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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).

  • Tempo Libre on Friday, October 21
  • Jagged Little Pill on Friday, February 3
  • Beetlejuice on Friday, March 17

MSU Student Tickets

MSU students who purchase a student ticket to the Thursday evening performance of Hadestown ($29), the Tuesday evening performance of Mean Girls ($29), or the Ballet Hispanico performance ($19) will receive free access to the corresponding pre-show College Night event.

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.