With its witty one-liners and stirring emotional revelations, Biloxi Blues is truly an American masterpiece written by an all-time Broadway great. Neil Simon’s hit play follows the adventures of Eugene Morris Jerome and his fellow Army inductees struggling through basic training near Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1943. An aspiring writer who sees himself as an outsider… Read more »
The Iowa District Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Iowa District) which were held at the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in Ames on Saturday, January 12. Twenty-one singers competed for advancement in this national competition. The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions are designed to discover exceptional young… Read more »
Ames Children’s Theater, in cooperation with the Ames Public Library and Iowa State Center, is excited to premiere “Play With Words!” at Fisher Theater on Friday, January 18 at 7:30 pm and again on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20 at 2 p.m. Early last spring, area middle-school and high-school-aged students were invited to… Read more »
The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of West Side Story is coming to Ames on February 4. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz,… Read more »
Imago Theatre’s ZooZoo is coming to Stephens Auditorium on Sunday, February 3 and bringing fun for all ages! Mime, dance, music, elaborate costumes, acrobatics and special effects are just some of the highlights of Imago Theatre’s ZooZoo, a show NYTheatre.com called “Completely immersing!” ZooZoo is a showcase for a unique group of playful creatures that… Read more »
The Jim Brickman concert for Thursday, December 20 at Stephens Auditorium has been postponed until Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. Start the New Year off right with An Evening with Jim Brickman! He’ll be performing new music from his latest CD Believe, and well known favorites including “Valentine”, “Angel Eyes”, and ”If You Believe”…. Read more »
For one hour each month, Jacqueline Halbloom highlights the efforts and activities of non-profit arts and culture organizations throughout Iowa on her show Iowa Arts Showcase on Iowa Public Radio. Focusing on performing arts organizations, festivals, visual arts organizations, and other cultural centers, Iowa Arts Showcase shines a light on the contributions of arts organizations… Read more »
The next great Metropolitan Opera star could be singing in Ames on January 12 at noon! On January 12, 2013, up-and-coming opera singers will pin their hopes and dreams on this winter’s Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) Auditions being held in the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall on the Iowa State University campus. Each year more… Read more »
Thanks to everyone who made our production of The Nutcracker Ballet a huge success this year! View More Photos Check out photos from our other events!
Our donors and Center Beat/Facebook contest winners had the chance to meet Kathy before she took the stage. She was a lot shorter than everyone had expected! View More Photos Check out photos from our other events!