Overture Center for the Arts
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
The center is the result of the renovation and expansion of the Madison Civic Center by a partnership of the Overture Foundation and the City of Madison. Completely funded by the Foundation, the project incorporates new, renovated, and rehabbed performance venues as well as new galleries for the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters.
Spaces include a new 2,255-seat multipurpose theatre (Overture Hall), a renovated 1,000-seat multipurpose theatre (Capitol Theater), a renovated 350-seat thrust theatre (Playhouse), a new 200-seat children’s theatre (Rotunda Stage), a new 200-seat flexible theatre (Promenade Hall), and gallery space.
Overture Development Corporation
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects | Potter Lawson & Flad Architects | Rapp & Rapp (1928 architect)
Madison Symphony Orchestra, Madison Opera, Madison Ballet, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Kanopy Dance, touring productions
- 2,255-seat multipurpose theatre
- 1,000-seat multipurpose theatre
- 350-seat multipurpose theatre
- 200-seat children's theatre
- 200-seat flexible theatre
Arts & cultural centers
Feasibility study, programming, concept design, theatre planning, and theatre equipment design and specification
Zane B. Williams