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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts [edit]
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.
 
Upcoming events

Aug. 2, 2016
Live @ Peck Pavilion Tuesday Dance Competition

Live at Peck Pavilion is a series that brings action outside to the beautiful Peck Pavilion nestled between the Milwaukee River and a mature grove of chestnut trees on the Marcus Center grounds. The focus of the series is to bring activity to the outdoor spaces of the Marcus Center grounds with performances that are engaging, intriguing and world-class. Sazama's River’s Edge Patio will be open for all performances with food and beverages available for purchase from Sazama’s Fine Catering.

Aug. 2, 2016
Live @ Peck Pavilion Tuesday Lunch Concerts

Live at Peck Pavilion is a series that brings action outside to the beautiful Peck Pavilion nestled between the Milwaukee River and a mature grove of chestnut trees on the Marcus Center grounds. The focus of the series is to bring activity to the outdoor spaces of the Marcus Center grounds with performances that are engaging, intriguing and world-class. Sazama's River’s Edge Patio will be open for all performances with food and beverages available for purchase from Sazama’s Fine Catering.

Aug. 5, 2016
Peck Flicks at the Marcus Center

A free series of family friendly movies shown outdoors in Peck Pavilion. Open for seating and food/drink service at 6:00 pm, movies will typically start around 7:15 pm, depending on darkness. No carry in food or drink. Seating is general admission, arrive early for the best seats. Sazama's River’s Edge Patio will be open for all performances with food and beverages available for purchase from Sazama’s Fine Catering.

Aug. 27, 2016
Taste of Islands

Celebrate the close of the Live at Peck Pavilion series with a day long celebration with music, food and culture of Jamaica. Local favorites UNITY The Band and Natty Nation will perform with dance lessons, kids activities and more!

Sept. 16, 2016
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

UCB TourCo brings the best improv comedians from the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres in New York and Los Angeles to new audiences all around the country. The UCB Theatre - founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh - has been home to some of the biggest stars in comedy today.



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Live @ Peck Pavilion: July 26-Aug. 22

Live @ Peck Pavilion: July 26-Aug. 22

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Reunited Culture Club comes to the Marcus Center on July 23

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By Dave Begel - April 06, 2016
Sometimes less is more, and a prime example of that came this week in the form … Read more...

"Once" star Sam Cieri brings his street performing days to the stage

By Matt Mueller - March 28, 2016
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