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Legally Blonde - The Musical
Thursday, Apr 30,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Union Theater - Shannon Hall
Adult $23; Senior Citizen $21; Friend of UT $16; Student $16; Children (5-17) $16.
Join us as we close our season in style with the blockbuster hit "Legally Blonde"! From a beloved film to a darling of Broadway, University Theatre is proud to bring this musical sensation to Shannon Hall in Memorial Union. Follow Elle Woods through her hilarious and touching journey through Harvard Law School - but don't underestimate this blonde bombshell. There will be only four chances to see "Legally Blonde," so get your tickets fast!

Legally Blonde - The Musical
Friday, May 01,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Union Theater - Shannon Hall
Adult $23; Senior Citizen $21; Friend of UT $16; Student $16; Children (5-17) $16.
Join us as we close our season in style with the blockbuster hit "Legally Blonde"! From a beloved film to a darling of Broadway, University Theatre is proud to bring this musical sensation to Shannon Hall in Memorial Union. Follow Elle Woods through her hilarious and touching journey through Harvard Law School - but don't underestimate this blonde bombshell. There will be only four chances to see "Legally Blonde," so get your tickets fast!

Legally Blonde - The Musical
Sunday, May 03,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Union Theater - Shannon Hall
Adult $23; Senior Citizen $21; Friend of UT $16; Student $16; Children (5-17) $16.
Join us as we close our season in style with the blockbuster hit "Legally Blonde"! From a beloved film to a darling of Broadway, University Theatre is proud to bring this musical sensation to Shannon Hall in Memorial Union. Follow Elle Woods through her hilarious and touching journey through Harvard Law School - but don't underestimate this blonde bombshell. There will be only four chances to see "Legally Blonde," so get your tickets fast!

The Jack Quartet
Thursday, May 07,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $15; Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $12; UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $13; UW-Madison Student (with ID): $10. Prices do not include fees.
Succumb to your senses in the Fredric March Play Circle as the JACK Quartet perform String Quartet No. 3 by Georg Friedrich Hass in complete darkness. Known for their innovative techniques and daring, the JACK quartet's performance will offer new music at its best.

The Jack Quartet - World Premiere of
Friday, May 08,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
General Public: $30, 26, 20; Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $26, 22; UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $28, 24; UW-Madison Student (with ID): $10. Prices do not include fees.
Part of JACK Quartet's mission is to introduce and perform new works of music, and for this concert the group will be debuting works by Laura Schwendinger, a professor of composition and at our very own University of Wisconsin-Madison. Schwedinger's composing has been called "Punchy, imaginative, subtle, stirring, [and] evocative," by Colin Clarke of Fanfare. "Creature Quartet" is made up of four larger movements which are framed by smaller movements, each one an ode to an extinct, endangered or mythical creature.

Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band
Saturday, May 09,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
General Public: $30; Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW-Madison Students: $26; UW-Madison Faculty & Staff: $28; UW-Madison Student (with ID): $10. Prices do not include fees.
Taking his inspiration from jazz legends Chano Pozo and Dizzy Gillespie, percussionist Poncho Sanchez is a musical giant in his own right, lending a heady infusion of Latin flavor to the elements of traditional jazz. Like a good dance partner, Sanchez's music keeps you on your toes without missing a beat. Growing up in L.A. with a range of influences, from John Coltrane to James Brown, Sanchez taught himself to play guitar, flute, drums and timbales, eventually finding true love with the congas - a love that would earn him the title "King of the Conga."

Cycropia presents
Friday, Jun 05,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
Top tier, $32; Middle tier, $25; Lowest tier, $15. Children 12 and under pay half price ($16/$12.50/$7.50). Prices are inclusive of facility fees.
Cycropia celebrates 25 years of dancing in the air! Join us for a whimsical, magical, delightful performance on aerial silks, custom steel apparatus and our signature single-point trapezes.

Cycropia presents
Saturday, Jun 06,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
Top tier, $32; Middle tier, $25; Lowest tier, $15. Children 12 and under pay half price ($16/$12.50/$7.50). Prices are inclusive of facility fees.
Cycropia celebrates 25 years of dancing in the air! Join us for a whimsical, magical, delightful performance on aerial silks, custom steel apparatus and our signature single-point trapezes.

Cycropia presents
Saturday, Jun 06,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
Top tier, $32; Middle tier, $25; Lowest tier, $15. Children 12 and under pay half price ($16/$12.50/$7.50). Prices are inclusive of facility fees.
Cycropia celebrates 25 years of dancing in the air! Join us for a whimsical, magical, delightful performance on aerial silks, custom steel apparatus and our signature single-point trapezes.

Violet: The Musical
Friday, Jun 12,  7:30 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Saturday, Jun 13,  2:00 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Saturday, Jun 13,  7:30 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Sunday, Jun 14,  2:00 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Thursday, Jun 18,  7:30 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Isthmus Jazz Festival
Friday, Jun 19,  12:00 AM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
This season's Isthmus Jazz Festival is on Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20, 2015 at the Memorial Union. Festival headliner Freddy Cole is everything a jazz legend should be - smooth, charming, and casually brilliant. The younger brother of Nat King Cole, Freddy lends warmth and style to treasured classics with a captivating confidence. The New York Times calls him "the most maturely expressive jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive." His trio will be joined by UW's own Jazz Orchestra. Other artists will play free concerts on both days.

Violet: The Musical
Friday, Jun 19,  7:30 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Saturday, Jun 20,  2:00 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Violet: The Musical
Saturday, Jun 20,  7:30 PM
Music Hall
General Public: $45/$35/$25; Students (any): $25. Reserved seating.
Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Friday, Aug 21,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Saturday, Aug 22,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
Sunday, Aug 23,  2:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
$38, $33, and $23 (excluding the $3 facility fee)
Four Seasons Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

Arlo Guthrie - The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour
Arlo Guthrie - The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday, Oct 21,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall, Union Theater
Tickets, available on Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11 am: $30,$36, $45, $100. A limited number of discounted tickets will be available for UW Madison students. Orders that include student tickets will be held at will call and may be picked up at our box office starting September 2, 2015 with one valid UW Madison Student ID per student ticket. It was fifty years ago, 1965, when Arlo Guthrie took out the trash following a Thanksgiving dinner that couldn't be beat. This hilarious account of actual events that precluded Arlo from military service (1966), became a platinum selling record (1967) and full length motion picture (1969), has become as traditional a part of Thanksgiving as cranberry sauce. Since then, Arlo has only added the complete Alice's Restaurant Massacree to his touring menu on the 10 year anniversaries. The Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour will feature the full 18-minute Massacree along with many favorites from Arlo's catalog. Tickets available this Saturday. Buy them here.


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