Arts & Entertainment Feed

The corridor is rich in arts & entertainment

All the offerings of theatre - drama, musicals, comedy, dance, etc. can be found in the corridor and from a variety of venues.

Coralville Center for the Performing ArtsThe Coralville Center for the Performing Arts with the Jim L. Fausett Theater is a 472-seat auditorium located in the heart of Coralville at the corner of 5th Street and 12th Avenue.  Attend full scale performances of musicals and plays by some of the area’s best performance groups; Orchestra concerts, chamber ensembles and solo recitals; Productions by professional dancers and local dance academies.

Englert TheatreThe Englert Theatre - 221 East Washington Street, Iowa City. The Iowa City theatre provides diverse programming, educational opportunities and exposure to the performing and visual arts. Our focus is on highlighting the talents of local performers, artists and ensembles as well as hosting regional, national and international touring performances.

Old Creamery TheatreThe Old Creamery Theatre Company is proud to be the oldest professional theatre company in the state of Iowa! The Old Creamery Theatre is a not-for-profit professional theatre founded in 1971 in Garrison, Iowa. This year we are celebrating 44 years of bringing live, professional theatre to the people of Iowa and the Midwest.  Located at 39 38th Avenue, Amana.  

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount Theatre is a 1,690 seat historic theater located in downtown Cedar Rapids and owned by the City of Cedar Rapids. The Theatre’s mission is provide the citizens of Cedar Rapids and the residents of eastern Iowa with the broadest possible range of top quality cultural, educational and entertainment events.  Located at 123 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids.

Riverside TheatreRiverside Theatre - 213 N Gilbert Street, Iowa City.  Riverside Theatre is a professional theatre that connects artists and audiences through intimate, engaging, and provocative productions from the classics to new works, and provides an artistic home for regional theatre professionals.Each year, from September through April we produce a full season of work—including classic plays, new plays, musicals, a monologue festival, and more—at our theatre on Gilbert Street. During June and July, we produce a summer season centered around the classics.

The University of IowaThe University of Iowa - Arts Iowa.  Art, dance, music, theatre...  University of Iowa students put on some great performances in a number of venues in the corridor, to include the jewel of arts & entertainment on campus, Hancher Auditorium.


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Coralville Center for the Performing ArtsThe Coralville Center for the Performing Arts with the Jim L. Fausett Theater is a 472-seat auditorium located in the heart of Coralville at the corner of 5th Street and 12th Avenue.

The Center, which opened in August 2011 and is owned and operated by the City of Coralville, is designed to offer affordable, accessible rental space for performing arts groups, businesses, and residents of the greater Johnson County area.  

Concessions are available in the main lobby during most public events.

Dedicated to Serving the Community
The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, a space dedicated to serving the community, is designed to host:

  • Full scale performances of musicals and plays by some of the area’s best performance groups
  • Lectures, presentations, and panel discussions
  • Meetings and receptions
  • Orchestra concerts, chamber ensembles, and solo recitals
  • Productions by professional dancers and local dance academies
  • Public and private events

Weekly News & Updates
The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts electronic newsletter is published every Tuesday and provides information about upcoming performances, news and announcements, and more!

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
1301 5th St,  Coralville
Ph: 319.248.9370

via coralvillearts.org


The Englert Theatre - Iowa City

Englert TheatreOur Mission

The mission of The Englert Theatre is to own, maintain and operate The Englert Theatre as a community arts center and performance space, enhancing the vitality of Iowa City’s historic downtown by preserving its last historic theater.

The Iowa City theatre provides diverse programming, educational opportunities and exposure to the performing and visual arts. Our focus is on highlighting the talents of local performers, artists and ensembles as well as hosting regional, national and international touring performances.

Englert Box Office Hours & Information

Mon- Fri: 12PM – 6PM
The Englert box office, located at 221 East Washington Street in Iowa City, is open Monday through Friday, from 12 PM to 6 PM. We are also open one hour prior to most performances. Call us at (319) 688-2653 or email us.

via www.englert.org


Riverside Theatre - Iowa City

Riverside TheatreOur Mission...

Riverside Theatre is a professional theatre that connects artists and audiences through intimate, engaging, and provocative productions from the classics to new works, and provides an artistic home for regional theatre professionals.

Riverside Theatre in Brief

Riverside Theatre was founded by Ron Clark, Jody Hovland and Bruce Wheaton in 1981.  Riverside is now in its 34th season of professional theatre!

Each year, from September through April we produce a full season of work—including classic plays, new plays, musicals, a monologue festival, and more—at our theatre on Gilbert Street. During June and July, we produce a summer season centered around the classics.

As a professional theatre company, we are affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. We employ actors from all over the country and provide housing, salary and transportation to visiting actors and directors during their employment at Riverside.

We’re a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, which means we’re largely supported by contributors—50% of our income comes from contributions and sponsorships. We employ a year-round staff of seven, and within each season we employ over 100 artists. Riverside Theatre is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

View photos from past productions     

View our production history

 

BOX OFFICE
213 N Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA  52245
319-338-7672
boxoffice@riversidetheatre.org

Box Office Hours:
12:00-4:00PM, Monday-Friday, and one hour before shows

via www.riversidetheatre.org

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Paramount Theatre - Cedar Rapids

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount Theatre is a 1,690 seat historic theater located in downtown Cedar Rapids and owned by the City of Cedar Rapids. The Theatre’s mission is provide the citizens of Cedar Rapids and the residents of eastern Iowa with the broadest possible range of top quality cultural, educational and entertainment events.

Paramount Theatre
123 Third Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Administrative Office: 319.398.5226

Ticket Office:
319.366.8203

Ticket Office Hours
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

via www.paramounttheatrecr.com


Old Creamery Theatre - Amana

Old Creamery TheatreIowa's Premiere Professional Theatre Company

The Old Creamery Theatre Company is proud to be the oldest professional theatre company in the state of Iowa! The Old Creamery Theatre is a not-for-profit professional theatre founded in 1971 in Garrison, Iowa. This year we are celebrating 44 years of bringing live, professional theatre to the people of Iowa and the Midwest.

Keep the Pulse on all things Old Creamery!

  • Take a look at our 2015 Season Calendar to see all the dates for Main Stage, Studio Stage, and Theatre for Young Audiences shows!
  • Follow us on social media! We have Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ accounts!
  • Check out exciting blog to find out more about our actors, Amana, and so much more!

MAIN STAGE
39 38TH AVENUE
AMANA, IA 52203

BOX OFFICE: 319-622-6262
BUSINESS OFFICE: 319-622-6034
info@oldcreamery.com

BOX OFFICE HOURS
The Old Creamery Box Office is open
Monday - Thursday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am - 7:30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 3pm 

via www.oldcreamery.com