Calendar of Events

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Thursday, Jul 30,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Friday, Jul 31,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Saturday, Aug 01,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Sunday, Aug 02,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Friday, Aug 07,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Saturday, Aug 08,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Miss Julie by August Strindberg presented by Fermat's Last Theater Company
Sunday, Aug 09,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free
Still controversial 125 years after its premiere, the play explores issues of class, power, sex and gender. Fermat's Last Theater Company is a Madison troupe dedicated to staging works that raise issues of social justice. Visit us on the web at fltco.tumblr.com or www.facebook.com/FLTCo All performances are free and unticketed. Doors open one half hour before the listed show times- there are no reservations. 166 seats will be available for each show, filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday, August 2 will be a matinee performance with a discussion following the show.

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Friday, Aug 21,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Saturday, Aug 22,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Sunday, Aug 23,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Thursday, Sep 10,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $50, 37.50. Golden Circle: $50. Wisconsin Union Members: $35. Students (with ID): $30.
Thirty-time Grammy nominee and 15-time Grammy winner, Bela Fleck joined forces with musician Abigail Washburn in 2013 for a tour and release of their collaborative album debuting at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Charts. The fusion of their talents on the banjo and their passion for folk has created an unstoppable pair and powerful, ear-pleasing music and performances.

Madison World Music Festival
Friday, Sep 18,  8:00 AM
Memorial Union - Terrace and Willy Street Fair
Free!
Great music from around the globe is free to the public for two days with the 12th Annual Madison World Music Festival. Artists performing music from Niger, South Korea, Algeria, Cuba, Ethiopia and Georgia are set to transport audiences to new worlds. The festival has a unique selection of music for everyone to explore, sample and appreciate.

Madison World Music Festival
Saturday, Sep 19,  8:00 AM
Memorial Union - Terrace and Willy Street Fair
Free!
Great music from around the globe is free to the public for two days with the 12th Annual Madison World Music Festival. Artists performing music from Niger, South Korea, Algeria, Cuba, Ethiopia and Georgia are set to transport audiences to new worlds. The festival has a unique selection of music for everyone to explore, sample and appreciate.

Zola Jesus
Zola Jesus
Thursday, Sep 24,  9:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
Free!
Beginning to practice and perform opera at the age of 10, Zola Jesus's training as a singer prepared her for a performance career and the release of five albums of electronic and experimental rock music as an adult. Her distinct sound and exploration of various rock influences produce emotive music and powerful performances full of passion, skill and talent.

Joan Armatrading
Tuesday, Oct 06,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Union Theater, Shannon Hall
$35, $45, $55, $100
The first female artist from the United Kingdom to gain international success and debut on the Billboard Blues chart at number one, and the first female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in blues, Joan Armatrading has impressed audiences for over 42 years. Her exploration of jazz, rock, folk and blues has generated a diverse repertoire that she will share as a part of her final, large-scale, solo tour.

Compania Flamenca Jose Porcel
Compania Flamenca Jose Porcel
Thursday, Oct 08,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Admission: $40.00 / $36.00 / $27.50; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $36.00 / $32.00 / $27.50
Jose Porcel began dancing the flamenco and Andalucian folk dances at the age of 13 and started studying dance when he was 16 years old. The dances the company creates and performs are fierce, passionate and breathtaking, accompanied by upbeat music produced by a live band of gifted musicians.

Four Seasons Musical Theater Open Mic
Four Seasons Musical Theater Open Mic
Thursday, Oct 08,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!

Joyce Yang
Joyce Yang
Thursday, Oct 15,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Wisconsin Union Theater, Shannon Hall
General Public: $40.50, 27.50. Wisconsin Union Member & Non UW-Madison Students: $36.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $38.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10.
At just 27 years old, Julliard-trained and award-winning pianist Joyce Yang has performed alongside the likes of the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and the BBC Philharmonic, among others. Her innovative solo recitals and impressive stage presence have captivated audiences around the globe.

The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman
The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman
Saturday, Oct 17,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $38.50, 34.50, 27.50. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $34.50, 30.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $36.50, 32.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10.
The Bad Plus is a trio of rule-breaking jazz musicians, originating from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The group explores forms of music born from jazz such as rock or blues, creating a refreshing and unique mix of classic and innovative sound. With the addition of saxophonist Joshua Redman the group continues to evolve and create the unexpected. According to the New York Times, it is impressive how much vital presence he [Redman] brings to The Bad Plus without altering the band's dynamic.

