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July 29, 2022

The 2022-2023 performing arts series at Stephens Auditorium takes us from Broadway to Ireland to Africa and beyond, with 17 events scheduled from September 2022 to April 2023. 

Broadway musicals

  • Anastasia (Oct. 4): A brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. 
  • ON YOUR FEET! (Jan. 15) is the inspiring true story of international sensation Gloria Estefan. 
  • Hairspray (Feb. 3): Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? 
  • My Fair Lady (Feb. 13): From Lincoln Center Theater comes Lerner & Loewe’s classic, My Fair Lady
  • Annie (April 25): Little Orphan Annie is the ultimate cure for all the hard knocks life throws your way. 

Tribute shows

  • The Fab Four (Sept. 30) is a FABulous Beatles tribute. You’ll swear you are watching the real thing! 
  • MANIA: The ABBA Tribute (Jan. 29): Two hours of uplifting, dance-inducing songs. 
  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T.  (March 4) is the ultimate tribute to the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. 

Music

  • Kardemimmit (Sept. 13):  Four women singing and playing the Finnish national instrument. 
  • Three Dog Night (Oct. 6): In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top-10 hits. 
  • Nathan Carter (Nov. 13): A unique blend of Celtic, Irish, classic country, and contemporary favorites. 
  • Ireland With Michael LIVE (March 5): A multimedia experience featuring the Irish tenor Michael Londra. 
  • Red Hot Chilli Pipers (March 21): Bagpipes and drums with attitude. Not to be confused with the Peppers! 
  • Les Violons du Roy (April 22): A boundless repertoire of music for chamber orchestra. 

Comedy, acrobatics…and STOMP

  • Whose Live Anyway? (Oct. 14): 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song. 
  • STOMP (Nov. 6): Using everything but conventional percussion instruments to create magnificent rhythms. 
  • ZuZu African Acrobats (Feb. 21): Acrobatics, drums, singing, dancing, and gravity-defying stunts.

Subscription ticket orders may be placed online at www.center.iastate.edu/orderonline. Tickets for individual shows go on sale this fall. Stephens Auditorium is managed by VenuWorks.

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