Wisconsin Union Theater

Web https://union.wisc.edu/visit/wisconsin-union-theater/

(608) 265-2787 -- Box Office
(608) 262-2202 -- Theater Director/General Theater Info.

Hours (please see website)


Wisconsin Union Theater
800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53715

Box Office(s)
University Theater, Vilas Hall
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Memorial Union
800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706

Madison's historic hall located on Lake Mendota right next to the Memorial Union's famed Terrace. The greats have been playing and speaking here since 1939.

In the 21st Century, the Union Theater continues to flourish with ideas and programs, energy and vision. That vision becomes a reality hundreds of times each year, when the theater is reserved for use or its doors open to a lively and inquiring audience.

Over and over the mission of the theater is validated by applause as an artist is acknowledged, or by a significant silence as an important idea or a profound experience is considered. The Union Theater remains warm, lively and inviting, while the magic of great performances and the ferment of ideas continue to fill it.

General Theater Event Information

  • Doors open 30 minutes before the event start time.
  • Drinks are permitted in, but nothing in glass, and no pitchers.
  • Alcohol is not permitted in for events sponsored by Registered Student Organizations.
  • Food is not allowed.
  • No photography or recording is permitted.
  • For ticketed events in Memorial Union, the Memorial Union box office will be open 2 hours before the start of the event.
  • For ticketed events in Union South, the Union South ticket booth will open 2 hours before the start of the event.

Wisconsin Union Theater Staff

Esty Dinur, Communications, Community Relations and Publicity Director
etsy.dinur@wisc.edu, 608-262-3907

Bruce Ehlinger, Operations Manager
bruce.ehlinger@wisc.edu, 608-262-1771

Ted Harks, Arts on Campus Ticketing Administrator 
ted.harks@wisc.edu, 608-262-9909

Jeff Macheel, Technical Director
jmacheel@wisc.edu, 608-262-1949

Ralph Russo, Cultural Arts Director
rfrusso@wisc.edu, 608-262-2202

Heather Good, Assistant Director for Development and Outreach
heather.good@wisc.edu, 608-263-6825

Heather Bannister, Technical Director for Fredric March Play Circle
heather.macheel@wisc.edu, 608-262-1949

Owner:Geoff M.Group:Campus and Visitor Relations
Created:2009-05-19 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-03-13 16:10 CDT
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