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Connect with yourself, fellow students, the Madison community and the world at large. From dance, to classical and jazz, to indie stars on the rise, the student-booked shows include something for everyone at prices that fit any budget.

Season Highlights

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    Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

    April 22nd | 8:00pm
    Wisconsin Union TheaterShannon Hall

    Performing many diverse genres, they’re “the best guitar quartet in the world.”

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    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

    May 21st | 2:30pm
    Wisconsin Union TheaterShannon Hall

    One of the finest orchestras celebrates their conductor’s last season.

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    Arlo Guthrie, The Re:Generation Tour

    October 5th | 8:00pm
    Wisconsin Union TheaterShannon Hall

    Political folk singer-songwriter inspiring audiences for 50 years

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Dancas Dance Showcase

Apr 23rd | 7pm

Dancas Dance Crew
Wisconsin Union Theater
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RED Talk: Killer Mike "Systemic Racism & Police Brutality"

Apr 24th | 7:30 pm to 10pm

WUD Distinguished Lecture Series
Wisconsin Alumni Student Board
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Linda Oh with the Johannes Wallmann Quintet

Apr 27th | 8pm

WUD Performing Arts
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Zakir Hussain and Rahul Sharma

Apr 27th | 8pm

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Anonymous Fund
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Manhole Sketch Comedy Show

Apr 28th | 8:15 pm

Manhole Sketch Comedy
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Lea Salonga

Apr 30th | 7:30 pm

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Four Seasons Theatre
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Herr Biedermann and the Arsonists

May 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Department of German
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Black Music Ensemble

May 4th, 4th

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Black Music Ensemble
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

May 21st, 21st

WUD Performing Arts
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Arlo Guthrie, The Re:Generation Tour

Oct 5th | 8pm

WUD Performing Arts
Live Nation
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Richard Goode, piano

Nov 4th | 7:30 pm

WUD Performing Arts
Wisconsin Union Theater
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Travel Adventure Film - Chasing Rainbows

Nov 6th | 7:30 pm

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