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
Sunday, Oct 18,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Public: $29.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $25.00 UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $27
With a fiddle, cello and a love of performing, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas have teamed up to create a flawless and fresh take to old, traditional Scottish and Celtic sounds. The award-winning pair explores driving and catchy rhythms and melodies to create unique performances sure to make you get up on your feet.

Arlo Guthrie - The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour
Arlo Guthrie - The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday, Oct 21,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
Tickets, available on Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11 am: $30,$36, $45, $100. A limited number of discounted tickets will be available for UW Madison students. Orders that include student tickets will be held at will call and may be picked up at our box office starting September 2, 2015 with one valid UW Madison Student ID per student ticket. It was fifty years ago, 1965, when Arlo Guthrie took out the trash following a Thanksgiving dinner that couldn't be beat. This hilarious account of actual events that precluded Arlo from military service (1966), became a platinum selling record (1967) and full length motion picture (1969), has become as traditional a part of Thanksgiving as cranberry sauce. Since then, Arlo has only added the complete Alice's Restaurant Massacree to his touring menu on the 10 year anniversaries. The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour will feature the full 18-minute Massacree along with many favorites from Arlo's catalog. Tickets available this Saturday. Buy them here.

Jonny Lang with Ana Popovic Opening
Jonny Lang with Ana Popovic Opening
Saturday, Oct 24,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $68, 58, 37.50. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $63, 53, 37.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $66, 56. UW-Madison Student (with ID): $17
Grammy-winning blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Jonny Lang is teaming up with blues guitarist Ana Popovic to share their soul and expression of blues music and incredible guitar skills. Both Lang and Popovic began their careers in music in their teens and today provide high-energy performances that astound audiences with their strong sound and well-developed talent.

The Midtown Men - 4 Stars from the Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys
The Midtown Men - 4 Stars from the Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys
Thursday, Oct 29,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $58, $53, 32.50. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $53, 48, 32.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $56, 51, 32.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $17.
These four gentlemen put the 1960s and nostalgia on blast. The group brings together Tony Award winners Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer from the principal troupe of the original cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys. The men bring an unforgettable sound, chemistry and performance of music from the Swinging Sixties back to the stage.

Barbara Furtuna
Barbara Furtuna
Sunday, Nov 01,  3:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $20.00
Returning after their success in the 2010 Madison World Music Festival, Barbara Furtuna is a polyphonic Corsican quartet specializing in profoundly complex music in the tradition of the French island of Corsica. The group has released two albums and one collaborative album and has performed, mostly a cappella, for awestruck audiences across Europe, North America and Australia.

So Percussion
So Percussion
Saturday, Nov 07,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Wisconsin Union Theater Shannon Hall
General Public: $37.50, 27.50. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $33.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $35.50, 27.50.
With more than a decade of performance, 16 albums, various educational programs and international acclaim, So Percussion is in residence at Princeton and Yale Universities. The group has performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, among others. Says The New Yorker, "[So Percussion presents an] exhilarating blend of precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam." A portion of the programs will include the debut of "A Gun Show," which will be performed with the UW Percussion Ensemble.

Four Seasons Cabaret
Four Seasons Cabaret
Thursday, Nov 12,  7:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
$19.50

Tanya Tagaq
Tanya Tagaq
Saturday, Nov 21,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00 Students: $10.00 Union Members: $20.00
Tanya Tagaq's solo Inuit throat singing talent is unique, unexpected and well-developed. The popular Canadian performer began studying throat singing at age 15 and has astounded audiences ever since, winning the 2014 Polaris Music Prize for her most recent album and the 2015 Aboriginal Recording of the Year Juno Award.

Joe Hill's Last Will starring John McCutcheon
Joe Hill's Last Will starring John McCutcheon
Sunday, Nov 22,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $25. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $20. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $23.
Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter and cartoonist Joe Hill is remembered for bringing the harsh lives of wayfaring workers to the stage. Hill was executed in 1915 and has since been honored with folk songs taking inspiration from his humorous and biting political songs. The Wisconsin Union Theater will bring his Last Will to stage in November for a performance that takes inspiration from Hill's life and death.

