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Thank you all who joined us for Riverside Theatre in the Park this summer! 

We are so excited about our 34th Gilbert Street Season, which opens with the Tony-Award winning play Red by John Logan, featuring Jim Van Valen and Christopher Peltier. 

Tickets for Riverdog passes will go on sale at the beginning of August.  Season pass info can be found  here.

Look for season brochures in your mailbox soon!  If you would like to join our snail mail list, just send an email to [email protected] or call 319-338-7672.

The Box Office will be closed through Friday, July 25 and will reopen Monday, July 28 at noon.  In the meantime, you may call and leave a message or send an email with any questions.  Thank you!

Regular Box Office hours are Monday - Friday, noon-4pm.  You can stop by in person: 213 N. Gilbert Street, phone at 319-338-7672, or email [email protected]

We'll see you this September at Red!

2014-2015 Gilbert Street Season

By John Logan
September 5 - 28, 2014

Kimberly Akimbo

By David Lindsay-Abaire
October 17 - November 2, 2014

A Grateful Nation
By Ron Clark and Rick Williams
November 15 - 16, 2014

A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Paul Morella, performed by Tim Budd
November 28 - December 14, 2014

Lucky Me
By Robert Caisley
  Rolling World Premiere
January 30 - February 22, 2015

Walking the Wire
Annual Monologue Show
March 6 - 15, 2015

Written and performed by Megan Gogerty
April 10 - 26, 2015

Dollar Dog Readings
September 14, October 26, February 8, May 3

Veterans, military personnel and their immediate family receive a discount at Riverside Theatre in appreciation of service.  Click here for more information about the Blue Star Theatre program and ticket discount information.

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The 'Complete Works' Actors Explain Their Funniness

We love, love, love the silliness of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised], but it takes talent for the 3 actors to be so successfully goofy.  We asked Spencer D. Christensen, John William Watkins and Christopher Peltier ...

Actors Share "Othello", Saturday, July 5, 2pm, Riverside Theatre

We were heartbroken to find out that our last Othello performance had to be on Wednesday, July 2 because of imminent flooding in Lower City Park.  The cast wanted to share the play with anyone who didn't get to hear it, or who wanted to hear it ...

Beautiful Daily Iowan Article on "Othello"

The Boston-based actor playing Othello, Daver Morrison, told the Daily Iowan, “I think we’re very familiar with all the themes that are in Othello, with love and romance and jealousy, envy, betrayal...We still see it all the time in ...

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