Press Releases

2/9/16 Marcia Légère’s Student Play Festival Celebrates its 25th Year
2/3/16 Dancing Back to Shannon Hall in March: Alonzo King LINES Ballet
2/2/16 Celebration of Harold Pinter by Julian Sands Moved to Fredric March Play Circle
2/1/16 Rousing Romani Brass with the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra on March 4th, 2016!
1/19/16 Country Group Lone Bellow Adds Stop at Wisconsin Union Theater
1/12/16 Red Priest Takes Baroque Music to a Whole New Level
12/14/15 Discover Scotland's Hidden Gems in Travel Adventure Film
12/7/15 Mauritian Griot Noura Mint Seymali Brings Her West African Flare to Wisconsin Union Theater
11/30/15 Experience True Blues with Corey Harris and Eric Bibb at the Wisconsin Union Theater
11/5/15 Singer-songwriter Joe Pug has performed in Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and Is Now Set to Rock the Wisconsin Union Theater
11/3/15 It’s Christmas Time with Dianne Reeves’ Glorious Jazz
11/2/15 Classics & Christmas: Tommy Emmanuel at the Wisconsin Union Theater
10/30/15 Explore the United States’ Beauty with Dennis Burkhart
10/30/15 John McCutcheon Embodies Great Labor Activist Joe Hill
10/15/15 “Haunting, orgiastic, extraordinary”: Inuit Throat Singer Tanya Tagaq to Offer this Season’s Most Unique Performance!
10/14/15 Precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam: Sō Percussion Bring Gun Show and More to Wisconsin Union Theater
10/13/15 Mesmerizing Polyphony: Barbara Furtuna to Perform Traditional Corsican Music as Part of World Stage Series
10/8/15 The Original Jersey Boys Are Back in the Spotlight
10/7/15 The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman Collaborate for a Night of Lively Jazz
9/1/15 Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas to Bring Scottish and Celtic Musical Traditions to the Wisconsin Union Theater
9/9/15 Four Seasons Theatre Offers Free Show Tunes Open Mic at Fredric March Play Circle
9/1/15 Pianist Joyce Yang to Perform Debussy, Rachmaninoff and More at Wisconsin Union Theater
8/31/15 Schedule Change and Workshops Added to Madison World Music Festival Lineup
8/28/15 Compania Flamenca José Porcel Brings Passionate Flamenco to the Wisconsin Union Theater
8/26/15 Joan Armatrading to perform solo at Wisconsin Union Theater
8/24/15 UW-Madison Graduate Zola Jesus to Return to Her Alma Mater for Free Show at Wisconsin Union Theater
8/17/15 Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn to Play First Show of Wisconsin Union Theater’s 2015-2016 Season
8/6/15 Free InDIGenous Jazz Series added to Wisconsin Union Theater's 2015-2016 Season
7/10/15 Marcia Legere Student Play Festival Student Internship Available
7/1/15 Madison World Music Festival Line-Up Announced
6/18/15 2015-16 Season Announced!
6/1/15 2015 Isthmus Jazz Festival features the Great Freddy Cole Quartet
5/28/15 Blues Guitar Greats Jonny Lang and Ana Popovic Play Wisconsin Union Theater in 2015. Tickets Available 5/29
5/21/15 2015 Isthmus Jazz Festival Schedule Announced
5/7/15 Joan Armitage to Play Wisconsin Union Theater on her Last Major Tour & First Solo Concert Run
4/29/15 Creature Quartet World Premiere Tickets Available at Only $15
4/10/15 Arlo Guthrie to Bring Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour to Wisconsin Union Theater
4/3/15 "Mambo Jazz for Dancing, Some Afrocuban Jazz for Serious Listening and Even Some Soul." Poncho Sanchez Returns to Madison
3/27/15 Ashokan Farwell Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Return to the Wisconsin Union Theater
3/25/15 Intimacy and Song Return to the Wisconsin Union Theater
3/17/15 San Francisco: The Rebirth of a City. Travel Film to be Shown at The Marquee
3/12/15 Sharon Isbin, Guitar, and Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-Soprano, Share Spain's Musical Pantheon
3/12/15 Music, Fun and Laughs, Yes; Leis, No. Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
3/3/15 Kronos Award-Winning Innovation: Kronos Quartet Comes To Wisconsin Union Theater
