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Past Events 2017

Close to You The Music of the Carpenters Lisa Rock in
Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters
Presented with support from Hills Bank and Trust Company

Singer and playwright Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band pay tribute to the music and life of The Carpenters, singing all their most memorable hits.

Date: Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 PM

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Freedom Star Logo Eulenspiegel Puppets: Freedom Star
Gertie’s Journey on the Underground Railroad

Based on local history, this moving play tells the story of a young girl who escapes from a farm in Missouri and makes her way through Iowa on her way to freedom. Presented with support from the Community Foundation of Johnson County. 

Date: Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00 PM

Lunafest logo LUNAFEST
Presented by Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa

Join us for a fun evening of entertaining and thought-provoking independent films while supporting two great causes, Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa and the Breast Cancer Fund.

Date: Friday, April 14 at 5:30 PM

ICCSD logo Coralville Central Elementary Music Concert

Students from Coralville Central Grades K-2 will perform. 

Date: Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 PM

My Fair Lady logo My Fair Lady in concert

My Fair Lady: in concert is a minimally-staged performance of the beloved Lerner and Loewe musical, featuring a twenty-nine piece orchestra and a bevy of local talent. 

Date: Monday, April 10 at 7:30 PM

Velveteen Rabbit Logo The Velveteen Rabbit
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

With a Victorian flavor, this fun and heartwarming play creatively captures the magic of the original story about a stuffed animal made real by a child’s love.

Date: April 7-8, 2017

UI Childrens Hospital Doctors in Concert 2017
Presented by West Music, Northwestern Mutual, and Steinway Pianos

This benefit concert features University of Iowa doctors (MD and PhD) performing a variety of music styles using a variety of instruments.  All proceeds benefit University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  The welcome reception begins at 6:30 followed by the concert at 7:30pm.  

Date: Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 PM (Reception starts at 6:30 PM)

Iowa MOST Benefit The 5th Annual MOST Benefit
Presented A Fundraiser for Rotary's International Miles of Smiles Team

Come join us for a night of music, food, fun, and philanthropy! During the variety show, there will be a short intermission with food catered from local businesses.

Date: Sunday, March 26 at 6:00 PM

Kick Ass Red Lipstick Burlesque Revue Kick Ass Red Lipstick Burlesque Revue
Presented by Vitality Fitness Studio and The Va Va Voom!

The women of Vitality and The Va Va Voom! will be performing along with special guests from the Midwest to give you a unique, one of a kind, classic burlesque experience.

Date: Saturday, March 25 at 8:00 PM

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Promo Photo The One and Only
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra


In Big Band history, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around big bands, and helped launch beloved vocalist Frank Sinatra to fame.

Date: Friday, March 24 at 7:00 PM

ICCSD Logo Van Allen Elementary Concert

Van Allen Elementary students perform a concert. (Grades 3 & 4)

Date: Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 PM (grade 3) and 7:15 PM (grade 4)

ICCSD Logo Regina Bands Concert

Regina band students perform.

Date: Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 PM

ICCSD Logo Kirkwood Elementary Concert

Kirkwood Elementary students in grades 3 through 6 perform a concert.

Date: Tuesday, March 7 at 6:00 PM

arts-meettheartist300x170.jpg Iowa Arts Council - Meet the Artists Series

Join us for a one hour artist talk including the 2016 Iowa Arts Council Fellows Stephanie Brunia, Brent Holland, Jennifer Knox, Akwi Nji, and Yun Shin followed by a one hour casual reception for attendees and artists.

Date: Tuesday, February 28 at 5:00 PM

LEAP logo LEAP! 2017
Presented by Combined Efforts

Leap toward spring, leap into life, and leap for joy at Combined Efforts’ second annual spectacular variety show. Enjoy a memorable evening of music, song, dance, comedy sketches, an art show -- even a sword fight! – as several favorite local performers join the creativity of the Combined Efforts Theatre Company, Men’s Choir, Dance Company, Writers’ Group, and Expressive Visual Artists. Fun for one and all!

Date: Monday, February 27 at 7:30 PM

My Fair Lady logo My Fair Lady
Presented by Regina High School

When the fiery yet lovable Eliza Doolittle becomes an unwitting subject in pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins' case study, Colonel Pickering proposes that Higgins can't transform the young working-class Cockney girl into a refined member of high society.

Date: February 23-26, 2017

Distinguished Young Women Distinguished Young Women of Iowa 2017
Scholarship Program

Distinguished Young Women of Iowa is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women. College scholarships are awarded at the state level ($7,400 last year) and millions in college-granted scholarships are available. 

Date: Friday, February 17 at 7:00 PM

ICCSD Logo Wickham's Got Talent

The students of Wickham Elementary take the stage performing many different acts. Singing, dancing, comedy -- we got it all! 

Date: Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 PM

Next to Normal logo Next to Normal
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

This groundbreaking rock musical explores the effect that mental illness and its treatment can have on a family. The show won three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Date: February 10-12, 2017

School of Rock Youth Production School of Rock: Youth Production
Presented by Nolte Productions

Nolte Productions presents SCHOOL OF ROCK, based on the hit Paramount film which starred Jack Black. Join us for a rocking good time at this brand new youth production!

Date: February 3-4, 2017



Finding Dory Movie: Finding Dory

Disney Pixar's Finding Dory welcomes back to the big screen everyone's favorite forgetful blue tang Dory, who's living happily in the reef with Marlin and Nemo. When Dory suddenly remembers that she has a family out there who may be looking for her, the trio takes off on a life-changing adventure across the ocean.

Date: Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 AM

Mary Poppins Movie: Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy comedy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi, loosely based on P. L. Travers' book series "Mary Poppins."

Date: Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 AM

Pinocchio CROT Pinocchio
Presented by Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre

This is a free performance presented by members of Cedar Rapids Opera's Young Artist Program.

Date: Tuesday, January 10 at 10:30 AM


Past Events 2016

Fiddler on the Roof logo Fiddler on the Roof
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

This classic musical tells the story of Tevye, a Jewish dairyman in Imperial Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, who struggles to hold on to his religious and cultural traditions despite pressure to change.

Date: December 9-11 & 16-18, 2016

Sing-Along Messiah logo Sing-Along Messiah

Sing along with Handel's beloved oratorio! Conductor Ed Kottick brings together an orchestra, professional soloists, and local choirs to fill the Center for a joyful holiday celebration.

Date: Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 PM

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is remade with your favorite fairytale characters bringing to life the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s magical Christmas Eve.  This event takes place at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum.

Date: December 2-3, 2016

Joseph Hall Xmas Promo Photo Joseph Hall: Elvis Rock 'n Remember Christmas Show 2016

Joseph goes through three decades of Elvis hits including some of Elvis' greatest Christmas songs! Recreating the moves, the looks and the sound of Elvis Presley, you'll think you are watching the King himself.

Date: Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 PM

Festival of Trees logo The 8th Annual Festival of Trees - SOLD OUT
At Brown Deer Golf Club

Kick off the holiday season with an evening of food, fun, festive performances, and holiday decor. Your ticket includes sweet and savory hors d'oeuvres, featured performances by City Circle and Young Footliters, dancing to the sounds of the Rod Pierson Big Band, and more!

Date: Saturday, November 26 at 6:30 PM

Sweets with Santa logo Sweets with Santa
At Brown Deer Golf Club

Decorate your own holiday cookie and have your photo taken with Santa Claus amidst fanciful trees and wreaths.

Date: Friday, November 25 at 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM, & 3:00 PM

Silver Swing Photo Generations of Jazz 2016

The 9th annual Generations of Jazz concert features schools from West Branch, West Liberty, Moline (IL), Linn Mar, and Iowa City High and the ‘chronologically gifted’ Silver Swing Band.  This is a free concert.

Date: Monday, November 21 at 7:00 PM

Prague photo Orchestra Iowa Masterworks: A Night in Prague

In a nod to the Czech history abounding in eastern Iowa, A Night in Prague offers a musical exploration of a heritage deeply embedded within our communities. 

Date: Friday, November 11 at 7:30 PM

All American Family Show All American Family Show - Thank You Veterans

Join us for an All American Variety show celebrating United States veterans. This fun-filled event features a magic show, game show, prizes, balloon Olympics, comedy performers, face painting, glitter tattoos, mentalism, swag bags, meet-and-greet, kid chore auction, and gifts.

Date: Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 PM

Revive Me Logo Revive Me Conference 2016

A gathering of Eastern Iowa churches and ministries dedicated to seek heaven-sent revival.

Date: November 4 & 5, 2016

August Osage County logo August: Osage County
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Tracy Letts’ award-winning dark comedy is the tale of the ultimate dysfunctional family. This play won the Tony for Best Play, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Date: October 21-23, 2016

Pastoral Painting Orchestra Iowa Masterworks: Pastoral Beethoven

Orchestra Iowa’s 95th Season opens its subscription series with a program of symphonic masterpieces that have been the sources of audience delight for centuries

Date: Friday, October 14 at 7:30 PM


All in a Day Play Festival The All in a Day Play Festival
Presented by Dreamwell Theatre and City Circle Acting Company of Coralville

The two theater companies will once again join forces for this award-winning event to create seven ten minute plays in just 24 hours. 

Date: Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 PM


5th Birthday Concert Imagine Tomorrow
An Evening of Gershwin

The CCPA throws a 5th Birthday bash! Join us for a special evening of music with Imagine Tomorrow, a concert of memories and big dreams as we celebrate the CCPA’s first five years and look forward to many more. Featuring the music of George Gershwin, the concert will conclude with a performance of Gershwin’s masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue.

Date: Friday, October 7 at 7:30 PM


Chocolate Cake logo for OPERATIVO OPERATIVO:  A Night of Opera Love Duets, Wine & Chocolate Cake
Presented by ConcertIA

ConcertIA presents a luscious evening of opera duets, wine and chocolate cake. Join us for an evening of beautiful music and dessert!

Date: Friday, September 30 at 7:30 PM

Coralville Public Library Logo A Banned Books Evening with Larry Baker

How does a book become a national bestseller, a Hallmark Hall of Fame family movie, be taught in public and parochial high schools, and still end up on the American Library Association list of "Banned Books?"

Date: Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 PM

Violin Image for Orchestra Iowa Orchestra Iowa Showcase Chamber Series: The Soldier's Tale - CANCELED

Due to the forecasted flooding expected to impact downtown Cedar Rapids, Orchestra Iowa will be postponing indefinitely this weekend’s performances.  

Date
: Sunday, September 25 at 2:30 PM

Wall-E Movie: WALL-E

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

Date: Saturday, September 24 at 10:00 AM

The Godfather Movie: The Godfather

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name.

Date: Friday, September 23 at 6:30 PM

GA logo 300x170_2.jpg Guinevere and Arthur
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

This original adaptation of the Arthurian legend is written and directed by Matthew Falduto.

Date: September 9-11, 2016

South Pacific logo South Pacific

Join us for this special concert production of South Pacific celebrating Oaknoll Retirement Center's 50th anniversary.

