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More Info for Bob Dylan and His Band at Wharton Center
Sep 20

Bob Dylan and His Band at Wharton Center

Singer-songwriter, author, poet and visual artist Bob Dylan returns to East Lansing for one show only at Wharton Center on Tuesday, November 5, at 8pm.…

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More Info for Rain — a Tribute to the Beatles Presents The Best of Abbey Road Live!
Sep 20

Rain — a Tribute to the Beatles Presents The Best of Abbey Road Live!

Celebrate the Anniversary of the Release of the Abbey Road Album with Rain — a Tribute to the Beatles as They Bring the Greatest Hits to Life Along…

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Sep 12

Gordon Lightfoot concert postponed

Gordon Lightfoot’s concert originally scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Wharton Center has been postponed due to an injury sustained…

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Aug 21

ĭmáGen 2019: Dr. Fox and the Impossible Cure For Death

Broadway stars, local MSU students and high school students are coming together to develop a new musical through the annual program, ĭmáGen.

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Aug 16

Individual tickets on sale for Wharton Center’s 2019-2020 Season

Individual tickets for a large selection of shows in Wharton Center’s 2019-2020 season are on sale to the general public.

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More Info for Tickets To Martina McBride's The Joy Of Christmas On Sale
Aug 16

Tickets To Martina McBride's The Joy Of Christmas On Sale

Martina McBride just announced her Christmas tour, The Joy of Christmas, with a stop at Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall on December 19.

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July 25

Come From Away tickets are now on sale

Wharton Center for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town…

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July 17

Wharton Center ranked as one of the top theaters in the world

The July 2019 issue of Venues Today ranks Michigan State University’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts at number ten internationally for venues…

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More Info for Leadership Changes at Wharton Center
June 26

Leadership Changes at Wharton Center

Director of Development Doug Miller Retires; Kristen Calabrese Promoted to Director of Development; Alyssa Turcsak Hired as Assistant Director of Development.…

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More Info for The 2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Award Winner, Antonio Cipriano, to star in the original Broadway cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
May 23

The 2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Award Winner, Antonio Cipriano, to star in the original Broadway cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL

This new musical inspired by the Grammy-winning album by Alanis Morissette is set to start performances on November 3, 2019, at the Broadhurst Theatre…

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More Info for Announcing the winners of the 8th annual Sutton Foster Ovation Awards
May 13

Announcing the winners of the 8th annual Sutton Foster Ovation Awards

These awards celebrate actors’ outstanding artistic achievement from a musical theatre production. Evaluated on vocals, dance and acting skills,…

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May 8

The 2019 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards

Some of the best of Michigan’s high school musical theatre students are performing together on Sunday, May 12, at Wharton Center for the 8th Annual…

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