History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Wisconsin - People - Bios

Mark Mariucci



Primary Involvements:

Bar owner
Drag organizer
Advisory Panel, Wis. LGBTQ History Project

Primary Location:

Green Bay, WI



Mark Mariucci is a long-time hometown hero who has been making Wisconsin LGBTQ history for decades.

Mark is the former owner of Za's Video Bar and the Historic West Theatre, as well as owner and publisher of QUEST Magazine, one of Wisconsin's foremost LGBTQ periodicals for 25 years. He is a former board member of Rainbow Over Wisconsin, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening LGBTQ communities since 1995. Mark also was active in promoting Drag performances in the state.

Currently, Mark is the owner of the Tarlton Theatre and 'At the Tracks' bar in Green Bay.

Mark joined the Advisory Panel of the Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project in November 2023.


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Last updated: December-2023.

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