Travel Film Series Presents: Our National Parks with Dennis Burkhart
Travel Film Series Presents: Our National Parks with Dennis Burkhart
Monday, Nov 23,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Our National Parks with Dennis Burkhart
Travel Film Series Presents: Our National Parks with Dennis Burkhart
Tuesday, Nov 24,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Tommy Emmanuel
Tommy Emmanuel
Friday, Dec 04,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
Gold Circle: $49.50. General Public: $39.50. Wisconsin Union Members: $34.50.
With two GRAMMY nominations and five decades of performance under his belt, Australian guitar great Tommy Emmanuel is often considered the best finger-style guitarist in the world. Averaging more than 300 live performances every year around the globe, he brings with him a unique philosophy, technical precision, impressive improvisations and unusual--but exciting--repertoire for a performance that should not be missed.

Joe Pug
Joe Pug
Sunday, Dec 06,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $21.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Member & Non UW-Madison Students: $18.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $20.
With three studio records, two EPs and influence from literary greats such as John Steinbeck and Walt Whitman, Joe Pug is a singer-songwriter with background in studying playwriting whose sound includes folk, acoustic and rock influences that started developing at open-mike nights in Chicago. Drawing similarities to Bob Dylan and John Prine as a narrative songwriter, Pug says he and his band "aim to capture the music just the way we play it, with minimal production."

Dianne Reeves - Holiday Concert
Dianne Reeves - Holiday Concert
Friday, Dec 11,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $44.50, 40.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $40.50, 36.50, 27.50. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $42.50, 38.50, 27.50.
With 18 albums and five Best Jazz Vocal Performance Grammy Awards, most recently for her 2015 album Beautiful Life, Dianne Reeves has built a career of success and captivating music. Reeves? talent for interpretation of lyrics and scat singing continues to set her apart as she inspires and performs around the world.

Four Seasons Musical Theater Open Mic
Four Seasons Musical Theater Open Mic
Thursday, Jan 28,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris
True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris
Friday, Jan 29,  7:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $27. UW-Madison Students: $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $23. UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $25.
MacArthur Grant recipient and guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Corey Harris, alongside American folk and blues musician and GRAMMY nominee Eric Bibb, come together in order to bring the True Blues film to the stage. The duo's performance, featuring a night of culture, blues and conversation, brings the original and bountiful source of American music, the blues, to life.

St. Lawrence String Quartet
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Friday, Feb 05,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $42.50, 27.50. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $38.50, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $40.50, 27.50.
The St. Lawrence String Quartet blends dynamic performance with vivid color, performing more than 120 concerts per year in the U.S. and around the world. Coming off a 25th anniversary season, "the St. Lawrence are remarkable not simply for the quality of music making, exalted as it is, but for the joy they take in the act of connection," according to The New Yorker. Program includes Haydn Discovery: SLSQ explores a Haydn quartet in depth before performing the piece, allowing for a much deeper appreciation of its genius.

Four Seasons Madison Musical Idol
Four Seasons Madison Musical Idol
Thursday, Feb 18,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!

Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter
Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter
Friday, Feb 19,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $40, 36, 27.50. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $36, 32, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $39, 34.
British movie star Julian Sands brings this one-man show, directed by John Malkovich, to our stage. Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor, was one of the most influential dramatists of his generation. Sands not only assumes the role, he brings Pinter's voice back to the stage for an unforgettable night of history, remembrance and prose.

Noura Mint Seymali
Noura Mint Seymali
Saturday, Feb 20,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $20.00
Applying the ancient West African tradition of oral history to modern sounds, Noura Mint Seymali creates a new, powerful voice. With a familial background in instrumental and vocal music, multiple collaborative albums blending electric guitar with traditional and modern sound, Seymali is considered one of the most adventurous artists from Mauritania.

Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Monday, Feb 22,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Tuesday, Feb 23,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Red Priest
Red Priest
Saturday, Feb 27,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Wisconsin Union Theater Shannon Hall
General Public: $25. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $20. UW Faculty & Staff: $23.
Named after the flame-haired priest Antonio Vivaldi, Red Priest has redefined the art of period performance, creating a virtual orchestra through its creative arrangements, swashbuckling virtuosity, heart-on-sleeve emotion and compelling stagecraft. Its repertoire ranges from obscure 17th century sonatas to the most famous works of Bach and Vivaldi, all presented in imaginative programs.

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra
Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra
Friday, Mar 04,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Admission: $30.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $26.00
With countless prizes including Golden Trumpet and Best Orchestra at the Guca Trumpet Festival, the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra has been the leading Balkan Brass Band in Serbia for 17 years. Serbian Romani trumpet player Boban Markovic leads the ensemble and is joined by his son Marko as they perform worldwide and bring joy to audiences with their beautiful sound and exciting performances.

