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Box Office

To purchase tickets, please call the Box Office at 414.443.8802. Tickets may also be purchased online or in person at 8815 West Wisconsin Avenue.

Call the Event Information Hotline at 414.443.8764 for the latest information about performances and concerts.




  • Center for Arts and Performance Hours

    Summer Building Hours (June 1-23)

    June 1-8 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Sunday, June 9 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    June 10-14 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Saturday, June 15 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 Closed
    June 17-19 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    June 20-22 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Sunday, June 23 Closed

    Summer Building Hours (June 24-August 25)

    Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed
    Independence Day: July 4 Closed

    Summer Box Office Hours (May 20-August 25)

    Tuesday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Friday-Monday Closed
    Independence Day: July 4 Closed

    All times are subject to change based on events taking place in the building and on campus.

  • Ticket and Seating Information

    • Tickets for WLC band, choir, and theatre tickets are on sale now, as well as Philomusica String Quartet tickets.
    • Guest Artist Series tickets are on sale now.
    • Individual Guest Artist tickets go on sale July 2. 






    Ticket Prices and Insurance

    • Student Ticket Prices = Elementary through College. Student-priced tickets are available only at the Box Office and may require ID at time of purchase.
    • Ticket prices include 5.6% sales tax.
    • Ticket prices are the same online or at the Box Office.
    • A $5 per order transaction fee applies to all orders, except those made in person at the Box Office.
    • Ticket Insurance is available for an additional fee of $10 at the time of purchase, allowing exchanges or refunds up to 48 hours prior to a performance. 

    Ticketing Policies

    • No refunds or exchanges are allowed on ticket purchases without Ticket Insurance.
    • With Ticket Insurance, eligible returns or exchanges will not be processed until the physical tickets are returned to the Box Office by mail or in person.
    • Any refunds given with Ticket Insurance will be issued in the form of the original payment. If the original payment was cash or check, a check will be sent in the mail to the ticket purchaser within 10 to 12 business days.
    • Ticket orders are not accepted without full payment of cash, check, or credit card at the time of purchase. No tickets may not be reserved or held for payment at a later date.
    • Please do not include cash with mailed ticket orders.
    • Unused tickets may be returned for a tax-deductible donation up to 48 hours prior to a performance.
    • Patrons will receive the best seats available and will not have the ability to choose their seats when purchasing tickets within one hour before performances.
    • Students must present a current student ID card at the Box Office when purchasing student-priced tickets. Students may purchase rush tickets to any event for $3.00 one hour prior to the event if tickets are available. Students may call the Box Office on the day of the event to check on the likely availability of Student Rush Tickets.

    House Policies

    • Reserved seating selection is not guaranteed for those who arrive after a performance begins.
    • Latecomers will be seated at a suitable pause in the performance.
    • Hearing assistance devices are available at performances.
    • In most cases, photography or recording is prohibited. WLC staff reserves the right to confiscate any devices that are suspected of use in recording to inspect before returning to the owner.
    • Cell phones should not be used during performances. WLC staff reserves the right to ask any attendee to step out of the performance if they are distracting the performers or audience around them.
    • Concert dates and programs are subject to change.

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    • The Schwan Concert Hall is truly a treasure for the Milwaukee community because the space is acoustically designed for optimum performance of musical events. More formal than the Raabe Theatre, this space is perfect for musical performances, award presentations, and conferences. The concert hall seats 370 people with an additional 26 movable seats for people with special needs.

      Schwan Concert Hall Seating Chart

    • The Raabe Theatre is not only a great space for theatrical productions, but for presentations and seminars as well. The audience of up to 200 sits comfortably in cushioned chairs that wrap around three sides of the thrust stage. 

      Raabe Theatre seating chart