Date: Sunday, August 28 at 2:00 PM

Toy Story Toy Story
Classic movies at the CCPA

Woody, a cowboy doll, is Andy's favorite. But when Buzz Lightyear arrives the space hero takes Andy's room by storm! Their rivalry leaves them lost and in a nightmare with Sid, a toy-torturing boy next door. To escape they need to work together.

Date: Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 AM

Casablanca Casablanca
Classic movies at the CCPA

A jaded nightclub owner in war-torn Casablanca, whose loyalties are put to the test when his old flame, Ingrid Bergman, reappears to seek Rick's help in escaping from the Nazis.

Date: Friday, August 26 at 6:30 PM

Winnie the Pooh The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Classic movies at the CCPA

The comical and heartwarming tales of a "honey" bear and his friends.

Date: Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 AM

Singin' in the Rain Singin' in the Rain
Classic movies at the CCPA

Gene Kelly stars as a Hollywood star of the silent era who finds his career jeopardized when he and his shrill-voiced leading lady must appear in a talkie together.

Date: Friday, August 19 at 6:30 PM

Nolte Logo Elements Modern Showcase
Presented by Nolte Academy

Students from Nolte Academy will perform a showcase of modern dance.

Date: Friday, August 5 at 7:30 PM


Nolte Logo Elements Modern Showcase
Presented by Nolte Academy

Students from Nolte Academy will perform a showcase of modern dance.

Date: Thursday, August 4 at 7:30 PM


Shrek logo Shrek the Musical JR.
Presented by Corridor Broadway Bootcamp

Children in grades 3 through 10 will perform a fully-staged production of this beloved musical.

Date: July 28-29, 2016


New Horizons Band New Horizons Band Summer Concert

New Horizons Band and Monday Night Live! will perform their summer concert.

Date: July 26, 2016


Annie Jr Logo Annie, Jr.
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.

Date: July 22-24, 2016


Portraits of the Prairie Portraits of the Prairie: Puppetry Workshop
Presented by Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre
This 4-day camp introduces children ages 7-11 to the magic of puppetry with one of the country's most renowned puppeteers - Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre. 

Date: July 12-July 15, 2016


Lights, Hollywood, Action! Camp Creamery: Lights, Hollywood, Action! (Session 2)
Presented by The Old Creamery Theatre.
Camp Creamery: Lights, Hollywood, Action! is an exciting new musical with all the glitz and glam of old Hollywood! It's a great way for kids to get into the act this summer. This week-long workshop gives children ages 7 and up the opportunity to work and perform with three professional actors from The Old Creamery Theatre while they rehearse and present the play.

Date: June 27-July 1, 2016


Change of Seasons Image 300x170.jpg Change of Seasons Party
Presented by City Circle Acting Company
Anyone who has donated time or money to City Circle this past year are invited to this celebration!

Date: June 26, 2016


Dottie Ray Headshot Staying Tuned: The Dottie Ray Story
Join us for a free screening of the new documentary about local legend Dottie Ray.

Date: June 22, 2016


Lights, Hollywood, Action! Camp Creamery: Lights, Hollywood, Action! (Session 1)
Presented by The Old Creamery Theatre
Camp Creamery: Lights, Hollywood, Action! is an exciting new musical with all the glitz and glam of old Hollywood! It's a great way for kids to get into the act this summer. This week-long workshop gives children ages 7 and up the opportunity to work and perform with three professional actors from The Old Creamery Theatre while they rehearse and present the play.

Date: June 20-24, 2016


In The Heights Logo In The Heights
City Circle Acting Company presents their annual summer teen musical.
It's the story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.

Date: June 17-19, 2016

2016 Glenn Miller Orchestra The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Supported by Hills Bank and Trust Company
With its unique jazz sound, the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered one of the greatest bands of all time.

Date: June 9, 2016

Nolte Academy Nolte Academy Spring Recitals
Students of Nolte Academy present their spring recitals. Note: Thursday's performance has been moved to West High. All other performances will take place at the CCPA.

Date: June 3-5, 2016

In My Life logo In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles
This award-winning, nationally touring musical retells the Beatles story through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and featuring the live music of one of the world's best tribute bands, Abbey Road.

Date: May 24, 2016


CCPA Logo Nancy Cree Recitals
The students of Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers present their spring recital.           

Date
: May 21-22, 2016 

CCPA Logo Central Elementary Movie Day
Students from Central Elementary celebrate a special Friday with movies at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.            

Date
: May 20, 2016 

CCPA Logo Borlaug Elementary
Young musicians from Borlaug Elementary present their spring concert.            

Date
: May 19, 2016 


Regina Logo Regina Band Concert
This spring concert features the Regina High School Band and Regina Junior High Band. Join us for an evening of great music!              

Date
: May 18, 2016 

Harp Image Orchestra Iowa Chamber Series: Tricksters & Troubadors
A Mighty Wind brings the season’s chamber series to a triumphant close. Intimate duos, robust quintets and a famous interpretation of a Romantic classic anchor this not-to-be-missed concert. 

Date
: May 15, 2016 


This is My Brave logo This is My Brave
A live presentation of touching essays, original music, and poetry will be performed by a dozen local individuals living with - or loving someone with - a mental illness.

Date: May 13, 2016


CCPA Logo Central Elementary 3-6 Concert
Central Elementary presents a concert featuring musicians in the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.

Date: May 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM


City Ballet Logo City Ballet
City Ballet presents an evening of ballet and classical music in their spring concert. Featuring highlights from several famous ballets.

Date: May 11, 2016


CCPA Logo Central Elementary K-2 Concert
Central Elementary presents a concert featuring musicians in the Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades.

Date: May 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM


CCPA Logo Kirkwood Elementary
Kirkwood Elementary presents a concert featuring their young musicians.

Date: May 10, 2016


CCPA Logo Iowa City Girls Choir
Welcome in the spring with a wonderful concert by the Iowa City Girls Choir. It's great music for the whole family!

Date: May 3, 2016 at 6:30 PM


1776 1776
Presented by City Circle Acting Company.
This award-winning musical tells the story of John Adams, and his struggle to convince his colleagues to vote for independence and sign the declaration.

Date
: April 29-May 8, 2016 


King Midas Logo King Midas & the Miraculous Golden Touch
Presented by Young Footliters
Loveable, but irresponsible, King Midas is the richest person in the world. Yet he is not satisfied. Then a Mysterious Stranger offers King Midas the opportunity to wish for anything his heart desires. Will the Golden Touch help King Midas achieve true happiness?
       
Date
: April 22-23, 2016

Cinderella_300x170.jpg Cinderella
Presented by OPERA Iowa
OPERA Iowa brings the perfect show for children and families to the CCPA. Rossini’s version of the classic-fairy tale Cinderella is a vocal and comedic romp!

Date: April 16, 2016


LUNAFEST logo LUNAFEST
Short Films by, for, and about Women
Join us for a fun evening of entertaining and thought-provoking independent films while supporting two great causes, Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa and the Breast Cancer Fund.

Date: April 15, 2016


ICCSD logo Van Allen Elementary Concerts
3rd and 4th grade students from Van Allen Elementary will perform in these General Music Sharing Concerts.

Date: April 14, 2016


UI School of Music Puccini One Acts: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi
Presented by the University of Iowa School of Music
A comedy of deceit and pure fun. A drama of redemptive love.

Date: April 8-10, 2016

Red Lipstick Kiss Kick Ass Red Lipstick Burlesque Revue
To Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Vitality Fitness & Dance Studio and The Va Va Voom! are proud to present for the first time in Coralville a show you won't forget! All proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to support The Va Va Voom! and Vitality's founder, Cat Cantrill's nomination for LLS Woman of the Year!  

Date: March 19, 2016
          

logo.png Open House: Artist Aaron Kahler


Date: March 18, 2016

Beggarmen_300x170.jpg The Beggarmen - St. Patrick's at the CCPA
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Beggarmen in a very special concert at the CCPA! We'll be serving up specialty drinks and hors d'oeuvres for the perfect St. Paddy's party.

Date: March 17, 2016

Joseph Hall as ELVIS ELVIS: Rock 'N' Remember
Presented by Joseph Hall
The King is in the building! The CCPA welcomes back Joseph Hall for an Elvis tribute that will knock your socks off. 

Date: March 12, 2016

New Frontiers Orchestra Iowa: New Frontiers
Presented by Orchestra Iowa
Featuring Matthew Ransom, bassoon
Experience music by Milhaud, Mozart, and Schumann. Together, these works make a memorable evening of musical daring.

Date: March 11, 2016

ICCSD logo Van Allen Elementary
“A Musical Sharing Concert,” featuring Van Allen students in Grades 5 & 6.  The students will perform two folk tales (The Stonecutter and Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky) while singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.

Date: March 10, 2016

ReginaNewLogo2015_300170.jpg Regina Band Concert
Presented by Regina High School
Bands from Regina High School and Regina Junior High School will perform.

Date: March 9, 2016
                       

90-ideas-logo-300x170.jpg 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes
Presented by the Corridor Business Journal
It will just last 90 minutes, but attendees at the inaugural 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes event will walk away with the collective knowledge of nine of the Corridor’s top executives.

Date: March 2, 2016

LEAP Image 170x300.jpg LEAP!
Presented by Combined Efforts
LEAP! is a variety show, complete with host, musicians, comedy sketches and dance. Members of Combined Efforts are joined by local community performers. 

Date: February 29, 2016

HSM logo 300x170.jpg High School Musical
Presented by Regina High School
Come see jocks sing, nerds dance, and high school stereotypes refusing to stick to the status quo. 

Date: February 25-28, 2016

Bunny300170.jpg Goodnight Moon and the Runaway Bunny
Presented by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia 
Sponsored by Hills Bank and Trust Company

An event for our youngest audience members! Goodnight Moon is a celebration of familiar bedtime rituals, while The Runaway Bunny’s pretend tale of leaving home evokes reassuring responses from his loving mum. Mermaid’s staged adaptation will bring a new sense of appreciation to stories that have delighted several generations.

Date: February 18, 2016

Sweeney Todd Sweeney Todd
Presented by City Circle Acting Company.
The tale of a vengeful English barber and what comes of his blossoming relationship with the lady who runs the pie shop downstairs.

Date: February 12-14, 2016 

OrchestraIowaLogo300170.jpg Orchestra Iowa: Stirring Fantasies
Presented by Orchestra Iowa
These musicians expansively soar and thrill in masterworks for large string ensemble. Experience music by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Tchaikovsky, and Bizet.

Date: January 29, 2016

ICCSDHorizontalCROP300170.jpg Northwest Junior High Orchestra
Orchestra students from Northwest Junior High School will perform. 

Date: January 26, 2016


Noltelogo300170.jpg Willy Wonka: The Musical
Presented by Nolte Academy of Dance
The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. 

Date: January 22-24, 2016

pinocchio-runningweb.jpg Pinocchio - Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre

Schoolchildren and families alike will enjoy this delightful introduction to the world of music with Pinocchio. This special performance is free to the public.

Date: January 12, 2016

Orchestra-Iowa-cello-chambe.jpg Orchestra Iowa: French Kiss
Presented by Orchestra Iowa
Let the sonorous sounds of the Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players warm your soul and lift your spirits in this program featuring French chamber music spanning three centuries. The Baroque harpsichord and the modern trumpet join the Orchestra’s principal strings for a concert guaranteed to cure the winter blues.

