Overture Center for the Arts

  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703
  • Phone: (608) 258-4177
  • Fax: (608) 258-4971

Overture Center for the Arts presents internationally-acclaimed performances including opera, musicals, dance, and family entertainment. In addition to housing ten resident organizations and presenting more than 200 performances, art exhibitions, and educational and community events each year, Overture offers a variety of venues for meetings, conventions, and special events.

Details
General

Attractions

  • Tours
  • Family Friendly
  • Food Available

Restaurants

  • Can Close for Private Party

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessibility

Cards Accepted

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Visa

WISCONSIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, MASTERWORKS V

Itzhak Perlman with pianist Rohan de Silva

Kids in the Rotunda

  • October 29, 2016 to April 29, 2017
    Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science

National Geographic Live - Among Giants: A Life with Whales

Wild Sound by Third Coast Percussion and Glenn Kotche

The Book of Mormon

  • May 9, 2017 to May 14, 2017
    Recurring daily
  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

The Second City Summer Blockbuster

Donovan: The Sunshine Superman 50th Anniversary Tour - June 11th

  • June 11, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Downtown
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Overture's Tommy Awards

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

  • June 13, 2017 to June 18, 2017
    Recurring daily
  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

  • September 23, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Overture Hall
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Straight No Chaser

  • September 28, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Overture Hall
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

La Santa Cecilia

  • October 6, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theatre
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Latino Art Fair

Duck Soup Cinema - The Freshman

  • October 7, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theatre
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Kids in the Rotunda

  • October 7, 2017 to April 28, 2018
    Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Rotunda Stage
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary

  • October 8, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Cas Public: Symphonie Dramatique

  • October 20, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

My Father's Dragon

  • October 22, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

An Evening with David Sedaris

Bumper Jacksons

  • October 26, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Cabaret Series - Jeremy Stolle

  • November 2, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater Stage
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Duck Soup Cinema - The Flying Ace

  • November 4, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

MadCity Sessions

  • November 9, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

An Evening with Bernadette Peters

  • November 10, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Overture Hall
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

A Night with Janis Joplin

  • November 12, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Overture Hall
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

National Geographic Live - Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice with David Doubilet & Jennifer Hayes

  • November 14, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Gregory Porter

  • November 16, 2017
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Mr. Popper's Penguins

  • January 7, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Cabaret Series - Ken Page in Page by Page

  • January 11, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater Stage
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

MadCity Sessions

  • January 18, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

National Geographic Live - Point of No Return

  • January 23, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

MOMIX: Opus Cactus

GOBSMACKED! The amazing a cappella and beatboxing show

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy - Visions from Cape Brenton & Beyond

  • February 14, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Duck Soup Cinema - Mantrap

  • February 17, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

International Festival

National Geographic Live - On the Trail of Big Cats

  • February 27, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

PostSecret: The Show

RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles

CIRCUS 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus

Puppet Up! - Uncensored

Shh! We Have A Plan

Guess How Much I Love You and I Love My Little Storybook

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' The Pirates of Penzance

Duck Soup Cinema - Sunrise

Cabaret Series - Brandon Uranowitz: The Songs of William Finn & More

  • April 5, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater Stage
  • Downtown
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  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Duck Soup Cinema - Sherlock Jr.

National Geographic Live - A Rare Look: North Korea to Cuba

MadCity Sessions

Reduced Shakespeare Company: William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Scrap Arts Music: Children of Metropolis

Disenchanted! The Hilarious Hit Musical

  • April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018
  • Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater
  • Downtown
  • HOST: Overture Center for the Arts
  • 201 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53703

Black Violin

Arch8's Tetris

Dance Theatre of Harlem

The Second City presents Look Both Ways Before Talking

Meeting Facility

  • Number of Rooms: 16
  • Total SqFt.: 32,509
  • Largest Room: 11,400
  • Theatre Capacity: 2,255
  • Banquet Capacity: 450
  • Classroom Capacity: 108
  • Reception Capacity: 800
  • Onsite A/V Equipment
  • Banquet/Catering Managers
  • Bar Services
  • Dance Floor
  • In-House Audio/Visual
  • In-House Pipe & Drape
  • Onsite Catering
  • Tables & Chairs Available

Floorplan: View Floorplan

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
Promenade Hall 3,132 54 X 58 21 300 108 200 300
Wisconsin Studio 1,776 37 X 48 13 200 72 144 220
Rotunda Studio 2,000 37 X 48 11 190 60 120 200
Promenade Lounge 1,400 20 X 70 9 30 0 32 100
Promenade Terrace 1,848 44 X 42 10 180 0 80 180
Promenade Lobby 1,960 20 X 98 120 0 120 200
Rotunda Stage 2,156 X 350 0 0 200
Upper Lobby 2,220 20 X 111 10 180 0 100 200
Overture Hall Main Lobby 11,400 X 400 0 450 800
Overture Hall 0 X 2,255 0 300 0
Capitol Theater 0 X 1,089 0 200 0
The Playhouse 0 X 347 0 0 0
Board Room 585 17 X 33 10 0 0 24 0
Audubon 1,052 X 0 0 12 40
Capitol Theater Lobby 2,000 X 120 0 20 100
Capitol Theater Lobby Level 2 1,000 X 0 0 0 50