Make an evening of it! Grab your friends for social time and dinner before the show.
Make hassle-free dinner reservations and nab a great parking spot when you add a pre-show dinner to your night out at Stephens. Each dining experience includes salad, entrée, starch, vegetable, dessert and one drink ticket for wine or beer for only $32 per person. Beginning 90 minutes before the show, you can relax and know that you will have time to enjoy your meal and easily get to your seats before opening curtain.
Please call the Iowa State Center ticket office to order your pre-show dinner tickets at 515-294-2479 or Order Online! Reservations are required and placed at least five (5) business days prior to show date. Requests for dinner tickets placed within five (5) business days of the show date will be filled based upon availability and will include an additional $10 fee per ticket.
Guests enjoy a unique menu themed for the occasion, along with wine and beer. Savor a pre-show dining experience with us in Scheman Building for the following performances:
January 31, 2019 – 6 pm
Various foods featuring Kinky brand vodka, served buffet style. Vodka lime pork chops, drunken fried chicken, adult mac and cheese, vodka root rice pilaf, mandarin orange and goat cheese salad with citrus vodka vinaigrette, and kinky pineapple mango chutney.
The King’s Singers
February 14, 2019 – 6 pm
A Boston-esque seafood boil, served buffet style. Shell clams, whole crawfish, kielbasa sausage, shrimp, corn on the cob, new potatoes, and house salad.
The Sound of Music
March 28, 2019 – 6 pm
Traditional Austrian cuisine, served in courses. Liptauer cheese crostini, gulyas leves (goulash), wiener backhendl with Austrian potatoes, and apple strudel.
San Francisco Symphony
March 29, 2019 – 6 pm
San Francisco’s signature cuisine, served in courses. Clam chowder, roast chicken and bread salad, prime rib with garlic fries and creamed spinach, and Chocolate Kougin Amann.
April 27, 2019 – 6 pm
Cuisine inspired by the lyrics, served buffet style. Venison osso bucco, coffee roasted vegetable blend, jalapeno mascarpone polenta, orange ambrosia salad, and honey butter tarts.