Date: January 10, 2016



Past Events 2015

Elim150x87.png Joy to the World - A Special ELIM Christmas Event
Joy to the World features live worship and a message from Pastor Ajai Prakash. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the gift of JOY this Christmas!

Date: December 23, 2015


Oliver Oliver!
Presented by City Circle Acting Company.
Sponsored by Hills Bank and Trust and Kathryn Gerken
It's a holiday favorite from the pen of Charles Dickens! Join little Oliver Twist as he learns to live on the big streets of London. It's a cruel world for orphans; but even in the darkest moments, love has a way of shining through.

Date: December 11-20, 2015


logo.png Iowa City Girls Choir
Welcome in the festive season with a wonderful concert by the Iowa City Girls Choir. It's great music for the whole family!

Date: December 15, 2015


YF Logo Aesop's Fable-ous Christmas Tree
When Aesop's fables are given a holiday spin, you'll get a mash-up of The Twelve Days of Christmas. A dozen vignettes illuminate important life lessons by reinventing classic fables, blending humor, song and storytelling to create a show that's filled with Christmas spirit.


Performing at Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

Date: December 4-5, 2015

UI Logo University of Iowa Opera: Opera Workshop Scenes
Join the University of Iowa Opera Theatre for Fall Opera Workshop Scenes Program. Highlights of the presentation will include selections from La Boheme, Albert Herring, The Pirates of Penzance, Don Pasquale, Beatrice et Benedict, La Cenerentola, Dead Man Walking, and Martha.. It will be a wonderfully diverse evening of opera, both old and new. Don't miss it! Free and open to the public.   

Date: December 5, 2015


Central Standard Time Central Standard Time
Acoustic folk duo Central Standard Time performs their own arrangements of traditional holiday hymns and carols, featuring original arrangements for vocals, guitar, piano, and cello.


Date: November 29, 2015


Festival of Trees Festival of Trees
The 7th Annual Festival of Trees: Opening Gala and Winter Ball is a fundraiser supporting the City Circle, Young Footliters Youth Theatre, and the many programs of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.

Date: November 28, 2015 at Brown Deer Golf Club


Festival of Trees Breakfast with Santa
Join us for breakfast with Santa! The elves will be on hand with crafts, and each family will get a picture with Santa. Breakfast includes pancakes, fruit, coffee, and juice. 

Date: November 28, 2015 at Brown Deer Golf Club


Festival of Trees Festival of Trees Open House
Come peruse the beautifully decorated trees and wreathes and enjoy a slice of pie at this special open house for the 2015 Festival of Trees!

Date: November 27, 2015 at Brown Deer Golf Club


CCPA Logo Generations of Jazz
This annual event features area high school jazz bands and the Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center's Silver Swing Band. 

Date: November 23, 2015


OCO Logo All That Glitters
All That Glitters is Old Capitol Opera’s Second Annual fundraising Gala! Finally, the opportunity to wear that glitzy gown, or swanky dress of yours that’s just sitting in your closet! The perfect date night!

Date
: November 21, 2015  


BK Davis presents a Stevie Wonder Tribute Byron BK Davis: Stevie Wonder Tribute 
Byron "BK " Davis  Steinway International Artist performs a ninety minute Stevie Wonder tribute. Davis' Steinway peers are legends such as Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr., Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, Ahmad Jamal, Elton John  and others. This concert is a must see!


Date: November 20, 2015


Working Group Logo Out of Bounds
Presented by Working Group Theatre
What happens when you can't protect your own kid from the cruelty of her friends? Humorous, thoughtful and honest, Out of Bounds weaves together video, comic books and interviews to tell the stories of kids stuck on the outside and the adults who feel powerless to help them.

Date: November 14, 2015


Sondheim University of Iowa Opera: Sondheim on Sondheim
Hailed as a “revelatory revue full of wonderful moments” and a “funny, affectionate and revealing tribute to musical theater’s greatest living composer and lyricist,” Sondheim On Sondheim is an intimate portrait of the famed songwriter in his own words...and music. Audiences get an inside look at famed composer Stephen Sondheim's life and artistic process.

Date: November 6-8, 2015


Eastern Iowa Brass Band Eastern Iowa Brass Band
Enjoy an evening filled with beautiful brass music from the award-winning Eastern Iowa Brass band.

Date: October 19, 2015

Land of the Dead William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead
Presented by City Circle Acting Company.
Sponsored by Ken Krizan
Shakespeare fans and English teachers will welcome this grand opportunity to give their zombie-loving friends, family members and students a new perspective on The Bard.

Date: October 16-18, 2015


Housebroken Logo Housebroken
Presented by Megan Gogerty.
In her latest tour-de-force, Megan Gogerty gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house. The offers, the counter-offers, the closings that don’t close, the deals that fall apart at the last minute, the granite countertops, the cracked foundations, and the disillusionment of the American Dream all come under the microscope.

Date: October 9, 2015


Metro Mix Chorus No Bad News!
Presented by Metro Mix Chorus.
Always fun, always entertaining and always barbershop! Metro Mix Chorus presents “No Bad News!” as they light up the stage with a unique and humorous look at news, weather and sports.Special featured guest is the regional award winning women’s quartet, Fever

Date: October 3, 2015


AmazingChinaLogo Amazing China
Presented by the Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa
Don't miss outstanding performances by Binghamton University Faculty, the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts faculty, and guest artists from the New York Chinese Traditional Art Center

Date: October 2, 2015


CCPA Logo The Best is Yet to Come - A CCPA Birthday Concert
Presented by the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its fourth birthday with a special performance by Smith Studio Jazz and some of our favorite guest artists. Patrons, donors, friends, and all members of the CCPA family are invited to gather for an evening of fun and music. Following the concert, everyone is invited onstage for food and drinks!

Date: October 1, 2015


Steinway Logo Steinway Extravaganza
Presented by West Music and the University of Iowa School of Music
A weekend of concerts, workshops, classes, and the world's finest pianos!

Date: September 25-27, 2015


Russian Troika Logo Russian Troika
Presented by Orchestra Iowa
The 2015/2016 Showcase Chamber Series opens with this program rich with Slavic masterpieces. Experience the area’s most renowned musicians in concert as they present works that celebrate the rich heritage of Eastern Europe including a nod to the proud Jewish musical tradition of Klezmer.             

Date: September 27, 2015


Jeff Gordon Voice of the Legends & A Tom Jones Tribute
Presented by Jeff Gordon. 
Nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year in Texas, Branson entertainer Jeff Gordon’s outstanding vocal ability allows him to sing country to classic country, to 50/60’s Rock & Roll. His powerful voice changes as he does each artist and you'll swear you are hearing Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Marty Robbins to name a few. 

Date: September 22, 2015


OnStageAlaska Logo OnStage Alaska
Presented by AAA and Holland America
A special multi-media presentation about the trip of a lifetime. Experts from AAA Travel and Holland America Line share tips and advice on where to go, what to see, and what to bring. Plus, learn about exclusive benefits available to AAA members.

Date: September 21, 2015


City Circle Logo COMPANY - A City Circle Fundraiser
Presented by City Circle Acting Company
On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends -- "those good and crazy people [his] married friends" -- explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse.

Date: September 20, 2015


OzmaOzLogo Ozma of Oz
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre.
Sponsored by Hills Bank and Trust
Come back to the magical land of Oz in this play based on the second and third books in L Frank Baum's classic children's series. Tip, Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion must help the Scarecrow regain the throne from the dastardly Nome King.

Date: September 11-13, 2015


West Side Story West Side Story
Old Capitol Opera (OCO) presents Leonard Bernstein’s iconic musical! Professional singers and eager students come together after an intensive two week musical boot-camp rehearsal to bring a full production of this tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. 

Date: August 21-23 & 28-30, 2015


Peter Pan Peter Pan
Presented by Nolte Academy.
Featuring a 20-piece live orchestra, thrilling aerial effects by Fly by Foy of Las Vegas, and a cast of 64 area singers, actors, and dancers, this 1954 Broadway version features Morris Charlap's unforgettable score with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. 

Date: August 14-16, 2015


Camp Creamery The Unknowns Freak Out Roswell Camp Creamery 2015: The Unknowns Freak Out Roswell
This week-long workshop is for children ages 7-13 interested in exploring the exciting world of theatre!

Date: August 3-7, 2015
     

New Horizons Band 20th Anniversary 1995 to 2015 New Horizons Band Concert
The Iowa City New Horizons Band will perform with special guests from Monday Night Live! Both groups are community bands for older adults that serve as a place to learn and play instrumental music in a fun, social group.

Date: July 29, 2015

Rapunzel A Very Hair Fairy Tale Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale
Visit an enchanted fairytale land with dragons, a handsome prince, an evil would-be queen, a really great hair stylist, and that famous princess with the long, long, long hair! Presented by Young Footliters.

Date: July 24-26, 2015

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo The Gondoliers
Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers is presented by the University of Iowa School of Music. Get ready for an evening of toe-tapping tunes and dances galore!

Date: July 9-12, 2015
           

Evan Hilsabeck Meet & Greet Evan Hilsabeck
Welcome our new Managing Director, Evan Hilsabeck, at an open house reception in the main lobby of the Center!

Date: June 23, 2015

The Addams Family The Addams Family
Presented by City Circle Acting Company. This original story is every father's nightmare.  Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love.

Date: June 19-21, 2015

City Circle Acting Company Rising Stars Musical Cabaret 2015
Presented by City Circle Acting Company. Join some of the area's finest young talent for one performance only!

Date: June 20, 2015
  

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra 2015 The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
With its unique jazz sound, the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. Sponsored by Hills Bank.

Date: June 11, 2015

Nolte Red Carpet The Red Carpet Awards
Nolte Academy celebrates their 15th year with a surprise-filled weekend of multimedia concerts.

Date: May 28-31, 2015

City Ballet Miriam Arabesque City Ballet of Iowa
City Ballet of Iowa's annual spring concert features the nostalgic "Cakewalk Ballet." Young students will dance this sly and joyful parody of an old-time minstrel show with frothy skirts, dapper high collars and tails, and wonderfully silly props.

Date: May 18, 2015

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Nancy Cree Studio Recitals
Students of the Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers perform.

Date: May 16 & 17, 2015
           

This Is My Brave logo This Is My Brave
It's time to be brave. It's time to bring mental health issues into the spotlight and end the stigma. This live presentation of touching essays, original music, and poetry will be performed by a dozen individuals living with - or loving someone with - a mental illness.

Date: May 15, 2015

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Music in the Village
This performance features ensembles from a number of Iowa City Community School District schools.

Date: May 14, 2015
          

Regina Catholic Education Center Regina Spring Concert
The Regina spring concert features the High School Band and Junior High Band. 

Date: May 12, 2015

Orchestra Iowa Fifth Element Orchestra Iowa: Fifth Element
Amplify the joy of life and springtime in this glorious “fifth” month with the Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players as they bring to life two of the most iconic and beautifully melodic quintets ever written.

