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Hancher is for Hawkeyes: An open houseand ticket sale for UI students
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Hancher is for Hawkeyes

An open house and ticket sale for UI students

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Hancher Auditorium is your performing arts venue on campus!

Highlights of this special event include:

  • Discounted UI student tickets—just $5 for most performances!
    (Must be purchased in person with current student ID between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm on August 29. One (1) ticket per show at the $5 price.)*
  • 400 $20 RENT tickets will be available—first come, first served; one ticket per UI student
  • Drawings for free ticket vouchers 
    (Must be used between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm on August 29.)
  • Tours of the building—including backstage and on stage
  • Free snacks
  • The Street Hawk food truck will be on hand 11:00 am–3:00 pm. Street Hawk accepts the Housing and Dining Flex Meal plan.
  • The Stanley Café will be open starting at 5:00 pm for Thursday Night at Hancher

RENT, The Color Purple, The Actors’ Gang, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tickets are not available at this special price, but student discounts are available to The Color Purple, The Actors’ Gang, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

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Getting to Hancher is easy! 

  • Walking: from the east side of campus take a footbridge—by the IMU or behind Stanley Residence Hall
  • Biking: bike racks are available
  • Cambus: the Blue and Red Routes stop at Hancher
  • Parking: we’ll set aside parking spots in the Hancher lot for this event

Getting to Hancher via Cambus

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at (319) 335-1158.