Press Releases

Press Releases


December 17, 2019 – Grand Theater Recognized Again As Top Theatre Venue Worldwide!

The Grand Theater has capped off an incredible 2019 with a spot in the 2019 Top 150 Theatre Venues Worldwide. Read Full Press Release.

December 2, 2019 – The OK Factor to Conduct Residency Activities Across Wausau

Minneapolis classical-crossover group The OK Factor will conduct residency activities in numerous schools and community organizations ahead of their holiday performance at The Grand. Read Full Press Release.

November 1, 2019 – The Grand to Partner with the Hadley Family Trust to Expand Access For All Series

The Grand Theater is expanding its Access For All Series, with the help of the Hadley Family Trust. Read Full Press Release.

September 23, 2019 – The Grand Theater Adopts New Security Procedures

The Grand Theater will implement new security procedures for the upcoming season, which will require bag checks for all patrons entering the venue for performances. Read Full Press Release.

September 11, 2019 – The Grand Theater Announces its New Insta-Choir Program

The Grand Theater introduced Wausau’s newest choral group today – The Grand’s Insta-Choir. Read Full Press Release.

July 18, 2019 – Rising Stars 2019 Judges Announced!

Overture Center for the Arts announced today the local judges for Overture’s Rising Stars talent search. Read Full Press Release.

July 9, 2019 – Tickets To The Grand’s 2019/20 Season On Sale!

Tickets for individual shows on The Grand’s 2019-20 Season go on sale Tuesday, July 9. Read Full Press Release.

June 4, 2019 – The Grand’s 2019/20 Season Announced!

After a record-breaking season with 27 sold-out shows, repeat recognition as one of Pollstar’s Top 150 Theatres in the World, and performances from incredible artists across genres, The Grand Theater is proud to announce its 2019/20 Season. Read Full Press Release.

May 30, 2019 – Overture’s Rising Stars Expands to Wausau

The Grand Theater announced that they will be partnering with Overture Center for the Arts in Madison to expand the 2019 Rising Stars talent search to Wausau. Read Full Press Release.

April 26, 2019 – The Grand Announces the 2019-20 Truck Country 10×10 Series

After an incredibly successful season with 7 sold-out shows, The Grand Theater is thrilled to announce the first artists of the 2019-20 Truck Country 10×10 Series. Read Full Press Release.

April 24, 2019 – The Grand Theater Announces 2019-20 Aspirus Arts In Education Series

The eight shows in this year’s Arts In Education Series will transport students to Japan, into outer space, and deep beneath the sea, all without leaving the Theater. Read Full Press Release.

February 8, 2019 – The Grand kicks off their annual fund drive with the help of local businesses

To help celebrate the launch of this year’s fund drive, local businesses are offering specials on select dishes and beverages to benefit The Grand during the month of February. Read Full Press Release.

January 21, 2019 – The Grand and Marathon County Hunger Coalition to Host Healthy Snack Drive

For the second year, The Grand Theater, in partnership with the Marathon County Hunger Coalition, will host the “Raisin Great Kids” Healthy Snack Drive. Read Full Press Release.

December 17, 2018 – Grand Theater Repeats As Top Theatre Venue Worldwide

The Grand Theater has capped off an incredible 2018 with a spot in the 2018 Top 150 Theatre Venues Worldwide as compiled by Pollstar. Read Full Press Release.

October 23, 2018 – The TEN Tenors to Host Master Class at UW-Stevens Point at Wausau

Australian vocal group The TEN Tenors will host a master class with University of Stevens Point music students at the Wausau campus ahead of their performance at The Grand Theater. Read Full Press Release.

October 1, 2018 – The Grand Kicks Off Its 2018-19 Season!

The Grand Theater’s highly-anticipated 2018-19 Season kicks off on Tuesday, October 2 with a sold-out performance of The Illusionists – Live from Broadway! Read Full Press Release.

July 2, 2018 – Tickets to The Grand’s Individual 2018-19 Season Shows On Sale!

Tickets for individual shows on The Grand’s 2018-19 Season go on sale July 10. This annual event is The Grand’s biggest on-sale day of the year! Read Full Press Release.

June 6, 2018 – The Grand’s 2018-2019 Season Announcement!

After a record-breaking season with 18 sold-out shows, The Grand announces their 2018-19 Season! Read Full Press Release.

May 4, 2018 – The Grand and Marathon County Hunger Coalition to Host Healthy Snack Drive

The Grand, in partnership with the Marathon County Hunger Coalition, will host Healthy Snack Drive prior to the performance of Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens. Read Full Press Release.

April 23, 2018 – The Grand Theater Announces 2018-19 Aspirus Arts In Education Series

Exploding science experiments, mischievous farm animals, and rapping arthropods all highlight the 2018-19 Arts In Education Series at The Grand. Read Full Press Release.

March 28, 2018 – Kinky Boots Comes to The Grand Theater

Kinky Boots, the Broadway smash-hit musical is coming to The Grand Theater on May 1st and 2nd. Read Full Press Release.

February 8, 2018 – Ninety years after its opening night, The Grand kicks off their annual fund drive

The Grand Theater kicks off their annual fund drive campaign to help support the performing arts in North Central Wisconsin. Read Full Press Release.

January 5, 2018 – The Grand Theater Announced As Top Theatre Venue Worldwide

The Grand Theater has capped off an incredible 2017 including being ranked 5th in the 2017 Top Theatre Venues Worldwide with capacity under 1,300 as compiled by Pollstar. Read Full Press Release.

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