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Introducing the 2016-17 Live Performance Series

Yesterday, The Beatles: Live from Las Vegas!

Beatles fans, this one’s for you. Showcasing the Beatles’ entire career from the early days of the Cavern Club through the music of the ground breaking Sgt. Pepper’s album and beyond. Live from Las Vegas, with drainpipe trousers, authentic costumes, musical instruments, and songs sung in their original key, Yesterday’s performance is flawless in every way. Performing the Beatles since 1986, Yesterday-A Tribute to The Beatles founded by Don Bellezzo, tours not only in the U.S. but internationally. With seven tours of Japan, dozens more to Canada, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Bahamas, and United States military bases throughout the World, these entertainers have performed on five continents!

Admission: $30, Seniors/Students: $25

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Sat., October 1, 7:30 pm

Madison Bordello of Horror Show

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A Benefit for the Al. Ringling Theatre 


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The crazy, conniving, chaotic cast of television’s favorite late night show, Bordello of Horror, take the stage live with their unique brand of comedy and antics presenting the feature film “Spider Baby” starring Lon Chaney Jr. The event is a benefit for the Al. Ringling Theater with special guest emcee Dr. Ivan Cryptosis. Free after party and costume contest at The Pump House Bar and Grille with live music by Deadlok. Costumes may not be worn to the theater event as they may cause damage to the newly restored theater. Costume contest between 11 and midnight. All proceeds from ticket sales go to benefit the theater.

Admission: $10

Tickets On Sale August 15th. Available at the box office or online at

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ART Friends Volunteers – Save the Date!

Calling all volunteers who have graciously helped out at the Al. this past year. Please save the date, October 1 at 9:00 am, for a special thank you event at the theatre. We’ll provide light hospitality, plus a whole lot of fun! We’re excited to be able to thank you in person for the extraordinary jobs you have done for us during our incredibly busy grand reopening year. No matter how you have supported us, whether through restoration, ushering, helping with the Grand Reopening or even last-minute cleanup, we want you to know you are valued and appreciated! We’ll be sending out an email, so watch for it later this summer.


Tour Schedule – Summer 2016

Tours of the theatre run Tuesday through Sunday at 1:30 pm. Our historic tours will take you to the Jeffris Family Foundation Lobby, through the beautiful horseshoe foyers and into the grand auditorium, meticulously restored to its original grandeur. You’ll get a peek backstage, and a chance to see the unique historic dressing rooms which have been host to many theatrical greats over the years! You will also be treated to a short concert featuring the mighty Barton organ. Tours are approximately one hour.

Admission is $15. Seniors (age 65 and up) and active military are $12. Al. Ringling Theatre Friends members are $10 (ask us how you can become one today!)

Group tours are available by appointment. Call: 608-356-8864.

The summer daily tour schedule ends on September 2, 2016. Tours by appointment are done throughout the year.

There will be no tour on Saturday, August 27.


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Box Office Hours:  Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
- Located two doors down from the fire escape.



Board of Directors

Charlene Flygt - President
Carol Kratochwill- Vice President
Chris Holm - Secretary
John Ellington
Jim Greenwood
Bob Holzem
Bill Johnsen
Sue Eldred-Kujawa
Mayor Mike Palm
Mo Reilly
Gretchen Roltgen
Jerry Stich