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Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $95 COLLEGE STUDENT: $95 YOUTH: $95   Diana Ross is one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. The 2019 year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marks a milestone in her history—the 75th birthday of this iconic superstar. Hancher is honored to be a part of the festivities! From her early days as the leader of The Supremes to her landmark solo career, Ross helped shape the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving the ...

Jul 27, 2019

Jul 27, 2019

1:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Jenna Sehmann, oboe Minji Kwon, piano

Sep 1, 2019

Sep 1, 2019

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Anthony Arnone, cello Katie Wolfe, violin Suzanne Beira, violin Sasha Margolis, violin Ann Marie Hudson, viola Christine Rutledge, viola Patrick Creel, horn Elizabeth DeMio, piano

Sep 6, 2019

Sep 6, 2019

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hancher Green

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When Storm Large came to Club Hancher last season, she blew the doors off the place—so we’re taking the tempest outside. Bursting onto the scene on Rock Star: Supernova and then forging her own eclectic career, Large is a force of nature. From jazz standards to driving rock-n-roll, Large can do it all. This is one fall Storm you’ll be happy to be drenched in.   Event Sponsors: Roger and Gayle Klouda Tom Rocklin and Barbara McFadden Mindy Ramsey Douglas and Vance Van Daele ...

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Faculty Chamber Recital  

Sep 14, 2019

Sep 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $60 COLLEGE STUDENT: $72 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $40 | $10 | $10   The numbers alone are impressive: six Tonys, two Grammys, and an Emmy. And the honors are remarkable: a spot on Time’s 100 most influential people list and a National Medal of the Arts awarded by President Obama. But the numbers and the honors are just reflections of what really matters: the talent. Audra McDonald will share her luminous soprano in an unmissable performance with Andy Einhorn ...

Sep 21, 2019

Sep 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   Drawn from personal and public narratives centered on individual identity in a collective culture, Hair & Other Stories investigates issues of body image, race, gender identity, economic inequity, and more. With humor, poignancy, and thoughtfulness, Urban Bush Women—a stirring contemporary dance company committed to pushing the boundaries of storytelling through spoken word, movement, and sin...

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Sep 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   The Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) returns with a concert featuring music by American composers and guitar virtuosos. Front and center: Road to the Sun, a new work by the incomparable Pat Metheny written for LAGQ. Performing music by the likes of Atkins, Hendrix, Zappa, and Flatt & Scruggs, the quartet will also perform compositions by Sousa and Copland as well as pieces by ...

Oct 4, 2019

Oct 4, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 5, 2019

Oct 5, 2019

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 5, 2019

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 6, 2019

Oct 6, 2019

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Oct 10, 2019

Oct 10, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Chick Corea’s 2014 triple-disc set, Trilogy, added a live masterwork to the venerated pianist’s discography. Featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, the recording was a triumph. Now, Corea, McBride, and Blade are bringing the music from Trilogy back to live audiences. This trio is nothing short of a supergroup—and the music they make together is top-shelf jazz.   Ev...

Oct 13, 2019

Oct 13, 2019

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $60 | $50 | $40 COLLEGE STUDENT: $54 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $30 | $10 | $10   An ensemble of 13 exceptional musicians—including David Finckel on cello and David Shifrin on clarinet—celebrate the intrepid (and diverse) American spirit in a performance highlighting two pairs of composers who helped shape classical music in the twentieth century. Harry T. Burleigh was a star student of Dvorák who exposed the Czech composer to American spirituals and was in turn encouraged...

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Oct 20, 2019

Oct 20, 2019

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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John Muriello, baritone Richard Pearson Thomas, piano Nicole Esposito, flute Anthony Arnone, cello

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 | $40 | $30 COLLEGE STUDENT: $45 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $25 | $10 | $10   For the first time in 20 years, Sankai Juku, Japan’s internationally renowned butoh dance troupe, returns to Hancher. Utsushi has been crafted from restaged excerpts of choreography by company founder Ushio Amagatsu. Butoh, which has been called Japan’s most startling cultural export, is enthralling, surprising, and often deeply moving. Utsushi is the perfect introduction to the mesmerizing w...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Guest Artist Recital

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   In this new English translation and innovative take on one of the Western world’s greatest dramas, SITI Company invites us to Thebes where Dionysus—god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater (and in this production imagined as a rock star of the first order)—is opposed and imprisoned by King Pentheus. The struggle between wildness and order (and frivolity and seriousness) is at the h...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   If you’re in the mood for adventuresome jazz, the Thirsty Ear label offers plenty of options to quench your cravings—and one of the tastiest is cellist Tomeka Reid’s hard grooving quartet. Featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson (one of the hottest players to emerge in jazz in recent years), Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, the quartet of...

