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Wharton Center for Performing Arts

750 E Shaw Ln
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-1982  |  Phone: (800) 942-7866
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Wharton Center has collaborated with a coalition of educators, therapists, support organizations, community experts and volunteers well versed in ASD to advise, facilitate and lead in the presentation of Sensory-Friendly Performances (SFPs).

https://www.whartoncenter.com/plan-your-visit/accessibility/sensory-friendly-performances
Call (517) 432-2000 for more information.

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  • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • MC, V, AE, DIS
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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.
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  • Number of Private Rooms: 2
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  • Admission Price: Check website for ticket prices or call 1-800-WHARTON https://www.whartoncenter.com/
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Facility Info
  • Description Not continuous or flexible space -- theater with staging.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 40000
  • Theatre Capacity 3700
  • Banquet Capacity 160
  • Number of Rooms 2