Date: May 10, 2015

The Iowa Children's Museum American Girl Fashion Show 2015
Make plans now to attend The American Girl Fashion Show Fundraiser to support The Iowa Children’s Museum! Over 100 local girls serve as models, representing the American Girl.

Date: May 8 & 9, 2015

Iowa City Community School District logo Van Allen Elementary Concerts

         
Date: May 7, 2015

  

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Iowa City Girls Choir Spring Concert
The program includes several pieces by Irving Berlin, a medley and four hand accompaniment to “I Love a Piano,” and several songs from Pippin and Sweet Charity.
         
Date: May 4, 2015

Into the Woods Into the Woods
Follow a baker and his wife as they struggle to meet the demands of a vengeful witch so that they may have a child of their own. Presented by City Circle Acting Company.

Date: April 24-May 3, 2015

Young Footliters Pinocchio
Young Footliters present Kathryn Schultz Miller's adaptation of Pinocchio.

Date: April 17 & 18, 2015

The Rivals Opera: The Rivals
Presented by the University of Iowa School of Music. The story of misguided deceptions between several sets of lovers and would-be lovers, the deceptions unravel into a hopeless tangle, resolving with a classic comic-opera ending.

Date: April 9-12, 2015

Into the Woods Tipsy Storytime
Adults can get in the mood for Into the Woods (April 24-May 3) by spending an afternoon with the cast, enjoying slightly skewed songs and stories, as well as wine, beer and snacks. 

Date: April 11, 2015

Iowa City Community School District logo Coralville Central Elementary Concert (3-6)
Coralville Central third through sixth grade students will be singing songs from around the world.

Date: March 23, 2015

Megan Flanagan Reception for Megan Flanagan
The public is invited to a reception for Megan Flanagan, Managing Director of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, who is relocating this spring.

Date: March 14, 2015

Distinguished Young Women of Iowa logo Distinguished Young Women of Iowa 2015 Finalists
Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments.

Date: March 13, 2015

Iowa City Community School District logo Kirkwood Elementary Concert (3-6)

         
Date: March 12, 2015


Regina Catholic Education Center Regina Concert
Featuring the Regina High School Wind Ensemble, Junior High Band, and Junior High Jazz Band. 

Date: March 11, 2015
           

Iowa City Community School District logo Borlaug Elementary Fine Arts Night (3-4)

         
Date: March 10, 2015


Iowa City Community School District logo Coralville Central Elementary Concert (K-2)
Coralville Central kindergarten through second grade students will be singing songs from around the world.

Date: March 9, 2015

The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro
ConcertIA presents Mozart's great masterpiece, The Marriage of Figaro, performed in the original Italian with English supertitles.

Date: March 6 & 8, 2015
          

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Please "be our guest" at the stage version of the classic Disney film, presented by Regina High School.

Date: February 26-March 1, 2015

The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro Preview
Join the artistic team of ConcertIA’s upcoming The Marriage of Figaro in the lobby for a preview of the opera, including an explanation of the plot, a few numbers, and a chance to ask questions.

Date: February 22, 2015

Joseph Hall Elvis Rock n Remember Joseph Hall: Elvis Rock 'N' Remember 2015
Joseph Hall's Elvis Rock 'N' Remember Tribute will knock your socks off! Joseph will blow you away as he recreates the legend of Elvis Presley, live, on stage...you will believe!

Date: February 21, 201

LunaFest logo LunaFest 2015 
This is a traveling festival of award-winning, entertaining, and thought-provoking short independent films by, for, and about women. Join us for an fun evening while supporting Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa and the Breast Cancer Fund.

Date: February 19, 2015

An Evening of Farces An Evening of Farces:
Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy & Tom Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound
This is a hilarious two-in-one evening, presented by City Circle Acting Company.

Date: February 13-15, 2015

Tim Sparks Tim Sparks
Tim Sparks has been redefining the acoustic guitar repertoire since he won the National Fingerpicking Championship in 1993. Sparks continues to surprise, challenge, and thrill audiences with his diverse repertoire and stunning technique.

Date: February 6, 2015

The Little Engine that Could The Little Engine that Could Earns Her Whistle
Little Blue Engine dreams of someday leaving the train yard to pull the big cars on the main line track. But can she convince Big Silver that she is worthy of being a main line engine? Presented by ArtsPower.

Date: February 6, 2015

RAGBRAI Riders RAGBRAI Coralville Informational Night
What does it take for a community to host 10,000 bicyclists? Learn the entertainment, housing, food, planning, volunteer opportunities, and other aspects of the RAGBRAI overnight stop in Coralville on July 24, 2015.

Date: February 5, 2015

Iowa City Community School District logo Northwest Junior High Orchestra Concert
Orchestra students from Northwest Junior High School will perform.
           
Date
: February 4, 2015

Iowa City Community School District logo Wickham's Got Talent!  
The students of Wickham Elementary take the stage performing many different acts. Singing, dancing, comedy -- we got it all!

Date: January 28, 2015

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs  
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will take you on a refreshing musical journey through enchanted forests and forbidding castles. Performed by 100 cast members with a live orchestra. Presented by Nolte Academy.

Date: January 23-25, 2015

Orchestra Iowa Madness and Musings Orchestra Iowa: Madness & Musings 
Driven by desire and madness, this program explores the depth of human passion; presented by the Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players.

Date: January 11, 2015


Past Events 2014

The Elim Arrival Fear Not Fear Not for I Am with You: Christmas Worship Concert
This special Christmas worship concert features The Elim Arrival, a full band of local area professional musicians celebrating peace and hope.

Date: December 22, 2014
 

Iowa City Community School District logo Shakespeare's Shorts
When junior high students do a book report on Shakespeare, three of the Bard's most famous plays come to life in this wacky, fast paced play by local playwright James Trainor.

Date: December 17, 2014
     

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Aisle of Lights: Open House & Readers Theater Performance
Join Young Footliters and the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts for an open house featuring cookies, hot cider, coffee, and special Reader’s Theater performances of How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Date: December 14, 2014

City Circle Acting Company logo Sugar & Spice: A Nice & Naughty Cabaret
City Circle Acting Company's sweet, irreverent holiday cabaret returns for a fourth year. Come for the "Nice Cabaret" of family fare, and stay for the "Naughty Cabaret," full of new barbs and old favorites!

Date: December 13 & 20, 2014

A Year with Frog and Toad A Year with Frog and Toad
This heartwarming musical tells the story of a year in the life of forest neighbors Frog and Toad and their many woodland friends. Presented by City Circle Acting Company.

Date: December 12-21, 2014

University of Iowa School of Music Opera Workshop Scenes Program
The University of Iowa School of Music presents a night of opera performances, free and open to the public. 

Date: December 6, 2014

Young Footliters youth theater logo A Seussified Christmas Carol
This Young Footliters production is part of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum’s Christmas Past celebration. Performances are at the Hoover Museum Auditorium. 

Date: December 5 & 6, 2014

Dan Knight Dan Knight & Friends: A Jazz Christmas
This December, Steinway Artist Dan Knight will come "home" to the Center for a special holiday concert with vocalist Marcia Hughes and other local musicians. 

Date: December 4, 2014

ICCSD logo Northwest Junior High Jazz Bands 
This concert features the jazz bands from Northwest Junior High School.

Date: December 2, 2014

Regina Schools logo Regina Music Department Christmas Concert 
Celebrate with various middle and high school bands from Regina as they perform both band standards and holiday music. 

Date: December 1, 2014

Breakfast with Santa Breakfast with Santa
Join us for breakfast with Santa, crafts with Saint Nick's helpers, and a photo with Santa!  Proceeds benefit City Circle and the Center for the Performing Arts.  Part of Festival of Trees 2014.
          
Date: November 29, 2014

Festival of Trees Festival of Trees 2014
The 6th Annual Festival of Trees: Opening Gala and Winter Ball is a fundraiser supporting the City Circle capital campaign pledge to the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. We've added a new twist to the annual Festival of Trees by bringing it "home" to the Center!
          
Date: November 29, 2014

Flutes for Food Flutes for Food
This special event features solos, duets, and chamber pieces, and concludes with a performance by the West Music Flute Choir, all to benefit the Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank, the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, and the North Liberty Food Pantry. 

Date: November 25, 2014

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Generations of Jazz
This annual event features area high school jazz bands and the Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center's Silver Swing Band. 

Date: November 24, 2014
           

Pandora's Circus Pandora's Circus
If you've heard the myth, you haven't heard the whole story. Pandora's Circus is a Cirque-Style theater show inspired by childhood wonder, wisdom of ages, and tales of ancient myth. 

Date: November 21-23, 2014
 

ICCSD logo Wickham Elementary PTO Movie Night
                      

Date
: November 19, 2014

           

ICCSD logo Borlaug Fine Arts Night
Borlaug Fine Arts Night features a musical concert and art exhibit by students in 5th and 6th grades.

Date
: November 18

ICCSD logo Kirkwood Elementary Concert
Kirkwood Elementary Students grades K-2 perform a concert.

Date
: November 17, 2014

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts UI Jazz Repertory Ensemble
Playing classic jazz ensemble music of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, including music by Oliver Nelson, Don Menza, Rob McConnell, and Horace Silver.

Date
: November 16, 2014

Old Capitol Opera All That Glitters: Old Capitol Opera
Experience a night of wine, food, music, and glitz while perusing a silent auction. Then witness a hilarious night of opera, musical theatre, and cabaret. The perfect date night!

Date: November 15, 2014

Lorie Line Lorie Line: 25th Anniversary Christmas Special
Pianist Lorie Line is celebrating her 25th anniversary of touring and is making this year's show special in every way! 

Date: November 13, 2014
           

DiNO-Light DiNO-Light
Lightwire Theater presents DiNO-Light as created by Corbian Visual Arts and Dance, where electroluminescent creatures light up the darkness in a heart-rending original tale.

Date: November 11, 2014

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo The Consul
Presented by the University of Iowa School of Music. A young freedom fighter must flee the country, leaving behind his wife, mother, and sickly infant son.

Date: November 6-9, 2014

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Eastern Iowa Brass Band
Enjoy an evening filled with beautiful brass music from the award-winning Eastern Iowa Brass band.

Date: October 20, 2014

Xanadu Xanadu
This hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you is based on the cult classic movie of the same title. Presented by City Circle Acting Company.

Date: October 10-19, 2014

MetroMix Chorus MetroMix Chorus: Magic Tonight!
Can a Genie really pop out of a bottle and grant a wish? What would you wish for? Discover the answers to these questions through four-part harmony, barbershop style!

Date: October 4, 2014
         

ConcertIA logo An Evening of Opera
ConcertIA presents an exciting opera gala featuring many returning Iowa opera singers.

Date: October 3, 201

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo An Evening with Luis Alberto Urrea
Luis Alberto Urrea, recipient of the 2014 Paul Engle Prize from the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, will discuss U.S. border policy and immigration as part of a panel of local experts who will share their perspectives on the issues.

Date: October 2, 2014

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Steinway Piano Extravaganza
Presented by West Music, the University of Iowa piano faculty, and Steinway and Sons.

Date
: September 26-28, 2014


Orchestra Iowa logo Orchestra Iowa Showcase Chamber Series
Orchestra Iowa presents their Showcase Chamber Series, Autumn Abroad.

