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A Timely Intervention by the Former Barber of Seville (Figaro’s Final Adventure)

For fans of The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, and of romance, schemes, and narrow escapes. A devious schemer has infiltrated the home ...

Disney's Aladdin
10/10 - 10/15/2023

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 ...

Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

The game’s afoot in this hilarious thriller – Holmes and Watson must crack the mystery of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” before a family curse ...

Penelope Haunts Twice

Falconbridge’s hair-raising Halloween tradition returns as we present two chilling tales with just one name: Penelope. The Lady Penelope by Thomas Hardy: Strange fates await ...

The Butter and Egg Man

The original sugar daddy comedy and the template for a Mel Brooks classic, about a rube who tries to beat Broadway at its own game. ...

Les Misérables
2/14 - 2/18/2024

Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, with glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery ...

3/19 - 3/24/2024

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel–good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it's your turn to have ...

HER VOICE IS UNDENIABLE. HER FIRE IS UNSTOPPABLE. HER TRIUMPH IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. This musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a ...

Moulin Rouge! The Musical
7/9 - 7/21/2024

Pop the champagne, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of 10 Tony Awards® — including Best Musical! Enter a world of splendor and romance, ...

This extraordinary play, widely regarded as Friel’s masterpiece, is the study of five unmarried sisters, named for Friel’s mother and sisters, (“those five brave, Glenties ...

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Latest Madison Reviews


by Scott Rawson - August 21, 2023

What did our critic think of WHO’S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR, HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR at Music Theatre Of Madison?...

Review: SIX at The Overture Center

by Scott Rawson - August 02, 2023

What did our critic think of SIX at The Overture CenterI have been hearing the buzz that surrounds this musical for quite some time and was excited to see in it in the 2023 line up. It did not disappoint. Everything from the choreography to sound was amazing....

Review: SHINING IN MISERY at Capital City Theatre

by Scott Rawson - February 25, 2023

From “Carrie” to “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams”, Shining in Misery a King Sized Parody, covers it all. People from Castle Rock, Derry, and even as far away as Jerusalem’s Lot, are raving about this amazing show! Sponsored in part by World Premier Wisconsin, Capital City Theatre, has really embraced thei...

Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Wows At The Overture Center

by Scott Rawson - February 22, 2023

 The last time I saw this show live I was a young man. It affected me on a very visceral level. That was back in 1993, the twenty-year celebration. Ted Neely and Carl Anderson starred as Jesus and Judas, respectively. Now, thirty years later, we are at the fifty-year celebration. I was a bit trepida...

Review: AIRNESS at Forward Theater

by Scott Rawson - February 06, 2023

I did not attend Foreword Theater’s Airness on Saturday with any intention to review the show. In fact, I said to my partner, “It will be nice to just see theater again without it being my job.” Yet here we are. The reason for the review is simple. I want you to see this show. did our critic think o...

Review: HADESTOWN at The Overture

by Scott Rawson - January 25, 2023

The dancing was well choreographed, although, many numbers were very similar, presumably noting the tedium of the underworld. The use of the rotating stage was well executed, and the overall energy was high. In the end, although disappointed by the book and lack of passion between the two main coupl...

Review: COME FROM AWAY at The Overture Center

by Scott Rawson - November 18, 2022

What did     These 12 actors have created the most perfect professional ensemble show I have ever seen. There was no stand out star of this show, there were no pro or antagonists. There was only circumstances and stories. Often reviewers say things like, “This is not a show to be missed!’ “Catch it ...

Review: MEAN GIRLS at The Overture Center

by Scott Rawson - September 01, 2022

From being homeschooled in the savannas of Kenya to attending North Shore High School, Cady Heron (English Bernhardt) has some huge adjustments to make. With the help of her new besties, Damian Hubbard (Ian Young) and Janice Sarkisian (Lyndsay Heather Pearce) she will embark on a new adventure. High...

Review: HAMILTON at The Overture Center

by Scott Rawson - August 11, 2022

There have been a million reviews of Hamilton, so you may wonder what could I possibly add? I wondered the same thing. Even as I write this I wonder, there is no real insight here. Everything you have read is true. “It’s amazing!” “5 Stars!!” “Brilliantly written and stage!” All the things. Yes, it ...

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD at Overture Center

by Angie Stanton - June 16, 2022

What did our critic think? AIN'T TOO PROUD THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS follows the timeline of the Temptations, a Grammy winning group with 42 top ten hits, from conception as narrated by Otis Williams (Marcus Paul James) the group's founder and only surviving original member....

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