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Posted by Karle Meyers | Oct 10, 2017

On the day of the Women's March, Jan. 21, 2017, King and I lead actress Heather Botts was onstage in L.A. playing Anna. When she said the line, "I believe...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Sep 11, 2017

Riverside’s Artistic Director, Sean Lewis, has selected a contemporary season ripe with social commentary and exposing parts of humanity not commonly discussed in the theatrical classics often produced in the...

Posted by Colleen Kennedy | Jun 25, 2017

Riverside Theatre’s second summer Shakespeare production is the hilarious and touching “ad-rap-tation” of 'Comedy of Errors,' entitled 'The Bomb-itty of Errors.' This comedic hip-hop musical, which runs through July 2,...

Posted by Colleen Kennedy | Jun 20, 2017

The Bomb-itty of Errors, adapted by the Q Brothers, opens Friday evening June 23, the second summer production of Riverside Theatre in the Park. Director Postell Pringle explains that “this...

Posted by Colleen Kennedy | Jun 10, 2017

Riverside Theatre in the Park opens its new season with a sparse treatment of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by artistic director Sean Christopher Lewis, Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy is further abridged...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 21, 2017

"Our production is laced with the knowledge that we all have the ability to out-of-sight-out-of-mind the woes of the world," director Rachel Howell said in an email. "We've tried to...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 20, 2017

It's not your average night out at The Mill. Through the efforts of Rich LeMay and Luke Spurlock-Brown, working together as Run of the Mill Theater, the restaurant -- most...

Posted by James Trainor | Mar 1, 2017

Megan Gogerty knows there’s power in comedy -- that what is dressed up as a bit of tomfoolery can in fact be quite conscious, insightful or even subversive. Of course,...

Posted by Sarah Jarmon | Jan 25, 2017

A View From the Bridge Riverside Theatre -- through Feb. 12 Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers and Patrick Du Laney in Riverside Theatre's 'A View From the Bridge -- photos by Riverside...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 18, 2017

Tender Napalm Public Space One -- Friday and Saturday Jan. 20-21 at 6:30 p.m. Skylar Matthias (L) and Amiee Townsend in 'Tender Napalm' -- photo courtesy of Lightswitch Theatre Company...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Nov 25, 2016

Every Brilliant Thing Riverside Theatre -- opens Saturday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tim Budd in 'Every Brilliant Thing' -- photo by Riverside TheatreThe holidays often bring a cloud of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 23, 2016

Every Brilliant Thing Riverside Theatre -- opens Saturday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tim Budd in 'Every Brilliant Thing' -- photo by Riverside Theatre When you hear that a theatre...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 3, 2016

The Taming Riverside Theatre -- through Sunday, Nov. 13 Jordan Arnold (left) and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers imagine a better future in 'The Taming' -- photo by Riverside Theatre In 2013,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 29, 2016

Iowa City Community Theatre Presents: Dracula Johnson County Fairgrounds -- through Oct. 30 Melissa Kaska as Mina, Jen Brown as Lucy in a rehearsal shot from ICCT's 'Dracula' -- photo...

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...

Fair Maid of the West at Riverside Theatre
Posted by James Trainor | Jun 25, 2016

Riverside Theatre presents: Fair Maid of the West Lower City Park Festival Stage -- through July 10 The cast of Riverside Theatre's production of 'Fair Maid of the West' --...