News About Come From Away at Overture Center
Overture Center Theatre Cancels Performances and Events Through November 2020
July 01, 2020
Overture Center will take an a?oeintermissiona?? by suspending performances and in-person programs. Overture Center has been closed since March 13, and all performances and other activities are suspended until further notice. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many touring shows are not traveling around the country, which means Overture will not have a presenting season this fall. There will be no public performances through the end of November.
THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, A Fun, Family-Friendly World Premiere Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage
February 20, 2020
THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, a family-friendly, fun world premiere musical, comes to First Stage this March. Based on the bestselling book by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Adam Rex, First Stage Playwright in Residence John Maclay wrote the book and lyrics with Eric Nordin, also doing music and lyrics. First Stage favorite Kelly Doherty, (outstanding as Miss Trunchbull in last season's hit MATILDA The Musical), will be making her First Stage directing debut with this production.
Wake Up With BWW 10/9: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen in Site-Specific FUN HOME, and More!
October 09, 2019
Today's top stories: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen will lead a site-specific reading of Fun Home, and more!
BWW Review: ON THE TOWN at Overture Center
June 01, 2019
Capital City Theatre's ON THE TOWN packs a playful punch with gorgeous vocals, high-energy dancing, and hilarious scenes that kept the audience laughing Friday night.
COME FROM AWAY's National Tour Will Continue Through 2020, Hitting Philadelphia, D.C., Boston, and More!
April 29, 2019
The North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY will continue touring into the fall of 2020!
The Overture Center Unveils 2019/2020 Season
April 08, 2019
The long wait is over, and, yes, HAMILTON arrives in Madison this fall! The record breaking, trendsetting musical will land in town for three luxurious weeks.
BWW Interview: Kristina Walz of ROCK OF AGES at Overture Center
February 06, 2019
It's not like any other Broadway musical. I think people who aren't into Broadway, who don't know much about theatre are going to be blown away. It's not just a musical--it's a concert. You go expecting to see a musical, but you're on your feet.
BWW Interview: A Sneak Peak at SOMETHING ROTTEN! with Matthew Janisse
October 08, 2018
Janisse describes SOMETHING ROTTEN! as a wacky comedy--sort of a Spamalot meets Shakespeare in the Park.
This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”
On 9/11, the world stopped.
On 9/12, their stories moved us all.