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Read the details of our revised 2016-17 season!


Some plays are perfect, some are timeless and some are necessary. This original production takes on one of the most immediate issues in our country today.

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By phone at 319-338-7672, in person at the theatre, 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City, Mon-Fri, 1pm-5pm
or 1 hour before each show, or ONLINE*

Single Tickets

Adults: $30 (Over 60/under 30, $28)
Youth (18 and under): $18 (Fri-Sun)
Thursday Student Special:  $12 (College students, please bring ID)
Riverdogs:  This show can be part of your Flex Pass (choose 4, 5 or 6 season shows)
Student rush: $18 (any unsold tickets 10 mins before the show)
Veterans, military personnel & immed family: $24 (Blue Star discount)

Groups (10+): call 319-338-7672 about your discount.*If you are using a coupon, voucher, or Thurs Student, Riverdog, Group or Blue Star discount, please call the Box Office, 319-338-7672 to order your tickets.  Thank you!

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Riverside Theatre is located at 213 N. Gilbert Street, Iowa City

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Announcing 'Black and Blue' talkbacks

Because of the incredible response we've had to the first week of "Black and Blue" -- and the important conversations that it's leading to -- we're adding two community talk-backs for the show. The first will be held Sunday, Sept. 18. It will be ...

CBS2 News covers 'Black and Blue'

KGAN CBS2 News out of Cedar Rapids stopped by Riverside Theatre to learn more about "Black and Blue" going into our second weekend. Check out their story.

Talking about 'Black and Blue'

"Black and Blue" has been getting a lot of attention in the past few days. In an interview with writer/director Sean Christopher Lewis by The Daily Iowan, Isaac Halmet writes that "Conversation is exactly what Lewis hopes his play opens the doors ...

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