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.

Click HERE for current availability in all Madison downtown parking garages.

Recommended Restaurants, Hotels,
and Other Businesses

Hotels

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

Restaurants
Graft
18 N Carroll St, Madison, Capitol Square
608-229-8800

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

Liliana's
2951 Triverton Pike Dr, Fitchburg
608-442-4444

Nani
518 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison
608-826-9300

RARE Steakhouse
14 W Mifflin St, Madison, Capitol Square
608-204-9000

Ruth's Chris
2137 Deming Way, Middleton
608-828-7884

Sardine
617 Williamson St, Madison
608-441-1600

The Tin Fox
2616 Monroe St, Madison
608-709-1616

Other Businesses
Fromagination
12 S. Carroll St., Capitol Square
608-255-2430

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.