At the Rita: Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities

At the Rita

Events at the Rita are canceled through Apr 10.

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Parkside has canceled gatherings of more than 50 people. To receive information about future events and updates, join the Rita mailing list.

Ticket holders should contact the Rita Box Office:

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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Jazz Week 2020

Jazz Week - Canceled

World-class musicians on the cutting-edge of what's happening in Jazz today. One week, seven concerts. 


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2019-2020 Season

The 38th consecutive season of the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series includes 15 internationally acclaimed films, each have been recognized for excellence in numerous international film festivals and competitions around the world such as the Sundance Film Festival, the European Film Awards, and the Cannes Film Festival.

Season subscription  Explore the season

Deb Sukolow Work

Deb Sokolow: Loose History


Feb 4-Apr 9  |  Fine Arts Gallery

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Sky Hopinka Still

Sky Hopinka


Feb 4-Mar 20  |  Mathis Gallery

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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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