3/2/15 Altan Returns to Wisconsin Union Theater, Sells-Out One of Two Shows
2/25/15 Local Man Playing in the Acting Company's Macbeth
2/19/15 A "sleek, accessible and characteristically bloody Macbeth will thrill, startle and satisfy" at Wisconsin Union Theater
2/19/15 Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela Celebrate 20 Years of Freedom from Apartheid at the Wisconsin Union Theater
2/9/15 Cruising France, at the Marquee
2/5/15 "Like a Fine Wine: Warm, Rich, and Light, and Improving with Age": Grammy Award Winner Takacs Quartet Presents this Season's Fan Taylor Memorial Concert
2/4/15 Free Nile Project offers concert, panel
1/29/15 Power in Harmony: Chanticleer
1/23/15 Celebrate Black History Month at the Wisconsin Union Theater
1/14/15 Zap Mama and Antibalas
1/14/15 Dance, Wine, and Truffles on Valentine's Day: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Returns to WUT
12/8/14 Four Seasons Theatre Brings its Popular Musical Theatre Open Mic Night to the Play Circle
10/29/14 Spontaneity, Laughter, and Musical Performance: Broadway's Next Hit Musical
10/28/14 A Lifetime of Performance: Valentina Lisitsa
10/20/14 Indie Folk Band Horse Feathers to Perform in Play Circle
10/18/14 Saturday's Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryin Stott's Sold-Out Concert Available Free on Webcast
9/30/14 "Sudan: The Inside Story" To be Shown in The Marquee
9/24/14 Cabaret @ The Circle Series Inaugurated by Wisconsin Union Theater
9/23/14 Four Seasons Theatre Brings Open Mic to Wisconsin Union Theater
9/19/14 Master String Players Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Perform in Wisconsin Union Theater
9/16/14 Comedic Internet Sensation Bo Burnham to Perform at Union Theater
9/16/14 Music Legends Don McLean and Judy Collins Unite at the Union Theater
9/5/14 Pro Arte Presents free World Premier of "Howl" at the Wisconsin Union Theater
9/3/14 Yo Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott: Student Tickets (and some General Public Tickets) Go On Sale On September 6
8/7/14 Snarky Puppy
7/29/14 Madison World Music Festival
5/8/14 2014-2015 Season Announced
5/7/14 Concert Series Subscription Form
4/16/14 Middle East Film Accompanied by Free Workshop on "Getting the Shot without Getting Shot"
3/31/14 Brian Lynch Performance at Music Hall
3/31/14 On Mistresses and Masterpieces: Jeffrey Siegel Dishes out the Stories
3/18/14 Film Looks at Lost Worlds of the Middle East: Beyond the Headlines
3/11/14 Pianist Inon Barnatan, New York Philharmonic's first Artist-in-Association, to Perform in Mills Hall
2/25/14 Italian, Quebecois, Musician, Horror Film Actor--Marco Calliari returns to Madison
2/20/14 Wisconsin Union Announces 2014-2015 Season's Concert Series
2/20/14 Alan Kelly Gang "A Force to Be Reckoned with"
2/14/14 Rebirth Brass Band: From New Orleans to The Sett
2/5/14 Playing Schubert, Haydn and Glass, Cooking French and Digging in the Mediterranean: Meet Miro Quartet
12/19/13 Bringing the Spirit of Ireland to the Sett: The Alan Kelly Gang
12/10/13 Miro Quartet to Offer Great Masters (including Philip Glass) Program
11/26/13 2014 Marcia Legere Student Play Festival Announces Dates. Applications due soon.
11/19/13 Grammy-Nominated Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba Bring Malian Music to The Sett
11/12/13 Travel to Intriguing Cuba with Karin Muller
11/12/13 Papo Vazquez and His Mighty Pirate Troubadours Coming Ashore at Madison
10/9/13 Rachel Barton Pine, with her Guarneri "ex-Soldat" violin, to play Brahms Concerto with UW Symphony Orchestra
9/25/13 Aoife O'Donovan: Fossils for Today's World
9/11/13 Madison World Music Festival Announces Change & Guide
9/5/13 The Joys of RV'ing the Maritimes and Newfoundland Presented by the Wisconsin Union Theater
9/5/13 Brass and Indian Drum Band Returns for a Free Concert
8/29/13 Jeffrey Siegel Reveals the Glory of Beethoven
8/26/13 10th Annual Madison World Music Festival Lineup Announced
7/23/13 13-14 Season Announcement

