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Oct 4 - Nov 1
/ (All day)

This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. Her courage helped to change the world. 

Oct 4 - Dec 17
/ (All day)

Voices From Ellis Island

Kaleidoscope Series

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. 

Oct 18 - 29
/ (All day)

Charlotte's Web

Kaleidoscope Series

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte.

The story of Buddy Holly comes to the Gallagher Bluedorn

Oct 24 / 3:00 PM

An unexpected musical icon, a meteoric rise to fame, and a tragic end. In 18 short months, one man changed the face of rock n’ roll forever.

Nov 1 - 19
/ (All day)

The Snail and The Whale

Kaleidoscope Series

The remarkable story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world!

The Simon & Garfunkel Story performing at the Gallagher Bluedorn

Nov 5 / 7:00 PM

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Gallagher Bluedorn

 From their humble beginnings, to their incredible rise to fame, “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Fans...

Gallagher Bluedorn Presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Dec 7 - Dec 8 / 7:00 PM, 7:00 PM

“Beautiful” tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers...

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas returns to the Gallagher Bluedorn

Dec 15 - Dec 16 / 7:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Mannheim Steamroller

Gallagher Bluedorn

For more than 35 years, Mannheim Steamroller has brought holiday magic to audiences around the globe. Now, the group will light up the Gallagher Bluedorn with an unforgettable performance of all...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical takes the Gallagher Bluedorn stage

Dec 19 - Dec 19 / 2:00 PM, 6:00 PM

The beloved TV classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” soars off-screen and onto the stage at the Gallagher Bluedorn this holiday season. It’s an adventure for the whole family that teaches us a...

People in yellow drumline suits stand with various brass instruments on stage

Jan 28 / 10:00 AM

DRUMLine Live

Kaleidoscope Series

DRUMLine Live is an international tour based on the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching band tradition.

Men in orange jumpsuits playing brass instruments.

Jan 28 / 7:00 PM

DRUMLine Live

Gallagher Bluedorn

“DRUMLine Live,” the show-stopping production created by the musical team behind the hit movies, “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat,” is hitting the road again with a new and dynamic show. With...

A crew of people stand in an open classroom in old school attire

Feb 3 - Feb 3 - Feb 4 - Feb 4 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Freedom Riders

Kaleidoscope Series

FREEDOM RIDERS explore the valiant and courageous personalities behind one of the most critical chapters in the history of the Civil Rights movement. The play demonstrates the importance of ...

Cartoon image of a bill stands next to yellow letters that read School House Rock Live

Feb 9 - Feb 9 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Schoolhouse Rock Live

Kaleidoscope Series

Academic subjects will never seem boring again when presented through mega-hits like “Conjunction Junction,” “Just a Bill,” “Interplanet Janet” or “Three is a Magic Number.”

Someone dressed as a dog hugs another actor in a crowd of people who are cheering

Feb 15 - Feb 15 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Dog Man The Musical

Kaleidoscope Series

Epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of Dav Pilkey’s beloved characters.

A puppet of a caterpillar and a red apple

Feb 22 - Feb 22 - Feb 23 - Feb 23 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Experience the magic of three Eric Carle classics brought to life!

11 members of Voctave all wearing black and smiling at the camera.

Feb 25 / 7:00 PM

Voctave

Gallagher Bluedorn

A cappella sensation Voctave has had over 150 million online views of their videos. The voices that bring their arrangements to life represent a wealth of diverse backgrounds and musical...

White text reads An Officer and a Gentleman. Man and woman in a loving embrace.

Feb 27 / 7:00 PM

An Officer & A Gentleman

Gallagher Bluedorn

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger, is a breathtaking production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most...

Fish puppets go to head to head with humans steering them.

Feb 28 - Feb 28 - Mar 1 - Mar 1 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

The Pout-Pout Fish

Kaleidoscope Series

Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure.

Two people stand next to each other with their heads touching

Mar 2 - Mar 2 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

The Reminders

Kaleidoscope Series

The Reminders are a rare and remarkable musical duo seamlessly blending soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. 

Jay Leno

Mar 6 / 7:00 PM

Jay Leno

Gallagher Bluedorn

Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” Jay Leno’s late night television ratings domination included two decades as the host of the #1-rated “The Tonight...

Two people hold up a model rocket of a spacecraft

Mar 8 - Mar 8 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Secrets of Space

Kaleidoscope Series

The wonders of outer space are explored with dazzling imagery and key ideas and inventions in science, technology, and engineering.  

Members of the quartet in silhouettes holding their instruments

Mar 22 - Mar 24 - Mar 25 / 7:00 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Elias String Quartet

Gallagher Bluedorn

The Elias String Quartet has quickly established themselves as one of the most intense and vibrant quartets of their generation, with BBC Music Magazine describing their performance as “simply...

Dreamworks Madagascar the Musical

Mar 27 - Mar 27 / 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s...

Graphic of four shadow figures representing the Beatles walking in a line. Orange and blue lights shine down on them.

Apr 3 / 7:00 PM

This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press...

Three actors stand in old school clothes on top of a table.

Apr 6 - Apr 6 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM

Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist's curiosity can lead her to solve any problem. 

Someone standing in front of a barn holding a corn cob.

Apr 11 - Apr 11 - Apr 12 / 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 10:00 AM

The Little Red Hen

Kaleidoscope Series

The classic, feel good, foot-stompin’ country musical featuring everyone's favorite barn animals.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Apr 22 - Apr 23 - Apr 23 / 7:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 7:00 PM

A local collaboration of colorful and exciting scope. Through our partnerships with the wcfsymphony, the UNI School of Music, Waterloo and Cedar Falls Community Theatre, Gallagher Bluedorn brings...

Blue Man Group on an orange and yellow background playing drums with paint

May 2 - May 3 / 7:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Blue Man Group

Gallagher Bluedorn

More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now it’s your turn! BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Gallagher Bluedorn for a limited...

Renee Fleming

Jun 3 / 7:00 PM

Renee Fleming

Gallagher Bluedorn

Renee Fleming is one of the most highly acclaimed singers of our time, performing on the stages of the world’s greatest opera house, concert halls, and theaters. Winner of four Grammy awards,...

Rumours in white text with members of the tribute band in all black

Jun 12 / 7:00 PM

America’s Premiere Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band consistently sells-out at the leading theaters throughout the USA, including at City Winery and House of Blues and Casino venues across America… and...