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Miller High Life Theatre

Miller High Life Theatre

Welcome to the Miller High Life Theatre, Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s largest and most elegant destination theater, home to an extensive calendar of concerts, comedy shows, Broadway musicals, family shows and assemblies of all kinds. It is next door and connected to the 12,500-seat UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and right across the street from the Wisconsin Center convention facility.

The Miller High Life Theatre seats 4,087 patrons in two sloped tiers of seats that provide excellent sight lines and comfort; it also boasts built-in flexibility to reduce capacity to more intimate settings of 2,562 or 1,291 seats. A huge rotunda lobby complete the fan experience, with generous and spectacular space for concessions, merchandise sales, receptions, and socializing.

Touring productions and event planners love its generous backstage and dressing room space, and 21st-century  sound, lighting, and acoustical systems. Easy load-in is achieved with flat and level dock-to-stage access.

Two attached side halls, Kilbourn and Plankinton, offer fantastic ancillary space for rehearsals, crew catering, meet & greets, press rooms, vendor expos, or small shows seating up to 700.




Miller High Life Theatre

500 W. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203


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Accessibility Information

To arrange for a sign language interpreter, please call 414-908-6035 or email on a regular business day at least 24 hours in advance.


Directly across the street from the Miller High Life Theatre, the Wisconsin Center District operates a a surface lot with 276 spaces, including disability-accessible spaces. Some 14,000 additional spaces are within a three-block radius, and on-street parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays, subject to posted time limits. For more parking information, visit


Normal box office hours are 10 am-5 pm Monday-Friday except holidays, and up to two hours before the start of a performance.



  • A brief introduction to the Miller High Life Theatre and its astonishing versatility and impressive amenities for almost any kind of production.

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