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Hancher Auditorium
Iowa City Press Citizen - Friday, December 17, 2021

​We hope the University of Iowa will revisit and reverse its decision to remove all funding for Hancher Auditorium (Iowa City Press Citizen Aug. 12).

Hancher Auditorium
The Gazette - Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We hope the University of Iowa will revisit and reverse its decision to eliminate all general education funding from Hancher Auditorium. (The Gazette July 10).

Straight No Chaser
The Gazette - Tuesday, November 30, 2021

It’s no secret that like virtually every other music act, the a cappella group Straight No Chaser was unable to tour because of the pandemic, a situation that wiped out several 2020 tours for the ensemble.

the Hermitage Piano Trio
Daily Iowan - Thursday, November 11, 2021

A love of music and a passion for education — violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov, and pianist Ilya Kazentsev all demonstrate those principles as members of the Hermitage Piano Trio.

Complete with the smell of baking pies, Hancher Auditorium will present the hit musical, "Waitress", this weekend.
Daily Iowan - Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Hundreds of viewers of Waitress at Hancher Auditorium this weekend will be greeted by the warm smell of baking pies, and some may even leave the theater with a fresh pie.

Sara Bareilles and Jisel Soliel Ayon
The Gazette - Thursday, October 14, 2021

Jisel Soleil Ayon has never been a waitress and never baked a pie. But the star of “Waitress,” coming to Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City on Oct. 22 and 23, plans on baking every pie in the musical’s official cookbook when the Los Angeles-based actress, 22, is home for the holidays.

UI Dance Department to celebrate 40th anniversary at Dance Gala 2021
Daily Iowan - Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The University of Iowa’s Department of Dance is back and ready to perform live again for this year’s Dance Gala.

Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City
Daily Iowan - Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Hancher Auditorium canceled one of its performances last week, as the theater — under University of Iowa COVID-19 guidelines — was unable to meet the Actors’ Equity Association’s mask requirement for venues where entertainers perform.

The Gazette - Sunday, September 26, 2021

The continuing pandemic has led to two upcoming events at Hancher Auditorium — Oct. 27’s Boston Pops and Nov. 5’s performance by clown and comedian Bill Irwin — to be canceled.

A photo of Chuy Renteria
Press Citizen - Friday, September 17, 2021

Renteria is less than two months away from the release of their first memoir, a frank recounting of their life growing up in West Liberty, where they were confronted with racism, faced familial challenges, and found dance as a creative outlet.