Past Events 2022

  1. The Joy of Christmas - The Well

    RESCHEDULED: The Joy of Christmas: ELIM

    Canceled. This event has moved to December 25th at The Midnight Gem in Swisher.
  2. Iowa City Youth Choir logo

    Iowa City Youth Choir Winter Concert

    December 20, 2022 7:00 PM
    Iowa City Youth Choir is an auditioned treble choir of 4th–8th grade singers. Enjoy a wide variety of repertoire complementing the winter season! Suggested donation $5 per family.
  3. Elf the Musical December 9–11, 16–18, 2022

    Elf The Musical

    December 9–11 & 16–18, 2022
    Presented by City Circle Theatre Company
    Based on the 2003 Will Ferrell hit, Elf is the Broadway musical sure to leave you laughing this holiday season!
  4. Let&#39s Talk About Mental Health logo

    Let's Talk About Mental Health

    November 28, 2022 5:30 PM
    A free event presented by The Big O Foundation
    The Big O Foundation and students from the You Matter Project will be present for conversation and questions.
  5. Jim McDonough Holiday Concert 2022

    Christmas with Jim McDonough and His Orchestra: 20th Anniversary Tour

    Sunday, November 27 2:30 PM
    This dazzling production features International Steinway Artist Jim McDonough, alongside his professional orchestra, performing spectacular arrangements of all your favorite Christmas music and other all-time hits.
  6. Orchestra Iowa: Homecoming, Conor Hanick

    Homecoming, Conor Hanick, piano

    November 20, 2022 2:00 PM
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa Masterworks II
    Orchestra Iowa returns with Dvorak's symphony "From the New World" and Brahms' "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1" featuring Conor Hanick, piano
  7. Community Foundation of Johnson County logo

    Community Foundation of Johnson County Community Grants Awards Celebration

    November 16, 2022 4:00 PM
    Presented by the Community Foundation of Johnson County
    The Community Foundation of Johnson County's 2022 Community Grants Cycle culminates in this grant award celebration.
  8. Peter and the Wolf puppets and puppeteers

    Peter & the Wolf: Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company

    Friday, November 11 7:00 PM
    Eulenspiegel Puppets use beautifully crafted large tabletop puppets and rod puppets to tell this classic tale in this "Pay What You Will" performance.
  9. Orchestra Iowa: From the Heartland, Nov. 6

    From the Heartland

    November 6, 2022 2:00 PM
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa Shuttleworth Chamber Series
    Orchestra Iowa returns with music of Dvorak and other thrilling composers.
  10. Metro Mix Chorus Logo

    A Lot of Livin' To Do

    November 5, 2022 4:00 PM
    Presented by Metro Mix Chorus
    Recently returning from the Sweet Adelines International chorus competition in Phoenix, the chorus shares those unique chord-ringing, acapella, 4-part barbershop harmonies!
  11. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr logo

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jr.

    October 28–30, 2022
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    Filled with holiday hits like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "A Holly Jolly Christmas," this classic features all of your favorite characters!
  12. UI Fall Opera 2022

    UIowa Fall Opera: Domenico Cimarosa's "Il matrimonio segreto"

    October 14–16, 2022
    This operatic farce to rival Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte sees all six characters getting into awkward situations or being caught in compromising positions until the truth finally must come out.
  13. Logo - Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

    Harmony Days are Here Again!

    November 3, 2022
    Presented by Old Capitol Chorus
    Old Capitol Chorus presents their annual harmony show. Along with Tapestry Quartet, Corridor 4 Quartet and the presentation of our Big Wheel in the Arts Award.
  14. Little Shop of Horrors logo

    Little Shop of Horrors

    September 16–18 & 23–25, 2022
    Presented by City Circle Theatre Company
    When a fumbling floral assistant discovers a new and unusual breed of plant, the R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune… at a murderous cost!
  15. Evening of Irving Berlin September 9, 2022

    An Evening of Irving Berlin

    September 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM
    Under the baton of Dr. Edward Kottick, the CCPA Orchestra and guest soloists take the stage to deliver the beloved music of Irving Berlin.
  16. Exterior building photo of CCPA

    Arts Commission Annual Meeting

    Tuesday, September 6 at 12:00 PM
    Join us to hear the 2022–2023 annual report for the CCPA, and learn about new and exciting programs from City Circle Theatre Company and Young Footliters Youth Theatre.
  17. Wings logo


    September 2–4, 2022
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    A world premiere play by Matt Falduto, visit a world where teenagers come of age by getting their wings to fly high.
  18. A Musical Story of a Nation

    Ye Jo Des Hai Mera: A Musical Story of a Nation

    Thursday, August 25, 2022 7:00 PM
    Ye Jo Des Hai Mera is a scripted/narrated musical performance that traces India's 75-year journey post-Independence. Presented by Niche Entertainment. More info
  19. Joseph Hall is Elvis August 20, 2022

    Joseph Hall: ELVIS Rock N Remember

    August 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM
    ELVIS IS IN THE BUILDING! Joseph Hall is thrilled to present his Elvis Rock N Remember tribute show! Hall has been recognized as one of the top tribute artists in the world today.
  20. Celtic Summerfest August 14, 2022

    Celtic Summerfest

    Sunday, August 14, 2022 3:00 PM
    Celtic Summerfest features a fellowship of Iowa artists that honors the past and gratefully offers Irish music and dance from a living tradition rooted in musical lineage and rife with creative possibility.
  21. The Machine Stops: A New Opera by John Lake and Cecile Goding

    The Machine Stops: An Opera by John Lake & Cecile Goding

    July 30–31, 2022
    Produced by Ed Kottick
    Based on a 1909 story by E. M. Forster, this new science fiction opera will take you to a world where everyone lives alone, communicating only through their phones. Sound familiar?
  22. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR, July 22-24, 2022

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.

