Jan
30
Thu
“The Agitators,” By Mat Smart @ Riverside Theatre
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm

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Directed by Chris Okiishi
“A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle).

The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other, and – in doing so – they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history. Presented in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage – and in the midst of the Iowa Caucuses.

Showtimes: January 24-February 16, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm.
Riverside Theatre, 213 North Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245

Ticket Prices:
$30 Adult
$28 Senior (60+)
$28 Young Adult (19-30)
$25 Groups of 10 or more
$24 Veterans and their immediate family
$10 Students
Specials: Thirsty Thursdays! Receive one free drink ticket with your show ticket purchase.

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Jan
31
Fri
“The Agitators,” By Mat Smart @ Riverside Theatre
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm

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Directed by Chris Okiishi
“A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle).

The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other, and – in doing so – they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history. Presented in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage – and in the midst of the Iowa Caucuses.

Showtimes: January 24-February 16, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm.
Riverside Theatre, 213 North Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245

Ticket Prices:
$30 Adult
$28 Senior (60+)
$28 Young Adult (19-30)
$25 Groups of 10 or more
$24 Veterans and their immediate family
$10 Students
Specials: Thirsty Thursdays! Receive one free drink ticket with your show ticket purchase.

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UI Theatre presents Hit the Wall @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series

Hit the Wall
By Ike Holter
Directed by Bo Frazier

January 31, February 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m.
February 2 at 2:00 p.m.
E.C. Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building

On a typical hot and humid New York City night in the summer of ‘69, a diverse group of queer outcasts gathers at The Stonewall Inn. However, on this night, when the police show up for a routine raid, all are thrust into the frontlines of history. A riot ensues that would launch the LGBTQ+ movement in America. With an original rock n’ roll score, emotional poetic language, and gritty choreography, Hit the Wall pays homage to these revolutionaries who came together 50 years ago to fight for their freedom.

This production contains sexual content, sexual violence, violence, and adult language. Please note that this production includes language that is charged in connection to race, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression. Theatrical haze, fog, and strobe lighting effects will be used.

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, January 31, 2020
Immediately following the opening night performance of Ike Holter’s Hit the Wall
UI Theatre Building

Please join the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Theatre Arts Student Representatives as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots that ignited the LGBTQ+ movement with drag performances, light refreshments, music, and dancing into the night. University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will be the featured speaker.

This event is made possible by additional support from Martha Huelsbeck and Chris Bavoleck in support of Special Initiatives in the Division of Performing Arts. Support is also provided by the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership Grant Funding Program.

Join us for Saturday at the Stanley!
Saturday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m.
Stanley Visual Classroom, third floor Iowa Memorial Union
Join Curator of Learning & Engagement Kim Datchuk from the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art as she examines artists who explore queer identity and the spirit of New York in the 1960s.
Saturday at the Stanley is free and open to the public.

Tickets for Hit the Wall:
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (65+)
$10 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Celebration @ UI Theatre Building
Jan 31 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, January 31, 2020
Immediately following the opening night performance of Ike Holter’s Hit the Wall
UI Theatre Building, 200 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City

Please join the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Theatre Arts Student Representatives as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots that ignited the LGBTQ+ movement with drag performances, light refreshments, music, and dancing into the night. University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will be the featured speaker.

Tickets for Hit the Wall are available through the Hancher Box Office at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets or 1.800.HANCHER.

This event is made possible by additional support from Martha Huelsbeck and Chris Bavoleck in support of Special Initiatives in the Division of Performing Arts. Support is also provided by the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership Grant Funding Program.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319.335.2700.

Feb
1
Sat
“The Agitators,” By Mat Smart @ Riverside Theatre
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm

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Directed by Chris Okiishi
“A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle).

The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other, and – in doing so – they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history. Presented in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage – and in the midst of the Iowa Caucuses.

Showtimes: January 24-February 16, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm.
Riverside Theatre, 213 North Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245

Ticket Prices:
$30 Adult
$28 Senior (60+)
$28 Young Adult (19-30)
$25 Groups of 10 or more
$24 Veterans and their immediate family
$10 Students
Specials: Thirsty Thursdays! Receive one free drink ticket with your show ticket purchase.

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UI Theatre presents Hit the Wall @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series

Hit the Wall
By Ike Holter
Directed by Bo Frazier

January 31, February 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m.
February 2 at 2:00 p.m.
E.C. Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building

On a typical hot and humid New York City night in the summer of ‘69, a diverse group of queer outcasts gathers at The Stonewall Inn. However, on this night, when the police show up for a routine raid, all are thrust into the frontlines of history. A riot ensues that would launch the LGBTQ+ movement in America. With an original rock n’ roll score, emotional poetic language, and gritty choreography, Hit the Wall pays homage to these revolutionaries who came together 50 years ago to fight for their freedom.

