Arts & Theater News
The story of "Hephaestus," the Greek god you've never heard of and likely can't pronounce on the first try, is being staged by Music Theatre of Madison.
In a studio above Hurts Donut Company, Central Midwest Ballet Academy students rehearse for their upcoming production, “Pineapple Poll.” The show runs Aug. 17-18 at The Mitby Theater and is half of a Gilbert and Sullivan program with the Madison Savoyards.
Central Midwest Ballet Academy, a 4-year-old dance school in Middleton, pairs a comedic ballet with the Madison Savoyards summer show, “Trial By Jury.”
Cap Times theater critic Lindsay Christians used "Fences" as a gateway into a broader conversation about race and theater for a Cap Times Talk on Tuesday.
At Tuesday’s Cap Times Talk, a panel of theater artists and educators discussed how classic theater companies can take on tough questions and tell more diverse stories.
The Chazen Museum of Art with be open from be open for 84 hours a week, longer than any peer museum in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Shakespearean tragedy will meet the natural backdrop of Mirror Lake State Park for the first time Sunday, but the returning performance troupe promises its show will still be fun, accessible and family-friendly.
Nearly 500 artists and craftspeople are displaying their work around Wisconsin’s capitol as part of this weekend’s Art Fair on the Square.
Madison’s Art Fair on the Square has become one of the city’s most iconic events, drawing more than 200,000 visitors, serving as the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s largest fundraiser and infusing money into local businesses, restaurants and hotels.
Actor and comedian John Leguizamo's deep dive into Latino history has resulted in his one-man play, "Latin History for Morons," which stops at Overture Friday.
American Players Theatre is celebrating 40 years of theater in the woods. Forty years of Shakespeare, American classics, and audiences of thousands joining together under the stars on a hill outside Spring Green.
More than 200,000 people will join the Art Fair on the Square this year, marking the 61st year of the annual Madison event on the grounds of the Wisconsin state capitol. The event is a cultural tradition, a celebration of local and national artists, and importantly, it’s also the signature a…
Madison native Tari Kelly returns to her hometown stage in July, performing in the Broadway touring production of “Anastasia” at Overture Center for the Arts July 30 to Aug. 4.
After stops in Jackson, Mississippi, and Seattle, Washington, “Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer” now comes to MMOCA Saturday through Sept. 25, filling the museum’s main galleries with some 65 works, ranging from figures to text-based wall hangings and beaded punching bags.
On a sunny afternoon in May, the actors in "Twelfth Night" at American Players Theatre work through a series of scenes in the Hill Theatre with director John Langs.
When theater-lovers with limited or no vision come to a Broadway show at Overture Center, they have a new way to enrich their experience: audio description.
Coming off a run of "Rusalka" with the Madison Opera, DeMain showed no fatigue through to the end of Friday night’s performance, ringing in the grandiose closing of Mahler’s massive 80-minute symphonic work with enthusiasm — a resounding end to DeMain’s 25th season with the orchestra.