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December 2015

Joe Pug

Sun December 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"Staking out his own part of singer-songwriter territory" (popmatters.com)

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January 2016

Four Seasons Theatre Musical Theater Open Mic. Free!

Thu January 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris

Fri January 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

MacArthur Grand recipient and Grammy nominee collaborate

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$27

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris

Fri January 29, 2016 @ 7:50 pm - 9:50 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

February 2016

$25

Noura Mint Seymali

Sat February 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Noura Mint Seymali

Sat February 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Mauritanian griot

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March 2016

Free

Marcia Legere’ Student Play Festival

Thu March 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Sat March 12, 2016

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Free and open to the public.

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Dervish

Sun March 13, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"An icon of Irish music" (BBC)

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April 2016

Sweet Delta Dawn

Mon April 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

w/ Flowpoetry, Glowstik Willy, The Green Banditos, Spencer Houghton, ROCK

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Vijay Iyer

Thu April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"The most celebrated pianist in jazz" (JazzTimes)

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Four Seasons Theatre Cabaret

Thu April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

September 2016

Free

Russ Johnson’s Headlands

Tue September 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Trumpet led compositions.  

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October 2016

Mike Marshall & Darol Anger

Thu October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Darol Anger and Mike Marshall are two seasoned masters of contemporary strings. They first came together in 1978 in a quintet, and later co-founded The Duo. They maintain a strong presence in the acoustic music world, and have performed worldwide.

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Free

Major Vistas / Anders Svanoe Trio

Fri October 14, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

A modern keyboard trio. / A trio fueled by baritone saxophone.

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$5.00 – $10

The Dragon

Tue October 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Fri October 28, 2016

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Set in a sleepy hamlet in a far off land, The Dragon is a story about what happens when a hero shows up to save a town from a monster when the people don’t want to be saved. What is a professional hero to do when he can’t rescue these villagers from themselves? This hilarious and action-packed adventure also features a singing chatterbox of a mayor, a cat with an iPhone and a village full of eccentric citizens who are…

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November 2016

Free

Tim Whalen Nonet

Fri November 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

piano driven group featuring rich arrangements

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January 2017

$20

THE SELDOMS

Fri January 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

In their fourteenth season, Chicago-based dance company The Seldoms is dedicated to bringing its audiences into an expanded experience of innovative dance that provokes deep thought and understanding of real-world issues, such as the 2008 economic recession, climate change, and consumption. New City, which named them the Best Local Dance Company in 2012, describes their performances as "well-crafted and researched works that don't hold forth a political agenda, but look instead at how these towering issues reflect back on our…

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February 2017

Maarja Nuut

Sat February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

A fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia, Maarja Nuut's music combines tradition with electronica. Her unique sound paints a picture of pre-war Europe mixed with minimalist and experimental music.

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$10 – $18

Maarja Nuutto

Tue February 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Wisconsin Union Theater is pleased to welcome Maarja Nuutto the Fredric March Play Circle. Pricing is as follows: UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $15, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $16.50, General Public is $18 and Youth (18 and under) is $14. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. A fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia, Maarja Nuut's music combines tradition with electronica. Dramatic lighting, loops, and a story-telling…

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March 2017

Free

Musical Theatre Idol

Fri March 31, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

If you think you have what it takes to be Madison’s next musical theater star, this is the event for you! Local singers are welcome to indulge in belting it Broadway style. Now in its 10th season, Four Seasons Theatre continues to entertain audiences at the Wisconsin Union Theater. Its programs include work with Madison-area retirement communities and high schools. The Music Theater of Madison was founded nearly ten years ago to bring thought provoking and innovative musicals to the…

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August 2017

$20 – $28

LIZZIE- Music Theatre of Madison

Thu August 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Fri August 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sat August 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Thu August 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Fri August 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Fri August 25, 2017 at 10:30 pm

One event on Sat August 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Music Theatre of Madison Presents... "Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one." Lizzie Borden, one of America's most notorious alleged murderers, comes chillingly to life in LIZZIE, a glorious rock musical performed by a quartet of power house women. Go back to August of 1892 on a wild ride of sex, conspiracy, and murder in this musical gem that's sweeping the globe. ​ On a…

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September 2017

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu September 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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October 2017

