This Is Not a Pipe Dream

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in FISHER THEATER (60 minutes)

Inspired by the life and work of the surrealist painter Rene Magritte, This Is Not a Pipe Dream by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as “a pipe dream”, he is encouraged by his mother, and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte’s famous paintings.  A celebration of art, the imagination, and the ways in which they help us confront life’s traumas and mysteries. Bring the whole family with special pricing for children’s tickets.

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Tickets available through Iowa State Center Ticket Office, any Ticketmaster, or the Fisher Theater box office prior to performances.

Adults $18, Seniors $16, Students $11, Youth (17 and under) $5




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