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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts [edit]
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-7206
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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

Sept. 12, 2014 - Sept. 13, 2014
Power Balladz

What song was playing when you had your first kiss? What about your first slow dance? How about during your first time? Chances are, it was a power ballad – you know, those songs that double as the soundtrack to your life? Those anthems that make you want to throw a lighter in the air and start singing along at the top of your lungs...

Oct. 3, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014
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!

Oct. 10, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014
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 red-hot talent of today! You’ll laugh ‘til your face hurts at our 55th anniversary extravaganza! This show contains adult language and content and may not be suitable for children.

Oct. 30, 2014 - Nov. 2, 2014
Don Quixote

Based on Cervantes’ epic novel, Don Quixote is a must-see for the whole family. Follow the hero and his comedic companion, Sancho Panza, as they travel through Spain in search of adventure, righteousness and love. Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra plays one of classical ballet’s best-loved scores, while the dancing will simply leave you breathless.

Nov. 15, 2014
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 transcend music itself. On stage she evokes as much Martha Graham as Edith Piaf, and can be found collaborating with visual artists and filmmakers alike.



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