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Hancher Auditorium

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...

Hancher Auditorium
Posted by Simeon Talley | Aug 19, 2015

Hancher's future facade -- image via OPN Architects In anticipation of a new grand opening in 2016, Hancher Auditorium will begin its 2015 campaign with a free event packed with...

San Jose Taiko at the new Hancher Site
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 25, 2013

Earlier this month, the University of Iowa quietly uploaded the Hancher construction site ceremony to its official Youtube account. You can watch the entire ceremony below, which begins with a...

Hancher Auditorium
Posted by Stephanie Catlett | Jun 25, 2013

A rendering the new Hancher facility by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. This weekend, make time to celebrate the old and embrace the new at a unique arts event welcoming Hancher...

The Stage
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 10, 2013

“How do we experience an epidemic?” Martin Andrews, Producing Director of Working Group Theatre, poses this question during a rainy Saturday...