Nov 2, 2019

9:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   If you’re in the mood for adventuresome jazz, the Thirsty Ear label offers plenty of options to quench your cravings—and one of the tastiest is cellist Tomeka Reid’s hard grooving quartet. Featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson (one of the hottest players to emerge in jazz in recent years), Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, the quartet of...

Nov 7, 2019

Nov 7, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Michael Gurt-Pianist, Professor, Louisiana State University

Nov 9, 2019

Nov 9, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Nov 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium,

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Dance Gala 2019 IN MOTION November 15, 16 at 8:00 p.m. Hancher Auditorium Dance Gala 2019 — IN MOTION — celebrates its 38th anniversary with new works created by distinguished Department of Dance faculty. The concert will feature an excerpt from Women’s Resistance by choreographer Jowle Willa Jo Zollar, whose dance company Urban Bush Women encourages civic engagement and social accountability through art. The program will also include an appearance by the enigmatic Laptop Orchestra ...

Nov 16, 2019

Nov 16, 2019

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium,

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Dance Gala 2019 IN MOTION November 15, 16 at 8:00 p.m. Hancher Auditorium Dance Gala 2019 — IN MOTION — celebrates its 38th anniversary with new works created by distinguished Department of Dance faculty. The concert will feature an excerpt from Women’s Resistance by choreographer Jowle Willa Jo Zollar, whose dance company Urban Bush Women encourages civic engagement and social accountability through art. The program will also include an appearance by the enigmatic Laptop Orchestra ...

Nov 17, 2019

Nov 17, 2019

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Nov 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Hardship doesn’t preclude joy. In fact, a wellspring of joy is a powerful weapon of resistance in the face of injustice. The urban Latin dancers of CONTRA-TIEMPO and the musicians of Las Cafeteras—all grounded in the communities of color in South Los Angeles—celebrate this fact in an evening-length work grounded in social dance and live music that flips the script on the usual narratives abou...

Dec 7, 2019

Dec 7, 2019

11:30 AM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Required recital for Woodwind Chamber Music class  

Dec 7, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   It will be a spicy holiday celebration as the beloved music icons of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet heat up a winter evening. Get ready for swamp-pop takes on classic holiday tunes as well as a heaping portion of music from the long career of these multiple Grammy winners. Unwrap the music of the bayou and share this concert with your family and friends.   Event Sponsors: KDAT Lamon...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

4:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Stark Opera Studio (VOX 151)

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Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   Think of it as our present to you and yours. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis returns to inject the jazz into your holidays. This winter, the band will be joined by smooth-as-silk baritone Denzal Sinclaire and teenaged phenom Alexis Morrast, winner of the nationally broadcast Showtime at the Apollo. It’s a one-of-a-kind holiday celebration for the whole family.   ...

Jan 24, 2020

Jan 24, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 25, 2020

Jan 25, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   A collaboration with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program The Miró Quartet and soprano Kiera Duffy will explore the revolutionary music of one of Beethoven’s middle quartets—as well as music by composers he inspired. Schubert was part of an innovative group of artists, poets, and musicians in Vienna after Beethoven; Berg emerged from the post-Freudian psychological revol...

Feb 1, 2020

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Feb 1, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Feb 8, 2020

Feb 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Carrying the legacy of her famous musical family forward, Rosanne Cash is one of the great singer-songwriters of our time. Pitchfork calls her latest record, She Remembers Everything, “a collection of miniatures that collectively paint a vivid, haunting portrait of the blessings and bruises of life.” A passionate learner and activist, Cash will also participate in a series of residency events...

