Mar
6
Fri
UI Theatre presents Three Sisters @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm

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

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building

“You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way.”
In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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.

Mar
7
Sat
“Stages” Written and performed by David Lee Nelson @ Riverside Theatre
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm

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Written and performed by David Lee Nelson

Co-created and directed by Adam Knight

In 2017, award-winning solo performer David Lee Nelson received news that would change his life. At 38 years old he was diagnosed with Stage Four Colon Cancer. He kept a blog of his time in chemotherapy – a heartbreakingly funny chronicle of a disease which affects over nine million Americans. This material became the basis for his newest solo play, created with and directed by Riverside Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Adam Knight. Stages is not simply a play about sickness: it’s a story of life’s setbacks and surprises, and about searching for hope in the most unlikely of places.

Dates & Times:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 1, AT 2PM

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, AT 2PM

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, AT 2PM

$10 STUDENT TICKETS UNDERWRITTEN BY

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UI Theatre presents Three Sisters @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm

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

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building

“You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way.”
In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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.

Mar
8
Sun
“Stages” Written and performed by David Lee Nelson @ Riverside Theatre
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm

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Written and performed by David Lee Nelson

Co-created and directed by Adam Knight

In 2017, award-winning solo performer David Lee Nelson received news that would change his life. At 38 years old he was diagnosed with Stage Four Colon Cancer. He kept a blog of his time in chemotherapy – a heartbreakingly funny chronicle of a disease which affects over nine million Americans. This material became the basis for his newest solo play, created with and directed by Riverside Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Adam Knight. Stages is not simply a play about sickness: it’s a story of life’s setbacks and surprises, and about searching for hope in the most unlikely of places.

Dates & Times:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 1, AT 2PM

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, AT 2PM

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, AT 2PM

$10 STUDENT TICKETS UNDERWRITTEN BY

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UI Theatre presents Three Sisters @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm

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

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building

“You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way.”
In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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.

UI Theatre presents Diverse Voices: Reconciliation @ ui theatre building
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm

Diverse Voices: Reconciliation
By Marisa Carr

Sunday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m.
Alan MacVey Theatre, UI Theatre Building

The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts is dedicated to producing new and diverse voices on our stages throughout the season in collaboration with departments across the university. Beginning in 2020, we are looking to expand the perspectives of our students and audiences are exposed to by offering a new performance series entitled “Diverse Voices.” The inaugural event of the series will be a staged reading and discussion of Reconciliation by Marisa Carr (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe).

Reconciliation
By Marisa Carr
In a dystopian future, the United States government has initiated a “Truth and Reconciliation” process with Indigenous peoples – and lack of compliance is a federal crime. One woman with nothing left to lose challenges the charge of “Failure to Reconcile” and fights for her life. Is reconciliation possible? And if so, at what cost?

A public reading and post-show discussion curated by Morgan Grambo, MFA ’20 will take place on Sunday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the Alan MacVey Theatre.

Marisa Carr is playwright who recently transplanted to Chicago after a decade in the Twin Cities. Her work has been presented and/or produced by theaters including: The Guthrie, Pillsbury House + Theater, the Playwrights’ Center, Intermedia Arts, and Pangea World Theatre. Selected recent awards and honors include: Scratchpad at the Playwrights’ Realm (2019-2020), P73 Finalist (2019-20), Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival Finalist (2019), McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting Finalist (2019), Jerome Artist Fellowship Finalist (2019), Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellowship Semi-finalist (2019), Berkeley Rep Ground Floor Residency (2018), Forward Flux Three New American Plays Commission (2018), Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2017), Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Fellow (2016-17), Naked Stages Fellow at Pillsbury House + Theater (2015), and “Best New Political Playwright” (Lavender Magazine, 2014). Marisa is also Co-Founder/former Artistic Director of the Turtle Theater Collective, a Twin Cities-based company committed to producing high-quality, contemporary work that explores Native experiences and subverts expectations about how and when Native artists can create theater. She is Turtle Mountain Ojibwe from the Turtle clan.
Tickets

This event is free and open to the public.

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.

Mar
11
Wed
UI Theatre presents Three Sisters @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm

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

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building

“You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way.”
In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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.

Mar
12
Thu
“Stages” Written and performed by David Lee Nelson @ Riverside Theatre
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm

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Written and performed by David Lee Nelson

Co-created and directed by Adam Knight

In 2017, award-winning solo performer David Lee Nelson received news that would change his life. At 38 years old he was diagnosed with Stage Four Colon Cancer. He kept a blog of his time in chemotherapy – a heartbreakingly funny chronicle of a disease which affects over nine million Americans. This material became the basis for his newest solo play, created with and directed by Riverside Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Adam Knight. Stages is not simply a play about sickness: it’s a story of life’s setbacks and surprises, and about searching for hope in the most unlikely of places.

Dates & Times:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 1, AT 2PM

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, AT 2PM

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, AT 7:30PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, AT 7:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, AT 7:30PM

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, AT 2PM

$10 STUDENT TICKETS UNDERWRITTEN BY

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UI Theatre presents Three Sisters @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm

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

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building

“You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way.”
In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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.

Mar
13
Fri
Young Footliters presents Treasure Island @ Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The story of Treasure Island is a classic. Originally written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1883, this adaptation by ArtReach Children’s Theatre Plays’ Kathryn Schultz Miller encompasses all the elements needed for an entertaining story.
The Young Footliters Youth Theatre invites you to join them on a slightly different adventure, as Jim Hawkins, after having his worst day ever, dreams of a better life as a pirate. He meets pirates Billy Bones and Long John Silver, as well as beautiful mermaids, dancing crabs, and some very vocal parrots.
 
Group Discounts: Groups of 10 or more can save 15%; contact the Box Office for details.
Adult: $17
Senior (55+): $15
Student (11-18 & college): $15
Youth (10 & under): $12