4/25 Cello and Computer: Zoe Keating to Perform in Music Hall
4/5 Travel to Hawaii with Wisconsin Union Theater
4/2 Listen to the Dance When Jeffrey Siegel Returns on April 30
3/11 Zimbabwean Great Oliver Mtukudzi to Perform in the Wisconsin Union Theater Season
2/27 Dance Added to Zoe Keating Performance
2/26 A Thinking Pianist: Jeremy Denk Returns to the Wisconsin Union Theater Season
2/20 Journey to Italy with Marlin Darrah
2/20 Pianist Gerald Clayton's Trio Bridges Jazz History
1/15 Stefano Gueresi: From Mantova to Madison, Music in the Sister Cities
1/15 Calling All Playwrights and Directors for the 22nd Annual Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
1/15 22nd Annual Marcia Legere Student Play Festival Director Application
1/15 22nd Annual Marcia Legere Student Play Festival Director Applicant Information
1/11 Vusi Mahlasela, The "Voice of South Africa," Comes to the WUT
1/11 The WUT Presents a Night of Irish Music with Karan Casey and John Doyle
1/7 The Knights with Wu Man
1/7 The Acting Company
11/2 Ninety Miles Project Brings Cuban Jazz to Madison
11/1 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Bring Scottish Highand Music to Madison
10/26 Cellist Joshua Roman to Conduct Masterclass
10/18 Korea, the Land of the Morning Calm to be presented in Union South's Marquee
10/12 "Classical Rockstar" Joshua Roman plays with UW Symphony Orchestra
10/8 Tia Fuller, Beyonce's Saxophonist, Performs 2 Free Shows
10/8 Jeffrey Siegel Starts 25th Season in Madison with Spellbinding Bach
10/3 Show us your Dance Moves at Grupo Fantasma
9/21 Free Masterclass, Cane River Ex-Slave Colony, Klezmer - Imani Winds Offers Diverse Programming
9/12 TAS Autumn Across America
9/5 Imani Winds
8/14 Madison World Music Festival Lineup Announced!
5/11 Wisconsin Union Theater Announces 2012-2013 Season

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Season Photos

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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn 1, 2, 3

Madison World Music Festival 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Carly Aquilino and Jenny Zigrino 1, 2

Zola Jesus 1, 2

Joan Armatrading 1

Compania Flamenca 1, 2, 3

InDIGenous Jazz Series 1, 2, 3

Joyce Yang 1, 2

The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman 1, 2

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas 1, 2

Arlo Guthrie, Alice’s 50th Anniversary 1, 2, 3

Jonny Lang with Ana Popovic Opening 1, 2, 3

The Midtown Men – 4 Stars from the Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys 1, 2, 3

Barbara Furtuna 1, 2, 3

So Percussion 1, 2

Four Seasons Theatre Cabaret 1, 2

Tanya Tagaq 1, 2, 3

Joe Hill’s Last Will starring John McCutcheon 1, 2

Tommy Emmanuel 1, 2

Joe Pug 1, 2, 3

Dianne Reeves Holiday Concert 1, 2, 3

Four Seasons Theatre Open Mic 1

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris 1

St. Lawrence String Quartet 1, 2

Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter 1, 2, 3

Noura Mint Seymali 1, 2

Red Priest 1, 2, 3

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra 1, 2, 3

Alonzo King LINES Ballet 1, 2, 3

Dervish 1

Vijay Iyer 1, 2, 3

Hilary Hahn 1, 2

The Jones Family Singers 1, 2

We Banjo 3 and Cristina Pato 1, 2, 3

Photos from Past Events