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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Home of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera, First Stage Children's Theatre and many other local and national performing arts groups. 

929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee WI 53202
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Phone: (414) 273-7206

Upcoming Events at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Event NameTypeDate
MKE Oktoberfest

Marcus Center Grounds | Pere Marquette Park This event is free and open to the public, featuring authentic German beer, food, live music on both sides of the river, and The Glockenspiel, a life-size replica of a cuckoo clock!...More
Happenings10/3 - 10/5
Second City 55th Anniversary Tour

The Second City is opening up their vaults and giving you the ultimate peek behind the curtain! See the best of the best comedy created by some of the biggest names in the biz— mixed up with brand spankin’ new material performed by the re...More
Theater10/10 - 10/11
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters

Mangia Italiano! Hilarity, failed dishes, and food fights ensue during this live “broadcast” of a public access cable cooking show hosted by two larger-than-life Italian sisters, Delphine and Carmela Calamari. The sisters sing and danc...More
Theater10/29 - 10/2
Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir

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Sherlock Holmes is missing, and the streets of London are awash with crime. Without the famously shrewd detective to save them, who will help the people of London?  The Baker Street Irregulars – a gang of street kids hired by Sherlock h...More
Theater10/17 - 10/15
My Brightest Diamond

As impressive as her list of recent collaborators, Shara Worden's voice and arresting live performances have left audiences thunderstruck from the Sydney Opera house to Lincoln Center to the House of Blues. Worden’s artistry seems to trans...More

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL™ returns from November 28 – December 28, 2014. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the beloved holiday classic makes its leap from the small screen to the stage once again.  “Rudolph ...More
Art11/28 - 11/28
Anything Goes

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival and Choreography!  One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s first-class mus...More
Theater1/6 - 1/11
MYSO Presents: Dynamic Debut

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January brings celebrated playwright Y York’s STARGIRL from January 16 – February 15, 2015, celebrating first love, individualism, and the similarities that connect us all.  Adapted from the critically-acclaimed young adult novel ...More
Theater1/16 - 1/15
Unruly Music at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
See some noncompliant musical acts at the Marcus in April.  
Best Bets  | Paul Kosidowski  | 4/1/2013
Broadway Billy
Billy Elliot at the Marcus Center July 17-22  
Best Bets  | Paul Kosidowski  | 6/18/2012