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Hancher Auditorium

Posted by Jessica Cline | Oct 3, 2017

Muslim-American writer G. Willow Wilson will give a free lecture at Hancher Auditorium on Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. titled A Superhero for Generation Why. The lecture is a part...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 10, 2017

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 2, 2017

Kelly Link Prairie Lights -- Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. Hancher -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Kelly Link will read at Hancher on Tuesday, April 4. --...

Posted by Letters | Jan 17, 2017

I am writing for an explanation as to why the new Hancher Auditorium does not accept cash. Unfortunately, I no longer own a credit card, so the inconvenience of this...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 19, 2016

Iowa City's newly reopened Hancher Auditorium announced today that it is one of four recipients of a Building Bridges: Arts, Culture and Identity Individual Grant. The Association of Performing Arts...

Posted by Sarah Jarmon | Oct 14, 2016

The Book of Mormon Hancher Auditorium -- through Sunday, Oct. 16 Photo courtesy of Book of Mormon When I first heard that Trey Parker and Matt Stone had written a...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 25, 2016

Steve Martin and Martin Short brought their "An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life" show to the Hancher auditorium Opening Gala Saturday night. The new 1,800...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 17, 2016

A few thousand people gathered outside the new Hancher building to see Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The free outdoor concert kicked off...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Sep 14, 2016

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, with Preservation Hall Jazz Band Hancher parking lot -- Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty -- photo by Paulo Phillippidis Eight long years...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 10, 2016

It's been eight long years since floodwater overtook the stage at Hancher Auditorium. After years of planning and construction, the University of Iowa's new Hancher Auditorium has opened it's doors....

Hancher Auditorium
Posted by Little Village | Sep 7, 2016

Hancher's future facade -- image via OPN Architects Ribbon-cutting and Open House Hancher Auditorium -- Friday, Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. -- Free This Friday, a six-year wait comes to...

Step Afrika! will present a commissioned piece on Hancher's 2016-17 season.
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 25, 2016

Steve Martin and Martin Short kick things off at Hancher's Opening Gala -- photo courtesy of Hancher. It's official: The new Hancher is a phenomenal space. With a facility so...

Posted by Tim Taranto | Apr 13, 2016

In 1987, Robert Joffrey’s Chicago-based ballet company held the world premier of their production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker at The University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium. At a press conference held...

Posted by Ashley Murphy | Dec 4, 2015

Taylor Mac's preferred pronoun? "Judy." -- photo via The Arches Taylor Mac E.C. Mabie Theatre (200 N. Riverside Dr.) -- Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Theater artist Taylor Mac...