    July 22–24, 2022
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas! A blockbuster for the whole family!
  23. Broadway Bootcamp presents Roald Dahl&#39s Willy Wonka Jr July 13–14 2022

    Corridor Broadway Bootcamp's Production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr.

    July 13–14, 2022
    Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure.
  24. Orphan Train to Iowa

    Orphan Train to Iowa: For The Love of Pete

    Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:30 pm
    Presented by Crescendo Children's Choir
    Between 1854–1930 more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west to find new homes. Their story is told in this opera with music by Kevin Allen.
  25. SPAMALOT June 10-12, 2022

    Monty Python's Spamalot

    June 10–12, 2022
    Presented by City Circle Theatre Company
    Join King Arthur and his less-than-heroic Knights in their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and truly wild songs are all in store!
  26. Beatles vs Stones

    Beatles vs Stones—A Musical Showdown

    New date! May 25, 2022 7:30 PM
    In alternating power sets, two internationally known tribute bands face off in an on-stage, mash-up duel! Tickets originally purchased for the 2021 CCPA performance have been transferred to the new date.
  27. Orchestra Iowa Musical Pranks

    Orchestra Iowa Masterworks IV: Musical Pranks

    May 22, 2022 2:30 pm
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa
    Orchestra Iowa's Masterworks IV series returns with Musical Pranks and violinist William Hagen.
  28. A Showcase of Friends event logo

    A Showcase of Friends

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:00 PM
    This event will feature performances by SoundReach Choir of West Music and artists from Combined Efforts.
  29. West High Jazz Bands May 16 2022

    West High Jazz Bands

    Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:00 PM
    Featured guests will be Bridget Kearney, bassist and member of the band Lake Street Dive, and Gabriel King Medd, jazz trumpet from New York City, NY.
  30. Legally Blonde May 6-8, 13-15, 2022

    Legally Blonde the Musical

    May 6–8 & 13–15, 2022
    Presented by City Circle Theatre Company
    A fabulously fun, award-winning musical based on the movie, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams!
  31. Young Footliters Logo

    Young Footliters All-Ages Reunion

    May 7, 2022, 1:00–3:00 PM
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    All Young Footliters are welcome to an afternoon of fun, games, and friendships at this all-ages get together!
  32. ChinesePerformArts 300x170

    An Evening of Chinese Performing Arts

    April 29, 2022
    Presented by Iowa City Area Chinese Association
    A brilliant artistic celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the various forms of Chinese music pieces and dances.
  33. Logo for Gilbert And Sullivan&#39s HMS Pinafore

    Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore

    April 22–24, 2022
    Presented by University of Iowa School of Music
    Set sail for hysterical hi-jinks on the high seas with Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved comedy of star-crossed lovers, mistaken identities, and madcap merriment.
  34. Iowa M.O.S.T. Benefit

    The Iowa M.O.S.T. Benefit Concert

    April 4, 2022
    Presented by Miles of Smiles
    A benefit concert to fundraise for the 2022 mission to Huehuetenango, Guatemala, to perform cleft lip surgery, palate reconstruction, and cataract correction in underprivileged areas.
  35. Orchestra Iowa Rach 3

    Masterworks VI: Rach 3

    April 3, 2022
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa
    Orchestra Iowa returns with pianist Joyce Yang in an extraordinary performance of Rachmaninoff's 3rd piano concerto.
  36. Stuart Little, April 1-2, 2022

    Stuart Little

    April 1–2, 2022
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    He's just a mouse named Stuart Little, born into an ordinary New York family. But Stuart Little's many adventures are brought vividly to life in this endearing classic!
  37. Disney&#39s The Aristocats Kids, March 25-26, 2022

    Disney's The Aristocats Kids

    March 25–26, 2022
    Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
    Based on the beloved Disney animated film, with a jazzy, upbeat score, here's a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns!
  38. New Horizons Band logo

    Silver Swing Concert

    New time! March 10, 2022
    Silver Swing is an 18- to 20-piece ensemble of well-aged musicians established in 1998 and plays “Big Band” music for a variety of events. This concert was originally scheduled for Feb 15.
  39. Image of Violin Players

    Spring in the Air

    March 6, 2022
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa
    The Shuttleworth Chamber Series returns with music by Ravel, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, and more!
  40. CBJ&#39s 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes

    CBJ's 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes

    March 3, 2022
    Presented by Corridor Business Journal
    Nine of the Corridor’s top executives will share 10 of their best ideas in this free presentation.
  41. Regina High School Drama presents Rodgers and Hammerstein&#39s Cinderella, February 25–27, 2022

    Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

    February 25–27, 2022
    Presented by Regina High School Drama
    Wishes really do come true! Join us on a whirlwind adventure with Broadway's most beloved musical. Don't wait...the magic stops when the clock strikes midnight!
  42. Camelot In Concert: February 11-13, 2022

    Camelot in Concert

    February 11–13, 2022
    Presented by City Circle Theatre Company
    The legendary love story of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps to the stage with a full orchestra and choir in this lush concert production.
  43. Musicians playing cellos

    Three's a Crowd: Musical Trios

    January 16, 2022
    Presented by Orchestra Iowa
    The Shuttleworth Chamber Series returns with exciting trios by Ewazen, Martinu, Brahms, and more!