Madison, WI Events Calendar: April, 2018
Spring is once again upon us, and there is so much to do around Madison! Here are some events we think are rad:
Through April 7 – Times Vary
“Suddenly Last Summer”
A mother searches desperately to dind out the truth behind her son’s tragic death, and the chilling lengths to which she will go in order to hide who he really was and save their family’s reputation. Bartell Theatre, Madison. bartelltheatre.org
Through April 8 – Times Vary
“What’s in a Jug? Art, Technology, Culture”
Learn about the culture and ceramics of Victorian Britain at this exhibit curated by the University of Wisconsin-Madison students and faculty. Chazen Museum of Art, Madison. chazen.wisc.edu
April 3 through 8 – Times Vary
Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequieted love, set during the French Revolution. It is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Overture Center, Madison. overture.org
April 6 – 8:00 P.M.
“Adam Carolla: Nottaco Bell Material”
Fueled by the rejection as a teenager for employment at his neighborhood Taco Bell, this show features funnyman Adam Carolla’s greatest stories. Overture Center, Madison. overture.org
April 9 – 7:30 P.M.
“China: Beyond the Great Wall”
This film explores the many faces of China’s wast and complicated land, plus reveals the kindness and humility of a people too often defined only by statistics and stereotypes. Wisconsin Union Theatre, Madison. Union.wisc.edu
April 10 – 7:30 P.M.
“National Geographic Live: ‘A Rare Look: North Korea to Cuba'”
Follow renowned photojournalist David Guttenfielder on his international reporting journeys. Overture Center, Madison. overturn.org.
April 12 – 8:00 P.M.
“Black Music Ensemble”
UW-Madison’s Black Music Ensemble exclusively preforms the music of black artists from many time periods and styles. Wisconsin Union Theatre, Madison. union.wisc.edu
April 12 through 29 – Times Vary
“The Laramie Project”
Members of the Tectonic Theatre conducted a series of interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming, following the death of Mathew Shepard, and developed a powerfully theatrical mosaic. Gilert V. Hemsley Theatre, Madison. (find url).
April 13 through 28 – Times Vary
“A Place in the Woods”
Shaun in called back to rural Indiana when his mother is found incoherent and wandering down a country road one night. Bartell Theatre, Madison. mercuryplayerstheatre.com
April 13 through 23 – Times Vary
This down-to-earth yet elevating musical is woven from funny and poignant interviews of 26 real American workers. Bartell Theatre, Madison. madisontheatreguild.com
April 14 – 6:15 A.M.
“Dane County Farmers’ Market”
The Dane Country Farmers’ Market returns to the Capitol Square, providing good times and great produce. Capitol Square, Madison. dcfm.org