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Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177
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Harry Potter with symphony orchestration

What a treat! Viewed "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" on the huge screen above the Madison... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Season Tickets for 2017 musicals

Purchased season tickets for the first time for the musical series this year, and was delighted to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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201 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-258-4177

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Reviewed 2 days 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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 23 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
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Heart of State Street in Madison, what better place to see the Book of Mormon haha. Have seen lion king and wicked here as well. Year after year OC has a tremendous line up, make sure you get tickets early, they sell out extremely quick...More

Thank Zach C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Was very impressed with the theatre. Comfortable seating , easy in and out. Got there early and wondered around the overture center. They have an art exhibit on the third floor. I highly recommend this theatre.

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