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Evil Dead - The Musical

Each year, the UW–Madison Department of Theatre and Drama produces several exciting productions in impressive spaces including the 291-seat Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre and the Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr. Theatre, a flexible black box space. 

Performances times are regularly Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

Ticketing Services

608-265-ARTS (2787)


COVID-19 policy:

As of March 12, 2022, UW-Madison no longer requires face coverings in campus buildings. There is no vaccination requirement to attend. Safety measures including face coverings, capacity limits, and seating for social distancing are subject to change as directed by UW–Madison guidelines for campus events.

For more information, visit UW-Madison’s COVID response page for campus events


First Date
Book by Austin Winsberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
7/28/22-8/7/22 and 9/15/22-9/25/22
Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre

Peter and the Starcatcher
By Rick Elice, Music by Wayne Barker; Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
11/17/22-11/20/22 and 12/1/22-12/4/22
Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre

The Wolves
By Sarah DeLappe
Gilbert V. Hemsley Theatre

By August Wilson
Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre

By William Shakespeare
Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre

Vilas Hall Box Office

Ronald E. Mitchell Theatre Lobby
821 University Avenue

Tickets may be purchased in the Mitchell Theatre lobby prior to the performance — the lobby box office opens one hour before showtime and remains open until 30 minutes past curtain.

Memorial Union Box Office

First Floor, Memorial Union
800 Langdon Street
The Memorial Union Box Office is open for arts tickets sales 2-7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturdays.


University Theatre programs are subject to change.

Performances do begin promptly. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of House Management. There is no guarantee of seating once the performance has begun.

Please turn off all cell phones and electronic devices for the duration of the performance. Disruptive behavior may result in being removed from the theatre.

No food or drink are allowed in the theatres.

No refunds are given, but exchanges can be made up to 24 hours prior to the ticketed performance date when tickets are available. Patrons who cannot use their tickets are asked to contact the Campus Arts Ticketing Box Office no less than 24 hours before the time of the performance. Postdated tickets have no value and cannot be exchanged. Unused tickets can be donated to the theatre for resale, the proceeds of which will go toward improving the theatre.

Any person entering the theatre must have a ticket. Babes in arms will not be permitted. University Theatre and University Opera discourage patrons from bringing small children to the theatre except in those cases where the production is specifically intended for young audiences.

Please contact the Campus Arts Ticketing Box Office for information about wheelchair accessibility.