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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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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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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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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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Apr 25

23rd Annual Young Playwrights Festival

Six original one-act plays by some of mid-Michigan’s top high school playwrights are being recognized as finalists in this year’s 23rd Annual…

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Apr 22

Wharton Center's 2019-2020 Season

Wharton Center announces its 2019-2020 season which is a sensational collection of new Broadway shows, popular returns, and the very best in performing…

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Mar 21

Registration is now taking place for Take It From The Top

This series of thrilling, hands-on workshops is offered through Wharton Center Institute for Arts & Creativity.

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Mar 21

Avoid being scammed when purchasing Hamilton tickets

Have you ever purchased tickets to an event and received your tickets only to find that you paid far above the ticket price printed on the tickets?…

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Mar 18

Hamilton On Sale Announcement at Wharton Center

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Wharton Center announce today that single tickets for Hamilton at Wharton Center May 14 through June 2, 2019, will go…

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Mar 12

Miss Saigon open at Wharton Center

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon – a smash hit in London,…

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More Info for The global sensation Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to Wharton Center
Feb 27

The global sensation Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to Wharton Center

Called “Superbly tuneful fun!” by NYTimes.com, Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain’s charm lies in the delivery of their music.

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