The Iowa State Center’s presentation of The Nutcracker Ballet is now in its 34th year. This Annual production is the longest running Nutcracker in Iowa and showcases sensational talent on stage at Stephens Auditorium, December 13-14. A cast of over 200 skilled dancers from many area and central Iowa communities will take your breath away… Read more »
Elf: The Broadway Musical brought holiday cheer to Stephens over the weekend. There was a special pre-show event where the kids got the chance to create some holiday crafts and take photos with Buddy the elf. After the show fans got the chance to meet some of the wonderful cast.
Join Library staff at Heartland Senior Services for a discussion of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. This classic tells of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island on the Roaring Twenties. Participants may enter a drawing to win tickets to Montana Repertory… Read more »
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 »
Photos from the evening with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and special speakers, Des Moines Symphony Conductor and Director Joseph Guinta, and ISU Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Prater. After the show the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and our donors enjoyed drinks and snacks to end the evening.
Good as New! Renovation of ‘Silver Code’ Complete, Stephens Auditorium Next in Line by Andy Foldes
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
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 »
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 »
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 »