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Wharton Center Student Marketing Organization

WCSMO is an MSU Registered Student Organization created to provide professional development opportunities to students interested in learning about marketing, advertising and public relations as they pertain to performing arts.

The group meets weekly throughout the school year and provides support to Wharton Center marketing efforts, learning about arts education, performing arts and marketing through presentations and networking retreats to New York City.

For more information feel free to contact wcstudentmkt@gmail.com.

College Nights at Wharton Center

WCSMO hosts College Nights at Wharton Center, exclusive pre-show events for Michigan State University students prior to select Broadway and performing arts shows.

Students attending a College Night will have access to complimentary refreshments, games, and an engagement with members of the show’s company (within COVID-19 protocols).

  • Dixie’s Tupperware Party October 19, 2023
  • Hairspray November 30, 2023
  • Mamma Mia! January 18, 2024

MSU Student Tickets

Student tickets are available for all MSU students. This is a great way to see performances on a budget! Wharton Center Marketing Organization hosts three college nights each season and the purchase of a student ticket will give free access to the corresponding pre-show College Night event. Follow @whartonstudents on Instagram for specific details!

Student tickets (max 2 tickets per ID) can be purchased online with APID or in person at Wharton Center’s Ticket Office, with MSU ID. Please note that you will need to RSVP to attend the College Night event after you purchase your show ticket(s).

Each College Night is planned to provide a unique and valuable experience, you won’t want to miss out on a single one!

Please follow us on social media, and watch out for updated info on each show and event.