Free

Johannes Wallman’s “Love Wins” Ensemble

Fri October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

10/6: INdigENOUS JAZZ SERIES PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF JOHANNES WALLMANN’S “LOVE WINS” SUITE. Co-produced by the Madison Music Collective, Wisconsin Union Theater and the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium, the Fall 2017 InDIGenous series will kick off with the presentation of Wallmann’s composition “Love Wins.” This new suite was inspired by the experience that Johannes and his husband had as co-plaintiffs in the ACLU lawsuit that resulted in the legalization of same sex marriage, and this concert also marks the public…

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November 2017

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu November 30, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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February 2018

$10 – $28

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Thu February 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $25, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $26, General Public is $27. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. Over the last 18 years, Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and Californian cellist Haas have lit up festivals and concert halls across the world setting the standard for fiddle and cello in Scottish and traditional music. Fraser’s career in performing and recording spans over 30…

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$10 – $21

Becca Stevens

Wed February 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $19, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $20, General Public is $21. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. With unmatched style and intricate melodies, Becca Stevens is making waves in the international music scene. Drawing comparisons to Björk and St. Vincent, Stevens combines pop, rock, funk, and R&B to create new and thought-provoking rhythms and lyrics. Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling listed her as one of…

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April 2018

Free

UW BLACK MUSIC ENSEMBLE

Thu April 12, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Black Music Ensemble is a small collection of both vocalists and instrumentalists devoted to studying the music of black composers, namely, jazz composers.

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May 2018

Free

Antígona; las voces que incendian el desierto

Fri May 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat May 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Join the UW-Madison Department of Spanish and Portuguese this spring in its commitment to sharing Latin American history and culture through the performing arts. Perla de la Rosa's Antígona; las voces que incendian el desierto (2004) is an adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone that highlights the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. With a play where Tebas is Ciudad Juárez and Polinice is a disappeared woman, de la Rosa's Antigone engages the original Greek classic ultimately transforming it into…

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October 2018

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu October 11, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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UW Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble

Mon October 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Jazz Orchestra

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November 2018

$10 – $25

Chance Ensemble

Sun November 4, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

      Chance Ensemble, with Norman Gilliland, bring the Words of John Muir to Life -  In John Muir, University of the Wilderness, the Chance ensemble explores the connections between wilderness experiences and alternative chamber music by setting select texts by Muir to music. Known as “Father of the National Parks” and for his conservation advocacy, Muir’s words are perhaps even more important today than they were when originally written. Trust Wisconsin Public Radio’sNorman Gilliland to deliver them in the most beautiful…

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$10 – $25

Stelios Petrakis Quartet

Wed November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Stelios Petrakis works to preserve, share, and expand upon the traditional music of his native Crete. His quartet's performance is sure to be an upbeat, energetic evening full of fun. In addition, dancer Thanassis Mavrokostas will be offering a free dance lesson at 6pm at the Memorial Union's Festival room. Don't miss it! Full Price: $25.00 - Union Member/Non UW-Madison Student: 23.00 - UW Faculty/Staff: $24.00 - UW-Madison Student (w/ ID): $10.00 - Youth: $20.00

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$10 – $25

Gabriel Royal

Fri November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

With humble beginnings in the New York subway circuit, cellist and singer-songwriter Gabriel Royal developed a relaxed-jazz and soulful-pop sound in response to the rapid pace at which modern urban life moves.Becoming a musician and subway performer was not was not an obvious career path for the certified visual arts teacher. Shuffling his way home one day, through the dense and noisy New York City platform with only a single dollar in his pocket, Royal heard what he deemed a…

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February 2019

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu February 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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March 2019

Free

UW JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Mon March 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

w/ WAUNAKEE HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE -  The UWJO workshops and performs music ranging from the classic big band repertoire to contemporary and cutting-edge concert jazz music by today’s leading jazz composers. The Waunakee HS Jazz Ensemble will open for the orchestra with a 30 minute set.  Wisconsin Union Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.

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$10 – $30

PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

Wed March 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Following his group’s rousing performance at the Overture Center’s Capitol Theater two years ago, Madison Latin jazz fans can now see and hear Pedrito Martinez’ high-energy band in the intimate setting of the Memorial Union Play Circle.  Hailed by NPR as “both a cosmopolitan entertainer and an authentic folklorist,” Cuban percussionist and rumba aficionado Pedrito Martinez finds links between the old and the new.  The PMG serves up a versatile sound that combines traditional genres like Afro-Cuban jazz with more…

