About Us

The Barrymore Theatre is a 971-capacity live music venue on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Originally built as the Eastwood Theater in 1929, the Barrymore was renamed in 1987 and converted into a live performance venue by two neighborhood visionaries. The goal was to create an entertainment and community venue that could serve as a centerpiece for the revival of Madison’s then-declining Schenk-Atwood neighborhood. The theater has held almost 3,000 shows and events including rock concerts, comedy performances, films, plays, dance recitals, broadcasts, political rallies, children's programming, and community events.

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