Iowa Theater Listings

See Church Basement Ladies at Circa 21 through April 27.

CIRCA 21 DINNER PLAYHOUSE, Rock Island, IL. Circa21.com. Church Basement Ladies. This musical comedy based on recipes, food, and change in the Lutheran church is incredibly funny, heartwarming, and down to earth. Through April 27.

GIVING TREE THEATER, 752 10th St., Marion. GivingTreeTheater.com. The Hallelujah Girls. Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives during a day at the Spa-Dee-Dah. April 12–28.

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA THEATRE, Theatre Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Theatre.uiowa.edu. In the Red and Brown Water. Inspired by Federico García Lorca’s Yerma and Yoruban cosmology, Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play is a lyrical coming-of-age offering at the intersection of ancestral myth and ritual. April 12–20. Iowa New Play Festival 2024. April 29–May 4.

RIVERSIDE THEATRE, 119 E. College St., Iowa City. RiversideTheatre.org. Herein Lies the Truth. Writer-performer Aaron Pang shares his story of recovery and his journey towards intimacy, exploring preconceived notions about disability and race. April 18–28.

THEATRE CEDAR RAPIDS, 102 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids. TheatreCR.org. Fairview. Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Fairview is a bold and disarmingly funny play and a “reminder of the unmatched power of live theater to rattle, roil, and shake us wide awake” (New York Times). Through April 14. School of Rock. May 3–26.

DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER, 221 Walnut St., Des Moines. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org. The Improvised Shakespeare Company. This award-winning ensemble founded in Chicago in 2005 creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes. April 30–May 5. DM Young Artists’ Theatre: Marvel Plays. Marvel comes to life with productions of Squirrel Girl Goes to College and Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play, running in rep. April 26–May 5. MJ: The Musical. This Tony Award-winning musical centers around the making of Michael Jackson’s 1992 Dangerous World Tour. Willis Broadway Series. April 30–May 5.

MIRRORBOX THEATRE, CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. MirrorboxTheatre.com. We’ll Get Back to You. Crooked Path and Mirrorbox present a world premiere by author Rob Bell. It begins with questions that lead to more questions that lead to larger questions about this disruptive presence at the heart of it all. April 4–28.

DES MOINES PLAYHOUSE, 831 42nd St., Des Moines. DMPlayhouse.com. Beautiful: The Carol King Musical. April 5–21.

CINEMA FAIRFIELD, Sondheim Theater, 200 N. Main, Fairfield. First-run films on the big screen, $7 admission, 7 p.m. shows. Concessions available. Check CinemaFairfield.com for features and showtimes!

FILMSCENE at the Chauncey, 404 E. College St., Iowa City. ICFilm-Scene.org. Filmscene screens art films, documentaries, educational movies, cult classics, late-night screenings, Pride series, Reel Representation series, Picture Show family series, and more.

List of Eastern/Central Iowa Theaters

ADLER THEATRE, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. (563) 326-8500.

BRUCEMORE MANSION, Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater, Cedar Rapids. Brucemore.org. (319) 362-7375.

CEDAR FALLS COMMUNITY THEATER, Oster Regent, 103 Main St., Cedar Falls. (319) 277-5283.

CIRCA ’21 DINNER PLAYHOUSE, Rock Island, IL. Circa21.com.

CITY CIRCLE THEATRE COMPANY, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. (319) 248-9370. CoralvilleArts.org.

CORALVILLE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, 1301 5th St., Coralville. (319) 248-9372. www.CoralvilleArts.org.

DES MOINES PERFORMING ARTS, 221 Walnut St., DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER, 221 Walnut St., Des Moines. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

DES MOINES METRO OPERA, Blank Performing Arts Center, 513 North D St., Indianola. DesMoinesMetroOpera.org.

CORALVILLE CENTER for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th St., Coralville. (319) 248-9370.

DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER, 221 E. Walnut St., Des Moines. (515) 246-2300.

DES MOINES METRO OPERA, Blank Performing Arts Center, 513 North D St., Indianola. DesMoinesMetroOpera.org.

DES MOINES YOUNG ARTISTS THEATRE, 4801 Franklin Ave., Des Moines. (515) 218-8016.

DES MOINES PLAYHOUSE, 831 42nd St., Des Moines. DMPlayhouse.com.

DREAMWELL THEATRE, Public Space One, 120 N. Dubuque St., Iowa City. Dreamwell.com.

FAIRFIELD AREA COMMUNITY THEATER, Walton Club, 2265 Walton Lake Road, Fairfield.

FILMSCENE at the Chauncey, 404 E. College St., Iowa City. ICFilmScene.org.

GIVING TREE THEATER, 752 10th St., Marion. GivingTreeTheater.com.

IOWA CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE, 4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd., Iowa City. IowaCityCommunityTheatre.org.

IOWA STAGE THEATER COMPANY, Salisbury House & Gardens, Shakespeare on the Lawn, Des Moines. SalisburyHouse.org.

IOWA STAGE THEATRE CO., Kum & Go Theater, Des Moines. IowaStage.org.

MIRRORBOX THEATRE, CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. MirrorboxTheatre.com.

MOUNT VERNON-LISBON COMMUNITY THEATRE, 221 1st St. W NE, Mt Vernon. (319) 654-1016.

PYRAMID THEATRE, Stoner Theatre, 221 Walnut St., Des Moines Civic Center. PyramidTheatre.org.

QUAD CITY MUSIC GUILD, Prospect Park Auditorium, Moline, IL. (309) 762-6610.

REVIVAL THEATRE COMPANY & Coe College, Dows Theatre, 1220 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids. RevivalTheatreCompany.com.

RIVERSIDE THEATRE, 119 E. College St., Iowa City. RiversideTheatre.org.

TALLGRASS THEATRE COMPANY, 2019 Grand Ave., West Des Moines. TallgrassTheatre.org.

THEATRE CEDAR RAPIDS, 102 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids. TheatreCR.org.

THEATRE CEDAR RAPIDS @ Brucemore, Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater, 2160 Linden Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids. Brucemore.org. Theatre-CR.org.

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA THEATRE, Theatre Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Theatre.uiowa.edu.

WASHINGTON COMMUNITY THEATER, 2227 250th St., Washington. (319) 653-5175. WCTheater.com.

WATERLOO COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE, 224 Commercial St., Waterloo. (319) 235-0367.

WILLOW CREEK THEATRE COMPANY, 327 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City. Facebook.com.