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Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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One of the best perform arts centers in the US

This place is awesome. I have seen broadway in NYC, LA, Chicago, Houston and more and this is still... read more

Reviewed today
tjbales
Variety of Great Entertainment

I’ve been attending events in this beautiful venue since it was built. They have a good number of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MadCitySusie
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Madison, Wisconsin
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201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
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"beautiful venue"
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"phantom of the opera"
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"great acoustics"
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"lion king"
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"great seats"
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"sight lines"
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Reviewed today

This place is awesome. I have seen broadway in NYC, LA, Chicago, Houston and more and this is still the best place. It looks like it was built 100 years ago but has great seating, best sound for live shows and love the location in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been attending events in this beautiful venue since it was built. They have a good number of resident companies in theater, music and dance. Overture hall is the largest space and perfect for musicals such as Phantom, Les Mis, Lion King. Great acoustics! There...More

Thank MadCitySusie
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I LOVE the Overture Center. I've been to theaters in Des Moines, Chicago, and New York, and Overture is on par with all of them. What prompted me to write this review is seeing a previous scathing review criticizing the subscription process for the 2018/2019...More

Thank 774carissas
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

So this Broadway season the iverture has decided to cut out flex packages and require you to buy a full 7 show season if you want a package. The cost for two people in decent seats with this method tops 1500. The real joke is...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Glad I purchased front row and center tickets. Worth every penny. Jonny Lang was on point. This venue is so pretty and the sound was perfect. Just a small detail, but I appreciated getting a bottle of water instead of a cup full. And...More

Thank IowaBell
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Overture has lots to offer from Broadway shows to three Saturday shows for Kids--Free!! Kids in the Rotunda. Check out behind the scenes Free tours on most Saturdays at 11 am.

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

The Overture Center receives great shows every year. I highly recommend getting a yearly subscription/membership if you like going to the theater at all. My biggest disappointment with the theater is that the seating is really kind of awful. They have the mezzanines so far...More

1  Thank Andrea W
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

I was there for a concert...I had forgotten to purchase my tickets but was easily able to do so with my cell phone. They had the tickets waiting for me when I arrived. The service was great and the concert hall had wonderful sound!

Thank Ailee M
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Phantom of the Opera, with my teen and her bff. Did fancy dinner all dressed up and then the Opera. It was a great venue. Wonderful performance and the staff was professional. Beautiful building and accommodations. Date of show was some years ago but i...More

Thank Eva K
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

What a cute show. I did not know what this play was about but enjoyed. The Overature is a wonderful venue and we again decide to get season tickets.

Thank kmalmberg1
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