Greater Lansing Michigan

Wharton Center for Performing Arts

  • 750 E Shaw Ln
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Phone: (517) 432-2000
  • Alt. Phone: (517) 432-2000
  • Toll Free: (800) 942-7866
  • Fax: (517) 353-5329
  • Web: www.whartoncenter.com
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Wharton Center for Performing Arts is Michigan's largest performing arts venue with four unique stages (Cobb Great Hall, Pasant Theatre, MSU Concert Auditorium and Fairchild Theatre). Wharton Center also promotes non-athletic events at Breslin Center.
Wharton Center is proud to bring the best Broadway shows, the finest classical musicians, unrivaled dance companies and an A-list of high profile performers to mid-Michigan.

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  • Directions: FROM NORTH: 127 South to Saginaw St./M43 exit. Turn left (east) on Saginaw St. (M43). Go approximately 1 1/2 miles to Bogue St. (an entrance to MSU). Turn right (south) on Bogue St. Go approximately 1/2 mile. Wharton Center is on the lefthand side (east) just past the intersection of Bogue St. and Shaw Lane (traffic circle). FROM EAST: 96 West to 127 North (Exit 106B). Take 127 North to Trowbridge Rd. (Exit 9). Take Trowbridge Rd. to Harrison Rd. (Trowbridge Rd. will deadend into Harrison Rd.). Turn left (north) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1 mile to Shaw Lane. Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane. Go approximately 1 mile to Bogue St. (traffic circle). Wharton Center is on the righthand side (south) at the intersection of Shaw Lane and Bogue St. FROM SOUTH: 127 North to Trowbridge Rd. (Exit 9). Take Trowbridge Rd. to Harrison Rd. (Trowbridge Rd. will deadend into Harrison Rd.). Turn left (north) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1 mile to Shaw Lane. Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane. Go approximately 1 mile to Bogue St. (traffic circle). Wharton Center is on the righthand side (south) at the intersection of Shaw Lane and Bogue St. FROM WEST: 96 East to 496/Downtown Lansing (Exit 95). Take 496 East to Trowbridge Rd. (Exit 9). Take Trowbridge Rd. to Harrison Rd. (Trowbridge Rd. will deadend into Harrison Rd.). Turn left (north) on Harrison Rd. Go approximately 1 mile to Shaw Lane. Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane. Go approximately 1 mile to Bogue St. (traffic circle). Wharton Center is on the righthand side (south) at the intersection of Shaw Lane and Bogue St.
  • Hours of Operation: Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. noon-6 p.m. On show nights the Box Office Windows will stay open 1/2 hour past show start time.
  • Credit Cards Accepted: MC, V, AE, DIS
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  • Number of Private Rooms: 2
Attractions
  • Admission Price: $15-$110, depending on the event.
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Anna Deavere Smith

Annie

Annie

Annie

Annie

Arturo Sandoval

Brian Regan

Chopin & Mendelssohn

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dancing Pros Live

David Sedaris

Eisenhower Dance: The Light Show

Lansing Symphony Jazz Band

Lansing Symphony Jazz Band

Lansing Symphony Orchestra

LEWIS BLACK

MICHELE NORRIS

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra

ONCE

ONCE

ONCE

ONCE

ONCE

ONCE

Post Comedy Theater

Post Comedy Theater

Take It from the Top

Take it from the Top: Adult Class

Take It from the Top: Advanced Musical Theater