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

At the Rita

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Brian Gill

Apr 3-26, 2020  |  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

Apr 4-25, 2020  |  Main Stage Theatre

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

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Wind Ensemble

Thanks for a great season!

Another successful semester of concerts, recitals, and special events has concluded. Check back for updates on the spring lineup of music performances by the Parkside Music Department. 

We look forward to entertaining you again!


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.

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Kevin Miyazaki

Kevin Miyazaki: Kuroshio


Through Jan 24  |  Fine Arts Gallery, Lower Level

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Esther Pearl Watson

Esther Pearl Watson: Dream Believer


Through Jan 24  |  Fine Arts Gallery, Mezzanine


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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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