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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 26, 2016
Magic Men Live

Watch your favorite fantasies come to life through visual story lines, state-of-the-art lighting, sound design, theatrical performances and next-generation special effects that captivate the senses and inspire a unique and fun level of fan interaction!

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.

June 11, 2016
Mel Brooks Back in the Saddle

Join the incomparable Mel Brooks for an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. This outrageous masterpiece, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on the big screen followed by a live conversation and audience Q&A with Mel Brooks himself. Somebody give the governor a harrumpp! Memorable and monumental, Mel Brooks and Blazing Saddles…back in the saddle again.

Oct. 15, 2016 - Oct. 15, 2016
Loreena McKennitt in Milwaukee, WI

***Tickets on sale 5/20*** Tickets are $35, $45,$55, $65, & $99 | $3 increase day of show Password pre-sale begins Thursday, May 19 at 10AM CST and concludes Thursday, May 19 at 11:59PM CST. Pre-sale password: HARP On Sale: Friday, May 20 at 10AM CST Tickets are available online through: http://bit.ly/202dY1q Tickets are also available at the Riverside Theatre box office 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://loreenamckennitt.com/

 
 


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