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The Green Room

Behind the Scenes of the Wisconsin Union Theater

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!

Aug
18

In addition to our classical Concert and Jazz Series performances, we are excited to introduce more sensational groups that we have lined up for you to enjoy at the Wisconsin… Read More

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Aug
18

When you give our team your ticket as you enter a Wisconsin Union Theater performance, purchase a ticket online, or visit us at the Memorial Union Box Office, you’re experiencing… Read More

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Aug
18

The lights that shine on artists in Shannon Hall and the Play Circle Theater at Memorial Union and the technology that makes every seat in our performance spaces sound like… Read More

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Aug
16

From an audience member’s perspective, a theater performance seems to begin when the lights go down and the artist takes the stage, and it appears to end when the performer… Read More

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Jul
21

Did you know that the Wisconsin Union Theater has venues available to rent? Not only does the theater team present a season of performing arts events throughout the year, but… Read More

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Jul
21

As the artists appear on stage for the show you’ve been anticipating all week and each picks up their instruments with ease, have you ever wondered how they prepared in… Read More

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Jul
19

From scientific labs to baking competitions to chamber music, Dr. Kato Perlman keeps on giving. Read More

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Jun
14

Photo by Lai King Moy By Shauna Breneman Kate Schwartz joined our Wisconsin Union Theater team less than six months ago, and, in that short time, has made a big impact.… Read More

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Jun
14

By Amanda Stezenski Summer is in full swing, but the Wisconsin Union Theater team is already thinking about the fall and the arrival of our 2022-23 season. Read More

Jun
13

By Abby Synnes We know you’re on the edge of your seat waiting for the June 19 Wisconsin Union Theater-hosted performance by eight-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist and composer Christian McBride. Read More

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