Iowa Theaters Host Virtual Performances

Jim Brickman will perform virtually as a part of Stephens Auditorium and Adler Theatre’s slate of virtual shows.

For some Iowa theaters, the shows must go on—even if they are online. Here are a few upcoming virtual performances you can enjoy from anywhere in the state.

Jim Brickman (Adler Theatre, Stephens Auditorium; Feb. 12-14): Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman will play some of his hit love songs, such as “Love of My Life,” “Destiny,” “Angel Eyes” and “Valentine.” Tickets are $40 until Feb. 1, when they increase to $50. Both Stephens Auditorium in Ames and Adler Theatre in Dubuque are selling virtual spots.

Out of Bounds” (Theatre Cedar Rapids; Feb. 12-20): This virtual performance explores the world of cyber-bullying and complicated choices young people make when navigating the politics of friendship. Tickets go on sale Feb. 4.

Ghost Creek” (Englert Theatre; Feb. 16): Join this virtual screening of the short film “Ghost Creek,” which showcases a deserted Iowa City and what happens when a town loses arts, culture and community. Access to the stream starts at $5.

Mountain Goat Mountain” (Des Moines Performing Arts; Feb. 20-March 7): If you want to get away from the screen, this family-friendly performance is audio-only and allows listeners to build their own worlds with just a (big) piece of paper. Tickets are $10.


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