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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
June 6 - June 11


This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime.
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Ten Chimneys Foundation Presents
June 9 at 6:30 PM

Ten Chimneys presents: The MIKE SHOW

The MIKE SHOW: A humorous biopic of one man’s eccentric journey to find his place in the world, lead a life of grace, and listen to the inner angels who guide us all…. That is, if we let them.
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MPAC Presents
June 16 at 5:00 PM

18th Annual BASH

Join us on June 16 for an evening of great food, fundraising, and an exclusive performance from Grammy®-nominated Cheyenne Jackson.
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T2 Presents, Inc. Presents
August 27 at 3:00 PM


This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 1970’s and 1980’s including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen and countless others.
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88NINE Presents
September 29 at 7:30 PM

Ray LaMontagne

Join Ray LaMontagne and his trio this fall for a special edition of the Just Passing Through tour as Ray performs a fan-requested set list from across his catalog.
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MPAC Presents
October 5 at 7:30 PM

Pat Metheny

Jazz guitar pioneer and tireless musical innovator, Pat Metheny is one of the brightest stars of the jazz community. His acclaimed style blends loose and flexible articulation with an advanced rhythmic and harmonic sensibility.
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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
October 17 - October 22

Disney's Aladdin

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle.
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Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center
November 7 - November 12

Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway history.” (60 Minutes).

Inspiring Performances

From Broadway to ballet, you can always count on something exciting happening at the Marcus Center.

Interactive Experiences

Get up from your seat and experience hands-on workshops and interactive discussions.

Impactful Events

Annual celebrations, student experiences, and family events bring the whole community together.


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Johnson Financial Group Broadway Series

See the best of Broadway and world-class talent right here in Milwaukee.

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MPAC Presents Dance

We believe in dance legend Alvin Ailey’s idea that dance is for everybody. Enjoy exciting moments and dance excellence from the U.S. and around the world.

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MPAC Presents Jazz

From established icons to emerging stars, MPAC Jazz curates the finest jazz experiences for our community.

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Build Your Own

Select 3 or more shows and build your own series for savings and flexibility! The BYO package is available for most shows at the Marcus Center.

2023/24 BYO sales will begin in June.

*BYO is not available for Broadway.


Soul-stirring events where everyone is invited to celebrate cultural heroes, connect with their community, and create alongside their favorite artists.

Rainbow Summer:

HIGHLIGHT featuring Evanescent happening July 18-22, 2023

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Bring the arts to life with a special daytime performance.

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Educational Experiences

Interactive learning experiences for students and adults.

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There’s a lot going on at the Marcus Center, and we’re here to make it easy to find the right show. Start here:

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Browse by series or by date—there’s something for everyone.

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Our superhost team is here to welcome you! The Plan Your Visit page has everything you need to know before arriving.

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Finally, an outing that exceeds all your expectations. House lights down, stage lights up: enjoy the show!

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At the Marcus Performing Arts Center,


Moments like

  • Seeing your favorite Broadway show.
  • Joining a standing ovation after a breathtaking performance.
  • Attending a masterclass with a world-class artist.
  • Welcoming your wedding guests for a memory-making day.

That’s why we bring Broadway to Milwaukee. Why we help young artists learn from world-renowned talent. Why we open our beautiful riverside venues for anyone to host their event.

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World-Class Venues.

Private Events

Bring your vision to life in a capable and flexible space that impresses and inspires.

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Champagne and ivory inside, gardens and greenery outside. Give your big day the sparkle and class it deserves.

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Music, film, dance, lecture, drama, you name it—we have space for you to showcase and share your art.

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Make a difference in your community.

The Marcus Center is Milwaukee’s home for consistently excellent programming and impactful events that bring our community together. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, we couldn’t do it without our donors.

Maybe it’s an annual fund donation. Maybe it’s a recurring gift in someone’s honor. Or maybe you’re a business or foundation looking to help us make more front-row moments for our community with a partnership.

Wherever you’re coming from, we deeply value your support.


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Make your mark with an annual fund, estate plan, or one-time gift.

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Invest in your community and establish your brand by sponsoring an event or series.

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Attend the BASH

Attend our annual fundraiser to help keep the arts accessible to everyone.

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929 N Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-7206

Phone Line: Monday-Friday / 10 am-4 pm
Ticketing Windows: Monday-Friday / Noon-4 pm
We’re also open one hour prior to most performances.


123 E State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-7121

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