Date: September 21, 2014

           

City Circle Acting Company logo New Play Festival
City Circle's biennial New Play Festival, sponsored by Heuer Publishing, is a celebration of short plays by emerging playwrights.

Date: September 20, 2014
           

Sue Gilbert in _Catchin the Babies_ Catchin' the Babies 
This glimpse into early pioneer life is seen through the eyes of Annie MacFarlane, a half-Cherokee, half-Irish midwife. Written and performed by Sue Gilbert, one of Annie’s descendants, the play grew out of previous City Circle New Play Festivals.

Date: September 18 & 20, 2014

The Lion_The Witch_and The Wardrobe The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe
The Young Footliters take you through the wardrobe in this Joseph Robinette adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel.            

Date:
September 12-14, 2014

United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties logo United Way 2014 Campaign for the Common Good Kickoff Breakfast
The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties will kickoff the 2014 Campaign for the Common Good with a light breakfast and short program. 

Date
: September 3, 2014

Music Playathon Music Playathon: A Fundraiser for the Iowa City Music Auxiliary
Musicians play one after another in a marathon-like concert with incredible music!

Date
: August 30, 2014


Bye Bye Birdie Bye Bye Birdie
Celebrate the Center's third birthday with a minimally-staged production of the classical musical comedy, featuring some of the area's most seasoned actors and birthday cake after each show!             

Date
: August 22 & 23, 2014

Cinderella Enchanted Cinderella Enchanted
As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits. Presented by Nolte Academy.

Date
: August 15-17, 2014

Camp Creamery Camp Creamery: Merlin's Apprentice and the Deadly Dragon
At this week-long workshop, children ages 7 to 13 have a unique opportunity to rehearse and perform a play with three professional actors!  

Date: August 4-8, 2014

Hair Hair
Return to the summer of love with the ultimate rock musical, presented by City Circle Acting Company!

Date: August 1-3, 2014

The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz
Presented by Young Footliters. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tinman, the Cowardly Lion, and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination!

Date: July 25-27, 2014


New Horizons Band New Horizons Band
It's another great event at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts!  

Date: July 16, 2014
 


Patience Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience
Presented by University of Iowa Summer Opera. A satire of the Aesthetic movement, Patience tells the light-hearted tale of two poets fighting for the affection of a milkmaid.         

Date: July 10-13, 2014


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Corridor Cabaret: Coming Attractions & Highlights 
Spend an evening enjoying performances from theaters across the Corridor, in one convenient location!  
Date: June 28, 2014

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
With its unique jazz sound, the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.  

Date: June 25, 2014


The Mystery of Edwin Drood The Mystery of Edwin Drood
City Circle Acting Company's teen production is a musical full of adventure and rollicking fun – where the audience gets to choose the ending!  

Date: June 20-22, 2014


City Circle Acting Company logo Rising Stars Cabaret
It's an evening of performances featuring some of the area's best young talent, presented by City Circle Acting Company!  

Date: June 13, 2014


Nolte Academy logo Nolte Academy Recitals
Nolte Academy presents A Walk in the Park and On the Air. 

Date: May 30-June 1, 2014


Nolte Academy logo Green Room Showcase
Nolte acting students will perform. 

Date: May 29, 2014


CCPA logo Eleni Katz Senior Bassoon Recital
West High School senior Eleni Katz will perform a bassoon recital. 

Date: May 25, 2014


City Ballet of Iowa logo City Ballet of Iowa Spring Dance Concert 2014
Featuring excerpts from Swan Lake with adapted original choreography by Petipa and Ivanov, and performances by Edith Ballet Academy and MOvMNT Dance Company. 

Date: May 24, 2014


Rise Waters Rise Rise Waters Rise: TheElimArrival Album Release Concert
TheElimArrival celebrates the release of their debut album, Rise Waters Rise, with an album release concert.  Date: May 23, 2014

Iowa City Community School District logo Northwest Junior High Choir Concert
Students from Northwest Junior High will perform. 

Date: May 19, 2014


CCPA Logo Nancy Cree Studio Recitals
Nancy Cree Studio recitals. 

Date: May 17 & 18, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Music in the Village
Celebration music with area children performance groups! Hosted by the Borlaug Elementary Orff Club. 

Date: May 15, 2014


Regina logo Regina Band Concert
Regina band students in grades 7 through 12 will perform. 

Date: May 14, 2014


Hansel and Gretel Hansel and Gretel
Presented by Young Footliters. This wonderfully entertaining version of the classic tale is guaranteed to delight young audiences! 

Date: May 9-11, 2014


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Iowa City Girls Choir Spring Concert
The Iowa City Girls Choir is a chorus of fourth, fifth, and sixth grade girls from Iowa City and surrounding communities. 

Date: May 6, 2014


IowaDance2014 Iowa Dance 2014: Dancing Our Visions
For the eighth consecutive year, InterDance, in collaboration with numerous Iowa artists, will participate in National Dance Week and International Dance Day celebrations. 

Date: May 3, 2014


Slavic Classics Slavic Classics - Signature Symphonic
Presented by Orchestra Iowa. Audiences will lose themselves in Rachmaninoff’s melodic reverie and discover new dimensions in Tchaikovsky’s epic masterpiece, .  

Date: May 2, 2014


April in Paris April in Paris - Showcase Chamber Series
Presented by Orchestra Iowa and featuring one of the most iconic string quartets of the Romantic era.  

Date: April 27, 2014


Pianist Jim McDonough "Iowa's Own Pianist" Jim McDonough & His Orchestra: Spring 2014 Tour
International Steinway Artist Jim McDonough will be joined by his professional 14-piece orchestra and a cast of sensational singers.  

Date: April 26, 2014


Joseph Hall Elvis tribute Joseph Hall: Elvis Rock 'N' Remember
Joseph Hall's Elvis Rock 'N' Remember Tribute will knock your socks off!

Date: April 25, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Van Allen Elementary School Concert (Grades 3 & 4) 
Featuring performances by third and fourth grade Van Allen Elementary School students.   

Date: April 24, 2014


Lunafest logo LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For, About Women
This traveling film festival of award-winning films supports two great causes.

Date: April 23, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Kirkwood Elementary School Fine Arts Night
Featuring general music performances by Kirkwood Elementary School students.   

Date: April 22, 2014


Suzanne Westenhoefer IC Pride Iowa City Pride Presents Suzanne Westenhoefer
Celebrate five years of marriage equality in Iowa with one of America's funniest lesbians!   

Date: April 21, 2014


Nolte Academy logo A Collection of Classical Ballet Repertoire
Enjoy selections from classic story ballets, showcasing the technical expertise of Nolte Academy dancers. 

Date: April 19, 2014


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo AFFECT Showcase
Award-winning competitive dancers from AFFECT Dance Company showcase the talent they demonstrate across the country! 

Date: April 18, 2014


Stavanger Brass Band The Eastern Iowa Brass Band & Stavanger Brass Band
The Eastern Iowa Brass Band is pleased to host the Stavanger Brass Band’s visit to Iowa for a joint concert. 

Date: April 17, 2014


United Way logo United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties: Community Celebration
Celebrating our community: working together to advance the common good. 

Date: April 16, 2014


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Jehovah's Witness Service
Jehovah's Witnesses gather to commemorate Jesus' death and present information; the public is invited. 

Date: April 14, 201


Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar
This ground-breaking rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is based loosely on the Gospel’s account of the last week of Jesus’ life, as seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. 

Date: April 4-6 and 11-13, 2014


The Elixir of Love The Elixir of Love
OPERA Iowa Educational Touring Troupe, a program of Des Moines Metro Opera, Inc., presents Gaetano Donizetti’s romantic comedy.

Date: March 28, 2014


Iowa City Hospice_Lensing The Journey through Loss: Strategies for Professional Caregivers
Sponsored by Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service and Iowa City Hospice; this workshop explores the ways that individuals experience loss and grief. 

Date: March 27, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Coralville Central Elementary Spring Music Program (Grades 3-6)
Coralville Central Elementary School students in third through sixth grades present their spring music program.

Date: March 27, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Coralville Central Elementary Spring Music Program (Grades K-2)
Coralville Central Elementary School students in kindergarten through second grades present their spring music program.

Date: March 13, 2014


American Girl Fashion Show American Girl Fashion Show 2014
This fundraiser supports The Iowa Children’s Museum! Over 100 local girls represent the American Girl characters by modeling historical fashions and contemporary styles.

Date: March 7 & 8, 2014


Regina Schools Regina Band Concert
The Regina High School Wind Ensemble and the Regina Junior High Bands will perform.

Date: March 6, 2014


Iowa City Community School District logo Wickham's Got Talent
The talented kids of Wickham Elementary School perform a variety of acts!

Date: March 4, 2014


Hollywood Live! Hollywood Live!
Held at the Englert Theatre.  Why watch the Oscars at home when you can walk the red carpet and see them on the big screen?

Date: March 2, 2014


Seussical Seussical
Presented by Regina High School; Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza!

Date: February 27 - March 2, 2014


The Very Hungry Caterpillar The Very Hungry Caterpillar & other Eric Carle Favourites
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets.

Date: February 20, 2014


Iowa City Community School District Northwest Junior High Orchestras
An orchestra concert featuring seventh and eighth grade musicians from Northwest Junior High.

Date: February 19, 2014


Iowa City Community School District My School's Got Talent!
Kindergarten through sixth graders from Borlaug Elementary School will show off their talent!

Date: February 18, 2014


Love Loss and What I Wore Love, Loss, and What I Wore
With its compulsively entertaining subject matter, this intimate collection of stories proves that a great show is always in fashion.  A clothing drive during this production will benefit the Domestic Violence Intervention Program. 

Date: February 14-16, 2014


Doctors in Concert Doctors in Concert 2014
Presented by West Music. Local physicians and medical professionals showcase their musical talents to benefit University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

Date: February 8, 2014


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville logo Cabaret: Love, Loss, and What I Sang
City Circle Acting Company presents an evening celebrating the songs that etch their place in the fabric of who we are.

Date: February 7, 2014


Iowa City Community School District Van Allen Concert (Grades 5 & 6)
Fifth and sixth grade students from Van Allen Elementary School will perform.

Date: February 6, 2014


Churchill Churchill
Set in 1955, the 80 year old statesman retreats to his World War II bunker and reviews his extraordinary life as he tries to decide whether to retire as Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Date: February 1 & 2, 2014


Iowa City Community School District Borlaug Elementary Fine Arts Night (Grades 4-6)
View student artwork and share an evening of music with Borlaug Elementary fourth, fifth, and sixth graders.

Date: January 30, 2014


Iowa City Community School District Borlaug Elementary Fine Arts Night (Grades 1-3)
View student artwork and share an evening of music with Borlaug Elementary first, second, and third graders.

Date: January 29, 2014


Alice in Wonderland, Jr. Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice's madcap adventures in Wonderland, presented by Nolte Academy.

Date: January 24-26, 2014


Orchestra Iowa Chamber Series Orchestra Iowa: Ice Fishing - Showcase Chamber Series 
Enliven the cold Iowa winter this season with the great “Trout” Quintet!

