen to concerts.

Thank Nati I
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My first time seeing a show at the Overture. Gorgeous building, comfortable seat and I could see and hear very well. Hope to go there again.

Thank TravelingDays
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Overture Center is beautiful and many good plays are performed there. The Capitol and plenty of nice restaurants are nearby.

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The three auditoriums range in size to fit any act. The subscription season includes Broadway shows but there is a wide variety of other types of music and performances. A beautiful building and excellent acoustics in all of the theaters. Volunteers do a great job...More

Thank scooper2507
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is incredible!!! The building is gorgeous, the seats are comfortable, and there is a good view from all levels - and I've sat everywhere. The entertainment I have seen here is engrossing and well cast. And you can enjoy it all while sipping...More

Thank Kandi S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not a bad seat in the house. Been there numerous times. First-rate performances. The people in ticketing are easy to work with also if you need to change tickets. Great parking available.

Thank slsteward
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