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Overture Center for the Arts

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Address: 201 State St., Madison, WI 53703
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+1 608-258-4177
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30

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Steve and Martin

I dont think there is a bad seat. There are multiple theaters - new facility attached to the historic theater. This show was in the new large theater. We sat in the "affordable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dubuque, Iowa

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I dont think there is a bad seat. There are multiple theaters - new facility attached to the historic theater. This show was in the new large theater. We sat in the "affordable" section - aka - nose bleed - and it was still good! Beautiful . Only negative - they need to upgrade the techonology and the screens they... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended an event here for the first time, the building is very impressive. The sound system is great, no echo. Seating chart is dumb, and surely cofussing to many since there were huge lineups to ask where the heck are these seats and which of the 7 levels is it on. Everything about the show and experience was great,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

View from Balcony row B seat 454 & 455 before the show. Easy exit. Pretty decent seats. The venue is modern and pretty. Very clean and well kept.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place !!! Good staff , great shows and good drinks :)! I highly recommend if you haven't been to go see a show ! Me and my fiancé have been to lion king and drum line :)!

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place. They always have a wide variety of shows playing. And with several different show area's you have lots to choose from. Have seen many events here over the years. Seats are comfortable & prices always seem reasonable.

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Stitzer, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw The Phantom of the Opera here and it was a great show, and the Overture Center is a nice looking place.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was our first experience at the Overture, and we thoroughly enjoyed the venue and the Phantom performance. We plan to start going back on a regular basis. There are a good variety of restaurants nearby that you can enjoy before or after a performance.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Terrific venue for fantastic Broadway shows. As series ticket holders, we are right in the center of the orchestra floor seats. Just behind the chandelier for Phantom. Can be a challenge climbing over people to get out/in at intermission and be prepared to stand in line for the restrooms, but they always leave plenty of time for everyone to get... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were fortunate to see Boyz II Men at this first rate theater. We were in Row D of the Mezzanine, and the seats were ideal. The sound, the sight lines, the staff, and the leg room all made this an enjoyable place indeed (I only wished the show had been a bit more than 90 minutes) but that is... More 

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Madison
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We go to the symphony at the Overture Center for the arts for at least 5 symphony concerts every year. The hall is beautiful and you can hear well in any seat in the house. The Madison symphony itself is wonderful, full of talented musicians. Maestro DeMain is an amazing conductor.

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