Date: January 12, 2014


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence
Ripples to Waves: A Community Effort for Sensible Gun Use will show the documentary, Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence, followed by a panel discussion.

Date: January 9, 2014




Past Events 2013

The Beggarmen New Year's Eve Family Bash 2013
Have all the fun of New Year's Eve and be home by dinner! Presented by Hills Bank and the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.

Date: December 31, 2013


No image available Fairy Tales with a Twist
Young Footliters present two silly takes on well-known fairy tales.  

Date: December 15 and 21, 2013


City Circle Acting Company logo Holiday Cabaret
Enjoy a wide variety of holiday entertainment, featuring music, mayhem and merriment!  

Date: December 14 and 21, 2013


A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol (2013)
Catch the holiday spirit with the return of Charles Dickens' masterpiece!

Date: December 13-15 and 20-22, 2013


Coralville Mayor Jim Fausett Reception for Mayor Jim Fausett
Join us in honoring Coralville Mayor Jim Fausett and his estimated fifty years of service to our community!  

Date: December 17, 2013


Kirkwood Community College Kirkwood Community College Concert Band
Kirkwood Concert Band presents a program of traditional band music.

Date: December 7, 2013


Kirkwood Community College Kirkwood Community College Choirs
Enjoy a diverse evening of vocal music featuring the Kirkwood Concert Chorale and Kirkwood Vocal Jazz Ensembles.

Date: December 6, 2013


Sing Along Messiah Sing-Along Messiah
An orchestra, soloists, choirs, and the audience fill the Center with a holiday musical celebration!

Date: December 5, 2013


Iowa City Community School District logo Northwest Junior High Jazz Band
Enjoy performances by students from Northwest Junior High School.

Date: December 3, 2013


Regina School logo Regina Christmas Concert
The Regina Catholic Educational Center presents a Christmas Concert by the Regina Instrumental Music Department.

Date: December 2, 2013


Central Standard Time Central Standard Time: christmastime
Acoustic folk duo Central Standard Time performs their own arrangements of traditional holiday hymns and carols, featuring original arrangements for vocals, guitar, and cello.

Date: December 1, 2013


Festival of Trees 2013 Sweets with Santa
Families festivities include desserts, cocoa, coffee, photo with Santa, crafts, and a preview of the Festival of Trees displays.  
Note: this event will be held at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. 

Date: November 30, 2013


Festival of Trees 2013 2013 Festival of Trees
Enjoy live music, performances, food, dancing. Bid on decorated wreaths and trees to benefit City Circle Acting Company of Coralville and the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts!
Note: this event will be held at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. 

Date: November 30, 2013


2013 Generations of Jazz 2013 Generations of Jazz
Silver Swing, along with five area high school jazz bands, presents an evening of jazz and swing!

Date: November 25, 2013


City Ballet of Iowa Winter Dances
Featuring performances by City Ballet, Edith Ballet Academy, MOvMNT Dance Company, and Kahraman Dance.  

Date: November 24, 2013


Gabe Medd, trumpet Kirkwood Instrumental Jazz Ensembles with Gabe Medd
The Kirkwood Jazz Ensemble and the CR Jazz Big Band perform with guest artist, Coralville native Gabe Medd.  

Date: November 22, 2013


Lorie Line Lorie Line: Born in Bethlehem
Lorie Line and her Fab Five take their holiday extravaganza on the road, performing 37 shows this Christmas. Born In Bethlehem celebrates the traditional story of the birth of a King!  

Date: November 14, 2013


The Alejandro Ziegler Tango Orchestra The Alejandro Ziegler Tango Orchestra
Alejandro Ziegler's style of tango music reflects both innovation and tradition!  

Date: November 12, 2013


UI Alumni Association Gridlock: A Debilitating Political Challenge
Former Iowa congressman Jim Leach will lead a discussion on the causes and consequences of what he considers the most unnecessary social division in this nation's history.  

Date: November 11, 2013


Angelina Ballerina the Musical Angelina Ballerina the Musical
Based on the PBS KIDS® animated series, this family-friendly show will have the audience dancing in the aisles!  

Date: November 10, 2013


Flutes for Food 2013 Flutes for Food
This sixth annual performance aims to collect more than 400 pounds of food to benefit local food pantries.

Date: November 6, 2013


Spamalot Spamalot
This musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Date: October 25-27 and November 1-3, 2013


MetroMix Chorus MetroMix Chorus: Love the Ghoul You're With!
A Halloween-themed family show where merriment, mayhem, and monsters abound!  

Date: October 19, 2013


Much Ado About Nothing Movie: Much Ado About Nothing (2012, PG-13)
Shakespeare's beloved battle-of-the-sexes comedy gets a contemporary makeover.  

Date: October 18, 2013


Iowa City Area Chamber logo City Council and Mayor Candidates Forum
Sponsored by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, the forum will feature the candidates running for Coralville Mayor and City Council.  

Date: October 16, 2013


Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams
A couple is forced to examine how far their love of theatre will take them.

Date: October 10-13, 2013


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville logo Theater Antics Class (Grades K-2)
It's a weekend exploration of wacky characters, crazy games, and zany situations! 

Date: October 5 & 6, 2013


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville logo Act It Out Class (Grades 3-6)
Explore improv, movement, and script work in a fun and stress-free weekend workshop.  

Date: October 5 & 6, 2013


Iowa City Area Chamber logo Women's Leadership Panel
Find inspiration from talented area leaders, who will share their stories and guidance.  

Date: October 3, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Steinway Piano Extravaganza
Presented by West Music, the University of Iowa piano faculty, and Steinway and Sons.

Date: September 27-29, 2013


Steinway Artist Jenny Lin Steinway Artist Jenny Lin
Presented by West Music. Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence.

Date: September 28, 2013


Orchestra Iowa Orchestra Iowa Showcase Chamber Series: Fall Romance
The most talented musicians from Orchestra Iowa come together to demonstrate their musical prowess and virtuosity.

Date: September 22, 2013


All in a Day Play Festival 2013 All in a Day Play Festival 2013
Dreamwell Theatre and City Circle Acting Company of Coralville again join forces for this award-winning event to create seven, ten minute plays in just 24 hours.

Date: September 21, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Technical Volunteer Orientation
Would you like to be involved in the technical aspects of upcoming productions?  Learn about what opportunities are available!

Date: September 18, 2013


Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Enjoy a showing of this 1975 British comedy along with a costume contest!

Date: September 13, 2013


Stop Kiss Stop Kiss
A savvy New Yorker and a recent Midwest transplant find a new friendship quickly escalates into a scintillating and unexpected attraction.

Date
: August 29-30 & September 5-7, 2013 

United Way United Way Campaign for the Common Good
The 2013 Campaign for the Common Good kicks off with a light breakfast and short program.

Date
: August 28, 2013

Music Playathon Music Playathon - A Fundraiser for the Iowa City Music Auxiliary
Musicians play one after another in a marathon-like concert with incredible music and great food!

Date
: August 25, 2013

AnythingGoes Anything Goes -- The Center's Birthday Gala
Celebrate the Center's second birthday with Cole Porter's Broadway classic!  Sponsored by Hills Bank.

Date
: August 23 & 24, 2013

Disney Aladdin Jr. logo Disney's Aladdin, Jr.
Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail!

Date: August 16-18, 2013

Nolte Academy Summer Gala 2013 Nolte Academy: Summer Gala 2013
Join us for an unforgettable performance celebrating dance!

Date: August 10, 2013


Calamity Jane and the Showdown at Dry Gulch Camp Creamery: Calamity Jane & the Showdown at Dry Gulch
This week-long workshop is for children ages 7-13 interested in exploring the world of theatre!

Date: August 5-9, 2013


Rent Rent
Re-live the sold out City Circle 2009 rock musical sensation!

Date: August 2-4, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Impromptu Summer Cabaret
Step on stage for an impromptu performance, or sit back and enjoy the others!

Date: July 26, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo The New Horizons Band
The New Horizons Band is made up of over 70 chronologically gifted musicians!

Date: July 24, 2013


Disney The Little Mermaid Jr Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.
In a magical kingdon fathoms below, a beautiful young mermaid longs to leave her ocean home.

Date: July 19-21, 2013


Iolanthe Iolanthe, Presented by UI Summer Opera
The zany world of Gilbert and Sullivan is back with the enchanting tale of Iolanthe, the fairy who fell in love with a mortal!

Date: July 11-14, 2013


Bad Seed Bad Seed, Presented by Iowa Summer Rep
Iowa Summer Rep performs the over-the-top comic portrayal of an 8-year-old murderess. Think "Father Knows Best" squared! 

Date: June 27-29, 2013


Dan Knight Dan Knight Farewell Concert
Join Steinway Artist Dan Knight and friends in an evening of jazz to benefit the Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank before Knight leaves Iowa!   

Date: June 25, 2013


Shrek The Musical Shrek the Musical
This hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre comes to life on stage!   

Date: June 14-16, 2013 (ASL interpretation on Sunday, June 16)


Tricia Park and Conor Hanick Tricia Park & Conor Hanick: Leon Kirchner's Duo No. 2
Park (violin) and Hanick (piano) perform Leon Kirchner's Duo No. 2 for violin and piano.

Date: June 4, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Nolte Academy Presents: Jet Set
Students from Nolte Academy present their spring 2013 recitals.

Date: May 31-June 2, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers Spring Recitals
Enjoy performances by students at Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers!

Date: May 25 & 26, 2013


Iowa City Community School District Music in the Village
Featuring the Orff Clubs of Horn, Borlaug, and Lucas Elementary Schools, and Beat for Peace.

Date: May 23, 2013


My School's Got Talent My School's Got Talent - Weber Elementary
This PTO fundraiser features talented students from Weber Elementary.

Date: May 22, 2013


Iowa City Community School District Northwest Junior High Choir Concert
Students from Northwest Junior High School choirs will perform.

Date: May 20, 2013


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
City Circle Acting Company presents Broadway's great farce.

Date: May 10-19, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Iowa City Girls Choir Spring Concert
This auditioned choir features area elementary school girls in fourth through sixth grades.

Date: April 29, 2013

Iowa Dance 2013 Iowa Dance 2013: Dancing Our Visions
Presented by InterDance. An evening of performances brings Iowa dancers and choreographers together! 

Date: April 27, 2013

Dr Zubo and the Bird Purples Dr. Zubo & The Bird Purples
Enjoy a total sensory experience of live music like no other! 

Date: April 26, 2013

My School's Got Talent My School's Got Talent - Borlaug Elementary
This PTO fundraiser features talented students from Borlaug Elementary.

Date: April 23, 2013


Dan Knight Dan Knight: The Kandinsky Suite & Mural
A program of music inspired by the visual art of Vassily Kandinsky and Jackson Pollock. 

Date: April 21, 2013

The Corridor Sings Broadway The Corridor Sings Broadway
The Center and resident company City Circle join forces for a celebration of Broadway music!

Date: April 19, 2013

Affect Dance Company AFFECT Dance Company Showcase
These award-winning dancers present a showcase from the spring competition season.

