N 5780 Kinney Rd
Portage, WI 53901
Phone: (608) 745-4717
Fax: (608) 745-1231
Portage Center for the Arts features a yearly Performing Arts Concert Series, monthly art exhibits in our Drury Gallery from September through May each year, the Gale Singers Community Choir and the Zona Gale Young People's Theatre which has summer workshops for youth and one or two productions each year.
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A twin-screen theater, Big Sky is among the last drive-in theaters in the city. It offers two full-sized outdoor screens for the ultimate drive-in experience. Here you can watch a movie minus the long line of advertisements displayed before the movie starts. This theater really cares for the entire family. You can take your pets along, and a concession stand offers various options for munching on something during the movie. But better stock up on cash before dropping in, as Big Sky does not accept credit or debit cards.
Wisconsin Opry is the place to visit if you are in the mood for some country-style entertainment. Enjoy foot stomping songs to the beat of guitars and fiddles as various artists belt out beautiful country numbers. The antics accompanying each show only add to the entertainment. You can also tuck into some delectable, old-fashioned home cooked dishes and desserts, provided you have made a reservation. To complete your outing, indulge yourself in some shopping at the weekend flea market here. Surely, entertainment can't get better than this.
With Las Vegas style seating, this art theater provides you with a place to enjoy a show and dinner for an evening of entertainment. With various shows constantly taking place here, the Broadway Dinner Theatre in the Dells is an entertainment venue for the entire family. There is a Children's Theatre too, which ensures that the little ones do not feel left out. The meals are good too, with options such as gluten-free and vegetarian food. Free parking is available too. Check the website for show schedules and rates.
"Each 90-minute live show features a mix of extreme water-skiing, masterful boat maneuvers, comedy and thrilling stunt artists on stage and high in the sky." "One of the longest-running live, outdoor entertainment shows of its kind in the world," performances run daily, rain or shine, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Conveniently located close to the city center, the Sullivan Theatre is known to consistently bring out an interesting repertoire of theatrical productions each season. The interiors are ambient and cozy while technical details like acoustics, lighting and stage setup are sufficiently up to mark. Audiences and artistes love coming to Sullivan's and with good reason too!
With a seating capacity for 2000, the Crystal Grand Music Theatre is a place which sees performances by well-known musicians. Located amid a 22-acres wooded area, this theater strives to provide maximum comfort to its guests as they enjoy the various concerts held here. The Crystal even has tie-ups with hotels to offer great packages to those who want to stay for the night. Check the website for schedules and other information.
In keeping with the Broadway style, Chicago Club Dinner Show & Night Club offers a complete entertainment package, with entertaining shows and meals. This Cotton Club style cabaret will take you back in time to give an experience of the roaring 20's. Tuck into the chef's selection of tangy Italian herb chicken or other entrees on offer. There is something for the vegetarians too. The club offers matinee and cabaret shows to choose from. So go ahead and re-live the gangster era for a perfectly entertaining outing.
Justagame Fieldhouse is a fantastic sporting facility that plays host to local and national basketball and volleyball games. Gymnastics and wrestling matches are also quite popular with locals who make sure that the 1000 seats are packed to capacity during such times. A snack bar serves patrons an attractive selection of tid-bits and beverages, while a sports shop selling sportswear and shoes stocks some sturdy equipment. Check the website for a list of upcoming events that includes even trade fairs, concerts and community events.
Bringing something that enthralls people of all ages, Rick Wilcox Magic Theater is the successful dream of one person. Rick Wilcox and his wife founded this theater, housed in an old 6400 square foot building. Rick brings a number of magic shows for the visitors, guaranteeing total entertainment for all. The theater is open throughout the year and is home to many famous shows. You can also pick up some magical memorabilia at the Magic Shop. Check the website for show schedules and other details.
Located nest to the Ripley's believe It or Not, movie watching is set to be a different experience altogether at this theater. As the name reveals, the Dells 4D Special FX Theater offers the fourth dimensional experience to movies. With personal interactive seats, you can get to be in the movies, a world apart from the regular passive movie viewing. So go ahead and explore the world of movies with the entire family.