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April 2019

Free

Line Breaks

Wed April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun April 7, 2019

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives' annual Line Breaks Festival is comprised of performances, lectures, and discussions by First Wave students and invited professional artists engaging with the local campus community. Inaugurated through OMAI’s sponsored Marc Bamuthi Joseph Arts Institute Residency in the spring of 2007, the Line Breaks project culminated in a final performance of student work called “Just Bust!” – an event, which has evolved into our monthly open mic, now running for 12 years. Line Breaks has…

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July 2019

donations

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Benefit

Sun July 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"L'Histoire du Soldat" by Stravinsky, with Norman Gilliland, narration; Kyle Knox, conductor; Naha Greenholtz, violin; Jeff Takaki, bass; JJ Koh, clarinet; Brian Ellingboe, bassoon; Matthew Onstad, cornet; Tom Macaluso, trombone; Joe Bernstein, percussion, 4:30 pm

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September 2019

Free

Marielle Allschwang & the Visitations

Thu September 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"Precession of the Day: The World of Mary Nohl," multimedia concert

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October 2019

inDIGenous Jazz Concert Series – feat. Betsy Ezell Quintet

Fri October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Our 2019 inDIGenous Jazz Series concludes with jazz vocalist Betsy Ezell. The Betsy Ezell Quintet presents a diverse sound, ranging from straight ahead jazz, to blues, to Latin jazz, to gospel-infused soul. The original music is hopeful and thought-provoking and the band members bring a wide range of musical backgrounds to give the live performances compelling twists and turns. Her new recording Voices was released in January 2019. Many of the original songs from Voices were composed in 2018 as…

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Free

Betsy Ezell Quintet

Fri October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

InDIGenous Jazz Series

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November 2019

Alicia Olatuja Quintet

Thu November 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Memorial Union-Play Circle - Latin jazz Praised by the New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone and an amiably regal presence on stage”, Alicia Olatuja has been astounding audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor. She first came into the national spotlight in 2013, while performing as the featured soloist with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir at President Barack Obama’s Second Inauguration. Shortly thereafter, she assembled her own jazz ensemble and recorded…

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November 2019

Alicia Olatuja Quintet

Thu November 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Memorial Union-Play Circle - Latin jazz Praised by the New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone and an amiably regal presence on stage”, Alicia Olatuja has been astounding audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor. She first came into the national spotlight in 2013, while performing as the featured soloist with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir at President Barack Obama’s Second Inauguration. Shortly thereafter, she assembled her own jazz ensemble and recorded…

Find out more »

October 2019

Free

Betsy Ezell Quintet

Fri October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

InDIGenous Jazz Series

Find out more »

inDIGenous Jazz Concert Series – feat. Betsy Ezell Quintet

Fri October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Our 2019 inDIGenous Jazz Series concludes with jazz vocalist Betsy Ezell. The Betsy Ezell Quintet presents a diverse sound, ranging from straight ahead jazz, to blues, to Latin jazz, to gospel-infused soul. The original music is hopeful and thought-provoking and the band members bring a wide range of musical backgrounds to give the live performances compelling twists and turns. Her new recording Voices was released in January 2019. Many of the original songs from Voices were composed in 2018 as…

Find out more »

September 2019

Free

Marielle Allschwang & the Visitations

Thu September 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"Precession of the Day: The World of Mary Nohl," multimedia concert

Find out more »

July 2019

donations

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Benefit

Sun July 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"L'Histoire du Soldat" by Stravinsky, with Norman Gilliland, narration; Kyle Knox, conductor; Naha Greenholtz, violin; Jeff Takaki, bass; JJ Koh, clarinet; Brian Ellingboe, bassoon; Matthew Onstad, cornet; Tom Macaluso, trombone; Joe Bernstein, percussion, 4:30 pm

Find out more »

April 2019

Free

Line Breaks

Wed April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun April 7, 2019

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives' annual Line Breaks Festival is comprised of performances, lectures, and discussions by First Wave students and invited professional artists engaging with the local campus community. Inaugurated through OMAI’s sponsored Marc Bamuthi Joseph Arts Institute Residency in the spring of 2007, the Line Breaks project culminated in a final performance of student work called “Just Bust!” – an event, which has evolved into our monthly open mic, now running for 12 years. Line Breaks has…

Find out more »

March 2019

$10 – $30

PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

Wed March 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Following his group’s rousing performance at the Overture Center’s Capitol Theater two years ago, Madison Latin jazz fans can now see and hear Pedrito Martinez’ high-energy band in the intimate setting of the Memorial Union Play Circle.  Hailed by NPR as “both a cosmopolitan entertainer and an authentic folklorist,” Cuban percussionist and rumba aficionado Pedrito Martinez finds links between the old and the new.  The PMG serves up a versatile sound that combines traditional genres like Afro-Cuban jazz with more…

Find out more »
Free

UW JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Mon March 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

w/ WAUNAKEE HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE -  The UWJO workshops and performs music ranging from the classic big band repertoire to contemporary and cutting-edge concert jazz music by today’s leading jazz composers. The Waunakee HS Jazz Ensemble will open for the orchestra with a 30 minute set.  Wisconsin Union Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.

