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Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Leslie Odom, Jr.—as Hancher audiences know from experience—is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor. With a career that spans all performance genres, he has... Read more

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

A Hancher commission and world premiere.

HOPE: It’s Been a Long Time Coming commemorates and celebrates South Africa’s Freedom Movement and the Civil Rights Movement in the United... Read more

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 11:00am
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Hancher Auditorium

The Hancher Guild offers public tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 11:00am
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Hancher Auditorium

The Hancher Guild offers public tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and... Read more

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Two of today’s most exciting musicians come together to explore the rich culture of music, both traditional and classical, by Black American composers. William Grant Still’s Three Songs for... Read more

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage
With Orchestra Iowa and university/community choir
William Eddins, conductor
Damien Sneed, vocal director

All Rise, a monumental work by Wynton Marsalis, is the cornerstone... Read more

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage
A collaboration with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program

“Dido of ancient times, whether real or fictional, had no choice,” writes librettist Stephanie Fleischmann. “Our Dido... Read more

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 7:30pm
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Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Holding on to hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded... Read more

Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

The bestselling Christmas artist of all time comes to Hancher Auditorium for the first time! Enjoy Mannheim Steamroller’s beloved renditions of your holiday favorites in a concert that is sure to... Read more

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Cantus has a simple but powerful vision: to give voice to shared human experiences. And what beautiful voices they bring to the task. This low-voice choir is known for its warmth, blend, and... Read more

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 11:00am
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Hancher Auditorium

The Hancher Guild offers public tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and... Read more

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

She is known as the “Godmother of Soul” and her hitmaking career has spanned seven decades—and she’s coming to Hancher to help us ring in the holidays. Patti LaBelle’s powerhouse vocals are a... Read more

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 11:00am
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Hancher Auditorium

The Hancher Guild offers public tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and... Read more

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 11:00am
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Hancher Auditorium

The Hancher Guild offers public tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and... Read more

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, and utterly unique while appealing to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises—including two... Read more

Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Consistently counted among the world’s greatest orchestras, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra thrills audiences at home and in great concert halls around the world. The CSO returns to Hancher for a... Read more

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Pilobolus—that feisty arts organism—is, like Hancher, celebrating 50 years! This remarkable company (and longtime Hancher favorite) secured an iconic place in American culture in the early 1970s... Read more

Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage
A Hancher commission

A rhapsodic modern-day song cycle spun from the skin of history for string quartet, chorus, and narrator, At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You features a text by... Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 2:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

Grammy Award-winner (and longtime Hancher friend) Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Zanes perform a mix of old and new songs from near and far in a style that has been called “... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Hadley Stage

One of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, is renowned for fresh, brilliant interpretations of musical masterworks. In the Academy’s first return to... Read more

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