MarCom Award MKE Theater District

Each year thousands of entries are submitted from dozens of countries, and this year Milwaukee Theater District received the highest level of recognition! Thank you to everyone who is a part of the MKE Theater District and all those that have supported our efforts in the creation of the district. Can't wait to celebrate during Milwaukee Theater Week!

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About the Milwaukee Theater District

The Milwaukee Theater District thrives off the collaborative efforts of powerhouse performing arts groups and entertainment venues as well as four supporting entities. 

Mission Statement

The Milwaukee Theater District seeks to drive increased awareness of and attendance at Milwaukee's premier arts, live performance, and entertainment venues, which are located in a safe and convenient, walkable cluster in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Through advocacy, unique events, and collaborative marketing campaigns, the Milwaukee Theater District will drive visitation, stoke local pride, and enhance the city's reputation as a top-tier arts and cultural destination.

District Newsletter

Secure VIP treatment when you subscribe to the brand-new Milwaukee Theater District newsletter. Be the first to know about upcoming shows, hotel deals, and more exclusive content. 

District Events

To keep up on the latest events happening in and around the Milwaukee Theater District take a look through the Milwaukee Theater District events calendar. Your premier destination for music, theater, dance, comedy, and more.

It's in the Numbers

The Milwaukee Theater District includes thirteen venues and performing arts organizations, and four supporting entities, representing a wide array of programming and venue experiences. With over 15,000 theater seats across founding venues, the Milwaukee Theater District ranks No. 1 in the United States for the highest number of theater seats per capita.

Milwaukee Theater District In the News