Find out more »

February 2019

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu February 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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November 2018

$10 – $25

Gabriel Royal

Fri November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

With humble beginnings in the New York subway circuit, cellist and singer-songwriter Gabriel Royal developed a relaxed-jazz and soulful-pop sound in response to the rapid pace at which modern urban life moves.Becoming a musician and subway performer was not was not an obvious career path for the certified visual arts teacher. Shuffling his way home one day, through the dense and noisy New York City platform with only a single dollar in his pocket, Royal heard what he deemed a…

Find out more »
$10 – $25

Stelios Petrakis Quartet

Wed November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Stelios Petrakis works to preserve, share, and expand upon the traditional music of his native Crete. His quartet's performance is sure to be an upbeat, energetic evening full of fun. In addition, dancer Thanassis Mavrokostas will be offering a free dance lesson at 6pm at the Memorial Union's Festival room. Don't miss it! Full Price: $25.00 - Union Member/Non UW-Madison Student: 23.00 - UW Faculty/Staff: $24.00 - UW-Madison Student (w/ ID): $10.00 - Youth: $20.00

Find out more »
$10 – $25

Chance Ensemble

Sun November 4, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

      Chance Ensemble, with Norman Gilliland, bring the Words of John Muir to Life -  In John Muir, University of the Wilderness, the Chance ensemble explores the connections between wilderness experiences and alternative chamber music by setting select texts by Muir to music. Known as “Father of the National Parks” and for his conservation advocacy, Muir’s words are perhaps even more important today than they were when originally written. Trust Wisconsin Public Radio’sNorman Gilliland to deliver them in the most beautiful…

Find out more »

October 2018

UW Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble

Mon October 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Jazz Orchestra

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Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu October 11, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

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May 2018

Free

Antígona; las voces que incendian el desierto

Fri May 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat May 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Join the UW-Madison Department of Spanish and Portuguese this spring in its commitment to sharing Latin American history and culture through the performing arts. Perla de la Rosa's Antígona; las voces que incendian el desierto (2004) is an adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone that highlights the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. With a play where Tebas is Ciudad Juárez and Polinice is a disappeared woman, de la Rosa's Antigone engages the original Greek classic ultimately transforming it into…

Find out more »

April 2018

Free

UW BLACK MUSIC ENSEMBLE

Thu April 12, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Black Music Ensemble is a small collection of both vocalists and instrumentalists devoted to studying the music of black composers, namely, jazz composers.

Find out more »

February 2018

$10 – $21

Becca Stevens

Wed February 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $19, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $20, General Public is $21. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. With unmatched style and intricate melodies, Becca Stevens is making waves in the international music scene. Drawing comparisons to Björk and St. Vincent, Stevens combines pop, rock, funk, and R&B to create new and thought-provoking rhythms and lyrics. Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling listed her as one of…

Find out more »
$10 – $28

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Thu February 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $25, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $26, General Public is $27. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. Over the last 18 years, Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and Californian cellist Haas have lit up festivals and concert halls across the world setting the standard for fiddle and cello in Scottish and traditional music. Fraser’s career in performing and recording spans over 30…

Find out more »

November 2017

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu November 30, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

Find out more »

October 2017

Free

Johannes Wallman’s “Love Wins” Ensemble

Fri October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

10/6: INdigENOUS JAZZ SERIES PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF JOHANNES WALLMANN’S “LOVE WINS” SUITE. Co-produced by the Madison Music Collective, Wisconsin Union Theater and the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium, the Fall 2017 InDIGenous series will kick off with the presentation of Wallmann’s composition “Love Wins.” This new suite was inspired by the experience that Johannes and his husband had as co-plaintiffs in the ACLU lawsuit that resulted in the legalization of same sex marriage, and this concert also marks the public…

Find out more »

September 2017

Free

UW Black Music Ensemble

Thu September 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

UW Mead Witter School of Music concert

Find out more »

