A philosopher once called theater “the mask of convention over the face of society in the mirror of the unknown reflecting the rear-view of the sports car of destiny.” Simplify this theory with today’s theatrical Groupon: for $26, you get two tickets for a Thursday-evening or Sunday-matinee performance of your choice of three productions at Riverside Theatre (up to a $52 value), located in Iowa City. Performances run from February 3 to April 17. Click here for the full schedule.
Performing a timeless repertoire with a professional cast of thespians, Riverside Theatre has prevailed as an Iowa City bastion of dramaturgy for 30 years. This season sports a buffet of performances destined to drain tear ducts and induce spasms of laughter. With this deal, you get your choice of select Thursday and Sunday performances of the following shows:
- All My Sons, Arthur Miller’s famously harrowing family drama that depicts the tangles of love, loss, and loyalty. Available performances include any Thursday evening or Sunday matinee February 3–20.
- Walking the Wire: Monologues at Riverside: OMG! is Riverside Theatre’s annual festival of original work, showcasing new works from the country’s freshest playwrights and monologues that should invoke laughter, surprise, and five-minute trampoline-jumping ovations. Available performances include any Thursday evening or Sunday matinee March 6–13.
- The Syringa Tree, Pamela Gien’s potent one-woman play depicting the heartbreak of adolescence under apartheid. Available performances include any Thursday evening or Sunday matinee runs from April 3–17.
Seating is based on availability.