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Friday, Mar 11,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!
This event, one for playwrights, directors, actors and spectators, celebrates student talent. Marcia Legere, once a UW-Madison student playwright and later a successful theater professional, submitted to and won the first Wisconsin Playwrights Contest that led to a performance at the Wisconsin Union Theater in 1945. Legere gave a second life to the Wisconsin Playwrights Contest more than 20 years ago with a generous contribution for this free festival of one-act plays at Wisconsin Union Theater.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Friday, Mar 11,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - ShannonHall
General Public: $49, 45, 27.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $45, 41, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: 47, 43, 27.50.
With a mission to create dynamic art and develop authentic creative expression through movement and dance, Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a contemporary ballet company that performs works drawing from cultural tradition and new expression and inspiration to develop a language of movement to connect audiences to a shared experience of humanity. Led by Alonzo King, the group has collaborated with noteworthy composers and musicians from around the world, resulting in awards and honors for King and recognition and renowned reputation for the company.

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Saturday, Mar 12,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!
This event, one for playwrights, directors, actors and spectators, celebrates student talent. Marcia Legere, once a UW-Madison student playwright and later a successful theater professional, submitted to and won the first Wisconsin Playwrights Contest that led to a performance at the Wisconsin Union Theater in 1945. Legere gave a second life to the Wisconsin Playwrights Contest more than 20 years ago with a generous contribution for this free festival of one-act plays at Wisconsin Union Theater.

Dervish
Dervish
Sunday, Mar 13,  4:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; UW Students: $10.00; Union Members $20.00
Traditional Irish group Dervish's music consists of vocals, mandola, fiddle, bouzouki, accordion, flute and whistles. With 12 albums released since 1992, Dervish has gained critical acclaim for its artistry, musicianship and interpretation of traditional Irish music. Dervish's performances include high energy tunes and inspiring, charming songs that cause audiences to rise to their feet and dance to the music.

Dervish
Dervish
Sunday, Mar 13,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; UW Students: $10.00; Union Members $20.00
Traditional Irish group Dervish's music consists of vocals, mandola, fiddle, bouzouki, accordion, flute and whistles. With 12 albums released since 1992, Dervish has gained critical acclaim for its artistry, musicianship and interpretation of traditional Irish music. Dervish's performances include high energy tunes and inspiring, charming songs that cause audiences to rise to their feet and dance to the music.

Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Monday, Mar 14,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Tuesday, Mar 15,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Vijay Iyer
Vijay Iyer
Thursday, Apr 14,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $30.50. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $28.50.
Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Vijay Iyer is ?one of the world?s most inventive new-generation jazz pianists,? according to the Guardian. Al genius in his compositions and musical performances, Iyer continues to impress audiences and inspire musicians worldwide, winning an ECHO Award for Best International Jazz Pianist in 2013 and continuing to compose, collaborate and perform his raw and awe-inspiring jazz.

Four Seasons Cabaret
Four Seasons Cabaret
Thursday, Apr 21,  7:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $21. UW Students (with ID): $10. Union Member & Non UW Student: $18. UW Faculty & Staff: $19.50.

Hilary Hahn Fan Taylor Memorial Concert
Hilary Hahn Fan Taylor Memorial Concert
Sunday, Apr 24,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $50.50, 27.50. UW Students: $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $46.50, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $48.50, 27.50.
With multiple Grammy Awards, 15 albums, and two decades of performance under her strings, violinist Hilary Hahn's career has soared since her orchestra debut at the age of 12. She continues to receive critical acclaim and to perform worldwide as a soloist and with the world's best orchestras.

The Jones Family Singers
The Jones Family Singers
Friday, Apr 29,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $25, UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $20. UW Faculty & Staff: $21.50.
The Jones Family Singers, made up by five sisters, two brothers and a father, truly are a family affair. With two decades of performances in churches, festivals and other performances spaces like the Lincoln Center, the group consistently brings a new energetic, uplifting and inspirational face to the gospel music genre.

Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Monday, May 02,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Tuesday, May 03,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

We Banjo 3 and Cristina Pato
We Banjo 3 and Cristina Pato
Thursday, May 05,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $29. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $25. UW Faculty & Staff: $27.
Returning to the Wisconsin Union Theater after starring in the 2013 Madison World Music Festival, Galician bagpiper, pianist and composer Cristina Pato is set to dazzle audiences when she performs with the traditional Irish and bluegrass band We Banjo 3. Bringing fresh interpretation to the traditional bagpipe and banjo music, the artists pioneer and reimagine the sounds of both Ireland and bluegrass.


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