Plan Your Visit

Forward Theater Company performs in Overture Center, located between two beautiful lakes in the middle of Madison’s city center. There is a plethora of great downtown shopping and dining options located within walking distance of Overture. We hope you enjoy your night out, and thank you for patronizing the businesses listed below, that have been such generous supporters of FTC.

 

Location

The Overture Center is located at 201 State Street in downtown Madison, Wisconsin.
Click HERE for more information about Overture Center. 

 

Parking

Overture Center’s central location on the corner of State and Fairchild Streets ensures easy access to convenient downtown parking. Two cashier-operated parking structures adjacent to Overture offer more than 1,400 short-term and all-day public parking spaces. Additional parking ramps can be found on State Street and the Capitol Square, and on-street metered parking is also available for short-term parking in the downtown area. Parking meter rates vary and are posted on each meter. Meters in lots and ramps are enforced 24 hours daily, 7 day per week. Street meters are enforced 8 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday.

 

Recommended Restaurants, Hotels, and Other Businesses

Hotels

The Livingston Inn (about 1 mile from Overture Center)
752 E. Gorham St., Madison
608-238-6317

The Madison Concourse Hotel (1 block from Overture Center)
1 W Dayton St., Madison
608-257-6000 

 

 

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Cento Italian Restaurant
122 W. Mifflin St., Capitol Square, Madison
608-284-9378

The Coopers Tavern
20 W. Mifflin St., Capitol Square, Madison
608-256-1600

Eldorado Grill
744 Williamson St., Madison
608-280-9378

Fair Trade Coffee 
418 State St., Madison
608-268-0477

Fresco Rooftop Restaurant
227 State St., Madison
608-663-7374


Fromagination

12 S Carroll St., Capitol Square, Madison 
608-255-2430

 

Heritage Tavern
131 E. Mifflin St., Madison
608-283-9500

Michaelangelo's Coffee House

114 State St., Madison

608-251-5299 


Sardine

617 Williamson St., Madison
608-441-1600

 
Other Businesses

Orange Tree Imports
1721 Monroe St., Madison
608-255-8211 


Steve's Wine, Beer and Spirits

Multiple locations in Madison:  University Ave., Midvale Blvd., and McKee Rd.