August 2017

$20 – $28

LIZZIE- Music Theatre of Madison

Thu August 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Fri August 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sat August 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Thu August 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Fri August 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm

One event on Fri August 25, 2017 at 10:30 pm

One event on Sat August 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Music Theatre of Madison Presents... "Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one." Lizzie Borden, one of America's most notorious alleged murderers, comes chillingly to life in LIZZIE, a glorious rock musical performed by a quartet of power house women. Go back to August of 1892 on a wild ride of sex, conspiracy, and murder in this musical gem that's sweeping the globe. ​ On a…

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March 2017

Free

Musical Theatre Idol

Fri March 31, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

If you think you have what it takes to be Madison’s next musical theater star, this is the event for you! Local singers are welcome to indulge in belting it Broadway style. Now in its 10th season, Four Seasons Theatre continues to entertain audiences at the Wisconsin Union Theater. Its programs include work with Madison-area retirement communities and high schools. The Music Theater of Madison was founded nearly ten years ago to bring thought provoking and innovative musicals to the…

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February 2017

$10 – $18

Maarja Nuutto

Tue February 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

The Wisconsin Union Theater is pleased to welcome Maarja Nuutto the Fredric March Play Circle. Pricing is as follows: UW-Madison students are $10, Union Members and Non-UW Students are $15, UW-Madison Faculty and Staff are $16.50, General Public is $18 and Youth (18 and under) is $14. Tickets may be bought online, by phone at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or in person. A fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia, Maarja Nuut's music combines tradition with electronica. Dramatic lighting, loops, and a story-telling…

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Maarja Nuut

Sat February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

A fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia, Maarja Nuut's music combines tradition with electronica. Her unique sound paints a picture of pre-war Europe mixed with minimalist and experimental music.

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January 2017

$20

THE SELDOMS

Fri January 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

In their fourteenth season, Chicago-based dance company The Seldoms is dedicated to bringing its audiences into an expanded experience of innovative dance that provokes deep thought and understanding of real-world issues, such as the 2008 economic recession, climate change, and consumption. New City, which named them the Best Local Dance Company in 2012, describes their performances as "well-crafted and researched works that don't hold forth a political agenda, but look instead at how these towering issues reflect back on our…

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November 2016

Free

Tim Whalen Nonet

Fri November 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

piano driven group featuring rich arrangements

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October 2016

$5.00 – $10

The Dragon

Tue October 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Fri October 28, 2016

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Set in a sleepy hamlet in a far off land, The Dragon is a story about what happens when a hero shows up to save a town from a monster when the people don’t want to be saved. What is a professional hero to do when he can’t rescue these villagers from themselves? This hilarious and action-packed adventure also features a singing chatterbox of a mayor, a cat with an iPhone and a village full of eccentric citizens who are…

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Free

Major Vistas / Anders Svanoe Trio

Fri October 14, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

A modern keyboard trio. / A trio fueled by baritone saxophone.

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Mike Marshall & Darol Anger

Thu October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Darol Anger and Mike Marshall are two seasoned masters of contemporary strings. They first came together in 1978 in a quintet, and later co-founded The Duo. They maintain a strong presence in the acoustic music world, and have performed worldwide.

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September 2016

Free

Russ Johnson’s Headlands

Tue September 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Trumpet led compositions.  

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April 2016

Four Seasons Theatre Cabaret

Thu April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Vijay Iyer

Thu April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"The most celebrated pianist in jazz" (JazzTimes)

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Sweet Delta Dawn

Mon April 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

w/ Flowpoetry, Glowstik Willy, The Green Banditos, Spencer Houghton, ROCK

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March 2016

Dervish

Sun March 13, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"An icon of Irish music" (BBC)

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Free

Marcia Legere’ Student Play Festival

Thu March 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Sat March 12, 2016

Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Free and open to the public.

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February 2016

Noura Mint Seymali

Sat February 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Mauritanian griot

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$25

Noura Mint Seymali

Sat February 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

January 2016

$27

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris

Fri January 29, 2016 @ 7:50 pm - 9:50 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

True Blues featuring Eric Bibb and Corey Harris

Fri January 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

MacArthur Grand recipient and Grammy nominee collaborate

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Four Seasons Theatre Musical Theater Open Mic. Free!

Thu January 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

December 2015

Joe Pug

Sun December 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

"Staking out his own part of singer-songwriter territory" (popmatters.com)

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