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Location: Memorial Union
Cost: $10 - $46
Categories: MusicTheater Spoken Word

NEW! The Wisconsin Union Theater presents the Black Box Sessions: Hip Hop

The Black Box Sessions are intimate, club-style performances featuring a particular genre or theme. This season’s focus is Hip Hop. 

Starting in 1973 in the Bronx, Hip Hop has earned an essential place in the performing arts canon. Join us for a series of high-energy performances in the Play Circle, honoring groundbreaking underground and popular Hip Hop. Highlights include “microphone maven” (Okayplayer) Sa-Roc and dynamic studio artist Blackway.

Subscriptions and Single Tickets to the 2024-2025 Black Box Sessions will be available starting May 28.

 

Bundle all four performances and save 15% off single tickets! - $167

December 5 | Sa-Roc

January 30 | Marlowe

February 13 | th1rt3en

March 6 | Blackway

 

Take a listen to our Black Box Sessions Spotify playlist to get a taste of what’s in store for this season!

Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to seeing you at the Theater!

Location: Memorial Union
Cost: $10 - $46
Categories: MusicTheater Spoken Word

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Upcoming Events

Dec
5
8 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Called “one of the most formidable microphone mavens in the game” (Okayplayer), Sa-Roc makes Hip Hop in which skills serve social change and rhymes always have reasons.
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Jan
30
8 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
North Carolina’s Solemn Brigham blends indie rap, blues, rock, and even old Hollywood, in original songs that draw in listeners with thoughtful and inspired lyrics.
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Feb
13
8 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Headed by a powerhouse trio that includes Pharoahe Monch, th1rt3en stands out for its live instrumentation, old-school grit, and incisive lyrics with deep perspective on the world today.
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Mar
6
8 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Ghanaian American rapper Blackway honed his talent for memorable hooks and sophisticated rhymes by freestyling over classic cassette singles by Alliyah and Jay-Z.
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