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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
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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
From Vienna To The Great White Way

The Florentine Opera takes you on a journey that spans musical genres. From the great Viennese operettas to Broadway, the 2014-2015 Florentine Opera Studio Artists will take you on a romantic tour with a concert revue of love songs that will inspire ...More
Music2/13 - 2/15
Mamma Mia!

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill.  Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, inclu...More
Theater2/20 - 2/22
Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Proving that a great show is always in fashion, LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE is an international hit.  With its compulsively entertaining subject matter, this intimate collection of stories by Nora and Delia Ephron celebrated an accomplished two-...More
Theater3/13 - 3/15
Elmer Gantry

The two-time Grammy Award winning opera Elmer Gantry returns to the Florentine stage with a new cast, on the heels of critical acclaim and standing ovations at performances across the nation. Based on the popular Sinclair Lewis novel, this ...More
Music3/13 - 3/15
Phil Woods | Brian Lynch | We Six perform at WI Conservatory Jazz Festival

Internationally renowned Grammy winners, saxophonist Phil Woods and trumpeter Brian Lynch, will perform with Milwaukee’s own We Six in a thrilling evening of jazz part of the Wisconsin Conservatory Jazz Festival.   ...More

The season continues with the madcap misadventures of Nate Wright in BIG NATE: THE MUSICAL from February 27 – March 29, 2015.  Based on the popular comic strip and book series by Lincoln Peirce, this story – originally commissione...More
Theater2/27 - 2/29
Blue Man Group

BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. The New York Times heralds the show as “One of the most deli...More
Theater4/17 - 4/19
MYSO Presents: A Flute Festival

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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