Date: April 14, 2013


Oscar _ Ella Listen to Jazz Oscar & Ella Listen to Jazz: A Kid's Musical Introduction by Dan Knight
Composer and pianist Dan Knight will present a fun and educational introduction to jazz music for kids – with the help of his dogs Oscar and Ella!

Date: April 13, 2013

Cabaret Cabaret
Way Off Broadway presents Kander and Ebb's award-winning musical!

Date: April 12 & 13, 2013

Iowa City Community School District Kirkwood Elementary Music Concert
Students from Kirkwood Elementary School will perform.

Date: April 11, 2013


Kindur_The Adventurous Life of Icelandic Sheep Kindur: The Adventurous Life of Icelandic Sheep
Presented by Hancher Auditorium.  The world's foremost pioneers in interactive performance media for all ages invites you and your children to share in a magical world.

Date: April 9, 2013

Ballet Folklorico Los Angelitos Ballet Folklorico Los Angelitos
Instrumentation, song, and dance take audiences on a journey through the regions, eras, and customs of Mexico. 

Date: April 7, 2013

Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players
The Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players return with works by Beethoven, Vanhal, Halvorsen, Ibert, and Prokofiev.

Date: April 7, 2013


The Iowa Children's Museum logo American Girl Fashion Show: A Fundraiser for the Iowa Children's Museum
This unique fashion show supports the Iowa Children's Museum in true American Girl doll style -- it's a memorable event for children and adults.

Date: April 5 & 6, 2013

Iowa City Community School District Van Allen Elementary Music Concert (Grades 3 & 4)
Students from Van Allen Elementary School will perform.

Date: April 4, 2013


LUNAFEST film festival LUNAFEST Film Festival
This traveling film festival features award-winning short films by, for, and about women.  All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa and the Breast Cancer Fund.  

Date: April 3, 2013

Iowa City Community School District Coralville Central Music Concert (Grades 3-6)
Students from Coralville Central Elementary School will perform.

Date: April 1, 2013


Cinderella Cinderella
A fully-staged production of Prokofiev's ballet, presented by Nolte Academy.

Date: March 29 & 30, 2013

O'Riley and Haimovitz Christopher O'Riley & Matt Haimovitz: Shuffle. Play. Listen.
Presented by Hancher Auditorium.  You know those walls traditionally built between classical and pop music?  Consider them demolished.

Date: March 28, 2013

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Monthly Trivia Night
Match wits and win prizes -- all while supporting the Center!

Date: March 13, 2013


Iowa City Community School District Coralville Central Music Concert (Grades K-2)
Students from Coralville Central Elementary School will perform.

Date: March 11, 2013


Breakfast at Tiffany_s Movie & Music: Breakfast at Tiffany's & Mutiny in the Parlor
Enjoy a live jazz/swing performance, followed by one of Audrey Hepburn's greatest films!

Date: March 9, 2013


Grease Grease - Presented by Regina High School
Meet Rydell High's Senior Class of 1959 in this rollicking musical!

Date: February 28-March 3, 2013


Doctors in Concert Doctors in Concert
Spend an evening enjoying the musical talents of local physicians and medical professionals, with proceeds to benefit the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital.  Presented by West Music.

Date: February 22, 2013


Some Like it Hot Movie & Music: Some Like It Hot & Silver Swing Band
Take in a live performance by the Silver Swing Band, and then watch the 1959 comedy!

Date: February 17, 2013


Iowa City Community School District logo Van Allen Music Show
Van Allen Elementary School students will perform.

Date: February 14, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Monthly Trivia Night
Get ready to match wits and win prizes -- all while supporting the Center!

Date: February 13, 2013


Iowa City Community School District logo Wickham's Got Talent
Wickham Elementary School students will share their talents at this special show!

Date: February 13, 2013


Urinetown Urinetown
Urinetown -- called one of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years -- is presented by City Circle Acting Company of Coralville and is directed by Jesse Jensen.

Date: February 1-10, 2013


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville logo New Play Festival
City Circle Acting Company premieres nine new plays submitted to the organization.

Date: February 4 & 5, 2013

Carousel_A Concert Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: A Concert
This concert production of the classic musical features a thirty-four piece orchestra!

Date: January 26, 2013


Iowa City Community School District Borlaug Elementary Fine Arts Nights
View student artwork and share an evening of music with Borlaug Elementary students.

Dates:    Grades 1-3, January 23, 2013
              Grades 4-6, January 24, 2013


Iowa City Community School District Northwest Junior High Concert
A performance by students from Northwest Junior High School.

Date: January 22, 2013


The Little Princess The Little Princess
Presented by Nolte Academy acting students age 7 to 14, with a few adult actors and actresses.  The classic children's tale comes to life on stage!

Date: January 19 & 20, 2013


Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players
Orchestra Iowa presents the third of four Chamber Series concerts.

Date: January 13, 2013


Frankenboy_Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre Frankenboy: A Monsteropera
An original children's opera with anti-bullying themes, presented by Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre.

Date: January 10 & 11, 2013


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Beer Tasting & Pub Quiz
Spend an evening matching wits for fame and prizes in our on-stage pub quiz!

Date: January 4, 2013




Past Events 2012
 
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo New Year's Eve Afternoon Family Bash
Families can have all the fun of New Year's Eve and still be home before dinner!

Date: December 31, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Impromptu Holiday Cabaret
Enjoy an informal, interactive, onstage holiday celebration at the Center, free and open to the public! 

Date: December 29, 2012


A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol
This classic tale presented by City Circle Acting Company invites us to keep the spirit of Christmas alive in our hearts every day of the year.

Date: December 14-23, 2012


Dan Knight A Dan Knight Christmas
A Christmas program for the whole family featuring Steinway artist and composer Dan Knight, with singer/actress Marcia Hughes.

Date
: December 8, 2012

Sing Along Messiah Sing-Along Messiah
The joyous strains of G.F. Handel’s beloved Messiah will fill the Center!

Date
: December 7, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts West Music Holiday Concert
Take in holiday music at its finest, by West Music students and teachers.

Date: December 5, 2012

Iowa City Community School District Northwest Junior High Jazz Bands
A holiday concert by seventh and eighth grade musicians.

Date: December 4, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Iowa City Girls Choir
This auditioned choir features area elementary school girls in fourth through sixth grades.

Date: December 3, 2012

Plaid Tidings Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings
This musical is filled with tight four part male harmonies as an all-boys band is sent back from heaven for one more concert.

Date: December 1 & 2, 2012

White Christmas movie poster Movie Showing: White Christmas & Live Music 
Celebrate the holidays with the classic movie White Christmas, preceded by live piano music.

Date: November 30, 2012

Stage at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts McGuire Music Studio Holiday Concert 
Featuring talented students of the Susan McGuire and the McGuire Music Studio.

Date: November 30, 2012

Festival of Trees The Fourth Annual Festival of Trees 
Decorated trees, wreaths, and stockings are auctioned to benefit the Center through City Circle Acting Company of Coralville, plus live performances, dancing, music, and more. 

Date: November 24, 2012

Lorie Line Lorie Line & Her Fab Five: The 2012 Holiday Extravaganza "Immanuel"
"Immanuel” features glorious Christmas music, all centered around Lorie's concert grand piano.

Date: November 17, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo West Music Conservatory Super Stars 
Featuring outstanding students from the West Music Conservatory. 

Date: November 14, 2012

Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance Annual Meeting 
The second annual Celebration of the Arts includes awards and the organization's year in review.

Date: November 12, 2012

Junie B Jones Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells  
This family-friendly story presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre carries a great message about giving. 

Date: November 9-11, 2012

The Hobbit The Hobbit
City Circle Acting Company presents J.R.R. Tolkien's classic story.

Date: October 26 - November 4, 2012

Ghostbusters logo Ghostbusters Showings & Costume Parade
Celebrate Halloween with a family showing of Ghostbusters and a kids indoor costume parade in the afternoon.  In the evening, have some ghostly fun with a double-header of Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II

Date: October 20, 2012

Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players: Chamber II
Orchestra Iowa presents the second of four Chamber Series concerts.  

Date: October 14, 2012

St. Olaf Orchestra St. Olaf Orchestra
This 92-member orchestra is recognized both nationally and internationally.  

Date: October 13, 2012

Speak to Me CD Release Event Speak to Me CD Release Event
Vineyard musicians celebrate the release of their first full-length album with dynamic rock, folk, and gospel performances. 

Date: October 12, 2012

Flutes for Food Flutes for Food
The fifth annual Flutes for Food recital, a collaboration of West Music flute instructors, collects non-perishable food to benefit community food pantries. 

Date: October 11, 2012

The Crisis Center of Johnson County and Lensing Funeral Home Touched by Suicide
A psychiatrist and a survivor combine their perspectives to offer compassionate, practical advice to anyone affected by suicide. 

Date: October 9, 2012

The Crisis Center of Johnson County and Lensing Funeral Home Losing a Patient to Suicide
This nationally-presented workshop focuses on the special concerns of professionals when a client or patient in treatment dies by suicide. 

Date: October 10, 2012

Jazz pianist Judy Carmichael Steinway Piano Extravaganza & Pianist Judy Carmichael
West Music presents a celebration of the piano with performances, classes, and more. On October 6, jazz pianist Judy Carmichael performs. 

Date: October 5-7, 2012

Glimpse of Asia Muscular Dystrophy Association Fundraiser
Glimpse of Asia showcases traditional dance and music from Asian countries, including India.

Date: September 30, 2012

Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players Orchestra Iowa Chamber Players: Chamber I
Orchestra Iowa presents the first of four Chamber Series concerts.  

Date: September 23, 2012


Noises Off Noises Off
Presented by City Circle Acting Company. Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop in this hilarious and classically comic play.  

Date: September 7-16, 2012


All in a Day Play Festival All In a Day Play Festival
City Circle Acting Company and Dreamwell Theatre host seven writers, seven directors, and 35 actors who perform a series of 10-minute plays written, rehearsed, and performed in 24 hours!

Date: September 1, 2012

Show Us Some Razzle Dazzle Show Us Some Razzle-Dazzle!
Celebrate the Center's first birthday at a unique fundraiser with performances, birthday cake courtesy of New Pioneer Coop, a silent auction, prizes, and special guests.

Date: August 25 & 26, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Nolte Academy Modern Dance Gala
Featuring José Limón repertory alongside new works by Sabrina Madison-Cannon, Meredith Lyons, Analia Alegre-Femenias, and Leslie Nolte.

Date: August 11, 2012

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Eastern Iowa Brass Band Summer Showcase
This 35-member ensemble has been entertaining audiences for more than 25 years.

Date: August 5, 2012


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville logo Stepping on Stage with City Circle Acting Company
Students entering grades 7 through 12 will give the actor in themselves a chance to come out!

Date: July 30 - August 10, 2012


The Legend of Blackbeard's Gold Camp Creamery - The Legend of Blackbeard's Gold
Camp Creamery is a week-long theater workshop for children.

Date: July 30 - August 3, 2012


Iowa City_Johnson County Senior Center New Horizons Band Summer Concert
The New Horizons Band is made up of over 70 chronologically gifted musicians!

