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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!

Nov
2

American roots music, a broad category encompassing bluegrass, gospel, old-time, blues, Cajun music, and Native American music, can trace its origins back to America’s earliest colonial days. Read More

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Oct
7

Listening to jazz can be like drinking a cup of warm apple cider on a cold Wisconsin day; it feels like it flows through you, warming you from the inside… Read More

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Oct
7

By Abby Synnes It’s never too early or too late for UW–Madison students to find their place on campus. Read More

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Aug
18

By Amanda Stezenski 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… 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

By Abby Synnes 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… 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

By Amanda Stezenski 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… Read More

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