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NEXT AT RIVERSIDE THEATRE:  A Grateful Nation & A Christmas Carol

"Comedy of the Year" -NY Times

Moving suddenly to Bogota (pronounced buh-GO-da), New Jersey in the 80's is tough, especially with a dysfunctional family, especially as a teenage girl with an extremely rare age-advancing disease. But Kimberly has more to deal with than being 16 and looking 70 - her family is hiding a secret and is hoping that they'll be safe in Bogota....

Featuring Jody Hovland as Kimberly, with Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, Carrie Houchins-Witt, Frankie Rose, and Tim Budd.  Meet the cast & characters.

"It's rare to find a play that is both incredibly poignant on topics like loneliness and love but that can still stay completely hysterical and surprising throughout."
                               -Sean Christopher Lewis, Director

Director's Notes         Scenic Artist's Statement

“The Riverside Theatre production…fully exploits the script’s humor and poignancy.”The Gazette  Full review

“Usher. Beg. Pay. But don’t miss this show....”Iowa Theatre Blog  Full review

Daily Iowan Article

KCCK Culture Crawl Interview

Show photos

This play contains adult language.

Show Dates
Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun    Oct 30-Nov 2   Final weekend!

Times: Thurs-Sat shows at 7:30pm, Sun shows at 2:00pm

Kimberly Akimbo is sponsored by:
Julie & Carl Schweser

(l to r) Jody Hovland, Frankie Rose, Tim Budd; photo by Bob Goodfellow

New Season of Shows & Dollar Dog Readings


KIMBERLY AKIMBO TICKETS

Box Office hours: Monday - Friday, noon-4pm & 1 hour before shows

ORDER ONLINE HERE.
If you are a Riverdog, coupon or voucher holder, using the Blue Star military discount, or booking for groups of 10+, please call the Box Office at 319-338-7672 to use your discounts when buying tickets.

BY PHONE: 319-338-7672, Monday-Friday, noon-4pm
IN PERSON: Monday - Friday, noon-4pm & 1 hour before shows, 213 N. Gilbert Street, Iowa City
Riverdog Season Pass info here.
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KIMBERLY AKIMBO PRICING

Thursday, 10/30:  Thirty-four tickets for $10 - All 34 of these tickets are sold

Adults: $30 (Over 60/under 30 years old, $28)

Youth (18 and under): $18

RiverdogsKimberly Akimbo is included in your pass!

Student rush: $20 (any unsold tickets 20 mins before the show)

Groups of 10+, call the Box Office for your discount!

Veterans, military personnel and their immediate family receive a discount at Riverside Theatre in appreciation of service.  Click here for more information about the Blue Star Theatre program and ticket discount information


Above photo: Frankie Rose & Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers; photo by Bob Goodfellow

Riverdog photo:  Anne Boleyn (Annie) Swanson; photo by Jeff Nesheim

Poster photo:  Jody Hovland; photo by James Caldwell


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Did you know...

Did you know... ...that when you come to a show at Riverside Theatre on Gilbert Street you can purchase wine, beer, soda or water and take them into the show with you.  You can buy cookies too, but you have to eat them before you go into the ...

"Kimberly Akimbo" Director's Notes

Director Sean Christopher Lewis tells us his thoughts on Kimberly Akimbo: "I read Kimberly Akimbo for the first time about ten years ago and at the time didn't think much of it. And to be honest over the summer when Jody approached me with the idea ...

A peek into "Kimberly Akimbo" Scenic & Lighting Designer Courtney Schmitz's mind...

Minneapolis area-based scenic & lighting designer Courtney Schmitz gives us a rare peek into the inspiration of the very cool 'Kimberly Akimbo' set... When asked to write an artist’s statement about the design of Kimberly Akimbo, I was torn. ...

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