Hancher

Friday, September 9, 2016 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

We can’t wait to welcome you inside the new Hancher Auditorium! Join us on September 9 for a ribbon cutting at 3:00 pm followed by tours of the new facility. Or take a tour on Sunday, September 11... Read more

Sunday, September 11, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

We can’t wait to welcome you inside and give you a tour of the new Hancher Auditorium! The new Hancher Box Office will also be open during tours.

Services for People with Disabilities.... Read more

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

The music of New Orleans—both old school and of the moment—comes to Iowa City in this free outdoor event.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band opened the original Hancher Auditorium in 1972, and... Read more

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Two comedy legends will keep you laughing all night in a performance that—despite its title—we suspect you’ll always remember. Joined by Steve Martin’s bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers,... Read more

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Saxophonist David Sanborn studied jazz at the University of Iowa in the early days of the program before going on to fame. In this special concert, Sanborn returns to play not only with his own... Read more

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
+2 more dates
Hancher Auditorium

A collaboration with the Iowa City Book Festival, presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

Walk the countryside with a man and his dog, changing the world with every step. The... Read more

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Known as “the people’s diva,” Renée Fleming possesses one of the most beautiful and beloved voices in the world. She has performed on the great stages across the globe, and as one of the first... Read more

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 7:30pm
+5 more dates
Hancher Auditorium

Tickets go on sale for the general public August 5, 2016.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, “it is the kind of evening that restores... Read more

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
+1 more date
Hancher Auditorium

Tickets go on sale for the general public August 5, 2016.

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, “it is the kind of evening that restores... Read more

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission

The Migration, Step Afrika’s new signature work, is based on Jacob Lawrence’s iconic series of paintings charting the African-American movement from south to north in the... Read more

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

Join your family and friends for a unique dining experience in a beautiful setting. Pullman Bar & Diner will offer an amazing dinner in the Stanley Café. Pullman, located in the heart of... Read more

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission

Cellist Maya Beiser’s art has always been about breaking and blurring boundaries, from her years with Bang on a Can All-Stars to her commissioned solo work. Beiser will... Read more

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

Laurie Lewis embodies music. Sing Out! puts it this way: “It’s not too much of a stretch to suggest that if the ‘Americana’ format wasn’t invented for her, it should have been.” Folk music icon... Read more

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 9:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Laurie Lewis embodies music. Sing Out! puts it this way: “It’s not too much of a stretch to suggest that if the ‘Americana’ format wasn’t invented for her, it should have been.” Folk music icon... Read more

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission
Pomp, Brass, and Lunacy!

Neo-vaudevillian and Hancher favorite Tomáš Kubínek returns to wrestle with Maestro Timothy Hankewich and Orchestra Iowa in this Hancher-... Read more

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

You could call it post-bop Latin jazz. Or you could just call it perfect. Saxophonist Joe Lovano and pianist Chucho Valdés—revered jazz elders who remain at the forefront of the music—come... Read more

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

Join your family and friends for a unique dining experience in a beautiful setting. The wheelhouse of Atlas Restaurant and Bar and of Basta Pizzeria Ristorante is local food. Atlas serves up a... Read more

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
+2 more dates
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission

Hancher is proud to present special preview performances of the Joffrey Ballet’s new rendition of The Nutcracker. Featuring choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and an... Read more

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
+1 more date
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission

Hancher is proud to present special preview performances of the Joffrey Ballet’s new rendition of The Nutcracker. Featuring choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and an... Read more

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Hancher Commission

When it came time to choose a piano for the new Hancher facility, we invited Emanuel Ax—one of the world’s finest musicians—to help us make the selection. Ax will perform... Read more

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