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The Overture Center for the Arts brings culture to the residence of Madison. There are a variety of events held at the center, which brings diversity to community offerings. Within the Overture Center you will discover ten individual businesses, along with sever preforming areas. These areas have accommodated both national and international entertainers.

Every year, over 200,000 educational and community events provide the ultimate cultural experience for eager patrons.

Programs offered at the Overture Center include:

  • Any Given Child Madison – helping individuals get ready for college, career and community.
  • Broadway at overture – Week long series of touring Broadway shows.
  • Cocktails with Tim – Subscriber event that takes you backstage of a Broadway tour.
  • Community arts access - Nonprofit organizations are given the support they need to share community performances and events.
  • Community ticket vouchers – Designed to ensure that all people are given the chance to enjoy and engage in performing arts.
  • Duck Soup Cinema – Offered through the year, and presents the silent-film heritage of the Capitol Theater.
  • International Festival - Performances, food, costumes, and crafts from around the world are available.
  • Kids in the rotunda – On Saturday’s throughout the school year, a variety of musicians, storytellers, jugglers, theater groups, magicians, and dancers perform.
  • Madcity Sessions – Free concerts are offered once every month.
  • Meet the artist – Question and Answer session with the performers.
  • Overture Galleries – Platform for all art forms that promote local artist and organizations.
  • Overture Onstage – Mixing art to enhance education.
  • Overture Presents – Providing amazing preforming art.
  • Rising Stars – Local talent contest.
  • Teaching Artists – Programs that teach Literary Arts, Theater Arts, Dance and Music to students, as well as the community.
  • Tommy Awards - Upholds, acknowledges, and admires outstanding high school musical theater.
  • Tommy Ensemble – Vocalist are chosen to perform at the Tommy Awards.

The Overture Centre can be booked for performances, weddings, guest events, and much more. Catering is offered.

Available venues include:

  • Capitol Theater
  • The Playhouse
  • Overture Hall
  • Promenade Hall
  • Overture Hall Lobby
  • Promenade Lobby
  • Upper Lobby
  • Capitol Theater Lobby
  • The Playhouse Lobby
  • Promenade Terrace
  • Promenade Lounge
  • Wisconsin Studio
  • Rotunda Stage
  • Rotunda Studio
  • Board Room
  • James Watrous Gallery
  • Playhouse Gallery
  • Rotunda Lobby
  • Madison Museum Of Contemporary Art
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