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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Brian Gill

Main Stage Theatre

Classic yet shockingly relevant to our own issues of identity, rebellion, family loyalties, and the right to love.

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The Complete Works...

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

By Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield

Main Stage Theatre

Three brave actors attempt to perform everything written by Shakespeare. HILARIOUS!

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Artists around the world are sharing the uplifting power of music on social media networks. The Parkside Music Department and contemporary a cappella group, Parkside Range, have been sharing and posting to their Facebook channels. 

Music Department  Parkside Range

Jazz Week 2020

Jazz Week

UPDATE: Many acts are rescheduled to perform during the 2020-2021 season.

World-class musicians on the cutting-edge of what's happening in Jazz today. Enjoy jazz for all palates from R & B, to avant-garde, to straight ahead jazz.

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2019-2020 Season

UPDATE: Ballots were previously distributed for the next season, and some of the titles that were not screened this year may be rescheduled for the 2020-2021 season.

The 38th consecutive season of the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series included 15 internationally acclaimed films, each have been recognized for excellence in numerous international film festivals and competitions around the world.

Explore the season

Deb Sukolow Work

Deb Sokolow: Loose History


Virtual Exhibition

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Sky Hopinka Still

Sky Hopinka


Virtual Exhibition

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Box Office


The Rita, Ground Floor
900 Wood Rd. 
Kenosha, WI 53144
Parking: Lot B, C

About The Rita

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has continued to build a reputation as an outstanding liberal arts institution with particularly strong fine arts programs. With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities, our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access. Read more about The Rita.

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