The play’s the thing… and Iowa City and its surrounding area has a number of local venues for you to watch–or get involved with–live theater. Whether it’s your preference to be on the stage or part of the audience, here is information to get you to the theater.
Iowa City Community Theatre
Iowa City Community Theatre (ICCT) is the longest running live theater in Iowa City. It is known for producing popular plays and musicals.
4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE, Iowa City (The Johnson County Fairgrounds)
City Circle Acting Company of Coralville
Its mission: To present professional caliber theatrical productions and events that provide education, enrichment, and enlightenment to the public.
Performances at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th St., Coralville
Dreamwell is a theatre that creates innovative, fresh and provocative experiences that challenge audiences and actors while giving all members of the community an opportunity to grow and develop artistically.
Since its founding, the company has been dedicated to performing high-quality, live professional theatre for audiences of all ages and interests, and offers a wide variety of plays each season. The Old Creamery is proud to be the oldest professional theatre company in the state of Iowa.
39 38th Avenue, Amana
Young Footliters is a program of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts offering kindergarten through 12th graders:
- Fun, creative, and educational theater arts opportunities in a safe, positive, and professional environment
- Quality productions and classes that promote responsibility, confidence, leadership, cooperation, and arts appreciation
Most performances at Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th St., Coralville
Tickets at coralvillearts.org
Combined Efforts is a visual and performing arts company with a mission of artistic excellence through purposeful collaboration between artists with and without disabilities.
Performances in various locations, including Johnson County Fairgrounds, City High School,
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
Touring National Shows
The Englert Theatre
The mission of The Englert Theatre is to own, maintain, and operate The Englert Theatre as a community arts center and performance space, enhancing the vitality of Iowa City’s historic downtown by preserving its last historic theater.
221 E. Washington St., Iowa City
141 E. Park Road, Iowa City
Hancher supports The University of Iowa’s mission of teaching, research, and service by presenting the world’s finest performing artists; developing, engaging, and enlightening audiences; initiating and supporting the creation of new works; and providing artistic, educational, technical, human, and physical resources to the University and the people of Iowa.