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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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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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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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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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