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Wisconsin Union Theater


800 Langdon St. | (608) 265-3000

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The newly renovated venues of the Wisconsin Union Theater are located in the west wing of Memorial Union. For over 75 years, the Wisconsin Union Theater has been a center for cultural activity in the heart of campus.

Season information, upcoming shows and tickets can be found at www.uniontheater.wisc.edu

Wisconsin Union Theater includes the following spaces that support performing arts events:

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Shannon Hall
This space features beautifully restored historic features in the house, and many technical upgrades behind the scenes, including improved acoustic isolation, new heating/cooling systems, improved load-in facilities, and many others. (Seats 1165)

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A complete redesign and larger footprint has transformed this space into an intimate space with many outstanding technical features. (Seats 186; room capacity = 300)

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This new space has a sprung wood floor and mirrors and is the same approximate size and shape as the performance area of the Shannon Hall stage. Available as support space to theater users for blocking rehearsals, master classes/workshops, pre-show performer warm-up space, and other uses.


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Box Office 2015 Fall Semester Hours

09/02/15 - 12/15/15

  • Monday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • Friday: 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


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Events at Wisconsin Union Theater

December 1st | 7:30 pm to 10pm
An Evening with Alex Blumberg

WUD Distinguished Lecture Series

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December 2nd | 7pm to 9pm
Lit After Dark

WUD Music WUD Publications

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