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Marcus Center for the Performing Arts [edit]
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-7206
(414) 273-5480 Fax
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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

July 29, 2017
Tru Skool Block Party- Live at Peck

Live performances, live art, children's area, Circulate Market, BBoy Battle, Skate Jam, MKE Photographer Meetup and more!

Aug. 1, 2017
SistaStrings 2017- Live at Peck

SistaStrings are Milwaukee based sisters who are using their gifts of music to creating social change. As classically trained instrumentalists, Monique and Chauntee Ross are a dynamic, collaborative pair riffing on elements of classic and gospel music to create a unique sound rooted in passion.

Aug. 4, 2017
Raiders of the Lost Ark- Peck Flicks

A globe trotting megahit about intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones, who in 1936 is sent on a mission to locate the elusive Ark of the Covenant. The storied treasure is said to make those who possess it invincible, and the U.S. Government wants Jones to find it. Rated: PG Peck Flicks at the Marcus Center is a free series offering family friendly movies shown outdoors in the Marcus Center’s 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.

Aug. 6, 2017
Milwaukee Festival Brass 2017- Live at Peck

Founded in 1985, Milwaukee Festival Brass is an exciting brass ensemble made up of volunteer brass and percussion players from all walks of life, both young and old from all over Southeastern Wisconsin.

Aug. 8, 2017
The Extra Crispy Brass Band 2017- Live at Peck

The Extra Crispy Brass Band plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahogany Brass Bands. The EC Brass Band’s repertoire includes pieces from the turn of last century (1900!), traditionals by Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, modern funk tunes, and originals.

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Recent articles about Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Marcus Center brings cinema, concerts and Shakespeare to Peck Pavilion

Marcus Center brings cinema, concerts and Shakespeare to Peck Pavilion

By Matt Mueller - May 23, 2017
For those who want some more outdoor fun this summer festival season, the Marcus … Read more...

"Hamilton" is coming to Milwaukee - but when? Just you wait, just you wait

By Matt Mueller - May 17, 2017
Snap your fingers in the air and yell "Work" with attitude, Milwaukee theater … Read more...

"Chicago" brings the razzle dazzle but lacks the sizzle

By Matt Mueller - April 26, 2017
A musical with this many showstoppers - not to mention Bob Fosse's signature … Read more...
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This is not your mother's "Cinderella"; it's a strong and capable young woman

By Dave Begel - March 29, 2017
So you've got this girl, a scullery maid, who magically goes to a ball and … Read more...

"Rent," "School of Rock" and more highlight Marcus Center's 2017-18 season

By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers - March 07, 2017
A mix of familiar classics ("Rent," "Les Miserables") and new favorites (" … Read more...