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116 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 286-3663
www.riversidetheater.org
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The Riverside Theater is one of Downtown Milwaukee's landmark performing arts centers, offering an array of popular attractions, including concerts, Broadway shows, concerts, dance, meetings and special events. The 2,500-seat theater is available for rentals year 'round and is now operated by the same folks who manage the Pabst Theater.
 
Upcoming events

May 11, 2016
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Brilliant Astrophysicist, Director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of Fox’s “Cosmos” and NatGeo’s “StarTalk", Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to The Riverside! Join Dr. Tyson as he presents “An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies” From Star Wars to Monster’s Inc to Interstellar.

An entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong, combined with some of the stuff they got right.

May 20, 2016
The Godfather Live A full screening of the film with the classic score performed live by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Performed live by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra while the film is simultaneously shown in high definition on the BIGSCREENTHE GODFATHER LIVE brings Francis Ford Coppola’s Masterpiece film to concert halls for the first time. Winner of three Academy Awards and countless other honors, The Godfather remains one of the greatest films in the history of cinema. Nino Rota’s iconic score accompanied by the film’s traditional Italian folk music and jazz comes to live on stage. For music lovers, film goers, and anyone looking for an exciting and unique concert experience.

May 22, 2016
John Fogerty: Rollin' On The River

John Fogerty is a rock icon. As the lead singer and lead guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival, his prolific songwriting helped pen some of the most memorable songs in rock and roll, including “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising” and “Fortunate Son.” ThisGRAMMY Award winner has written hit songs including, “Centerfield,” “Change in the Weather” and “Rock and Roll Girls,” among many others. Don’t miss his return to Milwaukee for one night only at The Riverside!

June 3, 2016 - June 3, 2016
Aretha Franklin in Milwaukee, WI

***Tickets on sale 4/8*** $59.50,$79.50,$99.50,$119.50,$149.50 | $5.50 increase day of show. Password pre-sale begins Wednesday, April 6 at Noon CST and concludes Thursday, April 7 at 11:59 PM CST. Pre-sale password: QUEEN On Sale: Friday, April 8 at 12:00 PM CST Tickets are available online through Pabsttheater.org: http://bit.ly/1ZLHl8D Tickets are also available at the Pabst & Riverside and Tuner Hall Box Offices or by calling 414-286-3663. All Ages | Reserved Doors are at 6:30 PM | Show at 7:30 PM For more information about the artist, please visit: http://www.arethafranklin.net/home/

June 5, 2016
An Evening with Bill Maher

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” and for the last thirteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,”. His combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 34 Emmy nominations.



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Mel Brooks will ride

Mel Brooks will ride "Blazing Saddles" into the Riverside on June 11

By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - April 25, 2016
This morning, the Riverside announced a special screening of "Blazing Saddles," … Read more...
Sedaris delivers laughter, fashion advice and more at the Riverside

Sedaris delivers laughter, fashion advice and more at the Riverside

By Liz Lincoln Steiner - April 24, 2016
David Sedaris is a small, unremarkable-looking man, but he knows how to make an … Read more...
5 reasons you should see David Sedaris at The Riverside on Saturday

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By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - April 21, 2016
David Sedaris, award-winning humorist, essayist and radio personality, returns … Read more...
Musgraves proves brilliant, bawdy and beautiful in Riverside performance

Musgraves proves brilliant, bawdy and beautiful in Riverside performance

By Lora Kaelber - March 04, 2016
Thursday night's concert at The Riverside Theater was part of the second leg of … Read more...
5 questions for Christopher Lloyd about his Riverside show ... in the future!

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By Andy Tarnoff - Feb. 19, 2016
On Saturday night, Mills Entertainment is bringing Christopher Lloyd, known to a … Read more...