Overture Center for the Arts




(608) 258-4141 -- Ticket Office
(608) 258-4177 -- Information/Administration
(608) 258-4143 -- Subscriber Help Line

Ticket Office
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
*Also evenings and Sundays for ticketed performances
(hours may change)
*If there are no evening events, the building will close at 5 p.m.

Regular Building Hours (unless there's an event)
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Sunday 12 noon - 5:30 p.m. 

201 State St.
Madison, WI 53703

The Overture Center for the Arts contains the fabulous Overture Hall, the intimate Playhouse, three black box multipurpose spaces, meeting rooms, four art galleries, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, a soaring glass lobby, and the Capitol Theater, returned to its original name and refurnished one more time into a comfortable mid-sized venue.

The Information Desk is located in the Rotunda Lobby of the Center, inside the main entrance at the corner of Fairchild and State Streets. The desk is staffed Monday through Friday during the day, and evenings and weekends whenever there is a performance in the building.

Overture Hall seats 2,250 and provides unobstructed sight lines, comfortable seating, excellent acoustics, and state-of-the-art technical support for its resident users, the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Madison Opera and Madison Ballet, as well as for touring productions.

Resident companies of the Overture Center include:
  • Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society
  • Children's Theater Of Madison
  • Forward Theater Company
  • Kanopy Dance Company
  • Li Chiao-Ping Dance
  • Madison Ballet
  • Madison Opera
  • Madison Symphony Orchestra
  • Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
  • Wisconsin Academy

Events Calendar on website.