Feb 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Anthony Arnone, cello Nathan Carterette, piano

Feb 15, 2020

Feb 15, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   RUBBERBANDance Group holds a special place in Hancher history. The flood of 2008 forced the cancellation of the ensemble’s Hancher performance, but the troupe completed an exceptional state-wide residency, lifting spirits at a difficult time. Now, RUBBERBANDance returns with Vic’s Mix, a celebration of Victor Quijada’s 15 years of making dance—not only for his own company but for Hubbard Stre...

Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity. Drawing from the wellspring of their lived experiences as Muslims, artists, and more, three spoken word poets and storytellers will present an evening of powerful and deeply felt work.   Event Sponsors: General Hancher Partners Hancher Circle Donors   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Feb 22, 2020

Feb 22, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity A self-described “social justice comedian,” Negin Farsad has been named one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper magazine and one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post. She is also the writer, director, and star of the romantic comedy 3rd Street Blackout and the director and producer of Nerdcore Rising and The Muslims Are Coming! While pro...

Feb 26, 2020

Feb 26, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrativ...

Feb 29, 2020

Feb 29, 2020

7:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Feb 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrativ...

Mar 1, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

1:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Mar 1, 2020

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   One of Ireland’s most treasured musical ensembles, The Chieftains are six-time Grammy winners and incomparable instrumentalists and innovators who honor and extend the breadth and depth of traditional Irish music. The band’s tour of the United States will feature the breathtaking virtuosity for which the group is known. Join us for a trip to the Emerald Isle just in time for St. Patrick’s Day...

Mar 8, 2020

Mar 8, 2020

5:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also t...

Mar 8, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also t...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   The extraordinary dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater make their first appearance on the new Hancher stage with a program that will be undeniably revelatory. Artistic Director Robert Battle has remained true to the vision of his predecessors—Ailey himself and Judith Jamison—while also expanding the company’s work with a wide array of choreographers. The performance will close with R...

Mar 25, 2020

Mar 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative...

Mar 25, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Mar 25, 2020

9:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Guest Chamber Recital Eric Kutz, cello Miko Kominami, piano

Mar 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 |$45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of St. Peter) is a Renaissance masterpiece—depicting the grief of St. Peter after his disavowal of Christ—and is brought stirringly to the concert hall by one of the country’s finest vocal ensembles. Famed director Peter Sellars crafted this dramatically staged performance piece, focusing the themes through a contemporary lens and suggesting that we must all grappl...

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 4, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 6, 2020

Apr 6, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $100 | $85 | $65 COLLEGE STUDENT: $90 | $20 | $20 YOUTH: $90 | $20 | $20   Winner of an astonishing five Oscars and twenty-two Grammys, John Williams may well be the greatest film composer of all time. His scores for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, E.T. (The Extraterrestrial), Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones films, and many more have made him a household name. Under the baton of Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops celebrates a nearly forty-year association ...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $35 | $30 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $31 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $17 | $10 | $10   Part of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester The members of the string quartet ETHEL and Native American artist Robert Mirabal invoked the spirit of flowing water and the power of collaboration to create The River. The work draws on influences from around the globe, reinforcing the centrality of water in all of our lives. The audience will be immersed in the rush of ...

Apr 23, 2020

Apr 23, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Apr 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

Apr 25, 2020

10:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 26, 2020

Apr 26, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 26, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 29, 2020

Apr 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s b...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s b...

May 1, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

11:30 AM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall

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Required recital for Woodwind Chamber Music class  

May 2, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s b...

May 3, 2020

May 3, 2020

3:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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May 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Perhaps the most in-demand string quartet in the world today, the Danish String Quartet comes to Hancher Auditorium to perform an arresting mixed repertoire concert. “The Danish String Quartet stand out: not because they’re shinier or plusher or pushier than the rest,” raves The Guardian, “but because of their nimble charisma, stylish repertoire, and the way their light and grainy shading can...

May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020

4:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, Stark Opera Studio (VOX 151)

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May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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Aug 14, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

All Day

Hancher Auditorium, The Iowa River, Hancher Green, and beyond!

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The Big Splash! is a big deal—an outdoor extravaganza of music, dance, circus arts, and spectacle on the banks of the Iowa River. Celebrating 100 years of the University of Iowa's IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering, The Big Splash! is also the culminating event of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester. Planned Activities and Participants Include: • The Amazing River Parade • Master of Ceremonies Tomáš Kubínek • Architects of Air • The Flying Wallendas and...