2017 - 2018 Season



Sep 15 - Oct 1, 2017

Alluvion Stage Company - The Tower Theater

For more information about Alluvion Stage Company's production of Newsies visit http://www.alluvionstage.com

  • This production runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 1.
  • Tickets on sale now.

Wait Until Dark

Oct 13 - Oct 22, 2017

Academic Performance - The Box Theater

Wait Until Dark is the thrilling story of Susy Hendrix, a recently blinded housewife, who unwittingly possesses a doll filled with illicit drugs. Harry Roat, a brutal and sophisticated criminal, coerces two small-time thugs into helping him con Susy into giving up the doll. A battle of wits ensues as Susy and the young girl upstairs launch a counterplot against the thieves.

Tickets on sale now.

  • Oct. 13, 14, 20 (*Talk Back), 21 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 14, 21 - 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 15, 22 (ASL) - 3 p.m.

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Nov 3 - Nov 12, 2017

Academic Performance - The Tower Theater

Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment.Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage, and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name...or so he tells her.

Tickets on sale now.

  • Nov. 3, 4, 10 (Talk Back), 11 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 4, 11 - 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 5, 12 (ASL) - 3 p.m.

Arsenic and Old Lace

Dec 1 - Dec 16, 2017

Academic Performance - The Box Theater

Arsenic and Old Lace is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the Mayflower, but now composed of insane homicidal maniacs. Mortimer Brewster has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce his new engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene, but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years!

Tickets on sale now.

  • Dec. 1, 2, 5 (Tentative), 7, 8, 9, 15 (Talk Back), 16 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 2, 9, 16 - 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 3, 10 (ASL), 17 - 3 p.m.

Bye Bye Birdie

Feb 23 - Mar 4, 2018

Academic Performance - The Tower Theater

Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, and a hilarious script, Bye Bye Birdie tells the story of rock star Conrad Birdie, who is the biggest thing to top the charts. But when the United States Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, a plan is hatched: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see.

Tickets go on sale in January.

  • Feb. 23, 24 Mar. 2 (Talk Back), 3 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 24, 3 - 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 25 Mar. 4 (ASL) - 3 p.m.


Mar 30 - Apr 8, 2018

Academic Performance - The Box Theater

Kin is based on the landmark Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, (1927). Carrie Buck’s story links the United States to the Nazi holocaust. Kin is a beautiful, human story of a Virginia girl’s attempt to get home to her daughter. The play includes haunting folk music from the period.

Iowa Playwright’s Competition Grand Prize Winner, 2002. Tickets go on sale in January.

  • March 30, 31, Apr. 3 (Tentative), 5 (Tentative), 6 (Talk Back), 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • March 31, Apr. 7 - 2 p.m.
  • Apr. 8 (ASL) - 3 p.m.

Big Fish

Apr 13 - Apr 29, 2018

Alluvion Stage Company - The Tower Theater

For more information about Alluvion Stage Company's production of Big Fish visit http://www.alluvionstage.com

Love's Labour's Lost

May 4 - May 13, 2018

Academic Performance - The Box Theater

Love's Labour's Lost abounds in sophisticated wordplay, puns, and literary allusions and is filled with clever pastiches of contemporary poetic forms.

Tickets go on sale in January.

  • May 4, 5, 8 (Tentative), 10 (Tentative), 11 (Talk Back), 12 - 7:30 p.m.
  • May 5, 12 - 2 p.m.
  • May 6, 13 (ASL) - 3:00 pm

A * indicates a Talkback performance. At the conclusion of these performances, there will be an open Q&A with the director, designers, and selected actors. Talkbacks are free and open to the public. You are not required to attend the production to attend Talkback.