Iowa State Center News And Press Releases

by Jordan Julson. News

What: Metropolitan Opera National Councils Auditions – Iowa District When: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at NOON – 5 p.m. Where: Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building, ISU Campus in Ames Admission: Free and open to the public, reception following The next great Metropolitan Opera star could be singing in Ames on January 10! On January… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News
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Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring laughter and their world class improv to Stephens Auditorium. Before the show, Josh Chamberlin the founder of Last Laugh Comedy club spoke about the practice of improv and how we use it everyday. Photos taken on Oct. 26, 2014 by Jordan Julson/Iowa State Center

by Jordan Julson. News
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Ames, IA – Just a few days before this year’s elections, Iowa State Center’s Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Youth Matinee Series and TheatreworksUSA present We the People, a fast-paced musical revue that brings American civics lessons to life. Young people will have a blast learning about the three branches of government, the First Amendment, presidential… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News

Mochrie and Sherwood’s Two Man Group is a riotously funny, interactive, and completely improvised tour de force. These talented TV pros create pandemonium on the spot in one of the funniest live shows on tour. Using their quick wit, the duo riffs on contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes. Throughout the… Read more »

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SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is a hilarious new comedy that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life comes to Ames on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Audiences will laugh aloud with this clever re-imagining of the novel’s characters as they come to life with sharp-witted comedy, musical numbers, and… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News

Today is the 45th annivsery of C.Y. Stephens Auditorium! On September 9, 1969 C.Y.Stephens Auditorium had its grand opening featuring New York Philharmonics and guest Mendelsson’s Italian Symphony for the first of five shows. Click here to take a look at the original program of the show. For more information about event history click the… Read more »