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Grinnell College presents The Metropolitan Opera’s productions of Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bela Bartók’s Bluebeards Castle live in high-definition at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in Harris Center Cinema. Refreshments will be available for sale in the lobby of the cinema...
In honor of the upcoming 450th celebration of Shakespeare’s birth in 1564, Grinnell’s Theatre and Dance Department presents Hamlet. In its time, the play was the most popular of the revenge tragedies or “tragedies of blood,” in vogue from the 1590s through 1620. Evening: 7:30 p....
The San Francisco-based Joe Goode Performance Group (JGPG) will present “Hush,” an innovative form of dance-theater, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11. Tickets are required for the free public performance at Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. JGPG’s work is...
Grinnell College presents Michael Frayn's 1998 play Copenhagen, a drama that weaves together physics, friendship, and the atomic bomb; it won the Olivier and Tony Awards for best play. About the Play An emotionally explosive play of ideas, Copenhagen draws on history, science,...
Soprano Amy S. Johnson ’85, one of America's finest singing actresses, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Herrick Chapel. Her free public recital will feature Korngold's virtuosic "Songs of the Clown," and include works by Beethoven, Charpentier, and Wagner. She...
Pacifica String Quartet will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Bucksbaum Sebring-Lewis Hall. The quartet offered a master class at Grinnell College earlier in the week. The group regularly performs in the world’s major concert halls and was the...
Eugene Gaub, associate professor of music, will perform Maurice Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin: A Memorial to Friends Killed in the Great War” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28. This free concert will take place in the Faulconer Gallery. Ravel, a 20th century French composer,...
  Benjamin Doehr ’15 spent his summer lighting up Frank N. Furter, Magenta, Brad, and Janet. Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Justin Thomas is a professional lighting and scenic designer. This summer, he was contracted by the Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. to design...
Every student pays a few hundred dollars a year to the College in the form of the student activities fee. The College immediately gives that money back to the student body to do with as it wishes, from bringing speakers to campus to having concerts nearly every weekend. Any...
Performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10–12 &  2 p.m. Oct. 13, Flanagan Theatre Wit, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, explores the manner in which a professor of English, Vivian Bearing, faces her losing battle with ovarian cancer. “In the play,” says director Craig...
*/ Grinnell College's 26-voice Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir will perform in four cities during a spring concert tour that runs from March 14-18. The concerts, which are free and open to the public, will take place at: 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14 Cleaves Temple CME Church...
The Metropolitan Opera’ first production of Gioacchino Rossini's "La Donna del Lago" will be streamed live in high-definition at noon Saturday, March 14, in Harris Center Cinema. Opera superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez will display their vocal fireworks in this...
The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Jacques Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" will be streamed live in high-definition at noon Saturday, Jan. 31, in Harris Center Cinema. In this wild, kaleidoscopic production, tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the title role of Hoffmann in...
Watch the New York City’s Metropolitan Opera 2014–15 season “Live in HD” in the Harris Center Cinema. Saturday, Jan. 17, see Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow. The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen...

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The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Jacques Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" will be streamed live in high-definition at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, in Grinnell College's Harris Center Cinema, 1114 10th Ave., Grinnell. In this wild, kaleidoscopic production, tenor Vittorio...

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The Wall Performance Lab black box theatre was revamped as part of the Bucksbaum renovation and has since been used more for experimental and student work. Performances can usually seat up to 72 people.

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