This production contains sexual content, sexual violence, violence, and adult language. Please note that this production includes language that is charged in connection to race, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression. Theatrical haze, fog, and strobe lighting effects will be used.

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, January 31, 2020
Immediately following the opening night performance of Ike Holter’s Hit the Wall
UI Theatre Building

Please join the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Theatre Arts Student Representatives as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots that ignited the LGBTQ+ movement with drag performances, light refreshments, music, and dancing into the night. University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will be the featured speaker.

This event is made possible by additional support from Martha Huelsbeck and Chris Bavoleck in support of Special Initiatives in the Division of Performing Arts. Support is also provided by the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership Grant Funding Program.

Join us for Saturday at the Stanley!
Saturday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m.
Stanley Visual Classroom, third floor Iowa Memorial Union
Join Curator of Learning & Engagement Kim Datchuk from the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art as she examines artists who explore queer identity and the spirit of New York in the 1960s.
Saturday at the Stanley is free and open to the public.

Tickets for Hit the Wall:
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (65+)
$10 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

Feb
2
Sun
UI Theatre presents Hit the Wall @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series

Hit the Wall
By Ike Holter
Directed by Bo Frazier

January 31, February 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m.
February 2 at 2:00 p.m.
E.C. Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building

On a typical hot and humid New York City night in the summer of ‘69, a diverse group of queer outcasts gathers at The Stonewall Inn. However, on this night, when the police show up for a routine raid, all are thrust into the frontlines of history. A riot ensues that would launch the LGBTQ+ movement in America. With an original rock n’ roll score, emotional poetic language, and gritty choreography, Hit the Wall pays homage to these revolutionaries who came together 50 years ago to fight for their freedom.

This production contains sexual content, sexual violence, violence, and adult language. Please note that this production includes language that is charged in connection to race, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression. Theatrical haze, fog, and strobe lighting effects will be used.

Tickets:
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (65+)
$10 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

“The Agitators,” By Mat Smart @ Riverside Theatre
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm

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Directed by Chris Okiishi
“A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle).

The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other, and – in doing so – they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history. Presented in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage – and in the midst of the Iowa Caucuses.

Showtimes: January 24-February 16, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm.
Riverside Theatre, 213 North Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245

Ticket Prices:
$30 Adult
$28 Senior (60+)
$28 Young Adult (19-30)
$25 Groups of 10 or more
$24 Veterans and their immediate family
$10 Students
Specials: Thirsty Thursdays! Receive one free drink ticket with your show ticket purchase.

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Feb
6
Thu
“The Agitators,” By Mat Smart @ Riverside Theatre
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm

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Directed by Chris Okiishi
“A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle).

The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other, and – in doing so – they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history. Presented in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage – and in the midst of the Iowa Caucuses.

Showtimes: January 24-February 16, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm.
Riverside Theatre, 213 North Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245

Ticket Prices:
$30 Adult
$28 Senior (60+)
$28 Young Adult (19-30)
$25 Groups of 10 or more
$24 Veterans and their immediate family
$10 Students
Specials: Thirsty Thursdays! Receive one free drink ticket with your show ticket purchase.

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UI Theatre presents Hit the Wall @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series

Hit the Wall
By Ike Holter
Directed by Bo Frazier

January 31, February 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8:00 p.m.
February 2 at 2:00 p.m.
E.C. Mabie Theatre, UI Theatre Building

On a typical hot and humid New York City night in the summer of ‘69, a diverse group of queer outcasts gathers at The Stonewall Inn. However, on this night, when the police show up for a routine raid, all are thrust into the frontlines of history. A riot ensues that would launch the LGBTQ+ movement in America. With an original rock n’ roll score, emotional poetic language, and gritty choreography, Hit the Wall pays homage to these revolutionaries who came together 50 years ago to fight for their freedom.

This production contains sexual content, sexual violence, violence, and adult language. Please note that this production includes language that is charged in connection to race, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression. Theatrical haze, fog, and strobe lighting effects will be used.

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, January 31, 2020
Immediately following the opening night performance of Ike Holter’s Hit the Wall
UI Theatre Building

Please join the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Theatre Arts Student Representatives as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots that ignited the LGBTQ+ movement with drag performances, light refreshments, music, and dancing into the night. University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will be the featured speaker.

This event is made possible by additional support from Martha Huelsbeck and Chris Bavoleck in support of Special Initiatives in the Division of Performing Arts. Support is also provided by the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership Grant Funding Program.

Join us for Saturday at the Stanley!
Saturday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m.
Stanley Visual Classroom, third floor Iowa Memorial Union
Join Curator of Learning & Engagement Kim Datchuk from the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art as she examines artists who explore queer identity and the spirit of New York in the 1960s.
Saturday at the Stanley is free and open to the public.

Tickets for Hit the Wall:
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (65+)
$10 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students (with valid ID)
Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.