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The Wisconsin Union Directorate Performing Arts Committee plans and promotes events for the historic Wisconsin Union Theater stage, ranging from modern dance and classical concerts, to travel adventure films and Broadway musicals. The Performing Arts Committee programs a variety of events to provide a diverse and cultural experience for students, faculty, alumni, and the Madison area community.

Through the Concert Series, Jazz Series, World Stage Series, and special events, our committee selects a season that offers artistic integrity, diversity, and campus outreach and involvement between the performers and students.

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Committee Meetings

Wednesdays, 7pm (check TITU)

Upcoming Events


December 4th | 8:00pm

Tommy Emmanuel

Memorial Union
Tommy Emmanuel CGP, whose five-decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his brand new Classics & Christmas Tour on the road this December.


December 6th | 8:00pm

Joe Pug

Memorial Union
Joe Pug is a singer-songwriter who studied playwriting and whose sound includes folk, acoustic and rock influences.


December 11th | 8:00pm

Dianne Reeves

Memorial Union
Christmas Time is Here with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, and Terreon Gully. Five-time Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves has made a profound impact on the jazz music scene since the 1980s.


January 28th | 8:00pm

Four Seasons Musical Theatre Open Mic

Memorial Union
Musical theater lovers can sing their hearts out to their favorite Broadway hits in this open mic evening with Four Seasons Theatre!


January 29th | 7:00pm

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris

Memorial Union
An uplifting evening of music and storytelling by MacArthur Genius Award recipient Corey Harris and American Folk & Blues musician Eric Bibb.


February 3rd | 8:00pm


Memorial Union
O.A.R live in concert for the "You Pick The Set List" Tour


February 5th | 8:00pm

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Memorial Union
Widely recognized as a world-class chamber ensemble, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has a reputation for innovative and surprising music.


February 18th | 8:00pm

Four Seasons Theatre Madison Musical Idol

Memorial Union
The search is on to find Madison's next musical theater idol.


February 19th | 8:00pm

Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter

Memorial Union
A Celebration of Harold Pinter gets to the soul of the man - poet, playwright, husband, political activist, Nobel winner, mortal. British actor Julian Sands is frequently seen world-wide in films, on stage, and on television.


February 20th | 8:00pm

Noura Mint Seymali

Memorial Union
Noura Mint Seymali is a nationally beloved star in Mauritania and one of its most adventurous young artists.