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 Businesses

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


Quality Inn and Suites
2969 Cahill Main, Madison
608-274-7200

 

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

43 North 
108 King Street, Madison 
608-255-4343

Barriques
Multiple locations:  Monroe St., Middleton, Fitchburg,
West Washington, Old Sauk, Park St. 

Bonfyre American Grille
2601 West Beltline Highway # 110, Madison
608-273-3973

Fair Trade Coffee 
418 State Street, Madison
608-268-0477

Francesca's al Lago
111 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Madison
608-255-6000

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

Michaelangelo's
114 State St., Madison
608-251-5299 

The Muramoto Restaurants

  Restaurant Muramoto
  225 King St., Madison
  608-259-1040 

  Sushi Muramoto
  546 N. Midvale Blvd., Madison
  608-441-1090 

Opus Lounge
116 King St # 1, Madison
608-441-6787


Quivey's Grove
6261 Nesbitt Rd., Madison
608-273-4900

Sardine 
617 Williamson St., Madison
608-441-1600

Wonder Bar Steakhouse
232 East Olin Avenue, Madison
608-256-9430

 

Other Businesses

Bloom Bake Shop
1834 Parmenter St., Middleton
608-831-5797 

Metcalfe's Sentry
726 N. Midvale Blvd., Madison
608-238-7612 


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.

The Sweet Life Cakes, Cookies & More
608-609-9020

Trader Joe's
1810 Monroe St., Madison 
608-257-1916