Hancher

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
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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
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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
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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

Monday, October 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

Join the dance company Step Afrika! as they guide you through the tradition of stepping. A highly interactive program that incorporates world traditions, demonstrated through the lively South... 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
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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
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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

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Front man Ray Benson sums up Asleep at the Wheel in simple terms: “We’re a dance band. That’s what we’re about. And that’s plenty.” The band will boogie into the holiday season with its Western... Read more

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:30am
Hancher Auditorium

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

The Cleveland Orchestra is undeniably extraordinary. Declared “the best in America” by the New York Times, the orchestra, under the... Read more

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham employs a movement vocabulary both sensual and provocative to engage with issues of identity and social justice. The program will include three recent works,... Read more

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Hancher Auditorium

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is now on tour across North America. The beloved musical story of Maria... Read more

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