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Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 12, 2015

This improv group could even make "You have died of dysentery" funny! -- image via JOYRIDE JOYRIDE Theatre Cedar Rapids’ Grandon Studio -- Fri-Sun, Nov. 13-15 Theatre Cedar Rapids breaks...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 27, 2015

Psycho Beach Party Johnson County Fairgrounds -- Through Nov. 1 In his program notes for Psycho Beach Party, director Louis Edward Doerge says of the show that, “at its core,...

Posted by Erin McMeen | Oct 22, 2015

Féminaal UI Theatre Building -- Oct. 22-25 Image courtesy of Nina MorrisonPlaywright, MFA Directing candidate and feminist Nina Morrison took time to talk with Little Village about her upcoming show,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 20, 2015

'Old Brick' Presbyterian Church will host one performance of 'Listening for Grace' -- photo by Alan Light Listening for Grace Old Brick Church -- Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m....

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 8, 2015

Joe Wise as Richard Burbage in 'William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead' -- photo via Robyn Calhoun Humans love to tell each other stories. We sit around our proverbial campfires...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 11, 2015

The play centers on the lives of divorced couple Elyot and Amanda, and their tangled path back into one another’s hearts. …

Ron Clark and Jody Hovland
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jun 26, 2015

Riverside Theatre has gone through many changes since founders Ron Clark and Jody Hovland staged its inaugural production in the early ‘80s…

Pippin
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jun 3, 2015

The Corridor has seen its share of plays about princes on quests during recent years. For the final production of its inaugural season, Revival Theatre Company…

Hansel & Gretel
Posted by Jorie Slodki | May 28, 2015

Old Capitol Opera is back with a packed summer season. First up is a weekend perfect for people who are curious about opera, but hesitant to devote…

Barefoot cast
Posted by Jorie Slodki | May 8, 2015

Giving Tree Theater, a new company in Marion, is putting on Barefoot in the Park as part of its innovative mission. The classic comedy about newlyweds in New York City...

Dreamwell Theatre
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 30, 2015

Dreamwell is concluding its season of “The Grand Delusion” with quite possibly the best play to embody this theme. Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is widely considered the best...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 21, 2015

Megan Gogerty’s previous original one-woman show, Feet First in the Water with a Baby in My Teeth, dealt with parenthood, a topic which…

Billy Bishop Goes to War
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 7, 2015

While plenty of Canadian actors and writers have become part of the American arts scene, Americans don’t pay as much attention to works that proudly display Canadian origins. We also...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Mar 20, 2015

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, has been the bee’s knees in recent years after director Baz Luhrmann released his 2013 film extravaganza…

Bookwings 2015
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Mar 12, 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, Iowa City became the shared stage for an international, multimedia experience for the fourth year in a row. Book Wings is a…

Dreamwell Theatre
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Feb 18, 2015

Written in 2007, Christopher Durang’s Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them explores the War on Terror and America’s obsession with…