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July 2

whARTon Wednesdays & Other Virtual Classes Keeping Art at the Center of your Day

Every Wednesday at 10:30am, Wharton Center posts virtual content to the Wharton Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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May 28

whARTon at home, an exclusive Wharton Center YouTube event hosted by Paul Canaan

Joining Paul Canaan are several Broadway artists, Tony Award® winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell, current Wharton Center Take It From…

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Apr 20

Gina Chavez Virtual Concert

Watch the virtual concert that took place on April 17, 2020.

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Apr 16

Wharton Center to Announce New Season May 18

The new season will feature more than 30 events, including six shows in the Broadway at Wharton Center Series. 

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Feb 6

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley’s statement regarding the bias incident at Wharton Center Gifts

I write to you about another incident that has left many members of our community horribly offended, outraged and frustrated. It has prompted many to…

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Dec 10

Public on sale for Wicked is Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10am

East Lansing’s most popular musical, will return to Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall on Wednesday, April 1 through Sunday, April 19,…

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Nov 14

Seeking Playwrights for the 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival

Michigan high school students who have a passion for playwriting are invited to submit a one-act play for the 24th annual juried competition, Wharton…

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Oct 22

Tickets are now on sale for Dear Evan Hansen

Individual tickets for the East Lansing premiere of Dear Evan Hansen are on sale online, at the Auto-Owners Insurance Ticket Office at Wharton Center,…

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Oct 17

Comedian Brian Regan Announces Tour Dates for the First Half of 2020 On His Non-stop Theater Tour

Considered by critics, fans and fellow comedians as one of the best stand-ups in the country, Brian Regan announces tour dates for the first half of 2020…

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Oct 17

Shakespeare Immersion Project Free Recital

Enjoy a free, open-to-the-public recital on Friday, November 1, of the next generation of great Shakespearean actors—who are local high school and…

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Oct 7

Wild Kratts® Leaps onto Stages from Coast-to-Coast with Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power®!

All-New Action-Packed Touring Production Brings the Stars of the Emmy-Nominated Hit PBS KIDS Series to Kids and Families at Wharton Center in…

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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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