Date: July 31, 2012


Legally Blonde The Musical Legally Blonde: The Musical
City Circle's annual teen musical is the singing, dancing, feel-good story of Elle Woods -- this much fun shouldn't be legal!

Date: July 27 - 29, 2012


H.M.S. Pinafore University of Iowa Summer Opera: H.M.S. Pinafore
Set sail for the hilarious high seas with Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera!

Date
: July 13-15, 2012

Guys and Dolls Guys & Dolls
This show is presented by the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville.

Date: June 15 - 24, 2012


Nolte Academy of Dance Seasons Nolte Academy of Dance Annual Concert: Seasons
Four full shows celebrate the seasons with live music created and composed by Dan Knight, full sets, and talented young dancers.

Date: June 1 & 2, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Dasha Wemmie Piano Recital
Students of piano teacher Dasha Wemmie will perform.

Date: May 24, 2012


Youth Extravaganza Johnson County Salvation Army: First Annual Youth Extravaganza
The talented youth of Johnson County showcase their unique band, choir, and dance teams.

Date: May 23, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Music in the Village
Featuring Beat for Peace, Court Hill Woodwind Quintet, Robert Lucas Elementary Orff Club Percussion Ensemble, and Roosevelt Orff Club. 

Date: May 22, 2012


Iowa City Community Schools Northwest Junior High Choirs
Enjoy performances by Northwest Junior High choral students.

Date: May 21, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Nancy Cree Piano Student Recitals
Two Grand Spring Recitals, performed by Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers students.

Date: May 19 & 20, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Bitty Ballerinas: A Circus
The annual show presented by a movement program for ages two and a half to six years of age.

Date: May 17, 2012


City Circle Acting Company of Coralville City Circle Change of Seasons Party
Vote for incoming Board members and preview the upcoming season! 

Date: May 14, 2012 


A Wolf at the Door A Wolf at the Door
Three Brothers Theatre presents three actors, three stories, and one wolf! 

Date: May 10-13, 2012


Ihab Hassan Piano Recital Ihab Hassan Piano Recital
A solo piano recital to benefit the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

Date: May 12, 2012 


McKinley Ellis Klocke Trio McKinley-Ellis-Klocke Trio
This performance celebrates of one of chamber music's greatest works.

Date: May 6, 2012


Steinway Artist Jim McDonough "Iowa's Own Pianist" Jim McDonough and His Orchestra
Presented by Steinway Artist Jim McDonough.

Date: May 5, 2012


Iowa Dance 2012 Iowa Dance 2012: Dancing our Visions
This evening of dance with Iowa artists is produced by InterDance.

Date: May 4, 2012


Infinity Skin Care and Spa logo Infinity Skin Care & Spa: Spring Skin Care Seminar / Skin-Fit Kick Off 
A kick-off to skin fitness, the latest advances in skin care, live music, and more!

Date: May 3, 2012 


Weber School Talent Show Weber Elementary: My School's Got Talent
Weber Elementary School students showcase the talent in their school. 

Date: April 26, 2012


Iowa City Community Schools Northwest & North Central Junior High Jazz Bands
Performances by the Northwest Junior High and the North Central Junior High jazz bands.

Date: April 24, 2012 


AFFECT Dance Company AFFECT Dance Company
This performance is directed by Leslie Nolte and Emily Loya.

Date: April 22, 2012


American Girl Fashion Show American Girl Fashion Show
This event is presented by the Iowa Children's Museum.

Date: April 20 & 21, 2012


Iowa City Community Schools Van Allen Elementary School Music Program (Grades 3 & 4)
This concert is presented by Van Allen Elementary School.

Date: April 19, 2012


Chase Garrett and Philippe LeJeune Chase Garrett and Philippe LeJeune in Concert
Pianists Chase Garrett and Philippe LeJeune present a night of classic boogie woogie and blues.

Date: April 18, 2012 


Iowa City Community Schools Kirkwood Elementary School Music Program (Grades 3-6)
This concert is presented by Kirkwood Elementary School.

Date: April 17, 2012


Iowa City Community Schools Coralville Central Music Program (Grades K-3)
The Coralville Central General Music Program presents Childhood Memories.

Date: April 16, 2012


The Elim Arrival Tour The Elim Arrival Tour: Where Are You Women of Courage?
This five-part series is presented by Valley Church, also known as The Well, from Swisher, Iowa. 

Date: April 15, 2012


Metro Mix Chorus Metro Mix Chorus
Metro Mix Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International.

Date: April 14, 2012 


A Wolf at the Door A Wolf at the Door
Three Brothers Theatre presents three actors, three stories, and one wolf! 

Date: April 11-13 and 15, 2012 


Orchestra Iowa Chamber Showcase Orchestra Iowa Chamber Showcase 
This concert is presented by Orchestra Iowa.

Date: April 12, 2012


Metal for the Arts Metal for the Arts Festival
This festival is a fundraiser for the West High School music program and is a Salvation Army food drive.

Date: April 7, 2012 


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Jehovah's Witness Service
Jehovah's Witnesses gather to commemorate Jesus' death and present information; the public is invited.

Date: April 5, 2012


Corridor Jazz Project Corridor Jazz Project
The top jazz bands in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Marion come together for the only joint high school jazz concert in the Corridor.

Date
: April 3, 2012 

In Sterio
Koplant No
In Sterio & Koplant No
In Sterio is a rare blending of sounds from flutists and Miyazawa Artists.

Koplant No fuses intricate compositions and jazz improvisation.

Date: April 2, 2012 


Our Town Our Town
This show is presented by the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville. 

Date: March 23 - April 1, 2012


Rebecca Ashe Rebecca Ashe: Electro-Acoustic Flute
Rebecca Ashe performs a concert of electro-acoustic flute music.

Date: March 27, 2012 

Iowa City Community Schools Coralville Central General Music Program (Grades 4-6)
The Coralville Central General Music Program presents Songs of Yesteryear.

Date: March 26, 2012 

The Elim Arrival Tour The Elim Arrival Tour: Where Are You Men of War?
This five-part series is presented by Valley Church, also known as The Well, from Swisher, Iowa. 

Date: March 18, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts The Muppets Take Manhattan
The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts presents a spring break showing of the 1984 comedic family musical movie. 

Date: March 13, 2012 


Iowa City Hospice Iowa City Hospice Fundraiser: Under the Community Big Top
This circus-themed fundraiser presented by a cast of local singers, dancers and actors features familiar tunes from the early 1900s today. 

Date: March 9 & 10, 2012


Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
One of America's premier instrumental ensembles, presented by Hancher Auditorium. 

Date: March 6, 2012


Preucil School of Music Preucil School of Music Orchestra Festival
This concert is presented by the Preucil School of Music.

Date: March 5, 2012 


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo The Music Man
This musical is presented by Regina High School.

Date: March 1 - 4, 2012 


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Infinity Skin Care and Spa: An Evening of Beauty with Dr. Riley
An evening of beauty presented by Infinity Skin Care and Spa.

Date: February 23, 2012 


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo A Warm Winter Cabaret
Come in from the cold and enjoy a variety of entertainment by local talent, held in conjunction with the library's Winter Adult Reading Month. 

Date: February 21, 2012 


Dan Knight A Day in the Gardens of Monet
Presented by composer-pianist Dan Knight.

Date: February 19, 2012


Wickham's Got Talent Wickham's Got Talent!
A talent showcase presented by Wickham Elementary School students.

Date: February 16, 2012 


Orchestra Iowa Brass Quintet Orchestra Iowa Brass Quintet
Presented by Orchestra Iowa.

Date: February 12, 2012


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Van Allen Elementary Music Program
This concert features students in fifth and sixth grades.

Date: February 9, 2012 


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts A Northwest Junior High Orchestra: Once Upon a Time
Presented by students from Northwest Junior High School.

Date: January 24, 2012


Bon Vivant Quartet Bon Vivant Quartet 
Presented by the Bon Vivant Quartet.

Date: January 12, 2012
 




Past Events 2011

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts A Musical Christmas Celebration 
Celebrate the season with an evening of instrumental and vocal music, ending with a sing-along!

Date: December 22, 2011


A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol
Presented by City Circle Acting Company of Coralville.

Date: December 9-18, 2011


Orchestra Iowa A Baroque Christmas
Presented by the Orchestra Iowa. Celebrate the holidays with music that captures the spirit of the season.

Date: December 4, 2011


Dan Knight Christmas Oratorio
Presented by composer-pianist Dan Knight and features Knight with an all-star cast of singers and instrumentalists. 

Date: December 3, 2011


Jojo Mayer An Evening with Jojo Mayer
Presented by West Music. Jojo Mayer is known for bringing together jazz, drum and bass, jungle, and other influences.

Date: December 1, 2011


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Presidential Candidate Forum & Arts Advocacy Training Session
Presented by Americans for the Arts in partnership with Bravo Greater Des Moines, the Iowa Arts Council, Iowa Cultural Coalition, Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, and with support from the National Association of Music Merchants. 

Date: November 16, 2011


Amy Johnson Love, Loss & Hope
Presented by the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, featuring soprano Amy Johnson with pianist Shari Rhodes and baritone Vernon Hartman.

Date: November 13, 2011


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Flavors: A Feast of Dance and Music from India
Presented by the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Eastern Iowa and Sangeet Nite Troupe, with proceeds benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Date: November 12, 2011


BookMarks Book Art BookMarksTM Auction
A live and silent auction of many of the BookMarksTM Book Art in Johnson County statues, benefitting the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature and the public libraries of Coralville, Iowa City, and North Liberty.

Date: November 10, 2011


Poetic Rebound In the Axis
Presented by Poetic Rebound Performance Company.

Date: November 5, 2011


Pinocchio Pinocchio
Presented by Old Creamery Theatre Company.

Date: November 5, 2011


Sunday Evening Brass Quintet The March Winds
Presented by the Evening Brass Quintet and the Court Hill Woodwind Quintet.

Date: November 3, 2011


Rocky Horror The Rocky Horror Show
Presented by the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville. 

Date: October 28-30, 2011


Dan Knight The Walt Whitman Suite 
Performed and narrated by composer-pianist Dan Knight.

Date: October 16, 2011


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Victory in the Kingdom Concert
Presented by The Kingdom Center, featuring Jonathan Nelson and Jonathan Dunn, as part of a weekend celebrating The Kingdom Center’s second church anniversary.

Date: October 14, 2011


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo The Good Death, Good Grief, Good Funerals: Finding our Place on the Continuum of Care
Presented by the Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service and the Iowa City Hospice.

Date: October 7, 2011


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts logo West Music Steinway Extravaganza
University of Iowa faculty concerts and student recitals, pianist Lola Astanova in concert, workshops, and piano sales.

Date: September 23-25, 2011 


Hairspray Hairspray
Presented by the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, and based on the 1998 John Waters film.

Date: September 9-18, 2011


Corralville Center for the Performing Arts logo Dedication Weekend 
A series of events, including performances and theater tours, celebrating the opening of Coralville's newest landmark!

Date: August 26-28, 2011


Corralville Center for the Performing Arts logo All in a Day Play Festival
Presented by the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville and Dreamwell Theatre. 

Date: August 28, 2011


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