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The green room. Every venue in show business has one. It's a place for performers to relax before, during and after a show and the energy varies, depending on which artist walks through the door: Excited, nervous, calm. We welcome you to join us and take a look at what goes on behind the scenes look at the theater. Welcome to the green room!

Apr
18

Wisconsin Union Theater performances don’t just happen by magic. (Though, they may feel magical. Read More

Apr
4

By Madeleine Carr Photo by Andy Manis Did you know that some of the planning minds behind each Wisconsin Union Theater show belong to students?  That’s right! Each Theater performance is planned, prepped,… Read More

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Mar
6

The Wisconsin Union Theater team is honored to welcome audience members to its upcoming event featuring Best New Artist winner Samara Joy in Shannon Hall for and at a livestream… Read More

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Mar
6

Story by Amanda Stezenski  While March 25 is saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins’s highly anticipated inaugural Wisconsin Union Theater performance, you may have already enjoyed a taste of his style from a few of… Read More

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Mar
6

Story by Erika Peepo When you come to a Wisconsin Union Theater performance, you likely learn something about the performer on stage. Read More

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Mar
6

By Amanda Stezenski The University of Wisconsin–Madison Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) has rehearsed all semester long in preparation for April 4, when it shares the stage with Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of… Read More

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Mar
6

By Abby Synnes On a September evening in 2017, two years before skyrocketing to stardom with her chart-topping hit “Truth Hurts,” rapper and singer Lizzo performed for an energetic crowd… Read More

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Jan
13

By Abby Synnes It might be hard to believe, but the fact that Pilobolus is named after a species of fungus isn’t the most unique thing about the renowned dance troupe.… Read More

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Jan
13

Part of Imani Winds’s vision is to “steer the national conversation on instrumental music by commissioning composers of new music, training and mentoring the next generations of musicians, and implementing… Read More

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Jan
13

“If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music,” states an article from John Hopkins Medicine. Read More

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